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Archive for Monday, February 27, 2017

Spotlight: The Pie In College Park

The Pie is the simplistic name for a new pizza joint in College Park. But the pizza here is different from your average pie. Its pizza al taglio, which, according to a large sign on the wall inside the restaurant, is Italian for pizza by the slice or by the cut. The word taglio translates to shear, so sort of a cut. Its also made in rectangular pans and sold by the slice. This is a common type of pizza that youd find in Rome and is sometimes sold by weight. Luckily thats not the case with The Pie because given the toppings that were on the slice I had I would have paid extra euros. My cut had ham, ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Intersection: Police & Community Relations In Sanford

Five years ago, Sanford became the focus for protests after the shooting of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin. Protesters were outraged that the shooter, George Zimmerman, was not arrested. Eventually the police chief, Bill Lee, was fired, and Sanford hired a new police chief Cecil Smith. The shooting also highlighted old divisions between the city of Sanford and the historic African American community of Goldsboro. Intersection's Matthew Peddie sat down with police chief Cecil Smith and mayor Jeff Triplett to talk about what the city has done to address those divisions.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection