Author: Mike Boslet

Fund Brains, Not Trains

A commitment to quality education would do more to enhance Florida’s image with the corporate world than a commitment to building choo-choos.

Hearts of Gold

They range in age from 12 to 89. They include a computer store owner and a pro golfer, a concert booker and a radio personality, a college student and a middle schooler, among others. They help children and veterans, arts organizations and hospitals, the hungry, the homeless, the helpless. They live among us and inspire by example. They are 11 local people with “hearts of gold” who give back to this community in so many ways.

If They Build It . . .

For fan enjoyment and as a city showpiece, the new Amway Center looks like a winner. But as a game-changer for downtown? Well, we’ll see.

Made for TV

The voters may have spoken loudly on Alan Grayson’s future in Congress, but there’s no way he’s going back to private life. This guy has prime time written all over him, and we have some pitches that could make him a TV star. Hey, Alan, let’s do a meeting.

Center of Attention

The $480 million Amway Center makes a bold statement about Orlando’s big-city aspirations and gives downtown gravitational pull.

The Story of a... Pro Wrestler

‘The Phenomenal’ AJ STYLES, 32, has won every title in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, which is broadcast from Universal Studios. A longtime crowd favorite as a hero, he is now loathed as a villain.

The Mayors Go to Bat

I give Crotty some props for dialing back spending in the county and taking a more cautious approach than Dyer to building the downtown performing arts center.

A Natural Getaway

Delray Beach’s Sundy House may not bear the state’s official seal of approval, but this boutique inn is green all over.