You feel happy, West Palm Beach? Because a recent study by the University of British Columbia says you are. SO SMILE. Hell, West Palm is such a happy place, sharks migrate there in droves and hang out on the beaches. Know who isn't so happy? Those fancy-pants New Yorkers and their tall buildings a ... More >>
Ah, the Buffalo wing. Or is it just chicken wing? Hot wings? Does it even matter? Because, let's be honest, there's pretty much nothing better than a good fried chicken wing. Like any food with a cult following of diehard fans, there are many different ideas behind where the chicken wing originiate ... More >>
Picture this. You're at a cocktail party. In one hand, you're holding a glass of Pino; in the other, you're trying to balance a heaping plate of hors d'oeuvres. There's cutlery and napkins sliding around in the mix too. Not even MacGyver could eat under these conditions. It was Sarah Whalley, along ... More >>
The selection of new members of FAU's Board of Trustees is usually not controversial, passing easily from nomination through confirmation to installation in office. That may not be the case with Gov. Rick Scott's choice of Elizabeth Fago.See also:- Best Local Girl Gone Bad Fago's nomination w ... More >>
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Over the weekend, the New York Post's Page Six reported that Marc Leder (yes, that Marc Leder, the one who threw the "47 percent" fundraiser for Mittington at his Boca pad) has fathered a secret love child. Now, this shouldn't come as much of a surprise. For one, Leder absolutely loves a good sex p ... More >>
flickr/kom_thaiI do not recall all the national food days (National Hot Dog Day, National Ice Cream Cone Day), but I am happy to partake in the deals. With a little research I unveiled a history lesson: the first Chicken Wing Day took place in Buffalo, NY on July 29, 1977. Six years later ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.No. 20: Bouillabaisse from Café de France There are reasons certain dis ... More >>
The Florida Ethics Commission received state Rep. Jim Waldman's financial disclosure form this past on July 1 listing his official district address as 4509 Carambola Circle. That's the little condo in Coconut Creek owned by Ronald Sherman where Waldman -- a millionaire (barely) ... More >>
Image courtesy Google MapsAccording to Google Maps, this is the home at 1237 NW Third Ave. in Fort Lauderdale for which Hughes collected a deposit that he allegedly never returned.Filings by state regulators reveal more evidence of fraud by Fort Lauderdale real estate agent Denny Hughes, who was ... More >>
Photo courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeDenny HughesThis financial fraud fad just hit close to home, literally. Denny Hughes, a real estate agent awaiting trial on charges of felony theft, kept a Fort Lauderdale office at the corner of North Andrews Avenue and Northeast 3rd Street -- next door to ... More >>
The Weather Underground talked of peace, but FBI agents say members also planned a cop killing.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been investigating Gulfstream International Airlines in Fort Lauderdale ever since operator error was blamed for the February 12 crash of a flight bound for Buffalo, N.Y. The regional operator has come under fire for allegedly falsifying flight logs and lettin ... More >>
If federal indictments are to be believed, Michael Riolo is a first-class sleazebag. The Boca Raton man whose business was based in Coral Springs is accused of cheating more than 80 investors out of $44 million over the past ten years. But prospective investors didn't have to wait till today's filin ... More >>
Hurricane takes the wing world by storm
A background in hauling pot gives you the skills and chutzpah to become a Medicaid mogul
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
Spyro Gyra's Jay Beckenstein reflects on three decades of resolve, radio, and the band's edgy approach to smooth jazz
After 35 years, the James Gang rides again.
When it comes to dealing with hardship, the boys from Buffalo just grin and bare it all!
The good and the so-so. The Boca Museum takes its pick.
What's going on here? It's all about radical transformations and the peculiar in the everyday
Stephen Jordi planned to blow up abortion clinics. Does that make him a terrorist?
Frank Lloyd Wright's windows are touched with his fascinating modernity
A theme-oriented eatery that really works
Frank Lloyd Wright does windows
Dinopete's ain't your conventional kids' joint
Both The Weir and The Cocktail Hour are, well, intoxicating
A potable trend hits the burbs, with mixed (and shaken, and stirred) results
Letters for January 25, 2001
Jamie "King" Colton: Who says South Florida ain't got no class