By George Lindemann https://apple.news/AudUvNozTOPey3GRSEBrICg Trashing cows is the latest left wing obsession; and it makes no sense. My liberal credentials are as good as the next guy’s. I was a Miami ACLU Vice Chair for years. I was honored by People for the...
We Are Always Learning!
For the past 9 years, I’ve had the unique privilege of serving as the President of the Board of Directors of The Bass. It’s been a time of transformation, growth, service and, of course, learning. We are always learning at The Bass. In fact, one of the things that...
On Native Grasses
Many people don’t realize that prior to 1492, much of the Central and Eastern United States was covered in grasslands. These were created through fire disturbances. Some of the disturbances were natural; and some of them were man-made.
On Male White Rhinos and Ginseng
The last Male Northern White Rhino died yesterday. Like rhinos, wild American Ginseng is protected by CITES (convention on international trade in endangered species). Male White Rhinos are now extinct. Is Ginseng next? Wild American Ginseng is the last truly wild root...
6 reasons why Homer should stay put
Why are public officials waiting time talking about moving Homer, Red Grooms’ iconic sculpture? Come on guys, what about working on water challenges, school challenges, street repairs, crime, zoning rules, saving the Everglades? Here are a few reasons that the Marlins and the city/county can use as excuses to move on to more important issues.
Cultured: George Lindemann Remembers Wendell Castle
Sam Roberts wrote a lovely obituary in the New York Times for Wendell Castle. He quotes design guru Glenn Adamson who said, “Wendell is the most important postwar American furniture designer, by a long shot.” Glenn knows his stuff.
We Need Creative Solutions to Solve Environmental Challenges
The same old “environmental solutions” are not good enough; and yet when entrepreneurs buck the system and do something interesting, different and bold there are always people doubting and obstructing. Don’t get me wrong. Doubting can be good, even obstructing some times. But make no mistake, leaving things up to the old guard is not good enough.
Sam Roberts wrote a lovely obituary in the New York Times for Wendell Castle. He quotes design guru Glen Adamson who said, “Wendell is the most important postwar American furniture designer, by a long shot.” Glen knows his stuff. He was the Executive Director of the...
December 13th was George Lindemann Day in Miami Beach
On December 13, we celebrated George Lindemann Day in Miami Beach – a thank you for my efforts over the last nine years on behalf of the Bass Museum. Not only did I officially get my 15 minutes of fame, but I received my City of Miami Beach Commission certificate and some very kind and eloquent words from Commissioner Rosen-Gonzalez.
Why are we seeing crocodiles where I live?
I have lived along the same stretch of Miami Beach for the last twenty years. Over the last several months there have been several spotting’s of salt water crocodiles in places where I never saw or heard them before—Fisher Island, Bay Point, South Pointe…