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B.J. Rosenberg

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    September 26, 2014

    The Diary of Rick Scott's Hair

    1970, Kansas City, Missouri Dear Diary, Annette said yes! I have to admit, when Rick decided to ask her to prom via messenger pigeon, I was worried. Especially when the pigeon flew into a power line and burst into flame, landing at her feet a charred pile of feathers atop a burnt note that said ... More >>

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    September 15, 2014

    Craving Fashion at Gardens Mall: Hot Chefs and Haute Couture

    While food and fashion may seem like unlikely partners -- we all know models can't possibly get down on a burger like the rest of us (or, we hope, at least) -- they two arts actually have a lot in common: both are visually appealing; both have fanatical fan-bases; both enjoy huge festivals and event ... More >>

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    September 11, 2014

    Boulevard Brewing Company Coming To Florida In October

    Looking for more craft beer to fill your make-a-six pack? Announced today, Kansas City's Boulevard Brewing Company will be expanding to Florida in just a few short weeks, bringing the number of states the brewery is distributing to up to 28. Late last week, the brewery penned an agreement with Brow ... More >>

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    August 21, 2014

    Royal Palm Beach High Assistant Principal Stabbed During Altercation

    An assistant principal at Royal Palm Beach High was stabbed this morning while she tried to break up a fight between students. According to Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, a little after 7 Thursday morning, the assistant principal was monitoring the outside of the school, located on Wildcat Way and Bo ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014

    Shmaltz Brewing To Celebrate Halfway to Hannukah, Buddha Style Tonight

    Christmas in July? No thank you. How about Hannukah in July? Beer's most infamous purveyor of Jewish and pop culture shenanigans, Shmaltz Brewing Company, will be coming down to South Florida next week to celebrate a bit of 'Halfway to Hannukah'. Tonight, from 5 to 7 p.m., get yourself to The Bras ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014

    It's National Pina Colada Day: Make the Original at Home (Recipe)

    In 1954, nearly 60 years ago, Ramón "Monchito" Marrero, a bartender at the Oasis Bar at the Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico, came up with a delicious, fruity cocktail that celebrated the flavors of the Caribbean. See also: Make a Pitcher of 100 Montaditos Sangria For Your July Fourth Picnic

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    July 9, 2014

    Tapas Bar 100 Montaditos Now Open at City Place in West Palm Beach

    Tapas, the art of dishing out small plates, has become a popular concept in the U.S., with bars and restaurants springing up in cities across the nation dishing out their own version of a sharing menu. However, most Americans don't know the history of tapas -- exactly how, and why, the tiny dishes o ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    June Is National Iced Tea Month: Booze It Up With These Pinterest Tea Cocktail Recipes

    Tea may or may not be an integral part of your diet depending on where you're from. If you're a Brit, we know you're chugging cups of PG Tips all day long. Southerners: there's probably not a day that goes by without consuming several jugs of sweet iced tea for lunch. While the herbal beverage is ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    Cantina Laredo Releases Sorbet Cocktails for Summer

    Summer is hot everywhere, but South Florida can feel like a freaking oven -- and a damp oven, at that. A damp, suffocating oven. While everyone else in the Northern Hemisphere is running around, enjoying the sunshine and mild weather, we're down here in a perpetual state of perspiration. It's not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Burger Wars, Pimps 'n' Hoes, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you're hoping to watch some burger brawls, get decked out in your best pimp attire, or longing to listen to some live music while ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Ten Best Burgers in Broward County

    Take a drive through western Texas and it'll be as clear as the never-ending expanse of sky: America is a country of beef eaters. When it comes to a primal craving for meat, here in the U.S., it's all about the burgers. Our love of ground-meat-patty sandwiches stems from deep-seated childhood memor ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Fort Lauderale PD Announces Memorial Day Road Closures

    Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us, and the Fort Lauderdale Police Department has announced road closures, in preparation for the Great American Beach Party. They're also warning folks that they'll be out in force this weekend, making sure people don't act a fool. Police will be erecting barr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    P.S. 561 to Take Over Iconic Nathan's Famous Coney Island Spot

    When you think of July Fourth celebrations, there are two things that immediately come to mind -- fireworks and Nathan's hot dogs. This Independence Day, the sausage status quo will change when South Florida's own P.S. 561 will take their place as the new "official" hot dog at Coney Island in Broo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Pink Beer, Greenmarkets, German Mardi Gras, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you are looking to party Bavarian style, like the idea of pink beer from Funky Buddha, or just want to peruse some organic produc ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014
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    February 13, 2014
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    February 13, 2014
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    February 11, 2014

