It's Hump Day, peoples. We're halfway home to the weekend. Grab your coffee and your doughnut and join me for your morning Sift...
A- Miami Bike Scene says bikers might want to come out to PS14 one last time tonight.
...IAmYourVillain will be resurrecting FingerLickin' for "the last hoe-rah" tonight, Wednesday, October 28th.B- AshAndBurn posts some random images taken around South Beach.
Expect a lot of fun activities, cheap beer & food. They are going all out for this party: DJs, ping pong, skee ball, BBQ, kiddie pool, girls in bikinis, drink specials, etc. If you ever had a good time at PS14, tonight is the night to say goodbye, come by & pour out a little liquor for your neighborhood watering hole.
Bring a bike lock! There will be a lot of activities going on out in the patio and your bicycles might be in the way. You should be getting accustomed to carrying a lock anyways because once PS14 is closed you won't find another venue in Miami that will allow you & your friends to bring 20-30 bicycles inside. See you tonight.
C- The South Florida Watershed Journal discusses the significance of October precipitation.
October rains haunt –D- Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe Martinez has stopped accepting emails, according to Eye on Miami.
Either in the form of (1) too much all at once (and often with strong winds), or (2) not enough, sending us off on an early start to the long dry season ahead, or (3) the illusory promise of a “half full” 4-inch average.
I think it is arrogant on his part. It is the equivalent of disconnecting your telephone line in the 60's, requiring people to write letters.E- The Miami Civilian Investigative Panel is a farce, claims Carlos Miller.
In a scathing 15-page letter delivered to Miami Mayor Manny Diaz and the City Commission earlier this month, [former CIP chief investigator Steve] Wolf describes an environment of nepotism, inflated salaries, lackluster performance, hindrance of investigations and conflict of interests.F- Bark Bark Woof Woof takes a look at one congressional race in New York that is exposing the large ideological schism that exists in the Republican Party today.