With great fanfare, Gov. Rick Scott last month announced the latest trophy in his campaign to get corporate America to relocate to Florida. Infelicitously calling it a "one-way ticket to the Sunshine State," Scott hailed the Boca Raton arrival of Cancer Treatment Centers of America and the "more tha ... More >>
Former U.S. Rep. and Fort Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw, has died at age 74 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. Shaw was born in Miami in 1939 and, for 26 years, represented Broward County and parts of Palm Beach County.
Paula Deen is known for her Southern charm, boisterous laugh, and liberal use of butter. But, if the National Enquirer is correct, the "lady" may also be known for her racial slurs and the most politically-incorrect "dream party" ever.
This weekend the City of Deerfield Beach held its third-annual Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival at the Quiet Waters Park from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28th. The festival featured a number of events, including a VIP party dubbed Dinner Under The Stars, a Vineyard Party featuring plenty o ... More >>
Bob Butterworth is something of an avuncular elder statesman of Florida politics, brought in to mend fences and rout corruption when something's amiss. The former attorney general and Broward sheriff served a stint as Sunrise mayor after that city was plagued by scandal in the '80s; after the head o ... More >>
Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is backing Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the race for the Florida Senate in yet another instance of Crist's batting for the other team.Crist said yesterday, per the Tampa Bay Times, that he will be attending a fundraiser for Nelson at the home of promi ... More >>
An anti-TSA blogger from Miami Beach posted a YouTube video last night claiming he defeated Transportation Security Administration body scanners at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport by sewing an extra pocket onto the side of his shirt. His explanation is convincing (check out the ea ... More >>
One banker, we'll call him Steve, was walking out of the corporate office in Orlando recently when a protester got in his face. There were three or four Occupy protesters who spotted Steve with a couple other people wearing suits. The protesters figured they had found one percenters. "You're resp ... More >>
ABCEllen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi plan to open a vegan restaurant in CaliforniaEllen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi have plans to open a vegan restaurant on Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, reports The Hollywood Reporter.Other investors include rocker Chrissy Hynde and entre ... More >>
The Kings Point Condos have long been a tumor on Broward County's body politic. The Democratic-voter-packed condo complex for the elderly is in the heart of Tamarac -- and Tamarac, of course, is a nest of bribe takers that has recently become the corruption capital of not only Broward but also ... More >>
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Kendrick Meek, of Miami,continues to tear up the fund-raising circuit -- an article in today's Roll Call says Meek will report $1.5 million in campaign dollars in the year's first quarter, which ended March 31. His primary competition for that nomination, Florida ... More >>
Classic Naugle: The mayor says he became aware of gay sex in his backyard. Revelers in Fort Lauderdale will be drinking rainbow-colored beer and wearing sexy Leprechaun outfits today to celebrate one thing: the day super anti-gay Mayor Jim Naugle leaves office. It's too easy, thought, to bash the ... More >>
Corruption-busting lawyer Bruce Udolf wants to be Broward sheriff. After the Ken Jenne experience, though, are voters too suspicious of lawyers turned cops?
McDreamy tries to win over his engaged gal pal in My Best Friend's Made of Honor Wedding
A gay escort finds himself at the center of a classic D.C. scandal in The Walker
What Now, Truth Seeker?
Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour gives back big
This just in: South Florida nightlife beats the crap out of Finland
Faithful King's adaptation drowns in ponderous metaphors.
The HorrorPops' lead freak in uniform sets things straight.
The stupid Florida law that tried to make it a crime to clean up the historical record.
Palm Beach memories didn't prepare us for this shock.
By digging into the great (and usually corny) American songbook, Linda Ronstadt opened the door for countless other to do so, too.
Tennessee schoolkids teach the world a lesson in an inspirational documentary
More yuks than your gut can handle
For Sale: Political Office
Columnist repents, vows to stop killing Christian fundamentalists
More Picking on Slick Rick
Proposed payment of millions to a wealthy clan amounts to nothing more than stealing from taxpayers for the Bush boys' political gain
An insider in the governor's race tells his tawdry tale
Terrorism on the East Coast: It was predicted
The digitally tweaked photos of "Carly TV" are technically impressive but to what end?
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Philip Kaufman's Quills is a harsh, lush lecture on sensuality and censorship
Proof of Life kidnaps audience, tortures it to a slow death
Team Bush loses its case-and loses sight of Dubya's so-called principles-in a Miami court
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
The candidate poses as a campaign-finance reformer as he accepts cash from special interests
How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster
The 4th District Court of Appeals says Broward County prosecutor Alberto Milian is a menace in the courtroom. But he's just doing his job.
February 11 - 17, 1999
January 14 - 20,1999
Councilwoman Judy Paul wants Davie to look like the Old West. Lobbyist Judy Stern is prodevelopment. Is the town big enough for the both of them?
Broward politicians and bureaucrats are locked in an unwinnable war over a new computer system
December 4-10, 1997