Blogs and Blogging

  • Dining

    September 25, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Fake Twitter Account Paints Lake Worth Commissioner Scott Maxwell as Loony, Racist

    We entirely understand Lake Worth Commissioner Scott Maxwell's failure to reply to our requests for comment. After all, the parody twitter account that poses as an arm of Maxwell's re-election campaign hasn't drawn much notice outside his little city. Or so it would appear from the number of followe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Wyatt The Kid Food Critic Proposes A Utopian School Cafeteria Menu

    When most people reflect on their school cafeteria days, they remember hairnets, alphabet soup, and clique dynamics. Even though Florida's schools have recently been heralded for their lunchtime facelift, offering healthier meals than ever before, school cafeterias have never been anyone's ideal of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Wyatt The Kid Food Blogger Dines With Channel 10 Tonight, Sound Familiar?

    Even though it was actually three weeks ago, it feels like just yesterday videographer Kate Maier and I were eating lunch with 11-year-old Wyatt at the Flaningan's in Pompano Beach. Over some cheesy potato skins, larger-than-your-mouth burgers, and double chocolate cake, Clean Plate Charlie docume ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Broward's 11-Year-Old Food Blogger Says the Darndest Things (VIDEO)

    As most kids spend their summers wheeling around Hot Wheels and idly watching Nickelodeon on the tube, 11-year-old Wyatt prefers to dine at Broward's restaurants with his family, and then dutifully-announce his thoughts on his self-published food blog, Wyatt Tastes Good. We had lunch with him and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Pat Flury, Longtime Dania Beach Commissioner, Resigns Over Dick Drawing

    Longtime Dania Beach Commissioner Pat Flury, who resigned several weeks ago after excoriating an unknown "stalker" at a public meeting, just gave a clearer reason for her departure. It wasn't because of that "stalker," though he seemed to have played a part. It also didn't involve allegations that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    William Gelin, Rabble-Rousing Attorney Behind JAA Blog, Targeted by the Florida Bar

    Since 2006, attorney and courthouse muckraker William "Bill" Gelin has been shaking up the judiciary on his popular site, JAA Blog. Whether sounding off about potential corruption and racism in the courthouse ruling class, or even its work habits, the 46-year-old Oakland Park attorney hasn't held ba ... More >>

  • Film

    April 11, 2013
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    February 6, 2013

    The Taste: Blogger Sarah Schiear is on Fire (Literally)

    Things started really heating up on The Taste, the new ABC cooking competition that has professional chefs and home cooks competing against each other in teams. The first two episodes dragged in much the same way American Idol's audition pieces do. But, at least that show has singing -- good, great, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Taste Premieres Tonight: Local Blogger Sarah Schiear is a Contestant

    You've probably seen the promos for ABC's new show The Taste, which brings cook-offs into mainstream, prime time television with big names, a big set, and a recycled premise.The Taste, which premieres tonight at 8 p.m., features four celebrity judges who vote for chefs' dishes by taking one bite of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    South Florida Web Awards: Meet Your News and Palm Beach Blogging Nominees

    To say the web bridges worlds together seamlessly through invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. In any case, New Times is well aware of the importance of the web, and we're celebrating with our first South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured the internet in search of the best of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Karen Harrington Paying Shark Tank Blogger Javier Manjarres for Ads

    See also: Wasserman Schultz Opponent Ozzie DeFaria Responds to Assault Allegations by Blaming Blogger, Primary OpponentBack in June, we told you about an investigation by popular conservative blogger Javier Manjarres into the arrest records of Republican congressional candidate Ozzie deFaria -- ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Huffington Post Now Doing Public Relations for Rick Scott

    A weird story out of Tampa Bay -- according to WTVT, "Governor Rick Scott has agreed to write blogs for the Huffington Post." Yes, it appears HuffPo will just be publishing the governor's press releases verbatim:As Romney is turning up the heat on President Obama by stressing Florida's problems, pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Donald Trump Super Important on Internet, According to PeekYou. Vanilla Ice as Important as Allen West

