I included an item in last week’s Thursday Funnies about a new “hang out” coming to Clearwater.
I am not sure who had put this on Facebook as the posting was forwarded to me and I have no way of tracing it back…
It certainly made it sound as if the Prelude Coffee and Tea bar was a happening thing. The excitement was barely contained in the posting. This is the thing everyone has been wiating for in downtown Cleqarwater, finally being made a reality…
Not so fast.
Here is what this property actually looks like — photos taken Friday:
Apparently the idea of hyping the future with imaginary buildings is not limited to Miscavige — how many renderings has he presented of the redevelopment and upgrade of downtown Clearwater? (How many renderings of “ideal orgs” have been shown that have STILL not materialized. I think New Haven Ideal org was presented when I was still in the Sea Org… Battle Creek too).
Here is a bit of back story about this property.
Tracey McManus wrote in March 2020 that the City of Clearwater had agreed to give scientologists Ray Cassano and Shahab Emrani $500k to improve their property at 708 Chestnut Street: