Articles Posted by BERNARD McCORMICK

by Bernard Mccormick April 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Two fellows thought they recognized each other in a Los Angeles restaurant. Alan Hooper was there for the Florida State–Brigham Young football game. Tim Petrillo was celebrating his wife’s college graduation. They were both from Fort Lauderdale, and made plans to meet back home. That was 1996. It was the start of a business partnership that has produced some of the area’s more distinctive restaurants and residential buildings.

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by Bernard McCormick March 2014 Also on Digital Edition

It has been a hectic day. Marilynn Wick says she’s lost a 40-year employee. Her new Mercedes-Benz won’t start, so she has to change the scheduled meeting from the theater in uppermost Boca Raton to her big costume warehouse in Deerfield Beach. People are popping in and out of her office with problems. Her office is like a stage, with citizens showing up unannounced from several entrances. Somebody has lost the wigs. A voice from somewhere says, “I may have heard her wrong. I’m trying to get an order that has to go out today.”

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by Bernard McCormick April 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Last month the lead editorial in a Sunday edition of the Sun- Sentinel was one for the ages. It dealt with the extraordinary reaction by some South Florida political leaders to an extraordinary situation.

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by Bernard McCormick April 2018 Also on Digital Edition

His office memos, while not frequent, are invariably clever and entertaining, so much so that on more than one occasion we encouraged him to try writing for our magazines.

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by Bernard McCormick March 2018 Also on Digital Edition

The frequency of fatalities in the first weeks of the Brightline service should come as no surprise—and we suspect it did not come as a surprise to the FEC Railway, whose tracks the new service uses.

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by Bernard McCormick March 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Instead of spending resources on a stupid idea like the WAVE streetcar in downtown Fort Lauderdale, that money and effort should be spent where it is really needed.

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by Bernard McCormick March 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Crewing on luxury yachts is big business in South Florida.

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by Bernard McCormick February 2018 Also on Digital Edition

When we arrived in South Florida in 1970, there were only two lifestyle magazines between Miami and Vero Beach.

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by Bernard McCormick February 2018 Also on Digital Edition

It is a curious situation, for the community schools are regarded among the best of that genre in the country, and not all the big universities can say the same.

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by Bernard McCormick January 2018 Also on Digital Edition

The release of the long-sealed files on the murder of President Kennedy has produced little new information.

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by Bernard McCormick January 2018 Also on Digital Edition

If you would expect the man to be a thrillingly geeky nerd, he sort of is, but he also has a touch of the Renaissance man.

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by Bernard McCormick December 2017 Also on Digital Edition

“The problem is too much of a good thing. The traffic being generated has the old neighborhoods surrounding downtown up in arms.”

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