Once upon a time, there was a bar. Said bar sat in a nondescript strip mall in a semi-suburban neighborhood, its door guarded by burly bouncers in cowboy hats. It was home to a mechanical bull, line dancing lessons and lots of camo. And in what far away land did this bar reside? Why Davie, of course ... More >>
Tropical Storm Issac has passed south Florida on its way up the coast. While we're still in for a lot of wind and rain today, we're pretty much out of the storm's path. The only problem is that now you have to move all those plans back outside and figure out what to do with an entire garage filled w ... More >>
Last night's Grammys broadcast offered poignant and thrilling moments galore. Despite the obvious usual lip-synching complaints, there were glimmers of hope aplenty that true, from-the-heart performance survives. This was Adele's night after all, she of the soulful, unretouched belting and refusa ... More >>
Ladies and gentleman, it's Grammy night. Here on County Grind, we're doing something a little extra special for it. That's right, we're live blogging all the shenanigans. Are you an Adeleophile? Or are you totally over her? Are you just as confused as we are about this "Dance/Electronica" segment ... More >>
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 >>
The California Milk Processor Board, the people responsible for giving us those ad campaigns in which sexy, hot celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift, and Kermit the Frog (do frogs drink milk?) pose with milk mustaches, has done it again.This time, it's going after milk alternatives made ... More >>
Lady Gaga's meat dress is a tasty addition to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland wanted to display Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress for its "Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power" exhibit.
Problem is, how do you store and display raw meat for day ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were dem ... More >>