The Town of Davie is considering an idea to restrict the deed on the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds for the next 99 years. Bergeron with the former governorOne CRA member and former councilwoman told the Sun-Sentinel the idea is "insane." The town's CRA director is opposed to it, saying it c ... More >>
Was it worth it, Cindi? Former Fort Lauderdale Vice Mayor Cindi Hutchinson not only wins the the award for selling out her seat the cheapest -- a toilet, really? -- but also for the worst mug shot in a procession of public official mug shots. Look at that ... More >>
Want to live like a Ponzi schemer? Buy Joel Steinger's house. SteingerSteinger, the felon behind the giant Mutual Benefits viatical scam, is facing federal fraud charges. As I told you this morning, he's on house arrest while he awaits his day in court, assuming it will ever come af ... More >>
For the second time this week, we've found evidence that a state legislator out of Broward County doesn't live in the district he represents and has been playing a thinly veiled hoax on the public in the process. This time, we're not talking about House Pro Tem Joe Gibbons, who doesn ... More >>
Las Olas Lifestyle, March 2009The Rothsteins, cozy among sports celebrities This past weekend, while waiting for a dryer to finish drying near Fort Lauderdale Beach, I spotted an old copy of Las Olas Lifestyle magazine. From March 2009 to be exact, some six months before Rothstein's billion-dolla ... More >>
Sunrise commissioner Sheila Alu exposed a judge's misconduct — at great personal risk.
While taking my first read of New Times' rip-roaring new Juice Blog (check it out) I wondered: Who in Broward County have been graced with invitations for Charlie Crist's December 12 wedding? My first phone call went to Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Rothstein, who was at h ... More >>
When it comes to the Broward School Board, bad plans never really die
The plan includes playing footsie with a controversial land baron and paving over a piece of the Everglades
Slimy newspaper article, hokey moral values committee, cash from a slush fund and voilà
So a lawyer representing Buddy Nevins sent a letter to me and New Times Friday regarding the Philip Busey article posts. Yeah, Buddy's playing that way now, which I guess means he's definitely retiring from the Sun-Sentinel. His lawyer, by the way, is none other than Christopher Fertig, who is marri ... More >>
Our most recently hired New Times staff writer, Tom Francis, recently got a crash course in the weirdness of committing journalism in South Florida. Francis was working on a story in Sunrise regarding politicians' ties to the city-contracted garbage hauler, All Service Refuse. He wanted to talk ... More >>
In his column on Saturday, Buddy Nevins simply informed readers in the final paragraphs that it was his last. "It's been a great run, but the time has come to meet new challenges." Maucker The explanation didn't come until the next day -- from his Sun-Sentinel Editor Earl Maucker. In his Sunday ... More >>
Another in the long tradition of Broward elephants posing as donkeys.
If the Sun-Sentinel's Buddy Nevins has declared for Crist, why's he still covering the governor's race?
Real estate squabble puts Broward school board member in a snit