I have lots of reading for you to get through this morning as it was a busy night in the SoFla blogosphere. Let's check it all out in your morning Sift.
A- It's always useful to remember that Donald Trump is a Republican through and through...at Bark Bark Woof Woof.
B- Arterpillar offers her take on the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival.
C- Salty Eggs talks O, Miami with one of the poetry festival's organizers.
How are you getting Miamians involved in this year’s O, Miami?D- Obalesque offers up his opinion of the Marlins and their owners.
The big thing we’re doing this year is a project with WLRN-Miami Herald News in which we’re going to publish the first-ever “Poetry Guide to South Florida.” From mid-March through the end of April, we’ll be asking South Floridians to write original poems describing local places that are meaningful to them, and then we’ll read the best ones on the air and publish them in an actual book. I’m looking forward to poems about the urinals at Churchill’s, the bottom of the Miami River, Monday Night at King of Diamonds, or whatever other places are important to you.
The Marlins’ ownership group is the world’s worst. They clearly fail to understand the game of baseball, how to create, manage, and run a team, and how to market it. They don’t understand public relations, as this full-page ad demonstrates again, and they have no sense of operating a high-profile business in a media-intense urban environment. In a word, they know: Nothing.E- Go Hydrology! offers proof that the recent rains dampened things up in the swamp.
F- The Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building wasn't always a dump, and Justice Building Blog has the evidence to prove it.
Miami News Editor Bill Baggs presented a decidedly different view of the new criminal courthouse when construction was completed on the eight million dollar courthouse in 1962.G- Tropicult takes a look at the art of South Florida artist MXYTSPLYK.