The Boy Scouts of America vote tomorrow on a proposal that would end the organization's long-running ban on openly gay scouts. Predictably, traditional values types favor keeping the ban. Just as predictably, Florida Christian conservatives are in the forefront of the reaction, rallying to stem the ... More >>
After a short-lived term as Broward Republican chairman came to a close for Rico Petrocelli because he didn't get along with people, or some such thing, the Broward GOP had a chance to really come out swinging, especially after getting slammed in the November elections, and choose a new leader who d ... More >>
The Boy Scouts were all set to vote today on whether they would allow gay members to join, because for their entire existence, the Scouts didn't want no gays coming in and gaying up their khaki-short-shorts-bandanna-wearing boys-only club.
But now comes the announcement that the vote has been dela ... More >>
In today's food centric culture, eating obscure ingredients and dishes is almost like racking up Boy Scout merit badges. It's how those of us with unholy food obsessions keep score.
Siam Rice Thai and Tapas in Hollywood had flickers of the authenticity many gastronauts seek, like strips of Thai bas ... More >>
Now is when you step up, Mr. Mayors of Miami-Dade and Broward.Now is when you two political leaders of South Florida join forces, head to New York, and demand a meeting with Commissioner Bud Selig. You tell that twerp to nix yesterday's trade of Marlins stars Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Emilio Bon ... More >>
"We're all fans of this stupid movie," says Radio-Active Records manager Mikey Ramirez of The Karate Kid. This is his honest explanation for how the 1984 martial arts romantic drama for kids came to inspire the store's first essay contest.
"We're all fans of the soundtrack too," he adds. "It's t ... More >>
Sen. Marco RubioHere's a tip: If you're digging up dirt on a politician, try to find something a little filthier than Sen. Marco Rubio's brother-in-law being convicted of drug-trafficking charges when the senator was a 16-year-old kid.This news, coming from Univision, ranks among Mike Huckabee's ... More >>
Seth and Melissa Bryan of Fire Within Food TruckThe Fire Within -- a new food truck still under construction -- needs help hitting the road. Chef husband-and-wife duo Seth and Melissa Bryan are itching to run their own eatery, but the costs of a traditional restaurant weren't something they could ... More >>
Construction permits on new gingerbread homes are not issued until the first week in December, after which the confectionary edifices spring up everywhere. Gingerbread houses were first built in Germany, Scandinavia, and Russia, and popularized in the 17th and 18th centuries. Gingerbread me ... More >>
News: Not everyone realizes that the word news actually began life as an acronym for the cardinal directions, North, East, West, South. That's not a Juice-y joke; it's a fact, though not widely known. First the Juice turns to true north.Sometimes the news isn't serious; it's silly. Some of that's ... More >>