Robert Lyle http://wlrn.org en End Of The Line: Postcard From Alabama Jack’s http://wlrn.org/post/end-line-postcard-alabama-jack-s <p class="mceTemp mceIEcenter" style="text-align: left;">If you follow U.S. 1 to the very end of the Florida peninsula, veer onto Card Sound Road, and make your way through the mangrove swamps, you’ll find it.&nbsp; A wooden shanty with a roof but no walls: an open-air bar and restaurant.&nbsp; It’s the very last place on the U.S. mainland.&nbsp; And it’s called <a href="http://www.alabamajacks.com/" target="_blank" title="Alabama Jack's">Alabama Jack’s.</a></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:34:35 +0000 Robert Lyle 1789 at http://wlrn.org End Of The Line: Postcard From Alabama Jack’s Florida's Mortgage Mess: When Help Is At Arm's Length http://wlrn.org/post/floridas-mortgage-mess-when-help-arms-length <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; ">Florida pops to the top of the list anytime someone mentions home foreclosures.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); ">The federal government and the major banks are trying to help people modify mortgages so they can stay in their homes. But those programs frequently come with caveats and conditions.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Robert Lyle 6566 at http://wlrn.org Florida's Mortgage Mess: When Help Is At Arm's Length Florida's Mortgage Mess: Among The Worst In The U.S. http://wlrn.org/post/floridas-mortgage-mess-among-worst-us <p></p><p></p><p>For the last three months, Florida has led the nation in the number of homes in some stage of foreclosure.</p><p>But that is only the tip of the iceberg. Since the start of the recession, the foreclosure crisis has been a horror story for the Sunshine State.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Robert Lyle 6556 at http://wlrn.org Florida's Mortgage Mess: Among The Worst In The U.S. End Of The Line: Palm Meow – The Cats Retire To Florida http://wlrn.org/post/end-line-palm-meow-cats-retire-florida <p>When<em> Under the Sun</em> heard about a cat retirement home in Broward County, our interest was more than a little bit piqued.&nbsp; So, we sent Under the Sun’s resident retiree, Robert Lyle, over for a visit.</p><p>He met with Steve Kilmer and Ella Schutt, owners of<a href="http://www.palm-meow.com/" target="_blank" title="Palm Meow"> Palm Meow</a> in Hollywood.&nbsp; The many amenities of this retirement community include daily brushing and cat massage, videos of mice and other furry creatures, relaxing classical music, and individualized play sessions.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sorry, cats only.</p> Tue, 10 Mar 2009 19:15:21 +0000 Robert Lyle 1892 at http://wlrn.org End Of The Line: Palm Meow – The Cats Retire To Florida