Coral Springs Center for the Arts: White Elephant or No Business in Show Business?

by Howard Melamed August 22 2001 First Draft Last time I wrote about the Coral Springs Center for the  Arts, CITY CENTRE ,I hit a nerve at the city. They lost their heads. They  threatened to sue me for speaking out against the government. This article is not going to be any different I will state what I said last year. The Coral Springs Center for the  Arts (AKA Coral Springs City Center) is a White Elephant. It will never make any money and it will only be a source of expenses for the Citizens of Coral Springs. The current…

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Settle! Settle! Settle!

CITY OF CORAL SPRINGS NEVER GOES TO COURT Score : Coral Springs 0    Plaintiffs 28 Taxpayers: -$939K Updated August 21, 2001.  First appeared September 7,2000 On September 9, 1999 Sara Alvarez was walking her dog in the 5100 block of Kensington Circle. Ms Alvarez tripped over a concrete sidewalk, which had lifted above the other adjoining sidewalk and broke her left arm and injured her left shoulder. Ms.Alvarez claimed that the sidewalk was uneven approximately ½ to 2 inches. Ms.Alvarez’s husband filed a claim for loss of consortium. Prior to this incident, the City’s Public Works Department had been notified (on July…

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Settle! Settle! Settle! CITY OF CORAL SPRINGS NEVER GOES TO COURT Score : Coral Springs 0 Plaintiffs 28 Taxpayers: -$939K

Updated August 21, 2001.  First appeared September 7,2000 On September 9, 1999 Sara Alvarez was walking her dog in the 5100 block of Kensington Circle. Ms Alvarez tripped over a concrete sidewalk, which had lifted above the other adjoining sidewalk and broke her left arm and injured her left shoulder. Ms.Alvarez claimed that the sidewalk was uneven approximately ½ to 2 inches. Ms.Alvarez’s husband filed a claim for loss of consortium. Prior to this incident, the City’s Public Works Department had been notified (on July 23,1999) by a resident of the defect in the sidewalk. The sidewalk repair did not…

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High Speed Internet Connections: Which one should I get , DSL or Cable Modem?

Many Coral Springs residents have the unique opportunity to connect to the internet via a high speed connection.  The connection speeds are often 12 to 25 times faster than the 56K modems that come with almost every computer.  We have prepared this article to give you some help and advice in choosing one of the services based upon our experiences with both types and with , Bellsouth’s Fast Access DSL., Advanced Cable TV’s  Cable Modem, Telocity’s DSL and MPower’s SDSL. Cable Vs. DSL DSL  provides a direct link to the Bellsouth switch, therefore you are not sharing the access with…

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