These are the W.M.G. top most read stories of 2019.
Murder or Accident? Henry Vidal’s Death Remains Unsolved
Henry Vidal, a popular Wilton Manors bar tender, died in 2015. It was initially thought to be a homicide but the case languished for years. The Gazette reached out to Vidal’s mother last year for an update and she told the Gazette at the time she now believed her son’s death was an accident.
The police, however, would not confirm this.
Boomerang’s Thrift Store to Leave Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors PD Shows Off Pride with New Rainbow Rider
Police in the second gayest city in America have gussied up a squad car with the colors of the rainbow in support of the community they protect.
LGBT Friendly Housing Complex Breaks Ground
The Residences at Equality Park is the first of its kind in Florida — an affordable housing project with supportive services for LGBT seniors. The 48-unit development is slated for completion in 2020. The project has broken ground and construction is underway.
Rumors Bar and Grill to Close Aug. 18
“Over the last 6.5 years we have had the pleasure of serving our community. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers for making us their destination,” a Facebook post from Rumors read before they closed. “The surrounding businesses for welcoming us. And most of all our incredible staff! Without your outstanding service, none of this could had been possible. The lasting memories we have made will be with us always.”