This past week, we remembered the late Mayor Justin Flippen. He was affectionately referred to as “the Peoples’ Mayor,” a title he undoubtedly deserved.
In response to Aimee Ballantyne’s recent critique of my Letter to the Editor published in SFGN on May 10, I stand by my opinion that cars alone cannot meet all our transit needs.
If you want to cause a Facebook riot in a Wilton Manors group, all you must do is ask “When are the trees coming to Wilton Drive?”
Hello Norm, I appreciate your column in the last week’s issue of SFGN (Sept. 2, “When Cancer Is In Second Place”).
Dear Editor, there is no place in Wilton Manors for negative campaigning and personal attacks.
At a recent dinner with my friend Steve Rothaus, we both discussed how the face of activism and advocacy has changed post-marriage equality.
I'm writing to ask you to run a public service blurb, once again, to alert tourists and snowbirds, heading for the warm fun and frolics of Wilton Manors, about the speed trap on NE 26th Street, perpetrating as a school zone.
In an article in the Gazette on May 6 titled "Short-Term Rentals Must Go" by our local "curmudgeon" Sal Torre, Mr. Torre really missed the mark on this one in his "Attack on Tourism" article.
In Neil Burmeister’s recent letter (We Forgave President Obama. Isn’t It Time to Forgive Coral Ridge?) to SFGN, he attempts to gaslight the readers of SFGN and it begs a response.
Is the pro-pandemic, genocidal GOP still the party of the defeated, deranged racist traitor Donald Trump?
In your May 13 edition of the Gazette, you gave a platform to a malcontent named Thomas Paul Severino, a self-proclaimed author, who proceeded to express his disagreement with the existing public art efforts being made in Wilton Manors in his article “Wilton Manors Needs a True Vision for Public Art in the City.”
Commissioner Caputo, are these miles-per-trip numbers quoted in your article based on drives during the pandemic?
I must admit, when City Manager Leigh Ann Henderson told me the city wanted to become a COVID-19 vaccination site, I was immediately filled with fear.
An open letter to Christopher Bates, Chairman of Pride Center Board.
As a long-time member of the LGBT community, I was dismayed by the reaction to the mayor's action.
Unfortunately, the appearance of Wilton Manors hasn’t always lived up to the personality of Wilton Manors.
Less than a month ago, SFGN’s coverage of the Wilton Manors City Commission’s desire for its city boards to be more inclusive, explicitly including the trans community in its board diversity policy.
On Sept. 14, the Wilton Manors City Commission approved resolution 2021-074 urging the Florida Legislature to act in order to safeguard the accessibility, affordability, and safety of reproductive healthcare and the fundamental constitutional right to abortion.
At the Wilton Manor’s City Commission meeting on Oct. 26, we shared with residents details about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding our city is expected to receive and outlined the proposed spending plan.
As an LGBT tourism destination that lacks sufficient hotel beds to serve the number of tourists we welcome, properly run vacation rentals play a critical role in supporting our local business community and the residents they employ.
Leadership during a tragedy involves making the right decisions after gathering your facts, remaining calm, and then leading the community to a safe place and toward healing.
Many residents in Wilton Manors received a legislative action alert request directly from the city, encouraging them to email their State Representatives with the statement that “short-term vacation rentals are bringing down property values, and in many cases, forcing residents to put their home on the market.”
Art is evocative. It stands for something bigger than itself. Art feeds the mind and nourishes the soul.
At a city commission meeting, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provided an update about various traffic and traffic safety concerns to the city commission.
Dear Rep. LaMarca, Thank you for taking the time to talk with me.
I have been stewing about this since last week, and I just can’t stay silent.
February marks the annual celebration of Black History Month.
In June of 2021, Hungary passed a law banning instruction on LGBT topics in schools, prohibiting information on gay and transgender people in sex education classes.
Serving as city commissioner is a pretty great job. While it’s not necessarily glamorous, it is generally filled with events and meetings that are fun to attend and often interesting.
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