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    It has hit home

    City counsel of Hollywood, Florida decided to change the name of three streets. Lee, Hood and Forrest Streets. I wonder what they will be renamed to? Who will pay for the signage, loss of business because when a customer looks up their address and can not find it, new drivers license, checks, return address labels for residence? And on and on. Whats next?
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    Re: It has hit home

    Quote Originally Posted by Diver43 View Post
    City counsel of Hollywood, Florida decided to change the name of three streets. Lee, Hood and Forrest Streets. I wonder what they will be renamed to? Who will pay for the signage, loss of business because when a customer looks up their address and can not find it, new drivers license, checks, return address labels for residence? And on and on. Whats next?
    One of them will be Obama Ave. You heard it here first.
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    I HATE when they re-name streets. No matter the reason. The cost and pain in the ass to everyone involved is huge. They talked about renaming a street here Martin Luther King boulevard. Thankfully they just ended up naming a bridge after him. That was some years back, but if it happened today I bet they'd change the street.
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    When I lived in Battle Creek they renamed Skyline Drive after MLK....nobody...literally nobody paid any attention to it.... it's still Skyline Drive to everybody that lives there....
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorba View Post
    One of them will be Obama Ave. You heard it here first.
    There already is one named that, I think I would like it changed, should I protest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorba View Post
    One of them will be Obama Ave. You heard it here first.
    LOL, I was going to say Obama Street, Obama Avenue and Obama Lane. South Florida has to be the biggest region of transplanted liberals from up north in the country.
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    Must be the back alley to a bath house!!

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    Every town in America has a Martin Luther King boulevard. It's more popular than "Main Street".

    Some towns cheated, they have duel street signs. "9th street" and "MLK Blvd".
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    Quote Originally Posted by john9001 View Post
    Every town in America has a Martin Luther King boulevard. It's more popular than "Main Street".

    Some towns cheated, they have duel street signs. "9th street" and "MLK Blvd".


    Exactly what they did here. However the Southern Generals and such just get yanked down
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    Jerry

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    And not a single MLK Street is safe to walk at night. Ironic.
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    Re: It has hit home

    Quote Originally Posted by Diver43 View Post
    City counsel of Hollywood, Florida decided to change the name of three streets. Lee, Hood and Forrest Streets. I wonder what they will be renamed to? Who will pay for the signage, loss of business because when a customer looks up their address and can not find it, new drivers license, checks, return address labels for residence? And on and on. Whats next?
    Regarding who should pay for those street name changes, I have a proposal for you to forward if you live in Hollywood, FL. At the next city counsel meeting get up and propose that the cost to businesses, private citizens, and all signage change costs be paid out of the pockets of the members of the city counsel. Get up a petition beforehand to back it up. Then watch as the city council tries to pick up that turd by the clean end!
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    When are they going to start giving MLK's harem of nubile young groupies who traveled with him the recognition they deserve? He was a randy old philanderer!
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