Should Midnight Pass be Reopened? Do you think Midnight Pass, located on the southern end of Siesta Key, should be reopened? Why or why not?
‘Badass’ Teachers Are Worried About Education: As week two of the new school year gets under way, teachers across the state and nation are coming together to voice concerns about the tougher Common Core standards being adopted by states across the country. Calling themselves the Badass Teachers Association, the group wants schools to slow down on adoption of the new rules and fears too much testing will diminish creativity. You can check out the group’s Facebook page for more details or this article in the Tampa Bay Times. What do you think about the state of public education today? Tell us by commenting below!
Oh No She Didn’t?: Chances are lot of fans of Miley Cirus from the Hanna Montana days are still scratching their heads and asking just that after Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The young singer’s sexually suggestive performance with Robin Thicke has created quite the stir. What’s your take on it all? Did you cover your kid’s eyes? Tell us by commenting below!
‘The Book of Mormon’ Comes to Tampa: Want to see what all the hype is about? The hit musical “The Book of Mormon,” brought to America by the creators of South Park, is coming to town in November. Tickets, however, just went on sale for the Straz Performing Arts Center run.
Drier Weather on the Way – Sort Of: Ready to dry out after all the recent storms? You might be in luck, but don’t count on avoiding rain all together. Forecasters anticipate rain chances of about 30 percent in the afternoon and evening hours today, Aug. 27. On the upside, the torrential, widespread showers we’ve experienced recently are not on tap as drier air moves into the region.