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Ep. 20: Getting Personal20/09/2016 Duration: 23min
Episode 20: Capping off the first season, Amir and John David get personal. Having discussed numerous development topics and issues happening along the Gulf Coast, they shed some light on how they got into their careers, and why they care about the state of development on the Gulf Coast. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 19: Happening Now23/08/2016 Duration: 16min
Episode 19: Taking an in depth look at two Gulf Coast construction projects, Amir and John David discuss transformational developments happening now. In Pensacola, the Fish Hatchery is underway, and will revitalize a portion of Downtown Pensacola's waterfront. Just across state lines, Foley has a tremendous development that the Poarch Creek Indians are undertaking that involves retail, commercial, and an amusement park. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 18: The Moratorium10/08/2016 Duration: 17min
Episode 18: As Pensacola grows, demolition is occurring at a rapid clip, and historic properties have been caught in the cross hairs. Being America's first settlement, how do we maintain our identity, and keep from impeding growth? Amir and John David discuss the issue, and weigh in on Councilman Spencer's demolition moratorium proposal. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 17: Just Say No (To Pokemon and Pot?)26/07/2016 Duration: 19min
Episode 17: The City of Pensacola tells citizens not to play Pokemon Go in a public park, and Escambia County doesn't know what to do with medical marijuana. How do these issues affect our economy, and how can we spin them to our advantage? Amir and John David weigh in as the summer along the Gulf Coast heats up. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 16: Better the Devil(s) You Know23/07/2016 Duration: 17min
Episode 16: This week John David and Amir talk on a variety of topics: the invocation of the Satanic Temple at City Hall, the selection of the 3 Mile Bridge, the idea of a demolition ordinance for historic structures city-wide among many others. Many of these issues have been looming, and with limited citizen input, controversy emerges. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 12: The Stinky Candidate11/07/2016 Duration: 15min
Episode 12: It's election season, and with that comes spirited debate! Amir catches an ECUA board member candidate placing signs illegally leading John David to ponder about the significance of the ECUA Board's role. What does an ECUA board member do, and why would the offending candidate be so persistent? Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 13: The John Sunday House11/07/2016 Duration: 22min
In this episode: a demolition permit has been issued for the John Sunday House after much legal and political wrangling. John David and Amir talk about the historical value of the Sunday House, how the public process was circumvented, and what happens in the aftermath of Judge Bergosh's decision. Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.
Ep. 14: Troubled Bridge Over Water11/07/2016 Duration: 21min
Episode 14: In politics, bridges are often a sensitive subject in Northwest Florida, and the Pensacola Bay Bridge is no different. As the $500 million project comes to fruition, Amir and John David discuss some last minute jockeying by local elected officials to make sure the project makes the biggest impact. Will the process get too muddied though? Listen in, and let us know what you think. We're All Ears.