Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: a publicist's pitch gets my attention...
Being a writer and reviewer, I get all kinds of pitches from publicists and record label representatives, most of them clamoring ... More >>
Donna the Buffalo
January 6, 2012
Revolution, Fort Lauderdale
Revolution wasn't packed for Friday's Donna the Buffalo show, suggesting that Jam Cruisers are still filtering into South Florida. The extra space in the club made for a very relaxed and enjoyable scene as the band performed as well a ... More >>
Jon Bon Jovi - nice guy.Here's just one more reason to love Jon Bon Jovi (besides the fact that he can totally rock out and manages to actually get younger and hotter each year).
The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation is opening Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, New Jersey, this spring. (If Red Bank sou ... More >>
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
The most notorious soccer mom in Broward County history has been arrested again, this time in the Orlando area.
Georgia Roberts, the self-described " mindboggling enigma human train wreck" who made the news here in 2003 when she was charged (and later ... More >>
Palm Beach Sugar Daddy KenIf you haven't seen Mattel's newest addition to the Adult Barbie Collector line, it's an appalling creation they're calling "Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken." This week brought news that the doll is, in fact, a real product the company is really selling to real adult collecto ... More >>
Dreams -- we've all got 'em. Some of us want to be rich and famous; others of us just want Jon Bon Jovi to divorce his wife and come on over. Local writer / open-mic event host Renda Writer has made no secret of his fantasy: getting on the Ellen Degeneres show to read a poem he wrote. Thing is ... More >>
Two of our favorites, Sheba Ethiopian restaurant in the Design
District, and Le Bon on Lincoln Road, called it quits last week. Prime
Italian, from the Prime One Twelve folks, opened its' doors across the
street from its' sister steakhouse. Barton G secured the concessions at
the Adrienne Arscht Cen ... More >>
Saturday, December 13, 2008
The Vagabond, Miami
Better than: 100% of the godless ultra-commercial dance crap polluting the Beach.
It's past midnight and I'm at the Vagabond sipping my whiskey straight and waiting for Holy Ghost! to start their DJ set in the main room. It's my ... More >>