If you're wondering what to do this coming Saturday evening, but you've got no money after paying your bills, there are a few options. You could dive for couch change and go out for a burger (fun factor about a five); you could go out to the Everglades and hunt pythons (fun factor about a zero) -- o ... More >>
A warehouse in Pompano Beach is full of fancy stuff seized by the government: watches, wines, iPods, and diamond bracelets taken from criminals of every sort by U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, the IRS, and the Secret Service. And starting Friday, they wan ... More >>
Full disclosure: I've never seen Arthur, the 1981 Steve Gordon film starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minelli. In fact, Moore's 2002 death occurred only days after I was born. But Wikipedia says the thing won a few Academy Awards, so I'll assume someone out there probably really likes the movie.Anyw ... More >>
sikworld.comThe future porn websites of American were sold at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Fort Lauderdale yesterday afternoon, with both normal ".com" suffixes and the newly released ".xxx" domain names up for auction.The company hosting the auction, TRAFFIC, had listed 120 domain names to be aucti ... More >>
Can you guess what makes pancakes made from scratch extra-fluffy? Well, Rosa Parks can tell you. Yes, you read that correctly. Turns out Parks is famous for being more than just the mother of the Civil Rights movement. It appears she was also a pretty good cook, as well. The Gotham ... More >>
eBayThe Casey Anthony creepy mask number seven is still looking for a loving home.It looks like the eBay buyer who won an auction for a Casey Anthony latex mask with a $999,000 bid just did it to leave some neutral feedback on the seller's page.eBay user "jnco6970" is no longer a registered membe ... More >>
Sun-SentinelA man and his timepieces.Ever since Scott Rothstein's billion-dollar Ponzi empire crumbled in late 2009, there's been a load of loot from his extravagant lifestyle sitting around. In a 2008 story, New Times visited his law offices and described his material wealth, including a bevy of ... More >>
Dps via Creative CommonsToast to a not-so-average Wednesday evening. There are a lot of nice things you could say about the culinary talents
who call South Florida home, not the least of which is a willingness to
lend their skills to helping others who are in need.
txauction.comSome of Bernie Madoff's junk from his Palm Beach houseIf you've ever wanted to own a fishing vest, jumper cables, or a $169,000 painting that once belonged to Ponzi scheme legend Bernie Madoff, now's your chance.The U.S. Marshals Service is holding a two-day auction on tons of ... More >>
On Wednesday, April 13, Share Our Strength's annual Taste of the Nation food and wine event will feature tastings from dozens of the county's top chefs and restaurants at the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
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Flickr/bugmonkeyHow would you like the opportunity to taste 600 of the finest wines produced in the United States in one night? The 4th Annual American Fine Wine Competition at the Hyatt Pier Sixty Six promises just that. Any of the 600 wines in the competition can be tasted, poured tables ... More >>
Zach Bell, chef at Cafe Boulud in the Brazilian Court hotel, is known for his culinary acumen. He's top dog in Daniel Boulud's kitchen and he's been picked to chair the Taste of the Nation fundraising dinner in April at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.Share Our Strength, an organization dedi ... More >>
We give a lot of props to Chef Dean James Max of 3030 Ocean on this blog. The chef and restaurateur is one of South Florida's most prominent. He's a staunch defender of local foodways and recently took home the top price in the Great American Seafood Cook-off held in New Orleans. And this month, ... More >>
• The entertainment scene at CityPlace just got a whole lot more interesting with the opening earlier this month of B.B. King's Blues Club. Taking over the spaces once home to Legal Sea Foods and Bar Louie, this sixth club in the B.B. King mini-empire boasts four bars, stages for ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user je.mangeWhen Lea Kuhry, special events manager for Kids In Distress, started planning last year's annual fundraiser at 3030 Ocean, she came up with a crazy idea. She called up 3030's celebrity chef Dean James Max to ask him about it. "Chef, you know how they have those bachel ... More >>