Moving to South Florida is no easy task. It takes gumption and balls, and you probably have to be a little nuts as well. Why? Because South Florida is insane. It's also beautiful, sexy, sweltering, and sultry. But, mostly, insane. Now that you're here, it's important to understand that we're not ju ... More >>
Last Friday, New Times broke the story about the Broward Public Defender's Office stepping up to challenge the Fort Lauderdale Police Department on the practice of using the city's bike ordinance to stop African-Americans in a disproportionate number. "Biking while black," as Howard Finkelstein call ... More >>
For bicycle geeks, a well-executed manual is a thing of beauty. While a typical wheelie involves yanking up the front wheel and pedaling like a madman, a manual demands a thrust of the hips and flick of the wrists to get the bike coasting -- no pedaling once the front wheel lifts off. Those wit ... More >>
I'm riveted by Chipotle's jobs campaign, since I don't think of opportunity in the form of a wrapped burrito, presented in a thunk of rice-stuffed tin foil. But I may be the anomaly, considering that even Willie Nelson works for Chipotle. The job fair is this Friday from 8 to 11 a.m. For ... More >>
Broward CountyA bike.Come November, about 200 three-speed bikes will likely be clustered in more than 30 spots from Hallandale Beach to Pompano Beach, all yours to rent, says Broward County Transportation Director Chris Walton. They'll have baskets. And a GPS device that "tracks mileage, calories ... More >>
Flickr: robstormerA couple of Florida drivers get acquainted in a busy intersection.To anyone who's recently been near a South Florida roadway, it seems preposterous to hope that drivers in this region can change their dangerous ways and adapt to walkers, runners, and bikers. Deadly driving is pr ... More >>
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