St. Augustine Beach City Planning and Building Director Gary Larson has rightly rejected plans for remodeling of Panama Hatties.
St. Augustine Record developer fanboy STUART KORFHAGE omitted this detail from his laudatory article about the "really cool building" the South Florida purchaser plans, resembling Salt Life Food Shack restaurant. Developer fanboy STUART KORFHAGE once again fails to hold a developer accountable. Does he work for readers or for developers?
First, a confirmatory e-mail from Mr. Larson on his ruling, sent earlier this morning in response to my Open Records request Number 2017-6; then the St. Augustine Record article and one from 2002:
Mr. Larson's e-mail: