Scroobush Estates

Lindsey Lohan, Mel Gibson and proposed Tampa Beltway

LINDSAY LOHAN UPBRAIDED

Studio exec says all-night partying is affecting her work. We thought all-night partying was her work.

CINDY SHEEHAN LAND DEAL

She buys five acres in Crawford with proceeds of son's insurance policy. Announces mixed-use upscale retail project with exclusive townhome condos. Starting in the $400s.

MAD MAX

Mel Gibson blames anti-Semitic tirade on too many late nights rewriting Passion of the Christ 2: Return to Thunderdome script.

MCCAIN-HILLARY VODKAFEST

NYT reveals two senators' drinking contest. "I may have drunk you under the table," McCain tells Sen. Clinton, "but you can eat me under the table."

PROPOSED TAMPA BELTWAY

An all-new location to get stuck in traffic. Urban sprawl. From the folks who brought you the collapsing Crosstown. What's not to like about this idea?

CHANNELSIDE SPATS

Bars vs. restaurants tiff reminds us of the good ol' days in Ybor. Ahhhhh ...

PINELLAS DEMOCRATS

Elect Ed Helm as chairman, who got more votes from the party's Executive Committee than in his entire 2005 St. Pete mayoral campaign.

NYT SHUNS LIEBERMAN

Is he the first ever Jewish Democrat not endorsed by the Grey Lady?