If the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has it right, Roy L. Boston is no friend to animals. Not only was the 44-year-old Belle Glades man rung up last year on animal cruelty charges but he's been at it again. Last week, law enforcement hit Boston with another round of violations. Unfortunately, t ... More >>
While much of the nation was asleep, Boston experienced madness as police identified and chased two of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. The suspects are said to be 19- and 20-something-year-old brothers who seem to have been living near Boston for at least a year based on internet clues ... More >>
The age of 24 hour cable news/Twitter feeds have come smashing together...Via CNN, The Miami Herald had reported that Boston Marathon bombing investigators may have identified a suspect.
There had been reports of a possible suspect leaving a black bag at the site of the second explosion via su ... More >>
As the city of Boston reels from yesterday's bombings at the Boston Marathon and the rest of the world wonders what the hell is wrong with people, police continue to look for a killer (or killers) whose atrocious act of violence did little than to terrify runners (runners of all people!), and murder ... More >>
Did you know that downtown Delray Beach -- what has been a go-to South Florida dining destination for more than 25 years -- has about 111 restaurants, many of which you'll find on Atlantic Avenue?With long-standing favorites like Vic and Angelo's, City Oyster, and Cafe de France among the many estab ... More >>
Just before entering the boning room, I was handed a lab coat and a hairnet. I was about to see the next step of the transformation from pig to pork chop. Yesterday, I watched them die. Today, the carcasses are going to be butchered and packed -- a much less gruesome task. It was chilly as I en ... More >>
The plaza- and stripmall-saturated landscape of South Florida means that dozens of interesting independent restaurants and bars are lost in the shuffle, visible only to those who know to seek them out. Wicked Awesome Snackbar in west Boca Raton is one of those all-too-easy-to-overlook spots. It's a ... More >>
I was wondering the other day when we crossed the line in indulging our dogs when I saw a pooch jacket section that rivaled the kids' selection at Target. Pink, orange, brown, green, and blue jackets in an array of sizes, for those cold(ish) Florida days when a dog's real coat doesn't cut it.&nbs ... More >>
Boston's has reopened after a remodel, christening the upstairs dining room 50 Ocean.Straightforward is the word I hear most when chefs and managers describe dishes at South Florida restaurants, be it the most humble local joint or the newest brasserie with access to the ocean. It's an apt descri ... More >>
Blues by the ocean with a side order of brewski and seafood is on tap for the coming Fourth of July, when Boston's on the Beach hosts its second-annual "Red, White & Blues Festival." For four days, Friday through Monday, July 1 to 4, the Delray eatery on A1A will have three stages featu ... More >>
Serving drinks is fun... drinking them is better.Delray Beach may just be the most happening neighborhood between South Beach and New York City. With great bars, live music, and restaurants ranging from beach shacks to fine dining, Delray Beach has something for everyon ... More >>
Photo by Pat RothblattThe Place: Boston's on the Beach, 40 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-278-3364.
The Hours: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Deal: Half off well drinks, domestic beers are $2.50, and house wines are $3.50.
The Digs: Overlooking A1A and the beach, the three flo ... More >>
My editor is a die-hard barbecue fan. But even he was curious about the picture on the right, part of the slideshow from our review of East Coast BBQ, online this week. He asked me why this piece of pork shoulder, used by the restaurant to make pulled/chopped pork, contained so much of the l ... More >>
Did you know that there's an official nine-step "pouring ritual" to get the perfect Stella Artois out of a keg? Although this news inspires some of us to pop the top on a can of Bud Light (so much simpler!), some of you may rise to the challenge and hope to perfect the technique. Since 1997, Stel ... More >>
John LinnThe Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, Colorado.It's been one helluva week on the blog:Fort Lauderdale's own taste of Boston, Kelly's Landing turns 23. Or is that two?New River Pizza makes its pie the new old-fashioned way, which is to say coal-free.Key to winning over an in-l ... More >>
I know many of you were looking forward to celebrating Festivus this year, but Slow Food has an even better winter holiday to take part in. Terra Madre Day is being held around the world on December 10 with the basic goal of celebrating food diversity. The grassroots campaign is asking its member ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Another Pint Please... As a young man, the subtleties of pulled pork were lost on me. Technique, patience, care: pointless wastes of time to my still immature, I-want-it-fast mind. "Grab the pork," I thought, "and pull it. It's not rocket science."With maturity, though, cam ... More >>
Lou Miami is not from Miami, he don't perform here, he got nothin to do with this place and this place got nothin to do with him. Matter fact, dude's from Boston and probably just made his name up cause he thought it sounded cool. Give thanks, otherwise I never would've found this video. The movi ... More >>
Area 31 makes its debut tonight on the 16th floor of Brickell Avenue's Epic Hotel. Executive chef is John Critchley, who trained under Boston's renowned chef Ken Oringer (Clio) and was known to make a mean morcilla at his own Beantown tapas bar. The sommelier is Emily Wines (from San Franciscos's Fi ... More >>