In most of the northern hemisphere, fall signals a beginning of the end; the sweet days of summer are giving way to the cold winter wind. Fortunately, in South Florida, it signals the complete opposite. The oppressive summer's heat and humidity is finally on the way out and the perfectly crisp bree ... More >>
Founded in London in 1971 by Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton, the Hard Rock Cafe brand will be celebrating its 43rd year of operation this weekend with a three-day birthday bash showcasing their love for music and food. Owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida since 2007, Hard Rock continues ... More >>
So far, 39 nurseries have been approved to grow low-THC marijuana under the Charlotte's Web bill recently passed by the Florida Legislature. It hasn't been easy to get on the list, which requires -- among other things -- that a nursery has operated continuously for at least 30 years.
The world is filled with bitter little men who talk tough in legal filings, and Chris Sevier is a champ among them. Last month, the chronically annoying self-described "former Judge Advocate and combat veteran" tried to insert himself into a federal court case to see if Florida will acknowledge gay ... More >>
When it comes to Thanksgiving turkey, side dishes, and desserts are at the forefront of most people's minds. Unless you're an amateur wine aficionado, it's probably not until you go to set the table that you realize there's no fermented grape juice to go with your meal. Consider this your reminder. ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's Mug-Shot Monday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, derp faces, and femmes fatale.
The next time you want to cook something healthy, plant-based and animal-free, why not download an app to help you get delicious recipes in a hurry? Thanks to Sheri Grooms, and her newly-released app known as veganNOMMs, you can get easy vegan recipes downloaded right to your phone. The app, which ... More >>
It wasn't all that long ago that Delray Beach was just like any other South Florida beach town -- minus, of course, Palm Beach proper. Oh, how times have changed. In 1985, the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (C.R.A.), began its plans to revitalize the city by cleaning up the slums, pres ... More >>
Glenn Greenwald, a lawyer and longtime blogger who grew up in Lauderdale Lakes, is apparently the man at the center of the National Security Agency phone spying scandal that has everyone in a huff. It was an article that Greenwald wrote for The Guardian about the NSA collecting telephone records of ... More >>
Working class. What a concept. A shameful secret, even, in a world where we're all supposed to be either "upwardly mobile" or eternally grateful for the crumbs from the tables of the "job creators." Bullshit. Stuff don't happen -- and bosses don't get rich -- unless ordinary people put their shoulde ... More >>
While most of the country seems to be moving in the direction of legalizing marijuana, Florida's esteemed legislature is -- as it often does -- heading in the opposite direction of progress. The bong has been banned in Florida - for now, at least. But stuffy lawmakers always underestimate the inge ... More >>
Gigi's Music Cafe in Sunrise is like walking into your favorite hometown cafe where the menu is nothing but family recipes, and the diner-style bar serves beer or wine. There's even a small stage where you can sing your heart out during karaoke, or strum away at the guitar on open mic night. It ... More >>
Is everything too loud this morning? If you partied so hard on New Year's Eve that your hair hurts, you need to act fast to ensure New Year's Day isn't spent shriveled in a ball on the couch. Clean Plate Charlie has been searching high and low this week to find as many tips and tricks as possible to ... More >>
A few months ago, Forbes magazine wrote an article highlighting the eight hottest food trends on the rise in cities across the U.S. Among them, grass-fed meats, farmers markets, and Greek fare -- all the same trends we've been seeing pop up across Broward and Palm Beach County recently.While these t ... More >>
Of course Florida is the hardest place to get unemployment benefits. Because that's how we roll!The U.S. Labor Department is investigating complaints from unemployed Floridians that Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature's labyrinthine gauntlet to receive unemployment compensation is one giant compl ... More >>
In the inaugural entry in Clean Plate Charlie's semi-regular series of iPhone app reviews, Charlie weighed in on the fun-to-use but not entirely indispensable Perfect Egg Timer app. This week's review looks at the buzz-killing but necessary Fooducate, one of Apple's top-rated nutrition apps of ... More >>
There's not another person on the road. And sure, you see the "No Turn on Red" sign, but that's just a suggestion. So you go for it. Then, boom -- the back of your car is illuminated by the flash of a covert camera. Your stomach sinks knowing that a fine will soon be arriving in the mailbox.With ... More >>
Since it's the weekend and we usually break out the booze around now, we thought we'd help out a New Timesian who has been gifted cookie dough flavored vodka from Pinnacle. The brand is the Baskin Robbins, nay, the Swisher Sweets of vodka, with these ridiculous flavors:Apple, Atomic Hots, Banana, ... More >>
astriker.comJesus, an iPhone kind of guy.If the youngsters out there need something a little more high-brow than a fart-noise application for their iPhones, there are now apps for that.Sen. Marco Rubio announced the release of the aptly named "U.S. Senator Marco Rubio" application for the iPhone, ... More >>
Sunsport Gardens, where families come to live freely.Many readers were riled by an article we posted on The Juice last week about a nine-year-old girl named Leslie. She, along with her older brother and parents, live at a local nudist resort.The comment below was not only outside our normal reade ... More >>
Riki AltmanWhy we just had to get away during one of the busiest travel times of the year is anyone's guess, but somehow taking a road trip over Christmas seemed logical when we booked the hotel room in Orlando a few months ago. Granted, it was a fun getaway for a while, excepting the outlet mall ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Aaron WormusComputers and beer collide in West Palm.On a recent Friday night at Lost Weekend on Clematis Street, Aaron Wormus got his geek on in a big way.Amid the beer glasses, darts, and pinball machines, Wormus dragged out his laptop and proceeded to give a small group of fri ... More >>
Music-making and mashups in one seamless mix.
Crystal Method's Divided by Night tour brings the electronic legends to Revolution.
I haven't even been posting all the Lee Abrams think pieces lately because they've gotten to be so dull. But this one, which I received several days ago, well, it's worth sharing. Why? It's about the Tribune Co./Sun-Sentinel morning show on WSFL. I haven't weighed in about the show for the same ... More >>
Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams struck again. In his latest think piece sent out to newsrooms across the county, this one titled "Celebrity Crimes Against Humanity," he included a quote that has been attributed Mariah Carey: "When I watch TV and see those poor ki ... More >>
One day, every song ever recorded will fit into your pocket -- but will you listen to any of them?
A bevy of new music DVDs just in time for the holidays
A Cero-sum game where the diner always wins
A Deerfield pod-novelist may be close to striking literary gold
The Palm Beach Post's front page today is dominated by a huge Ipod advertisement. No, wait ... it's supposed to be an article. Under the heading, "Christmas Gift Ideas," complete with a bow, was the giant headline "Accessorizing your Ipod." Then a story by reporter Stephen Pounds about all the n ... More >>
Keep Your Blood, Bud
Don't let Sandra Collins steal your pocket protector
The Norton's "Birdspace" takes us to a sprightlier world
The Boca Raton Museum's "All Florida Invitational" doesn't live up to its name
Paying the Piper
Dillard High School's Emerging Computer Technology magnet program is missing just one thing: emerging technology