Hallandale Beach Blog -A common sense public policy overview offering a critical perspective on the current events, politics, govt., public policy, sports scene and pop culture of the U.S., South Florida, Europe and Sweden. In particular, Broward & Miami-Dade County, and the cities of Hallandale Beach, Hollywood & Aventura. Trust me when I tell you, this part of Florida is NOT the Land of Lincoln. Pictured in upper-left is Hallandale Beach's iconic beachball-colored Water Tower on State Road A1A; September 2008 photo by me, South Beach Hoosier. © 2013 Hallandale Beach Blog, All Rights Reserved.
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Monday, November 12, 2012
U.K.'s 'Official Singles Chart' turns 60 -brilliantly! "The Wanted" swing by BBC Radio1 to help Reggie Yates celebrate 60 years of the Official Singles Chart, the U.K.'s family tree of popular music, with Robbie Williams' 'Candy' at #1 this week; Jay McGuiness says, "Rock and roll is alive in the form of a boy band cutting a cake slightly askew." THE best pop culture quote of the year! @thewantedmusic, @robbiewilliams, @OfficialCharts, @BBC1
bbcradio1 YouTube Channel video: The Wanted say happy birthday to the Official Chart and BBC Radio1 host Reggie Yates during his taping of the show on Sunday. At 1:55 above, band member Jay McGuiness says, "Rock and roll is alive in the form of a boy band cutting a cake slightly askew." Brilliant! Best pop culture quote of the year! Also includes anecdotes re Mike Tyson and Pitbull. Uploaded November 12, 2012. http://youtu.be/xGIvtzyEmHo
robbiewilliamsvevo Channel video: Robbie Williams - Candy. Uploaded September 10, 2012. With Kaya Scodelario as the object of Robbie's affection. Single is from his "Take The Crown" album, the U.K.''s #1 album this week. http://youtu.be/gtOV7bp-
thewantedVEVO Channel video: The Wanted - I Found You. Uploaded October 15, 2012. http://youtu.be/
And just because I love it so much and will finally be seeing 'Skyfall' in a few hours...
RobbieWilliamsHQ YouTube Channel video: Robbie Williams - Millennium. Uploaded April 7, 2009. http://youtu.be/BJ5uIkJDb6o
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Hej #STHLM, jag saknar dig, hejdå. So wish I was there RIGHT NOW!
Ethics? Not for us! Follow-up to my post re Hallandale Beach's unethical "business as usual" attitude, with "special rules for special people" if they are named Joy Cooper, Bill Julian and Anthony A. Sanders; What ethics? What rules? @MayorCooper, @SandersHBIn twenty-two more days, you'll get the chance you've wanted to take Hallandale Beach City Hall b ack and completely change ...
re Sonia Sotomayor ruling that teen's blog post created a created "foreseeable risk of substantial disruption"May 28th, 2009 4:30 p.m. You may've already heard about this particular case involving Sonia Sotomayor already, but just in case...
Say hello to Lacey Myers, one of "The World's Richest Teenagers" as seen on Channel 4 (U.K.) and MTV's Lacey Land. C'est la vie.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwWulWyLLXE Mark Dolan embarks on a quest to find the world's richest teenagers. Is the silver-spo...
Correction: Rancor among Hallandale Beach Police rank-and-file on Monday afternoon lasts long after labor negotiation meeting concludesMay 28, 2012 photo by South Beach Hoosier Note : Earlier today when I first posted this online, in a blog post titled " Ranco...
Apparently I wasn't the only TV viewer who caught the action from Houston, as this forum makes clear. http://www.khou.com/forums/viewto...
Make plans to attend tonight's important Hollywood Mayoral and District 1 City Commission candidate forum at the Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center at 7 PM, 1301 South Ocean DriveWriting this post to remind you about tonight's important Hollywood Mayoral and District 1 City Commission candidate forum at t...
Important public forum on the proposed Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is scheduled for Tuesday Sept. 4th at 6 p.m. Chief among topics will be whether the Hollywood CRA should increase their investment in the Lon Tabatchnick project on Johnson Street and the Broadwalk from $10 million to $23 millionImportant public forum on the proposed Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is scheduled for Tuesday Sept. 4th at 6 p.m. Chief among top...
Since the information below that was supplied to me by a very thoughtful person-in-the-know about the dismal shape of the Broward School ...
My comments follow the article. ---------------- http://www.miamiherald.com/news/broward/story/1029948.html Miami Herald New courthouse tal...
Obama Isn't Working: Florida; When is FL-17's Wilson signing-on as a sponsor of Obama's doomed jobs bill to at least be consistent in her bad choices?Mitt Romney campaign video: Obama Isn't Working: Florida http://youtu.be/m1V5-tPoubE Question for the South Florida news media: When i...
Congratulations Sweden - 200 years of peace! Solveig Rundquist (@RundquistS)
Which European country has the most attractive citizens?
As seen in my July 31st, 2013 blog post titled, "Which European country has the most attractive citizens?" Sweden won in a landslide with almost four times as many votes as second-place France, with Spain third and Norway fourth. Yes, seeing is believing!; Norwegian.com's non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo start in 4 months! :) http://hallandalebeachblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/boredpandacom-poll-of-europeans-asked.html