Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tropics Is Getting Fresh Ingredients

In the late 1990′s gay Wilton Manors was put on the map by “the dynamic duo” Tony Dee and Charlie Mielke.  The two friends of over 40 years are known for running and owning Chardees Dinner Club.  Most recently, the two dudes brought their expert touch and sense of business to Tropics on Wilton Drive.  Holla!

Months ago, Charlie and Dee’s nephew Steven informed Dee that Tropics was available.  Dee purchased the property that Tropics is located on while Charlie and Steven purchased the restaurant itself.

Dee and Mielke have been dining at Topics for over a month now to immerse themselves in the environment.  They’re observing the staff, the professionalism, the

clientele and the food.

The interior and exterior will be completely revamped, along with the menu.  The dynamic duo is also planning an Endless Sunday Brunch and Thursday Evening

Never Ending Buffet.

Ummm, I love buffets!  Not because I’m morbidly obese, but I think it has something to do with being able to serve yourself.  I don’t know, but I’m a little excited for




Hottie Of The Week: Joe Jonas

Okay, I know when you think of the name “Joe Jonas” you’re probably thinking Disney teeny bopper.  Seriously, though, Joe has GROWN UP.  He’s trying to shed his squeaky clean image as fast as you can say 6-pack.  If you’ve seen his latest solo music video you know exactly what I’m talking about.  He’s also being featured in an episode of Hot in Cleveland.  If Betty White approves, so do we.