Stories written by James E. Macdonald

Miami does not need a destination casino

Why aren’t our political and civic leaders speaking out against bringing a destination gambling casino to the heart of Downtown Miami? It is truly amazing that nobody is challenging a destination casino other than former governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham, former Beacon Council president Frank Nero and former state senator Dan Gelber. Nero knows […]

There’s more to the Gardens restaurant story

The article in your last edition didn’t quite tell the complete story, leaving out many details. The article gives the impression the restaurant proposal considered by the Village Council at its January meeting was a bad deal when in fact, the exact opposite is true. So, let’s take a look at the facts. The revenue […]