The South Florida blogosphere was buzzing last night which means you get a fat Tuesday morning Sift...
A- Hard faces from the streets of Miami are posted over at The Street.
B- Moodvane bids adieu to Alligator Alley.
Every occasion that has meaning contains a moment that represents it. When you remember the occasion, you really just remember that moment and the way that you felt. The closing show at Alligator Alley was one of two dramatic moments that I was witness to at the little club in Oakland Park during its final week in operation.C- Obalesque has some commentary on what Oklahoma politicians are doing to discourage women from having abortions.
Sounds like the lawmakers of this sublimely red state must have misplaced their tinfoil hats: they’re passing laws that shove government face first so far up into a patient’s body, all you see is rubber soled shoes protruding. Fighting like true liberals, too, by ladling layers of government paperwork into the mix to build their bulwark.D- Eye on Miami liked Van Morrison's concert in New York but would have enjoyed it more had Van liked New York.
Van didn't acknowledge the audience. Not even a "Hello New York". He didn't introduce the band to us. There was no intermission, he played for exactly an hour and a half then he went off stage briefly and came back and sang G-L-O-R-I-A and then he went off again and the lights came on, it seemed abruptly over.E- Thursday night is the time to visit Coral Gables, according to Coral Gables.
This week marks the launch of "Get Your Gables On Thursdays", where bars and restaurants will be offering special deals on Thursdays, deals that you'll hopefully find so good you have to check it out for yourself.F- Trees are getting some special treatment in Fort Lauderdale, GreenerMIAMI says.
A “green” program of the Riverwalk Trust in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale, Riverwalk Trust Tree Harmony is dedicated to saving trees on privately-owned properties that would otherwise be lost, by transplanting them in the Riverwalk Park and other public spaces. Where once there were unhealthy trees, causing danger for those who played or walked among them or lived within their shelter, are now healthy trees, providing all of the elements they were meant to give us..