    Oil Companies Are Planning to Drill in Florida Panther Habitat

    A Brooklyn guy who fell in love with the wilderness of off-road South Florida, Matthew Schwartz was alarmed to learn last spring of plans for oil drilling on the edge of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. The group he leads, the South Florida Wildlands Association, joined with others to s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    15th Annual Garlic Fest is Raising Awareness for Waste to Taste this Year (Video)

    At the end of next week, we're going to smelling a whole bunch of people with stank breath in Delray Beach -- and most likely garlic-infused B.O. The 15th Annual Garlic Fest is descending upon town, and it's bringing with it plenty of beautiful -- and somewhat grotesque -- distinct garlicky aromas. ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 16, 2014
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    December 24, 2013

    Steve Martorano Offers Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve, Shares Mussels Marinara Recipe

    Christmas Eve is celebrated in many different ways. Some people prefer to celebrate with cocktails by the fire with friends, some enjoy hot cocoa and caroling, and some feast on countless treasures of the sea. The feast of the seven fishes is an Italian tradition that celebrates the birth of the ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Ten Holiday Wines for Under $25; Choose the Right One for Your Meal

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Gobble Wobble Pub Crawl Invades Fort Lauderdale This Saturday

    Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time for our thoughts to turn to turkeys, hot apple pie, and drinking for a cause at the second-annual Gobble Wobble Pub Crawl. The crawl starts this Saturday, November 9 at 4 p.m. and visits six different Fort Lauderdale bars, with each location offering up a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Jeb Bush and Son Disagree on Ted Cruz and Tea Party Tactics

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is looking less and less like a Republican lately. This time around, he's calling Ted Cruz and the Tea Party folk's tactics to defund Obamacare "embarrassing." Meanwhile, Jeb!'s son, George P. Bush, has been all about Cruz, specifically saying he wants to keep the Affor ... More >>

  • Music

    October 10, 2013
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    October 10, 2013
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    September 27, 2013

    Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Drinking Trolleys, Animal Benefits, and More

    Listen up people: this is the last weekend of September. The heat and daily torrential downpours of summer are almost gone, which means the season is almost here. That being said, you'll probably have no problem finding something to do; however, if you're looking to narrow down your copious consum ... More >>

  • Film

    September 12, 2013
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    September 3, 2013

    Police Find Meth Lab Cooking in Fort Lauderdale Motel

    Police in Fort Lauderdale responding to a domestic call at a South Federal Highway motel were handed a bonus prize this weekend: a small-scale meth lab. The cops were called to the Relax Inn yesterday, where apparently no measure of relaxation was going on (FALSE ADVERTISING?). A women and two men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Cypress Bay Coach Suspended After Hitting Player On Helmet

    Weston's Cypress Bay High football coach Mark Guandolo has been suspended for two weeks for slapping quarterback Lucas Tellefsen on the helmet during a game Sunday. According to a Broward schools statement, Guandolo has been suspended from work for three days, and two weeks from athletic activities ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Guantanamo Bay Prison Reviewed on Google, Gets 2.8 Stars

    Prisons don't often come to mind when searching for online reviews, yet the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has plenty, with 30 out of the 47 total Google reviews coming in the last week alone, and averaging a rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars. It's not clear what prompted this recent string of not-so-ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Alex Rodriguez to be Suspended Through End of 2014 Season

    Ever since our sister paper's report on Major League baseball players obtaining performance enhancing drugs from the Coral Gables-based clinic, Biogenesis, broke, players have been falling by the wayside via suspensions. But now the biggest fish in the barrel has apparently fallen, as ESPN is repor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Behind the Scenes of Yelp's Coveted Elite Event

    In this day in age, when a strand of anonymous hair is found in one's food, there is a knee-jerk reaction to report it on Yelp. But since the Broward-Palm Beach Yelp launched last March, the user-generated review site can be more than a catharsis to restaurant debacles, in fact nowadays it's just li ... More >>

  • Film

    July 25, 2013
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    July 18, 2013
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    July 11, 2013

    Did a Boca Raton Teen Die of an Overdose of New, Strange Drug?

