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A trial jury levied a $4.3 million judgment against environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla after finding that she interfered in a deal between Martin County and a mining company.
A jury in Stuart on Wednesday found famed environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla, the 77-year-old sister of deceased Clinton-era U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and a South Florida political powerhouse in her own right, liable for interfering in a business deal that a...
It was a showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as Dade County Pine.
“Dude ranch” is not the phrase one would expect to come out of George Lindemann’s mouth when he explains what prompted a life-changing epiphany. After all, this is the Miami art collector and president of the Bass Museum who co-hosted an Art Basel bash headlined by Fischerspooner and who buys furnishings by Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne and Wendell Castle as if they were cashmere sweaters from Bergdorf ’s. He lives in a pink house.
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a legal settlement with the owners of Lake Point Monday, officials said.
A nearly five-year legal battle has been settled as Martin County Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to pay a $12 million settlement to Lake Point Restoration.
It is the county’s second payout to the Lake Point rock quarry, which in 2013 accused the county of contract and public-records violations. The combined settlements and budgeted legal fees could push total cost of the Lake Point lawsuit as high as $20 million, according to County Commissioner Ed Ciampi.
W Magazine: Just In Time for Art Basel Miami 2017, the Bass Museum Is Back and Already an Instagram Hit
It feels like every museum is getting younger these days, with a facelift to match. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York now has a dedicated home for modern and contemporary art with the Met Breuer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is undergoing a massive Frank Gehry-designed overhaul that will create new galleries to house its contemporary collection.
There is indeed a big Botticelli at The Bass, Miami Beach’s mighty little art museum. Starting Sunday, visitors can see it once more, after an absence of more than two years, in a freshened-up setting that signals a bold new start for the 53-year-old institution.
TennGreen: TennGreen Awarded Federal Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation to Enhance Coal and Whites Creek Headwaters
On September 25, 2017, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded the Tennessee Parks & Greenways Foundation (TennGreen) funding to oversee habitat enhancement on the 5,200-acre Coal Creek Farms in Cumberland County.