Recall City meeting on ‘Sober Homes’ in Lake Worth? Click on photo:
Thought nothing would ever change? Think again, folks.
“Director of Audience” at Palm Beach Post: Pa- per delivery rates rising.
Click this link: “The cost to you has gone up as the news- paper industry adjusts to change. Therefore, we need to make adjustments to our delivery rates.” Really?
Reporter at Sun Senti- nel, exclusive byline, leader piece about City.
Sun Sentinel“scoops” Palm Beach Post write-up, “Ocean Wave” energy news in City of Lake Worth. Watch video about this, Mayor Pam Triolo and Vice Mayor Maxwell:FYI: Protection of turtles/sea life is crucial element of this renewable energy research.
City of Lake Worth, our Electric Utility & storm readiness/hardening.
Click “Hurricane Matthew” above. City proved its mettle last year to wide acclaim.
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.
Six easy ways to stop by and “thumb through” The Cottages of Lake Worth hardcover book:
Click on the “Front Cover”. ≤ 75 Books still available.
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.
“Progressive”? Who are TRUE Progressives in this City? Click image:
Our closed pool is not a problem. It’s a juncture: The past vs. the future.
Click aerial photo. What do Millennials want? A pool or a new vision for the future?
“Pennsylvania Hotel”. West Palm Beach. De- molished. Gone forever.
Click on photo. Future of our Gulfstream Hotel, demoli- tion? Not if public raises all hell and trumpets “no way!”
Looking for home/Real Estate in Central Palm Beach County?
Click image above. Contact Wes with your questions.
Why you need to con- sider City for business/ investment potential:
William Waters, the Dir. of Community Sustainability, explains how process has been streamlined/updated:“Lake Worth is open for bus- iness.” Click play, then You- Tube icon for full-screen.
Lake Worth “epicenter” of wave, ocean current energy? High-paying jobs, boost to economy.
Learn about high-level meet- ing unreported by press and media. Click “Beach” above.
Two years ago.
Click image above: Shocking incident that rocked our City Hall at “swearing in” event.
Plan to attend a protest today? Click on photo:
Beware troublemakers steal- ing message of peaceful dis- sent, nonviolent opposition.
Ryan “Onion” Hartman on the radio & appear- ance, City Hall, LDub.
“Onion” discusses Anarchy, Direct Action, and monkey- wrenching (length: 14 min., category: propaganda*).*No violence. Topics, “strik- ing fear, shooting down all cops” is not discussed.
Please don’t forget.
Don’t forget those critics who did nothing for over 2 years to help City fix our roads. No ideas. Just com- plained. Acted out rudely.
“The following was re- ported to me by Ryan Hartman. . .” Click on “Alt” (fake) report:
For Anarchists & their loyal supporters, creating confu- sion is nothing new. It’s SOP.
Flawed logic by sup- porters of ‘home occu- pations’, click on map:
Public skeptical for good rea- son: Rezoning, or upzoning, negatively disrupts quiet resi- dential neighborhoods.
#4 in series: “Need Money for Roads? Sell the Golf Course!” was ‘newspaper’ headline.
Ooops. Deed-restricted. Can- not be sold. ‘Editor’ should should know that. Right?
Lake Worth’s Wikipedia page: Riveting? Yes. All true? No. Click image:
All information factual, pre- cise, reliable? No. It’s not.
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.
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.
Our City “maligned” on Post editorial page? 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.