Sunday, December 9

SoFlo Local Notes -

For the rest of us . . .

Some people have become fed up with the over-commercialization of the winter holidays, while others have become antagonized by the proliferation of cultural diversity gestures lately. For the sake of those who are disgruntled, disaffected or just plain grumpy, one gutsy rebel has installed a Festivus Pole in Deerfield Beach.

Victim Disempowerment: Residents of Trayvon Martin's neighborhood, Miami Gardens, are marching to protest senseless and excessive violence in their community, which, they claim, can be prevented through education.

The Wrong Write: Here's a daffy preoccupation to get your knickers in a twist: Is Nathan Fillion really Richard Castle, the character he portrays on TV?