Andrew Kirschner -- the 2012 volunteer of the year for the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County -- got an email recently asking about volunteers for an upcoming event the club was holding with Davie Pro Rodeo. It's unclear how long the rodeo and the local club have done events together, but Kirschn ... More >>
In case you haven't heard or if you have been trapped under something heavy, the latest internet craze has been the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. But this is actually a very cool and noble thing, as internet crazes go. It's all about raising awareness and money for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). The chal ... More >>
We have new restaurants and bars opening all the time. When it comes to fast food places, we tend not to pay too much mind -- unless, of course, we're talking Shake Shack or the first Chipotle (those were actually kind of a big deal). While we have no bone to pick with Pollo Tropical -- we're more ... More >>
Adam Kuperstein and Channing Crowder host the 1-3 p.m. midday show on 560-WQAM in South Florida. And over the last weeks and months as we creep ever closer to that glorious day when LeBron returns makes his decision, Kup (as he's known) and Crowder (a colorful and honest former Miami Dolphin) have d ... More >>
"Drink with a purpose" is a line probably heard sometime early in your drinking career. And that is all the bartenders in the Barman's Fund ask from you when they dedicate one bar shift per month to earning tips for charities. Founded in 2011 by Brooklyn bartender Brian Floyd, the Barman's Fund is ... More >>
Obviously, if you're checking out Clean Plate Charlie, you're into two things: good food and a good read. So are the people at PDQ, the fast casual restaurants that stand for "people dedicated to quality". The Tampa-based chain that specializes in fresh hand-battered chicken tenders, made-to-orde ... More >>
The speaking appearance at FAU next week of FOX News talking head Walid Phares has been preceded by little fanfare, unusual for a school that trumpets such events as a local Boys & Girls Clubs' art exhibit or the school's Jupiter campus being named a "Tree Campus USA." See also: - Fair Game: A terr ... More >>
Got a kid who's a total Picasso in the pantry? A real Kahlo in the kitchen? Or simply a child who has enough self control to resist chowing down on a cookie that's placed in front of them? This weekend, your budding pastry chef can show off their talents in a cookie decorating contest, complete with ... More >>
With wine competitions, wine festivals, beer festivals, and all manner of pairings on the docket, this is a busy week for food and drink fans in South Florida. In addition to the typical end-of-season flood of events, there are a few special observances this week. Tax day is Tuesday and if you need ... More >>
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward CountyChef Teresa Ruiz with teen students at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County will host their third-annual Future Tastes Great Iron Chef Competition this Saturday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m.The competition, ... More >>
ufcw324.orgGov. Rick Scott wants you to know he's the king of cutting budget fat -- with vetoes totaling a record $615 million out of the $69.1 billion budget.He did away with what he calls the "special interests" and the "short-sighted, frivolous, wasteful spending," to look like the budgeting c ... More >>
Photo by Rebecca MeiserYes, James has a furniture line.The Decision ESPN special that heralded LeBron James' move from Cleveland to Miami last summer highlighted two sides of the NBA superstar: his ego, and his generosity.Although it inspired ridicule and resentment in many longtime fans, the one ... More >>
Chain sushi joint RA Sushi has long been an active contributor to charity organizations. It's annual Nicky's Week event held in early June each year has raised more than $700,000 for the St. Jude Research Children's Hospital. And tomorrow, its inaugural "Roll 'N With RA" sushi contest held at the ... More >>
Las Olas Lifestyle, March 2009The Rothsteins, cozy among sports celebrities This past weekend, while waiting for a dryer to finish drying near Fort Lauderdale Beach, I spotted an old copy of Las Olas Lifestyle magazine. From March 2009 to be exact, some six months before Rothstein's billion-dolla ... More >>
After you pay $57 million to get access to funds awarded in a phony court judgment, like Ed Morse did, you're liable to worry about whether you can round up the money to pay for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner -- you know, with the caviar, the Kobe steak, and the cast of celebrity guests. It's the ... More >>
This is the Audi R8 V10, a car so cool it doesn't actually exist. It's a "spec-car." And if you like it, too bad. It already sold for a half-mill at an auction in Boca Raton. A portion of the proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County. And actually, no, I don't think you can write that ... More >>
Sex-ed teachers want to know: How do you get hormones to listen to reason?
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
When you're a politician helping out a felon, it's better not to ask questions.
Three big names serve up one big meal at Ruggero's
Bikers, gourmands, 30,000 country fans, and bare boobies collide at a massive chili cook-off. Bottoms up!
Hollywood's Police Officer of the Year has been accused of sexual battery, manslaughter, and brutality
The aftermath of a freak accident: shattered windows and two broken families
City Hall Park
Young footballers gamble on Gamble
You thought there was a problem with Broward credit cards? Get this.
Florida's ban on gay adoption is not only unjust; it's downright homophobic
Seven years ago Bill Wetzel got testicular cancer and became sterile. Luckily he had already made a deposit at the sperm bank.
The Throw-the-Billionaire-a-Bone Memorial
Local activists were hoping people would flock to see the AIDS Memorial Quilt. They didn't.
Investigators are discovering a number of links between beach developers Albert and Dominick Miniaci and Broward underworld figures
Councilwoman Judy Paul wants Davie to look like the Old West. Lobbyist Judy Stern is prodevelopment. Is the town big enough for the both of them?
With politicians in its pocket and more than a few violations under its belt, SunCruz sails into a port near you
January 15-21, 1998