Alex Markow

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Rick Wilkerson Jr., the Hipster Pastor Who Married Kim and Kanye, Preaches a Welcoming -- and Controversial -- Brand of Christianity

    Here was the groom: poured into a slim Givenchy tux, hair mowed short, smile big. There was the bride: in Givenchy too — a white dress that modestly sheathed her Jessica Rabbit frame like cloud cover hiding an Alp. And there between the couple, his face bright as a polished coin, was a thin fi ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    The Eight Most Basic Places in Broward County

    Broward is a basic bitch's wet dream. Also known as white-girl paradise, it's where hipsterdom and pretension are left at the county line. Here you can find a strip club in a strip mall and endless chains of chain restaurants. For the most part, instead of pop-up shops, there are places like the Ann ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale's Ten Most Pervasive Stereotypes: True or False?

    Fort Lauderdale can be a bit of an enigma these days. It's got a lot of canals, was once the spring-break capital of the world, and is often lost in the ubiquitous sexy glow of Miami Beach. So, is it a party town? A family town? Do people even go there anymore? What's up with the nightlife? Al ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    The Six Worst Places in Broward

    Broward County is a wonderful place. Let's just start out by saying that. Beautiful beaches, amazing cuisine -- there's a reason tourism is a big business here. People want to come to Broward. Yay, Broward! You go Broward! Okay, have we built Broward up enough yet? Good. Let's knock it down.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Best Of Broward-Palm Beach 2014: Here Are Some of the Best Places To Shop

    The latest edition of our annual Best of Broward-Palm Beach issue is up and live, and it is chock-full o' awesomeness. From the best dive bars to the best places to meet single men and ladies to the best local restaurants in town and even your readers' choice votes, it's all here -- and more! Psych ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014

    Ten Best Bars for Cocktails in Broward County

    Broward County has a long alcohol-fueled history. From Prohibition rum-runners to shots-guzzling spring breakers to current craft beer geeks, Fort Liquordale and its surrounding suburbs have definitely earned their reputation for copious consumption of booze in the past century. Even with all the ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Is the Best City in Broward, and Here's Why

    Every city is like a fingerprint, unique and special in its own way. But few places are as special as Fort Lauderdale. If it were a finger, it would be a big fat middle one, poking out a half-open car window in the direction of an elderly man who's going 15 miles per hour in the left lane. But, hey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    100 Things to Do in Broward County Before You Die (#40-21)

    We're not done with you yet! The ultimate Broward County bucket list continues on with numbers 40 through 21. Go forth and start crossing things off the list. You can thank us later. See also: 100 Things to Do in Broward County Before You Die (# 80-61), and 100 Things to Do in Broward County Before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    100 Things to Do in Broward County Before You Die (#60-41)

    Don't ever say you're bored again! We're still counting down the best things to do in Broward County. From horses to soul food, our third installment of the ultimate BroCo bucket list continues with numbers 60-41: See also: 100 Things to Do in Broward County Before You Die (# 80-61), and 100 Things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Ten Best Places to Party in Fort Lauderdale for Spring Break

    Ahhhh... Spring break -- That magical time of year when sex-thirsty collegiates throw caution to the wind and party like they're in a Rick Ross music video. For those planning to venture to the wonderful city of Fort Lauderdale, or those who are currently here, wondering why all the locals have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    George Clooney at Rocco's Tacos Last Night (Photos)

    We get it: You probably have to work all week. Unfortunately, when you're sitting at home, trying to be the perfect employee, you often miss out. Ladies, you're probably going to want to punch yourself in the ovaries for being responsible. Gentlemen, sorry, but be grateful you weren't around. G ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Quidditch Tournament at Lynn University: Phallic and Fun

    Photo by Alex Markow​Quidditch: a fictional sport and brainchild of J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series.The sport involves witches and wizards riding on broomsticks, dodging big, hard balls (yes), and trying to find a tiny, gold ball.So how do muggles humans reenact the sport? With a b ... More >>