    There's a website to rate and rank everything these days. You can rate professors, fecal mater, boobs, dicks, ex-girlfriends, piles of vomit, funny pictures, mullets, Mustangs, and pretty much anything else you would be compelled to sit in judgment of. Now there's a new website, PeekYou, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    TSA Response to Viral Body Scanner Video Not Actually a Response

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Lauderdale Lakes City Manager Threatens to Sue Blogger Chaz Stevens

    ​Chaz Stevens isn't shy about stirring up trouble. His most recent target has been the wild financial mismanagement of the City of Lauderdale Lakes, which in recent days has been revealed to have used all kinds of crazy, stupid accounting techniques to balance a budget that was, in reality, about ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2012
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    January 27, 2012

    Shit Foodies Say (Video)

    Follow Me FoodieOh, the shit foodies say....​There are about a gazillion different Shit (Fill In The Blanks) Girls Say Videos. I love all, especially Shit Miami Girls Say.Anything that pokes harmless fun at our neighbors south of the border (and by border, we mean the Dade/Broward county line), be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Meet the Judges and Buy Tickets to JA World's Uncorked!

    ​We have a winner! Congrats to Castor Morales on being chosen to judge the second annual Junior Achievement World Uncorked! on January 21 at Broward College from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Morales' love for a variety of bread puddings made us hungry and secured his win. I'll be sure to order the one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2011

    Kate Gosselin Becomes a Coupon Blogger

    Coupon Cabin.comYup, we get all dolled up to blog, too...​Kate Gosselin, mom to eight children (nine, if you count the big baby she divorced), is rocking some hair extensions and a new gig as a coupon blogger.The reality star alum, who's Jon and Kate Plus 8 (Kate Plus 8 after the divorce) kept us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Former Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Tim Smith Meets a Black Male Hooker

    Tim Smith"Here is a black male hooker working black hooker road tonight."​Tim Smith, the former city commissioner who once ran for mayor against Jim Naugle and is a frequent jogging buddy of Mayor Jack Seiler, runs a blog in which he sounds off on local issues. He blogged earlier this year about t ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 10, 2011

    Food Blogger Takes on Panera Bread, Creates Gluten-Free Menu

    Start with the recipe for caramel pecan rolls!​Namely Marly, a food blogger from Missouri, recently went to her local Panera Bread to dine with a friend. While perusing the breakfast menu she was shocked by the lack of gluten-free options. faced the same problem when she dined with a friend. As Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Nicole Sandler Arrested for Heckling at Allen West Town Hall, Says She Was Maced in Jail (UPDATED with BSO Report)

    Read on for the BSO report of what happened in the jail.On Tuesday night, Allen West held a "town hall" event in Fort Lauderdale, at which he took only preapproved questions. He got started by complaining about bloggers who want to "skin him alive," then got held up by a man screaming "What about ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Aran Goyoaga of Cannelle et Vanille: Seven Questions for the Food Blogger / Stylist

    Aran Goyoaga​Pastry chef Aran Goyoaga has become the blogosphere's IT girl during the last two years for her food blog, Cannelle Et Vanille (Cinnamon and Vanilla). Her flawless styling, recipes and photography have been featured everywhere from In Style magazine to Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP, Sav ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010
  • News

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Weekend Blog Wrap

    via Family Fun​Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you need to read every day, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of other food blogs, this time focusing on some Halloween themed foods.Want to truly scare yourself this Halloween? It has nothing to do with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    ​Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you need to read on a daily basis, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of local food blogs.Enjoy reading The Meatist? Of course you do. You should check out his other blog, Bone in the Fan, where he pontificates about ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Football Sundays Edition

    ​Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you need to read every day, some people just can't get enough. Since football season is officially underway, Clean Plate Charlie decided to pull out some tailgating related blog sites. Tailgating Ideas is all about... well ideas for tailgating, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Bomb-Hurling Blogger Calls It Quits

