Vans Warped Tour's stop in West Palm Beach featured six stages and more than 70 bands. The bands like ska rock stars Streelight Manifesto and Reel Big Fish, locals like Hey Monday, and Tallahassee natives Mayday Parade, played for a sweaty crowd.
Former Beatle Ringo Starr hit South Florida with his all-star band. However the stars might be getting a little stale. While his band once contained big names like Todd Rundgren and Joe Walsh, his newest line up now features a former member of Mr. Mister.
Legends of Rodeo, featuring area singer Songwriter John Ralston and members of Invisible Music, reunited Saturday at Propaganda for a special set featuring rarities from the band's back catalog. Richard Sherfey, Sweet Bronco, Mike Dunn and the Kings of New England, and Miracle Strip also performed.
More than 50 Miss Florida USA pageant contestants converged poolside at the Westin Diplomat Resort for Press Photo Day where they modeled swimwear. The girls will go on next to compete for the title of Miss Florida USA.
Brooklyn crunk-rock duo Sleigh Bells, featuring Alexis Krauss on vocals and Derek Miller on guitar, highlighted a sweaty Flaunt Thursdays party at Respectable Street in West Palm Beach. Nerve City, Po Po and Goolsby also performed.
LeBron James announced that he will sign with the Miami Heat during an ESPN special on July 8. Mega players Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade have also given Miami verbal intent. Check out these Flickr photos of the basketball stars and get ready for what could be a championship year for the team.
The highly anticipated arrival of the new Delray Beach gastropub from chef Allen Susser was disappointing. The gray walls scream sterility and even the name of the establishment is so decidedly neutral that eating there is the gustatory equivalent of a World Cup draw.
Surfer Blood, local band gone big time, rocked the house at Propaganda in Lake Worth. They played with The Dewars, The Jameses, and Chill Pillars to raise money that will benefit the Gulf Oil Spill. Surfer Blood played a similar benefit show at Propaganda in January following the Haiti earthquake.