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A- Hispanicize might be the most lavish blogger's conference out there, based upon the report Sex and the Beach filed today.
Mass breakfasts and lunches with keynote speakers on stage made the already delicious fare taste even better at downtown's swanky JW Marriott Marquis. Attendees heard Cesar Millan, host of Dog Whisperer talk about how he got started in his career. "I asked people if I could walk their dog for free."B- Under the Sun has 10 new posts that update us on the status of The Canoe Project.
Emilio Estefan -- do I really have to tell you who he is? -- regaled us with stories about his humble beginnings and insanely successful career as a musician and producer. Bumping into another Cubano, Stephen Bauer of Scarface and Que Pasa, USA? fame, wasn't too shabby either.
C- Lesley Abravanel is leaving Eater Miami so they're hiring.
Are you obsessed with Miami restaurants, chefs, news, gossip, and all the fun drama that goes along with it? Find yourself refreshing this very site an embarrassing number of times per day? Have a competitive spirit for breaking news and uncovering stories? If the answer's "yes," read on.D- The Green Parrot Bar now has its own beer.
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E- Annush on the Causeway has been busy.
F- Salty Eggs asks Sweat Records' Lauren Reskin a few questions.
You were raised in South Florida. What was your first inkling that Miami had a little scene of music that you could get into? What was your first local show?G- Go Hydrology! unveils his pyrograph showing the fire index of Florida's counties.
It wasn’t a show per se but the first event I went to that blew my mind was Blow-Up at the Hungry Sailor (now Sandbar in the Grove). Before I even went I bugged out at the flier that had a list of band names on it (“Supergrass?? Elastica?? The Jam?? They’re going to play all of this IN PUBLIC???”). I was 15, and it changed me profoundly to see that other people in the city also liked good music. I had previously been the lone “Britpop crusader” in my massive high school.
H- Political Cortadito takes aim at the Hialeah Mayor's Chief of Staff, Arnie Alonso.
The one-time city parks employee, who beat accusations that he stole vendor monies and rose through the ranks under former Mayor Julio Robaina‘s reign, went from being the mayor’s assistant before the November elections to “chief of staff” now — a promotion that apparently comes with a 62 percent raise.I- Lots of Philanthrofest photos are up at Soul of Miami.