Salomon E. Melgen lives in a 5,000-square-foot North Palm Beach mansion. He travels by private jet to the Dominican Republic with New Jersey senators. He's the subject of not one but two current FBI investigations. The 59-year-old eye surgeon has yet another claim to notoriety now, the New York Time ... More >>
Glimpses of the South Florida Scene is a column devoted to the artists thriving within Broward and Palm Beach counties featuring interviews with the folks making it happen. This week, Chrome Dick.It goes without saying, but "Chrome Dick" is a jarring phrase, image, and idea. The sounds Raphael Al ... More >>
The sensation those exiting the Countdown Club in London circa 1964 after an early era Pink Floyd show had or the way the Ramones' fans stumbling out of CBGBs in Manhattan around 1974 felt would be analogous to my experience at last night's the Bright Light Social Hour show. My mixed bag of son ... More >>
Chances are, if you came of age in the '80s, you heard the songs of Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on the radio. Only you came to know her by her professional name, Pat Benatar. Born January 10, 1953, she dominated the airwaves throughout much of that decade, scoring a pair of multi-platinum albums, f ... More >>
CBGB, the departed New York petri dish of punk rock, is coming back to life on January 13 at Grand Central. Compared to the smelly hovel CBGB was in its heyday, GC is Radio City Music Hall. Legend has it that the Bowery bar had piss-smelling winos kicking it in the club until club owner Hilly Kri ... More >>
Concert review: "Can I Say II" at Cinema Paradiso.
Glam, bam, thank you, ma'am! The New York Dolls are back -- at least the ones that aren't dead.
David/Donna Lee Parsons takes the very last train into the Mouth of the Rat
Pimply punks make the scene at the Pompano Indoor Skate Park
One of Clematis Street's hippest hangouts could use a handout
Purely Evil (Troubleman Unlimited)
The Creepy T's