Day One of my Four Day Weekend is in the bag and I am proud to say I took advantage of National Cheesecake Day at Sawgrass Mills. Who ahhh! Here's your slightly bloated evening Sift...
A- The Cuban Triangle points out some proposed legislation that would allow American oil companies to drill for oil near Cuba.
The bill was was co-sponsored by Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana. It encourages offshore oil development in U.S. waters. Its Section 6 also allows Americans to explore for oil, extract oil, and sell equipment for those activities in “any portion of any foreign exclusive economic zone that is contiguous to the exclusive economic zone of the United States.”B- Ipanemic surpasses 1.5 million views on his Flickr.
Which means “drill, baby, drill” – in Cuba.
C- Tropic of Mom has her hands full.
So, today the Man-cub locked me out of the house. With himself, the Junebug and my keys inside.D- Transit Miami advises that Miami is receiving more recognition for being bike friendly.
Earlier in the week, he knocked over and broke dishes that had been handed down from my husband's family, played in the cat litter box and sifted the litter across the room.
Bicycling Magazine has announced that they and Jamis Bicycles will be coming to Miami on August 27th.E- Soul of Miami has the music schedule for the Van Dyke Cafe for the month of August posted.
Miami has been selected as a “BikeTown.” This is no doubt due, at least in small part, to the continued advancements that the city has made since that very magazine ranked the city as one of the three worst in America in which to cycle.
F- Urban Environment League tells us about the plans FP&L has to double the size of the Turkey Point nuclear plant and what you can do to voice your opinion.
G- WSVN has commanded its employees, "You will tweet!," according to SFLTV.
Not sure what prompted the sudden orders but Wednesday and Thursday 7Newsies have been creating accounts and figuring out this twitter thing.H- Miami Beach 411 gives us a nice wrap up of the Mr. Clucky controversy and has to go and ruin it with a tasteless pun at the end.