Steve Esdale has zero options left. For more than a decade, the stocky Weston contractor has been trying to drum up interest in the mysterious death of his father; for more than a decade, people have been ignoring him. Now, Esdale is banking on one last move: asking the US Attorney's office to step ... More >>
A burger fried in a pan and slapped together in timed competition helped get Brian Cartenuto his win on the first season of the Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen. Even though he stole his competitors' bread, hand-chopped beef into a course grind, and whipped up his signature onion rings, no one could ... More >>
It took almost a year, but Rick Scott has finally named himself a new Lt. Governor. And it's Miami-Dade Property Appraiser, Carlos Lopez-Cantera. Scott announced his decision Tuesday morning. The Madrid, Spain-born Lopez-Cantera becomes Florida's first Hispanic lieutenant governor, taking over for ... More >>
Not to sound pretentious, but there are bartenders and then there are mixologists. Bartenders are perfectly happy pouring a beer or mixing together a vodka and soda. Mixologists, on the other hand, are like mad--drunken--scientists: mixing up concoctions that have never been seen before. Iliya Dimi ... More >>
A lot of people like to eat food just to fill their stomachs. And a lot people drink cocktails just to get drunk. And hey--we've all done both. There really is little difference between making good cocktails and good food; both require a certain level of intuition and training. A bit too much of th ... More >>
For Dennis Rodman, there's only location on this green planet that could possibly follow up North Korea, the Vatican, and New York City -- and that's Bulgaria. After a few quiet days with his daughter in South Florida, his spokesperson said, he's landed in Bulgaria and will take the rest of the wee ... More >>
The decor is contemporary and overpoweringly red: red leather booths, cherry wood walls, red curtains, and giant flat screen TVs playing Russian pop music videos. The menu, though, is full of classics. So the three-month old Russia House restaurant has it all: the feel of modern-day St. Petersburg ... More >>
Here's your chance to vote in our New Times Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll 2012 for your favorite hairstylist. Text the code corresponding to your pick from the list below to 61721.The results will appear in our annual Best Of Broward-Palm Beach issue June 14. Click here for a master list of a ... More >>
blmiers2The Italian Coast Guard on Wednesday halted efforts to recover bodies from the wreckage of the Costa Concordia, a massive cruise ship that capsized last week off the coast of Italy. With at least 11 people dead and more than still 20 missing, the accident has already dealt a financial blo ... More >>
Finger lickin' gone? Information is sketchy right now, but reports are coming in that Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants at more than 20 locations in Broward County are being shut down as I type this. The only confirmed shutdown so far is at the KFC at 815 Hallandale Beach Boulevard. I called the ... More >>
White-nationalist reads in the United States and Europe reflect anti-migrant hatred in a grim economy.
Dalia Dippolito kept texting clients, even when she couldn't follow through.She met her husband while working as a professional escort. But even after they married, Dalia Dippolito never completely gave up her past life.According to phone records included in the the Palm Beach County State Attorn ... More >>
This melting pot of a city has its range of bars.
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South Florida's Jon Jacobs wants to be a millionaire. His business: virtual real estate.
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
At Bulgari, stick to the traditional Bulgarian fare, and give the Italian food the boot
At the wackiest stop on your AM dial, a loudmouth host plays the politics of personal destruction -- and gets his station in big trouble