Former Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Carlton Moore has passed away. He was 60. Moore died Tuesday night at a rehabilitation center in Tamarac, where he had been recovering from a severe stroke. Moore served nearly two decades on the commission. He was known as a strong advocate for improving t ... More >>
Finally, the end of the municipal election cycle is upon us. A few races we'll be watching today:In Fort Lauderdale, we've got runoffs in three commission districts, which means that a majority of the city's governing body will be elected today, joining mayor-elect Jack Seiler and Commissioner Charl ... More >>
It's high time we size up Fort Lauderdale's mayoral field. With so much ground to cover, we'll have to go one by one. Batting leadoff...Dean Trantalis is a real estate attorney who became Fort Lauderdale's first openly gay commissioner in 2003, defeating Jon Albee, a insurance and real estate agent, ... More >>
Does Mayor Jim Naugle still know Fort Lauderdale?
Live, from Fort Lauderdale, it's the Sun-Sentinel Hate Line!
In Saturday's Sun-Sentinel, there were two 1B stories regarding a "commissioner." Each was about Carlton Moore, who has been in the news a little bit too much lately. In one the articles, Brittany Wallman (I don't have to do a disclaimer anymore, do I?) and Brian Haas detail how the police failed to ... More >>
R.C. White/Miami Herald The Stolen SUV The Miami Herald wupped the Sun-Sentinel again on the latest Fort Lauderdale police shooting story, again with the benefit of more reporters assigned to the breaking news. From the Sentinel story: "Police declined to identify the officer or officers who fir ... More >>
A Black Journalism Institute on Sistrunk doesn't sound bad until you know who's behind it.
. Call Them Boca Rats A few stories this morning demand to be given space here. The first comes from the Broward Times. Yes, Elgin Jones has struck again, this time with a major scoop about Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Carlton Moore's involvement in a behind-the-scenes land land grab in the S ... More >>
Vice Mayor Eggelletion's golfing and business buddy stands to profit from county land deal
My President, Right or Wrong
Either Ilene Lieberman's timing is miraculous or...
It could happen here. Replace the guv with a movie star.
A Hate-Love Relationship
A tree falls into Undercurrents
The Broward Times delivers unconventional, often shrill journalism to an unsuspecting town
As the city spars with deep-pocketed developers, will a vertical horizon obscure the historic Stranahan House?
A major miscalculation cost Broward County's taxi czar his monopoly
A lesson in becoming a black power broker by doing business with the white media elite, courtesy of the controversial editor of The Broward Times
Broward County commission candidate Carlton Moore has done less for some concerned citizens
Carlton Moore is expected to seek a spot on the powerful county commission. But first, he has to overcome his wheeler-dealer image.
After the closing of an apartment building for AIDS victims in Fort Lauderdale, the city's ability to oversee a multimillion-dollar, federally funded program is called into question
Gloria Thomas wanted to rehab a building on blighted Sistrunk Boulevard. Should have been easy, right?
Downtown Fort Lauderdale residents rehabbing a neighborhood say you can take that stadium site and put it elsewhere
A group of neighborhood leaders prepares to declare independence and start Broward's first black-majority city
After a decade in office, Carlton Moore hasn't done much for Fort Lauderdale's poorest residents. But he has helped himself.
Rumored affairs with two underlings may have cost Pete Witschen the Fort Lauderdale city manager's job. Was it a political smear job?
Consultants Hazen and Sawyer oversaw one the biggest utility failures in Fort Lauderdale history. So why does the city keep hiring them?
Coming soon to a courtroom near you: dueling conspiracy theories that pit Fort Lauderdale's finest against their political bosses. One certain verdict: There's a price to pay for tangling with civic activist Sonny Irons.
The county's decision to spend big bucks on a shiny new federal post office has advocates of the poor hopping mad
For 24 years toxic soot from the Wingate dump rained down on Leola McCoy and her neighbors. She calls it environmental racism.