Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Home Depot

Florida stores begin opening post-Irma

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

After Hurricane Irma ravaged most of Florida Sunday and Monday, food and other supplies have been in short supply, with many grocery, department and other store closures. As chains are just beginning to assess damage Tuesday, with several in “recovery” mode. A list of most major food stores, and their current status (h/t to Bay News 9): Aldi closure list Fresh Market closure list Publix closure list Sprouts closure list Target closure list Trader Joe’s closure list Wal-Mart closure list  Wawa closure…

Keep Reading

Koch Brothers latest to seize on ‘ban the box’ movement; is Tampa next?

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

“Banning the Box” on job applications for companies who contract with the city of Tampa was a bridge too far for the City Council to consider back in February, but it’s good enough for the Koch Brothers and other major corporations. In February, the Council declined to pass a law that would have “banned the box” for city contractors. “Ban the box” refers to the nationwide movement that has spread over the past decade, where local governments have removed the…

Keep Reading

Go to Top