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October 9, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/25/2013

"Everybody asks me: 'What is a girl like you doing in this business?'"

-- Robin Youmans

Like taxis, portable restrooms come in a multitude of colors and serve a public that relies on them, sometimes desperately, other times begrudgingly. The boxy stalls, standing as still and stout as 7-foot tall sentinels offering sweet relief to festival crowds, agricultural laborers and construction crews.

“A lot of people don’t think about them,” said Nick Nemec of Big Crush Productions and organizer of Punta Gorda’s annual FunkFest in March. “They’re always at every event, but I’ve been to events where there aren’t any and it’s disgusting.”

The stalls are also tied directly to the pillars of the state’s economy.

Read more at the Florida Weekly.

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