I'm finally seeing a break from Basel coverage in the South Florida blogosphere. I think we're ready to move on. Here's your evening Sift.
A- Is Culture Designers really saying that the "art" in Art Basel is really over by Wednesday night? Seriously?
As an insider all I can tell you is the art is over by Wednesday, so get here on Monday and vernissage your way through the fairs.B- Here's one nasty bathroom on Collins Avenue that will set you back millions...at Curbed Miami.
C- Are we on track for a repeat of last year's warm winter, Go Hydrology! wonders.
D- New World Symphony fans are in for a treat this weekend, says South Florida Classical Review.
A specialist in contemporary music, [Susanna] Mälkki is a product of the astonishingly fertile classical music culture of Finland, a nation of 5.4 million that is bidding for the role in classical music played by Germany and Italy in the 18th and 19th centuries. At her New World concerts, she will appear with the Finnish clarinetist Kari Kriikku, who will give the United States premiere of a clarinet concerto by the renowned Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho.E- I swear Worst Pizza is the Coconut Grove Grapevine of pizza reviews.
After doing some other things, she came back and asked me what I wanted. Just one slice and a coke with no ice, I said. She said “just cheese”, and reluctantly I agreed. I felt like saying “no just dough”.She looked annoyed and walked away. If anyone was annoyed, it should be the customers who were forced to have a server bring them a simple slice of pizza.F- Phin Phanatic provides us with a list of "little things" that have cost the Dolphins games this year.
While you may be quick to blame the Dolphins’ troubles on the lack of a playmaker or a struggling offensive line, when you really look at it, the Fins have had their chances this year. Joe Philbin put this team in a position to win games, and ultimately it came down to failed execution, which is expected in a relatively young team. The way I see it, the Dolphins can only get better, but have already shown a turnaround under Philbin and Tannehill.G- Martha Stewart has given South Street her stamp of approval, reports The305.Com.
H- Eye on Miami weighs in on the contentious hearing that rejected historical status for the Miami Herald Building.