    Last month, Boca Raton was rocked with one of those stories that keep parents sleepless at night: a high schooler cut down too soon. But when the first reports on the June 13 death began circulating online, drugs were fingered as a possible culprit. Since then, the story has ballooned online into a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Cleveland Weatherman Refuses to Say "Heat" After Miami's NBA Championship Win

    Let me just say that no one keeps a grudge going like a Clevelander. I know; I'm from there. We keep whetting that angst well past the usual expiration date. There's nothing we can do. It's in the blood. (By the way, two words, LeBron: Delonte West.) Just so we have that cleared up: Last week, aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Anna Nicole Raid Scares Methadone-Using Gamblers, Friendless Condoleezza Rice 'Glad it's Over'

    The Drug Enforcement Agency, as part of the investigation into Anna Nicole Smith's death at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, conducted another raid on her doctor's office recently. Dr. Sandeep Kapoor reportedly wrote prescriptions for methadone to Smith's alias, Michelle Smith, and author ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Marlins Release Plans for Dark Helmet Stadium, Cloned Dogs to Play in Boca

    The Florida Marlins have released the final plans on a $515 million retractable-roof stadium. Hoping to convince lawmakers to approve the plans, architects apparently cut corners on things like aesthetics and looks and curb appeal. It's not that the Marlins stadium will be the ugliest thing in Littl ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009

    Move Over Madoff, Here Come the Marching Trojans

    I, for one, feel duped. This morning I received the itinerary for the J.P. Taravella High School Marching Band's trip to Washington DC, where they are to perform in president-elect Barack Obama's inuguration parade. Band director Neil Jenkins had told me that the youngsters would be doing ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Coral Springs School Will Play Their Drums For Him (Ba-Rum-Pum-Pum-Pum)

    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 >>

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    October 24, 2008

    Eismann Enters The Pizza Biz

    Come January, chef Jonathan Eismann of Pacific TIme fame will be opening Pizzavolante (“flying pizza”) at 3918 N. Miami Avenue, in the Design District. According to Eismann, the contemporary-styled 900 square foot space will be offering “creative wood-oven pizza” with organic and local ingre ... More >>

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    March 26, 2007

    Herald's Beatty Buying Broward Times

    Mr. Beatty Going To Broward The inimitable Whitey Fraud alerted us below to this news, but it certainly deserves its own post. Robert Beatty, former V.P. and general counsel for the Miami Herald, is buying the Broward Times from publisher and erstwhile political candidate Keith Clayborne, according ... More >>

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    February 28, 2007

    The Sons Of Hollywood

    Scarberry Another morning, another day of Hollywood fallout. First came the news last week that four veteran officers in the Hollywood P.D. had become ensnared in an FBI sting. The four believed they were protecting a mob family from New York and helping it run heroin when really the wiseguys were ... More >>

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    February 1, 2007

    Orlando, 305, and The Earl

    You think it's bad at the Sun-Sentinel or Miami Herald? Check this out. One of the saddest things I've seen. Also a couple of blog posts I've been meaning to link. One is from Critical Miami regarding Category305, the online pub started by New Times alums Celeste Fraser Delgado and Rebecca Wakefiel ... More >>

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    January 29, 2007

    Oh ... My ... God ...

    Now If We Can Only Clone Him Editor & Publisher just announced that Earl Maucker has been named its Editor of the Year. Maucker was named, according to an E&P press release, "for his leadership role in growing the newspaper's readership and integrating marketing efforts -- while nurturing aggressive ... More >>

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    October 2, 2006

    Hallelujah and Praise E & P

    After reading the Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, and Palm Beach Post bend over backward not to credit New Times for breaking the 2003 Mark Foley story that led to an infamous press conference and, shortly thereafter, the now-disgraced (and now-former) congressman's dropping out of a U.S. Senate race. ... More >>

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    August 16, 2006

    Spam Quiz

    More fun with spam comments. Match the quotes below (which were sent to the Pulp by penis enlargement and weight loss companies in hopes that I'd publish them) with those who said them: QUOTES 1. I used to dress up and impersonate our next-door neighbor, Miss Cox. She wore rubber boots, a wool ha ... More >>

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    June 16, 2006

    Unleashing Florida Pulp Nonfiction

    The dashboard thing on the New Times' archaic blogging system shows me sites that link to the Pulp and one yesterday was the Florida, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Democratic Caucus. They ran the You Have the Right To Remain Absolutely Fabulous post in its entirety -- only with one major d ... More >>

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    June 7, 2006

    The Littlest Rally

    Got this e-mail just now that the Broward County AFL-CIO will hold a rally tomorrow morning to show support for ... Sheriff Ken Jenne. That's right. S-U-P-P-O-R-T. To wit: June 6, 2006 To All Concerned: There will be a rally of support for Sheriff Ken Jenne on Thursday, June 8 From 7:30 A ... More >>

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