Mayor Triolo’s 2017 State of City Address “and, yes, fi- nally addressing 30 years of benign neglect” in the “New Lake Worth”. Amen to that.
Lake Worth City Mana- ger hired on April 16th, 2012. Click on photo.
Future didn’t look so bright 5 years ago. Michael Bornstein helped to change all that.
“Lake Worth is Moving Forward!” Thank You!
Click on the image above, “Launching very soon.”
43 Days and 43 nights and still counting. . .
News about Lake Worth you won’t read in Palm Beach Post: Use this link. Watch news from Mayor Pam Tri- olo & Vice Mayor Maxwell:FYI: Protection of turtles/sea life is crucial element of this renewable energy research.
Call/Text Wes at 561-308- 0364 or send an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out Wes’ Lake Worth YouTube:
Click play then “YouTube” for full screen. Look for red “Subscribe” icon. Get email updates about new videos.
Began this blog in 2006. One post stands out:
Use this link: “He [former Mayor Jim Stafford] was also quietly instrumental in getting rid of the rest of the Jim Crow ordinances in his administration and bringing in city water, paved streets to what was then considered to be ‘colored town’.”
Ever been to Spillway Park on C-51 Canal?
Great place to have lunch or take a nature walk. Click im- age for all City parks.
Besides I-95, another big reason for economic decline of Dixie Hwy?
Can you see former marina in Lake Worth on the C-51 Canal? Click historic photo.
A conversation with Mr. Buddy Tuppen. Click on “Tuppen’s” below:
C-51 Canal, S-155 Spillway, Lake Worth history & the Blueway Trail in perspective.
This week’s Lake Worth Herald is online. Print edition out each Friday
Click image to subscribe or go to newsstand at 600 Lake Ave for print edition—still ¢50. To promote business or event call 561-585-9387.
Timely: FACTS about building height. Click on “The Big Lie”:
View west? From Golfview & 1st Ave. South? Deceitful tactics “at the door”. Don’t let yourself be fooled again.
Tired of City being “ma- ligned” in Palm Beach Post? Don’t get mad:
Get busy. Click on “Letter” above. Learn how to submit your Letter to Editor today.
The ‘G’ Word in LDub:
Never trust anyone who says your community can’t aspire to be better. The ‘G’ Word is a “Red Herring”, a fallacy.
Nonsense. Our Beach is never ‘For Sale’. Just more silliness in LDub.
Don’t be distracted. Focus on real issues: Our schools, road repairs, public health, educa- tion, & safety for everyone.
Is it possible for Lake Worth to get its own City police department back?
Maybe if our City wasn't the headquarters for the anti- police, pro-Anarchy Ever- glades EarthFirst! (EEF!). Click on Anarchists above.
Is City of Lake Worth a “sanctuary city”?
No. City is not and never was a ‘sanctuary city’. Click this link to learn more. To help immigrants learn English or distribute donations contact Guatemalan/Maya Center.
Fact: Since depths of Great Recession prop- erty values in our CRA District increased 76%.
Click on “Publix”: Just 1 of many accomplishments in little City of Lake Worth.
Hoffman’s Chocolate & “not enough business”?
Click on “Kilwin’s”: What happens when press tries to start trouble & it backfires.
Purchase gas, coffee. . . be treated the right way. Click “7-Eleven” below:
Live in City of Lake Worth? Clean pumps, well-lit, & cus- tomer service you deserve.
Presentation to Boynton Beach Historical Soci- ety on January 16th:
Click on program: “The Cot- tages of Lake Worth”.
“The Cottages of Lake Worth” to air on BBC
Click on “BBC”. Stay tuned.
Another spectacular “Home Tour” this year. Click on book cover:
“The Cottages” hardcover book on sale at City’s news- stand: 600 Lake Ave.
Blue-Green Algae. Myth vs. FACT: Click image.
No Lake O water releases in 2017. . . but another Treasure Coast algae bloom? Hmmm.
Two Lake Worth com- missioners: Let Lake ‘O’ water flow south?
Click image. Fine. Get rid of all those septic tanks first.
Waiting for a response. Been almost 1½ months. Click “Eastward Ho!”
On western sprawl & afford- able housing: Environmental activists just saying “No” is no solution to our problems.
Last August we held a respectful gathering at the Gulfstream Hotel.
Honoring old friends & our history. Click on “Herald”.
My tour of the Gulf Stream Hotel:
“It was like the crew doing the work went on lunch break, years ago, and haven’t returned to finish the work.” Click here to read moreand enjoy this video:
Did you know Lake & Lucerne avenues were designed 2-way streets?
Rethink 1-way roads? Make 2-way again: Slower traffic, pedestrian- & bike- friendly, more ‘eyes’ on street as well.
Lake Worth is named in honor of General Wil- liam Jenkins Worth:
General Worth (click image) served as a U.S. Army offi- cer in the Second Seminole War, Mexican-American War, and War of 1812.
Should City change its name to “Lake Worth Beach”? “Jewell”?
Click image. It’s time to dis- tinguish our City from vast areas in western PBC using ‘Lake Worth’ zip codes.
Quiz: How long is Lake Worth’s BEACH(!)?
Is it 2 miles long? 5¼ miles? 1½ miles? 0.26 miles (1,280′)? Or. . . 1 mile and 98′? Use this link for answer.
The City’s Casino was “Greenwashed”. Click sand pile to learn more:
Former Casino was 94% de- molished in 2011 to make way for new structure.
Raising chickens, aka “Urban Chickens” IS NOT allowed in Lake Worth. Click image:
Image above from the inim- itable Tom McGow. If you heard or read that chickens are allowed in this City that is absolutely wrong.
Public comment today at City Commission is 2 minutes. Click “Before You Complain”
Whoever one is, wherever one is, one is always in the wrong if one is rude. —Maurice Baring
Artist looking for inspir- ation? Visit our charm- ingly quirky LDub!
Are you a muralist? Street artist? Perfomance artist? Anarcho-Surrealist? Click on mural to learn more about City’s CRA and LULA.
Wes Blackman: Pro- tecting Lake Worth’s charm since 1992
Recall that “One Question” I asked voters leading up to elections last March? Click image to refresh memory.