Gotta go drag the grill out and get the burgers going. Hope all of you have your Friday night plans together. Have fun and don't forget to enjoy your evening Sift.
A- Southern District of Florida Blog notes that Florida is being sued for enacting a law that even the Einsteins in West Virginia wouldn't touch.
Judge Marcia Cooke drew the lawsuit sponsored by the Brady Center challenging a Florida law that purports to circumscribe physicians’ conversations about guns. The law is part of a national push by the NRA for such laws in a bunch of states. We are, of course, the first to have one. Even West Virginia voted against it.B- Mark Soyka is the new part owner of Dogma on Biscayne, according to Eater Miami, and they're getting ready to unveil a new menu.
C- There's a new, fairly expensive breakfast place opening in Himmarshee, says FTL Collective, but the menu they link to looks pretty good.
Downtown Ft. Lauderdale has a new breakfast locale coming this July, and with the recent closing of Bluejays Cafe (can someone please turn off their Christmas lights), this couldn’t come at a better time. In the spot where Village Pie never opened, Old Fort Lauderdale Breakfast House will be making its debut.D- Miami's legendary Snake Man has died at the age of 100, reports Random Pixels.
Random Pixels has learned that Miami's legendary "snake man," Bill Haast, has died. Haast died at his home in Punta Gorda on Wednesday. He celebrated his 100th birthday last December.E- Transit Miami runs down the long list of pedestrian/cyclist accidents in South Florida thus far for the month of June.
Has South Florida actually become more dangerous for pedestrians? A recent Transportation For America Study showed Miami-Ft. Lauderdale to be the 4th most dangerous region in the USA for pedestrians. Is South Florida about to climb in this dubious list? Where is the vocal leadership on this most basic of issues that deteriorates our quality of life and the viability of our cities? How can a city thrive when it’s dangerous to simply cross the street or walk the sidewalks?F- South Florida Lawyers makes me laugh.