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Merchants fight Whole Foods on Polk, but does grocer actually help small businesses?
“The merchants are pro-housing, because it creates new customers,” he said, adding that with the plans ... have it, like Hayes Valley, or North Beach, are a model for what Polk Street could be. ... read more
Proposed Navigation Center sites concern merchants along Embarcadero
Some, like Pier 23 Cafe owner ... but several supervisors have resisted. Peskin initially tried to open a homeless hub at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Broadway and Mason Street last year, but the ... read more
Bethlehem merchants bothered by parking rules, enforcement
The petition specifically calls for scaling back meter-enforcement hours from 9 to 6 p.m., but many merchants said they signed it for other reasons. The business owners plan to ... But again, some of ... read more
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Welcome To Bitcoin, USA: St. Petersburg Merchants Embrace Cryptocurrency Before 'Bitcoin Bowl'
“It could be a negative thing if things don’t go smoothly or if merchants rise up against it or run into technical problems with it -- that could backfire in some ways ... out of St. Petersburg and ... read more
Groundbreaking event: Brown & Brown begins work on future downtown Daytona headquarters
DAYTONA BEACH — Just over a year after Brown & Brown Inc. announced plans to build a new headquarters on North Beach Street, site work has ... counsel for Brown & Brown. "We want some sort of rooftop ... read more
Plan to link Sawgrass Expressway to I-95 rolls ahead
Plans to extend the Sawgrass Expressway in Deerfield Beach ... Street like you have today. Another … would be a limited access” road. Residents wondered whether putting tolls on the new express lanes ... read more
Part II of Clematis streetscape: Restaurant Row, waterfront prongs next up for makeover
Dover said pedestrian arcades have worked in some cities but not in others. He questioned whether the volume of pedestrian traffic in West Palm Beach would justify it at this stage in the city's ... read more
Miami Beach Plans Unprecedented Spring Break Crackdown
Police plan to park prison buses along the beach to transport people who refuse to comply. "Going into a crowd like this to remove alcohol is probably going to spark some confrontation ... Residents ... read more
‘Granton is not Saint-Tropez’ - Beach hut homes will still be built despite concerns
A row of “beach ... like as it’s not in a conservation area. Councillors backed the plans, but Cllr Chas Booth raised concerns over proposals for 162 car parking spaces to be provided in a basement ... read more
No decision made on paid parking in St. Augustine Beach
As the plan stands right now, visitors would pay $2.50 per hour. Residents will be charged $1.25 for an hour, and beach residents would pay $0.50 per hour. But St. Augustine Beach leaders have talked ... read more
Waiting for Mana. What does the mogul who owns half of Flagler Street have up his sleeve?
Mana has bought some 45 properties along or abutting Flagler with plans to establish ... and local merchants to back it. Mana paid for a redesign that will turn Flagler into a curbless street that can ... read more
Daytona Beach downtown riverfront carnival a flop
and some locals avoid the area. Myers and other Beach Street business owners speculate that the riverfront rides just weren't advertised enough, and that no one coordinated with merchants who could ... read more