Strange how it feels like a Sunday. Hope you're enjoying your day off. Here's your Memorial Day mid-afternoon Sift.
A- Some Blogging Guy shares a few photos from a road trip he made to Lake Placid yesterday.
B- There was a couple shootings on South Beach this morning and Beached Miami links to the Herald story and has a rather poor homemade video of one of them.
C- Meatless Miami delivers the news of a great new vegetarian restaurant in Miami.
MVC boasts that their kitchen has "no microwave, no frying, no preservatives, no GMO food, no hydrogenated oils, and no high fructose corn syrup." They also are buying produce from local distributors and you can truly taste the freshness. I legitimately want to try every single thing on the menu. Also worth mentioning is that they open at 8am (!) on weekdays and you are welcome to call in your order for a morning juice or take-out for a work lunch.D- Memorial Day thoughts from Bark Bark Woof Woof, South Florida Lawyers, The Reid Report, Go Hydrology!, and Eye on Miami. From the latter...
It is inconceivable to me that American soldiers, our children, have been fighting wars on three fronts -- Afghanistan for 9 years-- and that only 16 percent of Miami-Dade citizens voted in the recent mayoral election. Honestly: participating in our democratic process is the least we can offer those putting their lives on the line for the United States and our security.E- AshAndBurn posts a collection of Urban Beach Weekend images.