About Andy

Andy Allen retired from the recorded music business in 2009. He grew up in St. Louis Mo. and began a career in music marketing by joining KSHE as a DJ in 1974. After managing a local record store in the St. Louis area, Andy was hired by RCA to do sales and promotion which led to a move to New York in 1984. Several years later, Andy joined Island Records, where he rose to General Manager. In 1993, ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance) was started by the Warner Music Group to distribute Independent music. Andy joined as President and rose to Chairman after establishing ADA as the largest distributor of Indie music in the world. Andy is married (Annie), has two adult children, and lives on Merritt Island Fl.

Today’s Links – May 28, 2015

  • Dredging South of the Jordan Highway Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 2.8
    The former Jordan Highway lift bridge has been replaced with a fixed, 145ft vertical clearance span. VA – CHESAPEAKE BAY – ELIZABETH RIVER – SOUTHERN BRANCH – DREDGING Sevenson Environmental Services will be conducting dredging operations in the southern branch of the Elizabeth River, just south of the Jordan Bridge in Portsmouth, VA. Operations will […]
  • Removing Duct Tape Residue
    Duct tape is absolutely wonderful . . . until you remove it and find a bunch of sticky residue left behind. Here’s how to remove it quickly, easily and cheaply!

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Today’s Links – May 26, 2015

  • Good Visit to Pahokee Marina, Lake Okeechobee Rim Route Statute Mile 50
    The Pahokee Marina/Lake Okeechobee KOA is part of Pahokee State Park, north of Bacom Point, on the Rim Route of Lake Okeechobee. For more information go to: www.cityofpahokee.com/Marina & Campground/Marina.html Pahokee Marina (3-18-15) We traveled to Pahokee via the rim canal, no problems, the lake water was up and thanks to the Cruisers Net for […]
  • A Visit to Moore Haven City Dock, Okeechobee Waterway Statute Mile 78
    Moore Haven City Dock, the first stop west of Lake Okeechobee, is located at Okeechobee Waterway Statute Mile 78, on the Moore Haven waterfront. Our thanks to Phil Herl for this advice and report. Moore Haven City Marina (3/18/15) Great docking and electric, Lots of space on a face type dock, if you arrive early […]
  • Choosing a Broker
    You’re going to pay a lot of money to your broker. Make sure you get one that’s going to get your boat or house sold!

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Today’s Links – May 25, 2015

  • Early Morning, Fernandina Beach Mooring Field, AICW Statute Mile 716
    Here’s an article with which we can easily identify and a nice tribute to our friends at America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association.  Published by Joe Weston in the Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouri. Fernandina is home to Fernandina Harbor Marina, A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR! Early morning on the Intracoastal Waterway By JOE WESTON […]
  • Ladys Island Swing Bridge Opening for Sailboat (Beaufort, SC)
    Ladys Island Swing Bridge Opening for Sailboat (Beaufort, SC) Captain Bob Schwerzel
  • Another !! Update on Ladys Island Swing Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 536
    On May 6, we posted this Update on the Ladys Island Swing Schedule, http://cruisersnet.net/?p=148206, in which the new restrictions applied M-F only. Today we received another update from our good friend, Mike Ahart of Waterway Guide, that increases the restrictions to seven days a week. The temporary deviation for Ladies Island Swing Bridge in Beaufort […]