Oh hey, good news. We're not going to get hit by a hurricane. At least, not this weekend. Forecasters had had their eye on TS Bertha all week, and where the storm initially formed was a bit of a cause of concern for us here in South Florida. But, the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Cen ... More >>
Colin and Andrea Chisholm certainly did not look like Scottish royalty at Broward County Courthouse this morning. The wealthy Minnesota couple who insist on being referred to as "Lord and Lady" were dressed in the same blue prison tunics as the plebs who surrounded them. As they approached the cour ... More >>
Back in October, the feds caught a dude trying to smuggle 620 pounds of cocaine into West Palm Beach on a 132-foot luxury megayacht. On Thursday, another dude tried to smuggle cocaine into Palm Beach on a cruise ship. Authorities say the man tried bringing coke and heroin into Palm Beach County abo ... More >>
As he's done for the last 11 years, yesterday Gary Karp stepped in front of cameras again and demanded answers for his daughter, Marissa. Since the teen's body was found shot in the Everglades in 2002, the Broward dad has pressed investigators to act. Now, the man many believe to be responsible for ... More >>
It feels like we're living in a Cocaine Cowboys installment this week in South Florida. Why, just yesterday we had news of a yacht captain ferrying 600 pounds of coke from the Bahamas. Today, we have $700 K worth of yeyo just floating in a burlap sack.
Rock lobster. Spiny lobster. Caribbean lobster. They're all monikers for what every Sunshine State home-grown knows only as Florida lobster, a species that inhabit the western Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil, otherwise known as warm water lobsters. Tomorrow, August 6th marks the start of a ... More >>
If you spot itchy coke bros waxing extra douchy in the club this weekend or your stoner pal suddenly starts complaining about the $50 you owe him, here's why: South Florida's drug supply a hit last week. The federal government busted a shipment coming in off the coast of the Lake Worth Inlet.
So, while you were sleeping, dreaming about the wonder and excitement that is going back to work on Monday, a tropical storm up and decided to pop up in Atlantic waters. And, from the looks of it, we're kind of in its path. Weeeeee! Tropical Storm Chantal, the third named storm of the 2013 hurrican ... More >>
Gary Karp again is taking over the reins. As he has countless times in the decade since his teenaged daughter, Marissa, was found dead in the Everglades, yesterday the Broward man held a news conference, reminding South Florida about the unsolved case. The recent occasion was Karp's trip this week t ... More >>
You know those Salt Life stickers you see everywhere? The idea for them, and the multimillion-dollar company apparel company they created came from Jacksonville. Salt Life, the company, began in the early 2000s with a group of friends with a passion for fishing, surfing, diving and anything involvi ... More >>
Residents of Weston have a new pizza restaurant to look forward to. That may not sound like big news, but this is no slouch of a chain coming to town. D'Angelo Pizza Wine Bar and Tapas opens on January 21 in Country Isle Plaza (1370 Weston Road). If the name sounds familiar, it's because the man beh ... More >>
If you've been outside yet, you've noticed a couple of things. It's raining. It's windy. It's a little chilly. And it's raining. Mostly, though, it's raining. Yes, the crappy weather this morning and pretty much throughout the rest of today is courtesy of Hurricane Sandy, who is right now plowing t ... More >>
See also "Bahamian Men Sink Boat While Smuggling Six People Into Florida, Including A Drug Dealer"Speeding through a manatee zone is no joke, especially if your boat is stuffed with weed and illegal aliens. At the end of August, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stoppe ... More >>
See also "Genetically Modified Bugs Glow Red and Self-Destruct, but Can They Keep Away Disease?" and "Petition Against GM Mosquitoes Has Nearly 100,000 Signatures"The International Business Times on Monday morning published an article about the potential release of genetically modified mosquitoes in ... More >>
It's a hard conch life for Robert Fortunato. Federal prosecutors announced that the 55-year-old Palm Beach County resident has been sentenced to a year of probation and will give up his 15-foot Mako boat for illegally importing 1,500 pounds of queen conch from the Bahamas.
Chef Sara Ventiera is on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pretrip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery. Click here for previous reports.It's 8 p.m. Thursday night ... More >>
It was raining all weekend, the second half of the Fort Lauderdale Air Show was canceled, and the falling wet stuff isn't going away anytime soon. Rain in Florida isn't anything new, but weather reports indicate thunderstorms hitting the area every day for the next week. Womp.Weather.com puts next S ... More >>
Chef Sara Ventiera is on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pretrip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery. Click here for previous reports.The radio crackles to life ... More >>
Chef Sara Ventiera is on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pretrip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery. Click here for previous reports."It's not your turn. I'm s ... More >>
Chef Sara Ventiera is on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pretrip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery. Click here for previous reports.We stepped out of the cab ... More >>
Chef Sara Ventiera is setting off on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pre-trip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery.As soon I saw the "Norwegian Atlantic Salmon" ... More >>
by Lisa RabIt was 12:30 p.m. last Saturday, and I was starving. I'd just finished an extremely sweaty yoga class and was eagerly speeding off to Sunrise to meet some friends for dim sum. Toa Toa, the highly acclaimed Chinese-food institution in a strip mall, would surely be worth the half-hour sc ... More >>
Welcome back from the Fourth of July weekend. Here's what's in the local news:Clouds and persistent record-setting rain dampened Independence Day plans. Flooded streets in Hollywood and Miramar, which accumulated more than five inches of rain Monday. [Sun-Sentinel]A Florida Atlantic University re ... More >>
Flickr: livingonimpulseCityPlace: Where they deliver lattes to the picket lineDo you have an issue close to your heart, but don't want to go anywhere scary to protest it? Do you define "scary" as any place without valet parking? Then have we got news for you! For the low, low fee of permanent yup ... More >>
Alexander Rust and Vanessa Palm should have vacationed in South Florida instead of the Bahamas. The pair of 20-something Midwesterners were arrested over the weekend for catching, then grilling and consuming, an endangered iguana in the Exuma Cays. Here in Florida, thou ... More >>
Boca Pills Can't Cure What Ails Most of UsBoca Raton-based South Florida Nutrition is getting into some deep shit for promising that its acai berry supplements are pretty much a magic cure-all. The company's website promises the pills promote sound sleep, improve digestion, fights cancerous cells, c ... More >>
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Weston Democrat (not to be confused with the Westin Diplomat), has been named the vice chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, which is a long way of saying she's in a better position to get us more stuf ... 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 >>
Anna Nicole's ghost could go home at last — if some trial hotshots get their way
Lots of drugs, drinks, and titty fights, but the Climax Cruise ends in clammy anticlimax
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Donna Weaver's search for her dead mate reaches a crescendo
A rogue FBI agent, tons of smuggled drugs, a wife in search of her husband's corpse
After 21 years, Donna Weaver seems to finally be zeroing in on her lost husband
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Super Saver Supermarket
Jose was a gossip columnist for Fort Lauderdale's Sun-Sentinel newspaper before moving to a similar post at Star magazine
A nightclub in the fast lane, a newspaper in the slow one, and a Brazilian with his thumb out
When Gary Weaver disappeared under mysterious circumstances, the authorities eventually gave up.
His wife didn't.
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