Leslie Gray Streeter

Leslie Gray Streeter is a pop culture writer, columnist and reviewer for the Palm Beach Post, which means that if it's about music, movies, nightlife, food, drinks, TV, books, weird celebrity hijinks or something that's fun, she's probably got something to say about it.  

Latest from Leslie Gray Streeter

Jupiter’s leader of Grand Funk Railroad: I’m a ‘weekend rock star’ now
 Most weeks, from Monday through Thursday, Don Brewer is living the South Florida life. You can find him in his Jupiter home, hanging out with his wife, playing granddad, and enjoying the mild weather. But Friday through Sunday, he’s a rock star. RELATED: Did you know these rock stars live from Jupiter to Boca? Scratch that: Brewer,...

Posted: a day ago

Most weeks, from Monday through Thursday, Don Brewer is living the South Florida life. You can find him in his Jupiter home, hanging out with his wife, playing granddad, and enjoying the mild weather. But Friday through Sunday, he’s a rock star. RELATED: Did you know these rock stars live from Jupiter to Boca? Scratch that: Brewer,...
How Lake Worth’s Martin Luther King mural gets worldwide attention
 It’s an iconic image: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s expressive face, beaming with hope and purpose, his arm stretched above the rapt crowd at the Lincoln Memorial gathered to hear what will come to be known as his pivotal “I Have A Dream” speech. But as reimagined by Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra, King is rendered...

Posted: 4 days ago

It’s an iconic image: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s expressive face, beaming with hope and purpose, his arm stretched above the rapt crowd at the Lincoln Memorial gathered to hear what will come to be known as his pivotal “I Have A Dream” speech. But as reimagined by Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra, King is rendered...
How South Florida Fair escape artist escaped from a horrific car crash
 For more than a decade, Kristen “Lady Houdini” Johnson has made her living as an escape artist. She wriggles out of shackles in a glass box filled with water. She escapes from a straitjacket while hanging from a crane. Her stunts routinely leave fans in shock and delight. But about a year ago, she was the one left shocked, in...

Posted: 9 days ago

For more than a decade, Kristen “Lady Houdini” Johnson has made her living as an escape artist. She wriggles out of shackles in a glass box filled with water. She escapes from a straitjacket while hanging from a crane. Her stunts routinely leave fans in shock and delight. But about a year ago, she was the one left shocked, in...
Ranking: What are the top 11 movie theaters in Palm Beach County?
 Sure, you can watch a movie literally anywhere these days - you might be watching one on your phone as you read this - but leaving your home and experiencing that movie in the dark of a theater, shoulder to shoulder with neighbors, is still incredibly popular. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) reported that tickets...

Posted: 14 days ago

Sure, you can watch a movie literally anywhere these days - you might be watching one on your phone as you read this - but leaving your home and experiencing that movie in the dark of a theater, shoulder to shoulder with neighbors, is still incredibly popular. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) reported that tickets...
Taste test: Can you buy a day’s worth of decent food at Dollar General?
 It’s ironic that I never thought of giant discount chain Dollar General as a place to buy groceries, because for years it’s been my go-to for pretty much everything else. Laundry detergent? Check! Last-minute cheap Christmas ornaments for a holiday gathering? Check! An affordable throw rug to cover the stain I’m trying to...

Posted: 16 days ago

It’s ironic that I never thought of giant discount chain Dollar General as a place to buy groceries, because for years it’s been my go-to for pretty much everything else. Laundry detergent? Check! Last-minute cheap Christmas ornaments for a holiday gathering? Check! An affordable throw rug to cover the stain I’m trying to...
Did you know these rock, pop celebrities live from Jupiter to Boca?
 Palm Beach County is well-known for its richer-than-rich residents, but did you know that the staid environs of Palm Beach, Jupiter, Wellington and even Boca Raton have become a refuge for those who rock out? Maybe the weather lends itself to non-stop pool parties. Whatever it is, no fewer than ten members of the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall...

Posted: 17 days ago

Palm Beach County is well-known for its richer-than-rich residents, but did you know that the staid environs of Palm Beach, Jupiter, Wellington and even Boca Raton have become a refuge for those who rock out? Maybe the weather lends itself to non-stop pool parties. Whatever it is, no fewer than ten members of the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall...
Season to Share: How your donations are making the holidays brighter
 Money cannot cure cancer. But, given joyfully with a spirit of generosity and community, it can at least greatly lift a flagging spirit. “To us, it was very amazing,” said Margaret Lennon, describing the feeling of having thousands of dollars literally fall from the sky for her family, thanks to the Clerk and Comptroller&rsquo...

Posted: 30 days ago

Money cannot cure cancer. But, given joyfully with a spirit of generosity and community, it can at least greatly lift a flagging spirit. “To us, it was very amazing,” said Margaret Lennon, describing the feeling of having thousands of dollars literally fall from the sky for her family, thanks to the Clerk and Comptroller&rsquo...
Christmas love: Royal Palm couple brings foster kids into home, hearts
 Last Christmas, just as they had the year before, Sue Ellen and Suzette Calderon of Royal Palm Beach sent out bright, colorful greeting cards featuring their young sons Oliver and Christopher. But the 2016 cards were different from 2015’s in one major way - they were able to show the boys’ faces. “We had to take (the photos)...

12:15 AM Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

Last Christmas, just as they had the year before, Sue Ellen and Suzette Calderon of Royal Palm Beach sent out bright, colorful greeting cards featuring their young sons Oliver and Christopher. But the 2016 cards were different from 2015’s in one major way - they were able to show the boys’ faces. “We had to take (the photos)...
9 things to love about 98 Degrees Christmas show at Kravis Center
 Sunday night’s “98 Degrees at Christmas” show at the Kravis Center was an old-fashioned feel-good holiday sing-along, right down to the gleefully cheesy reindeer and Santa sweaters, albeit a holiday sing-along where a boy band concert broke out in the middle. And that seemed cool with fans, themselves encased in...

11:32 PM Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Sunday night’s “98 Degrees at Christmas” show at the Kravis Center was an old-fashioned feel-good holiday sing-along, right down to the gleefully cheesy reindeer and Santa sweaters, albeit a holiday sing-along where a boy band concert broke out in the middle. And that seemed cool with fans, themselves encased in...
Former Metallica bassist finds peace in Florida
 “This is my place. This is my island.” There is a chance, if you live in Jupiter, that every once in a while you walk past, shop near, or enjoy an expertly prepared local fish next to a rock star, a genuine member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Whether or not you’ve noticed likely depends on where you are at the time...

2:48 PM Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017

“This is my place. This is my island.” There is a chance, if you live in Jupiter, that every once in a while you walk past, shop near, or enjoy an expertly prepared local fish next to a rock star, a genuine member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Whether or not you’ve noticed likely depends on where you are at the time...
Former bassist of Metallica finds peace in Florida
 “This is my place. This is my island.” There is a chance, if you live in Jupiter, that every once in a while you walk past, shop near, or enjoy an expertly prepared local fish next to a rock star, a genuine member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Whether or not you’ve noticed likely depends on where you are at the time...

2:25 PM Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017

“This is my place. This is my island.” There is a chance, if you live in Jupiter, that every once in a while you walk past, shop near, or enjoy an expertly prepared local fish next to a rock star, a genuine member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Whether or not you’ve noticed likely depends on where you are at the time...