It could have a beautiful bayfront, a community center, and businesses more for locals than tourists.
That's what the fight for Scotty's is about.
In the late 70's I took this photo at Peacock Park. Ten years ago we used it to spark interest in re-vamping the place.
Looking at it reminds me of the
unique village I fell in love with forty years ago.
Grove photographer John Carlin-Massey took a similar shot in the mid-70's,
The picnic shelters were torn down 35 years ago
The park still has bayside coconut trees.
This is how they look now,
We can do better. The task goes far beyond improving views.
If we use our imaginations and do the work, maybe we can preserve and restore the things we love.