Tico Torres, longtime drummer for Bon Jovi and also a resident of Jupiter, has been having a rough few weeks in Mexico City, where the band was touring. Torres had his appendix removed on September 10, and on Friday it was determined he also needed emergency gall bladder surgery. The band cancel ... More >>
Ahh. Fourth of July. It may be America's birthday, but it is also the perfect excuse to pig out on barbecue and drink tons of beer. Whether you're looking to chill out in a restaurant or bar, entertain the little ones, or head to the beach, we have an event for you. See Also: - Go On A Food Truck S ... More >>
Still unsure about your Independence Day plans? Doesn't really matter how you spend it -- so long as it includes a shot of fireworks at the end. Here's a synopsis of what's available in the Broward and Palm Beach areas. Most of the events are free. See also: -Five Best Fourth of July Parties i ... More >>
Tomorrow afternoon, the world's most prolific eaters will converge on Coney Island for the 98th annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Championships. About 40,000 people are expected to watch Joey Chestnut, the number-one-ranked eater in the world, defend his title for the seventh time. Last year C ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: a publicist's pitch gets my attention... Being a writer and reviewer, I get all kinds of pitches from publicists and record label representatives, most of them clamoring ... More >>
Donna the Buffalo January 6, 2012 Revolution, Fort Lauderdale Revolution wasn't packed for Friday's Donna the Buffalo show, suggesting that Jam Cruisers are still filtering into South Florida. The extra space in the club made for a very relaxed and enjoyable scene as the band performed as well a ... More >>
Jon Bon Jovi - nice guy.Here's just one more reason to love Jon Bon Jovi (besides the fact that he can totally rock out and manages to actually get younger and hotter each year). The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation is opening Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, New Jersey, this spring. (If Red Bank sou ... More >>
Seminole County Sheriff's Office The most notorious soccer mom in Broward County history has been arrested again, this time in the Orlando area. Georgia Roberts, the self-described " mindboggling enigma human train wreck" who made the news here in 2003 when she was charged (and later ... More >>
This was Southern rap's year.
Palm Beach Sugar Daddy KenIf you haven't seen Mattel's newest addition to the Adult Barbie Collector line, it's an appalling creation they're calling "Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken." This week brought news that the doll is, in fact, a real product the company is really selling to real adult collecto ... More >>
A recently reunited nation confronts Nickelback's latest.
Our writer loves the band's psychedelic rock/reggae fusion — and he's not afraid to say so.
Dreams -- we've all got 'em. Some of us want to be rich and famous; others of us just want Jon Bon Jovi to divorce his wife and come on over. Local writer / open-mic event host Renda Writer has made no secret of his fantasy: getting on the Ellen Degeneres show to read a poem he wrote. Thing is ... More >>
Two of our favorites, Sheba Ethiopian restaurant in the Design District, and Le Bon on Lincoln Road, called it quits last week. Prime Italian, from the Prime One Twelve folks, opened its' doors across the street from its' sister steakhouse. Barton G secured the concessions at the Adrienne Arscht Cen ... More >>
Holy Ghost Saturday, December 13, 2008 The Vagabond, Miami Better than: 100% of the godless ultra-commercial dance crap polluting the Beach. It's past midnight and I'm at the Vagabond sipping my whiskey straight and waiting for Holy Ghost! to start their DJ set in the main room. It's my ... More >>
But you prefer financial security.
Diving into the leather dive scene
Our fantasy draft for the Super Bowl halftime show
Vince Neil and friends bring back that old feeling to West Palm
Looking for bad-assed bikers, we instead find people with bad asses
Let Love In (Warner Bros.)
With a friend on the prowl, the Night Rider takes a dive.
We found him -- South Florida's biggest Kenny G Fan
Ben Kweller makes the world unsafe for irony
Tracy Young is a DJ with a heart of gold
Help Broward County fight off rampaging hordes of mall punks!
The Octopus' Garden is a dive with taste