Who Said That?
Florida's quote of the day
"They wanted to guarantee bowling for eight years."
Homestead's alleged love affair with bowling may become an expensive fling.
This week, the city will vote on a plan to sell a piece of municipal property at one-fifth its appraised value — in exchange for a guarantee that the property will serve as a bowling center for at least eight years. The eight-year pledge comes from a former Homestead mayor and county manager, Steve Shiver, who represents the buyers and has been involved in a number of controversial business dealings with the city over the years.
If this deal sounds unusual, the background is even more so.
Read more at the Miami Herald.