Someone tell God that it's the rainy season and it's supposed to be raining every afternoon if for no other reason than to cool this sauna called South Florida down a few degrees. My car thermometer showed 88 in Hollywood at 7:30 this evening. That, my friends, is BS.
But your evening Sift isn't...
A- Incertus takes a look at the sense of privilege residents of Boca Raton seem to possess when a horrific crime occurs in their neighborhood.
What is so special about Boca Raton that these people would be so surprised by the kind of violence that many cities not far from there deal with every day? It's not really a dificult question--Boca is rich and white, and this sort of thing just isn't supposed to happen in rich, white cities.
B- MiamiNight's Duran is not allowed to blog while he's employed by the Miami New Times.
Duran is on hiatus from Miami Nights because his new full time employer, the Miami New Times, finds our site to be a conflict of interest. Fair enough.
C- Check out the palomilla steak MenuPages Blog: South Florida consumed at Rio Cristal in Westchester.
D- The South Florida Fan Blog really likes how the draft treated the Heat.
After the many seemingly endless weeks of speculation about what Pat Riley would do in the 2008 NBA Draft, he made the biggest possible splash he could by just playing it safe. The Heat is now a viable contender to be a high playoff seed next season, if it remains healthy.
E- Tilefortlauderdale drops "A Good Day" tile at the CVS at 17th and Andrews and announces that she's taking a break for a while.
I’m not putting away my paint or calling it quits, because I love that colorful and welcoming little world … and I plan to leave my brushes and paints right on the coffee table. This isn’t an indefinite hiatus. Just taking a little break, and when I do return to the rabbit hole, it probably won’t be as frequently. But, you know it won’t be long before I return for a visit. … Maybe next week, or the week after ....