Not to look a gift horse in the mouth or anything, but wouldn't it have been great if Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade had inked a $75,000 check for the J.P. Taravella High School Marching Trojans? "Absolutely," says Debbie Rabinowitz, the band president and mother of a trombone-playing sopho ... More >>
No detail is too small to escape the unblinking eye of Broward County Commissioner Diana
Wasserman-Rubin. Just before the adjournment of today's commission meeting, she spoke of something horrible that she saw recently at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport while waiting for a ride ... More >>
I attended public schools in Coral Springs, and as long as I can
remember, public schools in Broward County have been bursting at the
seams. Portable classrooms have dotted fields meant for recess. Student
over-enrollment was an epidemic that the county just couldn't cure.
I remember then ... More >>
You don't have to be J-Lo to kick it in Fort Liquordale.
Hell, ladies don't even need to put on make-up, heels, or a mini-dress to rub shoulders with our boozy set...and fellas can get away with flip-flops, jeans, and a ratty T-Shirt.
Bookings through one of the nation's largest network of travel a ... More >>
Harold Cohen handled his share of buns during his 20-plus years as a reconstructive surgeon in Hollywood. But the ones he heated for judges while taping a segment of the Food Network's Ultimate Recipe Showdown 2 will be forever seared in his memory. "They burned to a crisp in ... More >>
If only every town in Florida had a casino. Then our little tykes in need might have some Christmas dough to spend and sports teams to join.The lucky little ones in Hallandale Beach have Gulfstream Park, the horse racetrack and casino. Although they're not yet old enough to play poker or tug on ... More >>
Looks like the Fort Lauderdale police have a case of suicide-by-cop on their hands. At around 2 a.m. this morning, officers responded to call about an attempted suicide in the northwest section of Fort Lauderdale. They arrived to find 18-year-old Jordan Christian wielding a ... More >>
When 19-year-old Abraham Biggs Jr. logged onto Bodybuilding.com November 19th, he typed: "ask a guy who is gonna OD(again) tonight anything." He had threatened to take his life before on the web, under the screen name CandyJunkie.
The first online attempt took place several months p ... More >>
Guess what, boaters? A researcher at Florida Atlantic University says that motoring slowly through designated manatee protection habitats may put the meandering sea cows at greater risk of getting hacked up by your boat's motor. Says Dr. Edmund Gerstein, the univer ... More >>
They've been known as the Dunkin' Bandits, and Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti tried to cast them as cold-blooded thugs, but maybe the Dunkin No-Nuts would be the most appropriate name for this band of spineless poseurs who got their rocks off shooting random, unarmed people.Turns out these are not even ... More >>
It's a bad week to be Jesus, but another messiah is preparing for a truly wondrous holiday season, and a local high school made the guest list. J.P. Taravella High School will be the only Florida high school to send a marching band to Barack Obama's inauguration parade on January 20th. Now ... More >>
I've always felt that Broward County land heir and powerbroker Miles Austin Forman was nothing but a menace to society. But I might be wrong -- he may only be a part-time menace to society. So I'm laying down a challenge:
Somebody, anybody, give me an example of something good Forman has done for t ... More >>