It's the middle of winter and most of the United States is freezing. That means that thousands of really smart people are hopping planes and trains daily to enjoy south Florida's beautiful weather and sunny beaches. Which leads us to the question -- Why are you, oh South Floridian, not doing the sam ... More >>
The Mayan Beach Club has obliterated a 176-foot-long sand dune on Fort Lauderdale's beach that helped prevent beach erosion and provided a nesting place for endangered green sea turtles, because the it blocked the view of the ocean.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection apparently made ... More >>
The Restaurant People, the company known for some of downtown Fort Lauderdale's busiest establishments--Tarpon Bend, Yolo, Vibe-- are expanding their empire. Their next plan? A restaurant and bar at the base of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. S3--short for sun, surf, sand or steak, seafood, ... More >>
Baja Beach Club, the 1990s Fort Lauderdale haunt best known for the classic spring-break style parties -- you know the type, scantily-clad bartenders serving up body shots to grinding, barely legal patrons -- is getting ready for more action. The club was first launched in Chicago in 1987; eventuall ... More >>
Clean Plate Charlie remembers Baja Beach Club as the party palace where we fondly did whipped cream body shots off extremely tan shirtless bartenders back in the late 1990's. We say break out the tequila and the Reddi-Whip, because the club that brings the beach indoors with body shots, beer tub gir ... More >>
Never count your margaritas before they've been salted. That may be the lesson in the stalled Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, which Clean Plate Charlie initially reported on back in April 2010. The ambitious $126 million project -- slated to go in on Hollywood Beach at Johnson Street and the ... More >>
Long before the internet and e-books, the main source of information and entertainment was the local public library, where people of all ages looked at things made out of chewed up wood called paper...The Delray Beach Public Library has been around for nearly 100 years and, though it's evolved with ... More >>
S3, a new restaurant by the Restaurant People, is set to open on the ground floor of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort sometime mid-2012 and will cater to both tourists and locals seeking a midpriced dining experience with a view.
S3, short for Sun, Surf, and Sand, will take advantage of ... More >>
Dos Caminos at The Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach HotelThe popular Dos Caminos restaurant chain opens its sixth restaurant this week at the newly refurbished Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Hotel.
Dos Caminos Corporate Executive Chef and Mod Mex author Scott Linquist has blended Dos Caminos& ... More >>
MilitelloChef Mark Militello, most recently of Trina in the Atlantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, is steering an upscale "authentic" Mexican (his descript) in Deerfield Beach.He'll open Cabo Blue: a Grill and Tequila Bar within the next few weeks. It's on the property of the new Wyndham Deerfield Be ... More >>