Another Leap Day behind us. Just think, last year at this time we had already finished one day of March. Amazing. Enjoy your evening Sift, readers.
A- Sex and the Beach builds "the perfect man" from her Twitter feeds...and somehow includes SFDB.
B- There's a cool, new geeky coffee shop in Coral Gables, according to Discourse.
C- Eye on Miami notes a couple recent Herald headlines and wonders how Jackson Hospital can be expanding while slashing jobs.
D- Locust Projects' LAB 2012 is on, says Artlurker.
Through this open call, Locust Projects’ Director hopes to select fifteen art students currently enrolled in local high schools. The students will then participate in LAB under the guidance of contemporary artist Monica Lopez de Victoria of the TM Sisters collaborative. Work by the students selected for LAB 2012 will be developed and exhibited exclusively at Locust Projects and will enjoy a dedicated public opening reception on July 14th to celebrate both the students’ involvement and the LAB program as a whole.E- Base jumpers off the Mondrian? You betcha...at The305.Com and Nikon Miami.
F- Education is good maintains Annush on the Causeway, despite what at least one Republican thinks.
If it is an act of snobbery to want a better life for yourself and your family, then I would like to praise snobbery and call it our moral duty to pursue this wretched quality. If someone seeking to lead us honestly believes that education is really indoctrination and that as such we don’t need it, they are fooling themselves and setting a very dangerous precedent.G- Arterpillar cruises the internet to find you the local art news that you need to know about.
H- Broward County's corruption investigator has been keeping very busy, as Salty Eggs explains.
It’s been almost a year since John W. Scott, a former corruption investigator with the U.S. Department of Justice, was appointed Broward County’s first Inspector General, and lately he’s been having lots of fun at the expense of local greedheads.I- Just how mild was our winter? Go Hydrology! explains.
J- Shorter Coconut Grove Grapevine...Alternative newspaper contests are a great measure of how healthy your community is.
K- A nice discussion arises in the comment section of Transit Miami post that summarizes yesterday's Miami-Dade Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) meeting.
With a sense of urgency in the air stemming from the tragic death of cyclist Aaron Cohen earlier in February, concerned citizens and BPAC members voiced their opinions in a spirited discussion lasting nearly two hours.L- South Florida Lawyers makes me laugh.