May 25, 2020

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/22/2020

"I’ve been chasing this squirrel in the street for years."

-- Pat Barmore

The on-again, off-again sale of Jack Kerouac’s St. Petersburg home to a nonprofit that wants to turn it into a writer’s retreat honoring the author might be off — again.

In January, John Shen-Sampas, son of the On The Road author’s late-brother-in-law, agreed to sell the home he owns at 5169 10th Ave N. to Jack Kerouac’s House of St. Pete Inc. for $300,000.

But that offer expires on June 1 and there is no sign that an extension will be given.

Pat Barmore, president of the nonprofit, says that only a few thousand dollars has been raised so far.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times

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