TCPalm: Development would destroy Stuart’s Sailfish Park

Article Posted on December 2, 2018

By: Treasure Coast Newspapers

I read Eve Samples' Nov. 25 column regarding how there are two developers proposing to "redevelop" Sailfish Park and put in housing — the correct word is “destroy."

In the early ’70s, songwriter Joni Mitchell went to Hawaii, took a taxi to the hotel and when she woke up the next morning, she threw back the curtains and saw these beautiful green mountains in the distance. Then, she looked down and there was a parking lot as far as the eye could see, and it broke her heart ... this blight on paradise. That's when she sat down and wrote her famous song "Big Yellow Taxi,” with the lyrics "They paved paradise to put up a parking lot.”…

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