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 October 2018 Also on Digital Edition

It has been 42 years since the World War II vintage P-51 fighter plane crashed in flames in the Mojave Desert of California. And almost that long since Gold Coast magazine assured the world that Ken Burnstine was really dead. He still is, 36 years later. And yet his legend lives on.

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by Bernard McCormick October 2018 Also on Digital Edition

There are a lot of magazines out there. Estimates of city/regionals range into the thousands in a genre that hardly existed 50 years ago.

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by Bernard McCormick Summer 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Gulfstream Media Group’s magazines don’t usually run letters to the editor because, frankly, we don’t get many.

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by Bernard McCormick Summer 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Our six Gulfstream Media Group publications will exceed 80,000 copies this fall.

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by Bernard McCormick May/June 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Wayne Huizenga: Florida’s ‘Man Of The Century’

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by Bernard McCormick May-June 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Although he hobnobbed with the rich and famous, including the sports heroes of the Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers, he also cared about the little guy.

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by Bernard McCormick May/June 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Washington, Dec. 8, 1941. The alleged Japanese attack yesterday on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor has resulted in cries around the country for President Franklin Roosevelt to ask Congress to declare war against the Empire of Japan and guarantee an inevitable triumph.

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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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