Trisha Yearwood is country music royalty. Married to superstar Garth Brooks, the Grand Ole Opry member shot to fame in the early 1990's and has since sold over 12.5 million albums worldwide, won three Grammys, three Country Music Association Awards, and performed at the White House during President ... More >>
The organizers of an upcoming debate about the legalization of marijuana in Florida say that they are expecting overflow crowds, protests, and extra police. The head of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy will debate a UF professor who has advised three presidents. The event is set to take place at ... More >>
Quick! Name all the restaurants you can that donate all their profits to non-profit organizations? Sublime does just that. Sublime's owner, Nanci Alexander, is number five on our Tastemaker countdown. She founded the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF). The creation of Sublime is an ext ... More >>
Last night, we discovered the identity of the man who changed the outcome of the 2012 election, vanquishing Mitt Romney once and for all. His name is Scott Prouty. And he's from South Florida. YES. Tally a much-needed score for America's most-maligned state. See also: - Mother Jones' David Corn: ... More >>
Over the weekend, the New York Post's Page Six reported that Marc Leder (yes, that Marc Leder, the one who threw the "47 percent" fundraiser for Mittington at his Boca pad) has fathered a secret love child. Now, this shouldn't come as much of a surprise. For one, Leder absolutely loves a good sex p ... More >>
Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to something called a post-tropical cyclone, which we think probably means "like a hurricane, except not." Either way, Sandy was a menace. Her post-tropical cycloneness slammed into the North Atlantic, leaving water and wind devastation all over parts of New York an ... More >>
The earth didn't move nor did the seas part. But the idea that President Obama's supporters see the man as the Second Coming was never much more than a lie put forth by his enemies. The Obamanauts may be fervent, but what they see is the right man for the job. And the 6,000 souls who stood hours in ... More >>
Just when things were going so well. Bill Clinton lit up the Democratic National Convention this past week. Then Barack Obama came through with a slow-building heart launcher of a speech. Yet in between the two, the news broke that under questioning by one of the right wing media's interchangeable b ... More >>
As you know, The Fourth of July, Independence Day marks the day when American colonists adopted The Declaration of Independence, a document which, effectively, told the British monarchy to shove it. As with any holiday, Americans have certain Fourth of July traditions like drinking heavily, calling ... More >>
Absent any actual legislative influence or accomplishments of his own to tout in his campaign, Allen West has turned to whining nonstop about Barack Hussein Obama and his evil communist Marxist progressive liberal despicable agenda. Don't take my word for it -- check out West's Facebook page and loo ... More >>
Epstein's dragging plenty of famous names through the mud.What does a Republican fundraiser and wealthy oilman have in common with sleazy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein?Who knows, but it's something worthy of exchanging digits. David Koch, the billionaire Tea Party bankroller, makes an appearance i ... More >>
Marco Rubio: No homo.Sen. Marco Rubio offered this statement early this week, re: the legislative branch's decision to challenge the Obama administration on its decision that DOMA isn't worth defending:I want to thank Speaker Boehner and the House Republican leadership for taking action to defend ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Anthony Bourdain brought the wheel of death.Once a year, South Beach turns into the ultimate playground for adults. Filled with shows, food, and fun, it's basically Disney World for grownups. At the Grand Tasting Village, guests are given a Waterford Crystal glass ... More >>
Photo by Eric BartonSabrina displays a foam finger of fun.You're on the internet reading the blog of an alternative newsweekly, so there's a damn fine chance that you'd like to smoke a joint legally. So why were so few people at the pro-pot rally yesterday in Fort Lauderdale?Sabrina Koramblyum, w ... More >>
Photo from Flickr user Cap'n SurlyThe decade brought us many great meat products, like the Bacon Explosion.Growing up, I was always a fan of those ubiquitous "best of the year" stories that news outlets put together every December, so I thought it fitting that I give a little something back this ... More >>
New York's loss is South Florida's gain.
The last time the Atlanta Hawks had won a playoff game on the road, Dwyane Wade was 15 years old. He hadn't thought about Marquette, the Final Four, the NBA Finals, MVPs, or STDs. But last night, Miami was about as intimidating as Jeff Goldblum was in the 1997 smash Jurassic Park 2 -- which is ... More >>
Youre not famous until Frank Caliendo impersonates you.
Tap Tap's house band. It’s sort of a shame that the most popular Haitian restaurant in Miami is in South Beach rather than, say, Little Haiti. But Moped Whitey’s fear of an unknown ‘hood isn’t the only reason -- although it probably helps -- for Tap Tap’s (819 Fifth Street, Miami Beach; 3 ... More >>
So I got an e-mail from a P.R. firm in Boca Raton called TransMedia Group. The subject line: "Mayor Al Capellini Speaks Out!" That's right, Mayor Al has hired a P.R. firm to rebut negative press, including coverage of his use of a city supervisor to coerce a city lifeguard to go on a date with him ... More >>
The Great Raid's compelling story never comes to life
Does John Kerry vs. Dubya make you hot? Go forth and multiply your vote.
Jadakiss cashes in on controversy
Jim Stork has become the face of Broward's gay community. But is he ready for Capitol Hill?
Siobhan Browne talks about President Clinton's lies, love lost, and the beauty salon
Forget the Marc Rich pardon. Bob Crawford is the one who really got away with something.
Union ringleaders hope to rally pugilists to fight for their rights
Letters for May 4, 2000
Conservative coverage in the Senate and in the bar
Jimmy Sabatino scammed millions of dollars' worth of goods and services by claiming he was a Hollywood player. But the self-described Mafia kid played too rough when he threatened to kill President Clinton.
April 22-28, 1999
Uncle Funny's Comedy Club
If there's anyone who can feel Bill Clinton's pain, it's ousted-judge-turned-congressman Alcee Hastings