Sh*t happened 8/11/15: Shipt, PSTA, Red Rose Inn resurrection


Congratulations on surviving another Monday. Let's celebrate by thumbing our noses at it one last time:

App-powered delivery service Shipt, which recently began ferrying Publix groceries in the Bay area, is having trouble keeping up with demand. How is it possible, in this day and age, to underestimate America's laziness, exactly?

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority is focusing on one low-ridership route in Palm Harbor while looking for ways to improve service and convenience without having to stop serving those that actually use the least popular lines. The project is sort of a spot-check close-up element of the organization's larger, eternally ongoing "make riding the bus suck less in general" campaign.

And finally, Plant City's shuttered Red Rose Inn & Suites, venerable party spot and famed subject of locally produced cable ad spots, may be converted into a rehab center. Hmmm, last time we heard about someone going on the wagon at a hotel known as a venerable party spot for a swinging crowd of another generation, it was Jack Torrance at the Overlook... 

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