The release last Friday of a State Department study that some have read as a green light for the Keystone XL pipeline has sent those opposed to the project into overdrive. A nationwide protest against the pipeline has been set for tonight, with local demonstrations in four South Florida counties. ... More >>
Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. Experimental and concept beers are a familiar sight to craft bee ... More >>
Abacoa; it's a "New Urbanist's" dream of townhomes wrapped around a walkable central business core. It's also just a pretty cool place to come hang out and watch spring training or minor league baseball. But this past Saturday saw, instead, the inaugural Jupiter Summer Fest, the first craft beer, ... More >>
If you have about $100,000 sitting around waiting to burn -- and who doesn't, right? -- and you fancy yourself a card stud, South Florida is ready to give you a game. A new international tournament series for "super high rollers" is getting ready to kick off with a late-summer event at the Seminole ... More >>
If you're like us, you hunker down to watch the "upstairs, downstairs" goings-ons of the Crawley family and their staff with a bottle of wine and some biscuits. Of course, until now, we were forced to drink whatever was in the fridge. But, thanks to Wines That Rock (yes, the same people that gave us ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Broward-Palm Beach® 2012 online. Hotel restaurants; they're the bane of any food lover's existence, no? ... More >>
Multiple wine and culinary tasting events throughout South Florida should keep food lovers plenty busy and with any luck, the weekend weather will hold tight for the variety of outdoor foodie events (which was not exactly the case this past weekend). For a look at some of the food and drink events a ... More >>
Rockinfree via Flickr Creative CommonsGet your Valentine's Day groove on. The hour is drawing nigh. It's time to book your reservations for Valentine's Day dinner or risk being turned away at the door, a rejection that will increase the odds of a rejection later that evening. If the cheapska ... More >>
You may remember both Bleeding Palm's hypnotic cat-laden graphics and Dino Felipe's intense performance, featuring a walker, at the County Grind Live Music show at Green Room. Even though the musical genius, and we don't use that word lightly, had twisted his ankle the night before at a Churchill ... More >>
It didn't take Train very long to get "back on track" after returning from a three-year hiatus begun in 2009. They had all but disappeared from the public eye, and there was serious doubt among fans, their label, and themselves as to whether they would return at all. And, if they were to give it ... More >>
Rich Achaia, executive chef of UnionUnion: An Asian Gastro Lounge will have its soft open a week from tomorrow, says owner/restaurateur Scott Kennedy. He and partner Stephen Chin acquired the restaurant seven weeks ago, built out the former Caliente Kitchen space, and revamped the patio to open i ... More >>
Allison.Hare via Flickr Creative CommonsClass up your Christmas meal by leaving it entirely up to someone else to handle. Here's the deal: For whatever reason, you don't feel like making your own damned Christmas meal this year. Maybe you're on vacation with the fam, enjoying a subtropical sojour ... More >>
Ingrid Pastorius, who was married to virtuoso electric bassist Jaco Pastorius between 1979 and 1985, died on Monday from complications following an aortic aneurysm, according to a source close to the family. She was 61.
Yo! Steve Martorano's gonna make you a meatball at the Seminole Hard Rock this weekend!This Sunday, we all gain an hour of sleep when daylight-saving time ends and we set our clocks back one hour. Which means, technically, we can start drinking at the Seminole Hard Rock Wine and Food Festival ear ... More >>
The Fourth of July is all about independence, so it seems only right that we take a moment to honor a truly autonomous creation: American craft beer.With so much variety -- so many ways to bottle, sip and savor damn near every type of ale out there -- what's not to celebrate? The best part: ... More >>
The White House Setting up for the State DinnerLast night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted an official state dinner for President Hu of The People's Republic of China. 225 guests attended the dinner, held in The White House. Of those guests, only 20 were actually in the same r ... More >>
Nina Matthews PhotographySure it's traditional to have Christmas dinner at home. Holiday movies and television practically make it mandatory to have a huge tableful of adoring friends and family gather around for Christmas dinner. Even The Who's from How The Grinch Stole Christmas shared a "roa ... More >>
Gloria and Emilio Estefan have opened Bongos Cuban Cafe in the Seminole Hard Rock.RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING Apicius, 210 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana Deck 84, 840 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach Bongos Cuban Cafe, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood Andrews Restaurant, 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton Origin ... More >>
Cue dramatic music: Don't try to run. Don't try to hide. The Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival WILL find you. And when it does, it will rock your mother-lovin' world. Ahem... sorry about that. We were just watching this dramatically scored promo video for the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival, com ... More >>
Today, we continue our Q&A with celebrity chef Tal Ronnen, author of The Conscious Cook, who will be cooking a one-night-only meal at Sublime on Wednesday. Has the success of your cookbook surprised you? It's been great. You know, the book takes a very different approach from most vegan coo ... More >>
Get ready for a beefy throw down: The Riverwalk Trust Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle is arriving June 4. The greasy gathering will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Riverside Hotel Lawn (620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale). The competition will pit 15 local restaurants against each other to ... More >>
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