First things first: An apology to my regular readers. I’ve not published nearly enough lately. Sorry. Yes, I’m still crafting my regular Friday Fox Follies for PoliticusUSA, a column of Fox ...
It was on this day in 1949 that George Orwell’s seminal work, Nineteen Eighty-Four, was first published. Generations of readers have looked upon 1984 as a dystopian cautionary tale. However, with ...
It’s been a whirlwind few months at Not Now Silly, and not all of it was spent writing. As longtime readers know: Pops died late last year. Since then the Newsroom ...
It was on this day 115 years ago the first pitch was thrown out at Detroit’s Tiger Stadium. The Tigers moved to Comerica Park, and played their last game at Tiger ...
West Grove, the historic Black enclave nestled within Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida, is currently threatened on all sides by White gentrification. The latest challenge is the massive Coconut Grove Playhouse condo/restaurant/parking ...
I finally received a reply from Miami-Dade country, answering my questions of Thursday last. I said in my previous post I would post these answers should they differ from those I ...
A vote Thursday at Miami City Hall could be the lifeline West Grove needs to pull itself out from under decades of poverty and systemic racism. District 2 Commissioner Ken Russell ...
This post is a follow-up to The Parking Garage is the Thing. Something I did not mention in that post is how, after the HEP Board meeting, I introduced myself to ...
LONG STORY SHORT: The City of Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board voted 4-1 Tuesday to raze the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse in order ...
We have to go all the way back to 1712, before this country was even a country, for this week’s Throwback Thursday. At the time New York City was merely a ...
History is complicated. The history of Florida even more so. On this day in 1822, it took the first step to statehood by becoming a territory of the United States. But ...
It was on this day Germany passed the Enabling Act of 1933, which followed the Reichstag fire of a month earlier. This effectively made Adolf Hitler the dictator of Germany. SPOILER ...

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