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

Meghan Markle’s getting duchess lessons: Post reporter gets a crash course
 I’m more likely to be named Dairy Queen than to ever become an actual duchess, like American actress turned bonafide English royalty Meghan Markle. But there is, apparently, a learning curve. Not long after her wedding to Prince Harry, it was announced that former “Suits” star Markle, now Duchess of Sussex...

Posted: 6 days ago

I’m more likely to be named Dairy Queen than to ever become an actual duchess, like American actress turned bonafide English royalty Meghan Markle. But there is, apparently, a learning curve. Not long after her wedding to Prince Harry, it was announced that former “Suits” star Markle, now Duchess of Sussex...
Miss America nixes swimsuit competition: One local winner “won’t miss it” 
 When Taylor Tyson walked across the stage in a bathing suit this past January, she saw it as a required step on her path towards being named Miss South Florida Fair, as well as “the chance to show off my dedication to health and fitness, and the fact that I am comfortable in my own skin.” But now that the Miss America...

Posted: 9 days ago

When Taylor Tyson walked across the stage in a bathing suit this past January, she saw it as a required step on her path towards being named Miss South Florida Fair, as well as “the chance to show off my dedication to health and fitness, and the fact that I am comfortable in my own skin.” But now that the Miss America...
Kate Spade: The late designer brought her simple elegance to Palm Beach County
 Some time ago,  Palm Beach Gardens’ Ashley Conway planned a dinner party. Its theme? Conway’s favorite accessory designer, Kate Spade. Tuesday, standing outside of Spade’s eponymous store at the Gardens Mall, the party plans take on a different meaning. “This is very ironic that this happened. I’m really...

Posted: 14 days ago

Some time ago,  Palm Beach Gardens’ Ashley Conway planned a dinner party. Its theme? Conway’s favorite accessory designer, Kate Spade. Tuesday, standing outside of Spade’s eponymous store at the Gardens Mall, the party plans take on a different meaning. “This is very ironic that this happened. I’m really...
Outside the Kate Spade store at The Gardens Mall, sadness seeps in
 Ashley Conway was planning a special dinner party for this weekend. Its theme? Conway’s favorite accessory designer, Kate Spade. Tuesday, standing outside of Spade’s eponymous store at The Gardens Mall, the party plans took on a different meaning. “This is very ironic that this happened. I’m really sad,&rdquo...

Posted: 14 days ago

Ashley Conway was planning a special dinner party for this weekend. Its theme? Conway’s favorite accessory designer, Kate Spade. Tuesday, standing outside of Spade’s eponymous store at The Gardens Mall, the party plans took on a different meaning. “This is very ironic that this happened. I’m really sad,&rdquo...
LGBTQ pioneer and Century Village resident dies at 83
 Perhaps Connie Kurtz’s most revolutionary act was the most simple: Just to love, who and how she wanted. And in that quiet revolution, she helped firmly illuminate the right of herself and others to do the same. “There is nobody else I could imagine sharing this life with,” says Ruthie Berman, whose 44-year romance and eventual...

Posted: 21 days ago

Perhaps Connie Kurtz’s most revolutionary act was the most simple: Just to love, who and how she wanted. And in that quiet revolution, she helped firmly illuminate the right of herself and others to do the same. “There is nobody else I could imagine sharing this life with,” says Ruthie Berman, whose 44-year romance and eventual...
We all need to be saved from the internet, and a Dreyfoos grad wrote a book about it
 Franchesca Ramsey knows you’ve made dumb mistakes on social media. Because she has, too — so much that she wrote a book about it. “I’m a flawed human being, and so are you,” laughs Franchesca, Dreyfoos School of the Arts graduate, standout commentator on race, gender issues and bias on YouTube, MTV and Comedy...

Posted: 22 days ago

Franchesca Ramsey knows you’ve made dumb mistakes on social media. Because she has, too — so much that she wrote a book about it. “I’m a flawed human being, and so are you,” laughs Franchesca, Dreyfoos School of the Arts graduate, standout commentator on race, gender issues and bias on YouTube, MTV and Comedy...
Young Wellington dancer appears on NBC’s ‘World of Dance’ with J-Lo, Ne-Yo
 Last summer, sitting at home in Wellington, 12-year-old Madison Brown caught a new NBC show called “World of Dance,” and since “I love all dance shows, I was obsessed with it.” A year later, on the second season of the hit show, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, “Dancing With The Stars” star...

Posted: 26 days ago

Last summer, sitting at home in Wellington, 12-year-old Madison Brown caught a new NBC show called “World of Dance,” and since “I love all dance shows, I was obsessed with it.” A year later, on the second season of the hit show, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, “Dancing With The Stars” star...
Royal Wedding 2018: What time to tune in on TV; Local watch parties
 The royal wedding is scheduled for Saturday at 7 a.m. EDT (noon in the United Kingdom). Most networks are planning at least five hours of live coverage starting as early as 5 a.m.   Don’t want to  watch at home? Here’s some local watch parties. Lake Worth’s Lilo’s Streetfood and Bar will be hosting a...

2:49 PM Friday, May. 18, 2018

The royal wedding is scheduled for Saturday at 7 a.m. EDT (noon in the United Kingdom). Most networks are planning at least five hours of live coverage starting as early as 5 a.m.   Don’t want to watch at home? Here’s some local watch parties. Lake Worth’s Lilo’s Streetfood and Bar will be hosting a...
Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s siblings are the Evil Stepfamily in this fairy tale
 At the end of Disney’s 2015 live action version of “Cinderella”  the titular cinder-dwelling heroine (Lily James) is rescued from endless drudgery by her handsome prince and a well-fitting glass slipper. But before she can glide victoriously into happy ever after, she must walk past her Evil Stepmother (Cate Blanchett)...

5:22 PM Monday, May. 14, 2018

At the end of Disney’s 2015 live action version of “Cinderella”  the titular cinder-dwelling heroine (Lily James) is rescued from endless drudgery by her handsome prince and a well-fitting glass slipper. But before she can glide victoriously into happy ever after, she must walk past her Evil Stepmother (Cate Blanchett)...
Meghan Markle’s Wellington sorority sister isn’t surprised she’s becoming a royal
 The first thing Erica Bethe Levin noticed about the young woman opening the sorority house door was that “she was so stunningly beautiful, it’s a little ridiculous.” For Levin, who joined the Northwestern University chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma, she knew that pretty young woman, “as the face of rush for Kappa...

2:18 PM Monday, May. 14, 2018

The first thing Erica Bethe Levin noticed about the young woman opening the sorority house door was that “she was so stunningly beautiful, it’s a little ridiculous.” For Levin, who joined the Northwestern University chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma, she knew that pretty young woman, “as the face of rush for Kappa...
SunFest 2018: We issued a Fitbit challenge and the steps are worth celebrating
 In my 15 years covering SunFest, I’ve relayed two consistent messages: Don’t let people weigh you down with hand sanitizer and tiny fans you won’t use, and stop trying to be cute with the uncomfortable footwear because you’re going to be walking. A lot. But how much, exactly? Enter the Fitbit! I’ve always...

1:09 PM Wednesday, May. 09, 2018

In my 15 years covering SunFest, I’ve relayed two consistent messages: Don’t let people weigh you down with hand sanitizer and tiny fans you won’t use, and stop trying to be cute with the uncomfortable footwear because you’re going to be walking. A lot. But how much, exactly? Enter the Fitbit! I’ve always...