    Flickr: J.DoyonPhotography​The first time I heard Chaz Stevens' name, it was preceded by the words "Stay away from." I was talking to a person involved in Deerfield Beach politics, and that person was concerned that my interest in the subject would lead to an encounter with the man behind the curt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: July 4 Edition

    via Taste of HomeAlthough Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of other food blogs, this time with a focus on July 4 themed posts:Taste of Home has a list of their top ten Patriotic Dessert Recipes. The P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    What You Might Have Missed In June

    Honestly, you should be all caught up on this by now. It's been a whole month, plenty of time to read the single greatest food blog in South Florida. But just in case you haven't been a super-faithful reader, here's some of the best blogging of June on Clean Plate Charlie.Not only does Charlie give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    via Will Jog For Food Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights other food blogs: Summer is just around the corner, and that means unbearable heat. Sounds like a good time to brush up on your Gazpach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of other local food blogs:Stuff Your Face, aside from having an awesome banner picture, also features fun write ups of taco trucks and the like...The Chowfath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    What you might have missed in April

    Honestly, you should be all caught up on this by now. It's been a whole month, plenty of time to read the single greatest food blog in South Florida. But just in case you haven't been a super-faithful reader, here's some of the best blogging of April on Clean Plate Charlie.Who doesn't love a cupcake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Local Blogs in Most Dire Need of an Update

    You don't have to tell me that a blog is a beast with a bottomless appetite. I do sympathize with other local bloggers procrastinating their next post. But only to a point. Remember: There's a fine line between a blog and a time capsule. In this era of crumbling daily newspapers, fresh blogs are mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Will Netroots Rally for Dan Gelber?

    Howard Dean was the first darling of the "netroots" -- the progressive and liberal blogs which were a wailing wall and fundraising catalyst during the Bush years. Then Dean folded. Barack Obama was their next crush, and that turned out pretty well.Will the netroots have as much power as they did in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Very, Very Cool Blog/Florida Music Archive: Cosmic Hearse

    A while ago, I posted about a very cool blog called the South Florida Music Scene Past and Present, which is devoted to hosting downloadable versions of all kinds of yesteryear goodness. Luckily, the blog's creator, Chip (formerly of the Miami hardcore band Destro) continues to update it, still focu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008
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    June 17, 2008
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    May 30, 2008
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    May 13, 2008
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    October 30, 2006

    St. Pete Picks Up Crist Story -- And Drops It

    From Sunday's St. Pete Times: ------------------------ "NOT THAT THERE'S ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT: He's denied it publicly, repeatedly, and clearly, but Republican gubernatorial nominee Charlie Crist has yet to shake the talk that he's gay. There is no evidence that it's hurting his campaign, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    It's Hard To Be A Pimp

    A few things: -- The South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is having a panel on blogging -- titled "The Incredible Blog" -- on the evening of October 19 at the Sun-Sentinel's Deerfield Beach office. I know this mainly because I'll be on the panel along with Politics1.c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2006

    The Bitch Vs. Leslie Abravanel

    The Bitch down at MNT went after Leslie Abravanel in her column this week. She wrote that Abravanel claimed to have seen Madonna and witnessed a "cat fight" that she couldn't possibly have seen or witnessed. The piece was pimped to Jossip -- but the NY gossip blog wound up siding with Abravanel. Loo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Fidel Does Us A Solid

    In the battle of the hurricane blogs, I have to give the edge to Bob King. The Palm Beach Post storm-meister informs us in his most recent post that the National Hurricane Center gave big props to Fidel: "SPECIAL THANKS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA FOR PERMITTING THE RECON AIRCRAFT FLY RIGHT UP TO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2006

    What You All Know About Death?

    That's Naugle's Back With all due respect to Mike Mayo, all this hand-wringing over Mayor Jim Naugle's quotes about affordable housing is pretty dull. Anybody who has been paying attention to Naugle for the past decade or two knows that he's a right-wing provocateur. And the mayor's quote about his ... More >>

  • Subtropical Life

    May 15, 2003

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