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Good afternoon, South Florida. Guess what? It's raining.

(Photo: Talia J. Medina)

1. They had their day

Last Friday was National Dog Day, and to celebrate, my dogs did what they always do: woke my house up at 5:30 in the morning, contemplated the mystery of the front door, re-declared war on the neighborhood squirrels -- with good cause, I should add -- and took 17 naps. On Fort Lauderdale beach, Barbara Corbellini Duarte and Talia J. Medina found dogs enjoying the day with a blissful ignorance known only to the species and most of your Facebook friends. View Duarte's and Medina's photos here.

Recommended listening: "Jessie" by Paw

(Photo: Michael Mayo)

2. Seconds? Ha!

Veenuthri Trisransri is known on the Miami restaurant scene as Chef Bas. But after a nightmarish visit to Trisransri's Lung Yai restaurant on Eighth Street, Eat Beat blogger Michael Mayo has a new nickname for the chef-owner: the Thai Tapas Tyrant. I'll allow Mayo to explain why.

Recommended listening: "All or None" by Pearl Jam

(Photo: Rolando Otero)

3. Iggy and the Stones

Don't get your hopes up: Iggy Pop and the Rolling Stones have not formed the supergroup to end all supergroups. They will, however, be sharing cinema space in Miami at GEMS 2016, a four-day film festival set to feature Jim Jarmusch's Pop portrait "Gimme Danger" and Paul Dugdale's tour document "The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America." Ben Crandell has the details.

Recommended listening: "Down on the Street" by the Stooges

(Photo: Joan Marcus)

4. Leave a neon light on

Tickets went on sale this weekend for a host of Broadway shows bound for Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Rod Stafford Hagwood tells you how to get them.

Recommended listening: "On Broadway" by Neil Young

(Photo: Valerie Macon / AFP / Getty Images)

5. Yeah, they really want you

"Geeks do not have pedigrees or perfect punk-rock resumes."

Recommended listening: "Violet" by Hole

— compiled by editor Jake Cline,,

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