The Buzz 11/14/19

Gaetz for VP? Last week, we renewed Inweekly Martini Nights at Angelena’s. About 30 people showed up, and, as with past Martini Nights, several shared gossip and news tips. The most intriguing tidbit came from Okaloosa County, where Republicans are talking about Congressman Matt Gaetz replacing Mike Pence as President Donald Trump’s running mate in […]

No Happy Ending

By Rick Outzen A series of raids of local Asian massage parlors have uncovered a multi-state human trafficking operation in our quiet, family-oriented community. Some may be shocked but not our congressman and law enforcement. Last April, Rep. Matt Gaetz met with law enforcement agencies to discuss the rise of Asian massage parlors across his […]

Outtakes—Celebrating Decorated Veterans

By Rick Outzen The recent treatment of Robert Mueller by Republican lawmakers, particularly by our Congressman Matt Gaetz, has bothered me. The relentless assault on the decorated war hero’s character and the subsequent gloating by Gaetz and others after his testimony were some of the worst displays of political grandstanding in recent memory. Trial lawyers […]

Winners & Losers 4/18/19

Winners Reed Odeneal The co-founder and director of brewing operations of Perfect Plain Brewing Company has been named to the board of directors for the Florida Brewers Guild, the trade association committed to preserving the rights and interests of all craft brewers around the state of Florida. Odeneal is also a member of the Inweekly […]

The Buzz 1/17/19

Inside Florida Inaugurations Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried made history when she was sworn into office on Tuesday, Jan. 8. “As the first Jewish woman elected statewide in Florida and an unapologetic Florida Gator, I could not be more honored to be sworn in with the first Hebrew Bible printed in the United States […]