Over the past year, our weekly roundtable program Florida Matters has brought together scholars, politicians, entrepreneurs, engineers and artists to discuss the important issues in our state.
This week, we’ll take a look back at the last year and revisit some of the area’s most important concerns including: growth management, transportation, health care and affordable housing.
Ed Brickman and Gloria Weissberg
A hairy encounter with some shady characters interested in a land deal highlights the story tsold by Ed Brickman of Long Boat Key to his friend Gloria Weissberg. Brickman, then of the Bronx, says he knew he’d been a successful businessman when the company recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.