It made me think of a couple things, the first being that reporting a piece takes a hell of a lot longer to do than writing a post.
Secondly, maybe I should take your suggestions. Who would you want to read about next?
My editor has threatened to get me do this again in six months. If there's some local blog or blogger you want to know more about, send in a comment or email.
We're trying something new with this piece: You should be able to click on a link we'll put on the page over the weekend that shows you what other bloggers are writing about the piece. Technorati has helped us track this. Blogometric pressure, they call it.
Here's the piece.
The version in the Image section has lots of photos by Eric Mencher. Even of Pal Joey.