By now your Facebook page has been filled with videos of friends (and celebrities) getting doused with buckets of ice water. Maybe you've even been dared to pour a bucket of water over your own head. While in South Florida this may sound like a refreshing (though extreme) way of keeping cool during ... More >>
Your cruise to the Eastern Caribbean, and anywhere else you're going out of port, just got craftier. Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa has just announced a deal with Carnival Cruise Lines to offer two of the brewery's flagship brands on board Carnival ships departing from Florida ports: Florida Crack ... More >>
Weekdays are the worst, unless you live in South Florida where we refuse to let a moment go by without cramming it full of entertainment. Indulge in some gourmet eats while taking in art or down free cocktails and apps while expanding your professional and social circle. Whether you're looking to ... More >>
Cruise-ship failings are no stranger to the news. Carnival Cruise Lines' Triumph debacle, which left passengers stranded on the high seas without food or toilet facilities, and Costa's Concordia accident, which led to 32 deaths, come to mind, specifically. But now, even the luxury cruise market, in ... More >>
After getting stuck for the past two days thanks to a generator failure that has stopped some of the toilets from working, Carnival Cruise's Dream is flying passengers off the ship. The good news is that the ship was not stuck in the middle of the sea but rather on the dock at Philipsburg, St. Maa ... More >>
The "Big Game" is tomorrow and you've got plenty of watching options. You can have a house party, head over to one of the many bars and restaurants holding watch parties. If you've got vacation days coming to you, you can hop a flight to New Orleans -- or you could sail away on a Carnival ship for a ... More >>
We're counting down to New Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page. 74. Pistachio Gelato from Pan'e DolciTho ... More >>
Last Night's Burger Bash at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival was a meat lovers dream. Vegans were out of luck with a mind-blowing choice of 32 different burgers available for the eating (and three different desserts...just in case you still had some room).Celebrity chefs were on han ... More >>
As we noted earlier this month, there are plenty of weird and awful ways to die on a cruise ship. Now falling can be added to the list of lethal hazards.Broward Sheriff Office investigators on Monday combed over Royal Caribbean International's Liberty of the Seas after a 47-year-old w ... More >>
Donate a toy, get a discount off dinner at the Toys For Tots food truck roundupChristmas is already upon us. To us at Clean Plate Charlie, that means drinking lots of eggnog, wearing ugly reindeer sweaters, and making frequent stress-filled trips to the mall to buy presents.It's also the time of ... More >>
YouTube"DJ Govvy Gov" and his crew.Gov. Rick Scott may not think Florida needs more anthropologists, but cruise-ship DJs -- that's a different story.The governor held another one of his borrowed "Let's Get to Work" days this Friday at the Port of Miami, and among his duties, the governor's office ... More >>
Someone constructed a mock memorial wall for outgoing Mayor Ken Keechl that included, yes, a bag of poop. You can see it in the photo, it's the "suitable parting gift. The wall, located not far from his "campaign headquarters" in Wilton Manors, was removed yesterday but we have it here pr ... More >>
FlickrThe closest you'll ever get to H. Wayne Huizenga's yacht.The region's economy has been shaken in recent years by the housing slump and by the collapse of Ponzi schemers like Madoff and Rothstein, but South Florida is still home to at least 20 billionaires, according to the most recent Forbe ... More >>
The state wants all six Palm Beach County commissioners to testify under oath about corruption in hopes that they might teach authorities how to catch corrupt politicians. The move comes after Mary McCarty resigned under corruption charges and while two former commissioners are sharing a metal toile ... More >>
Lots of drugs, drinks, and titty fights, but the Climax Cruise ends in clammy anticlimax
Da Heat Clams Up
On the high seas, it may be best to resist the urge to buy a masterpiece.
Bad, CRA! Bad, Bad CRA!
Pat's past catches up with him this Yuletide. But can it overtake his huge ego?
Everglades National Park's subsurface tsuris
John Garon may be a partial quadriplegic, but he wields federal civil-rights lawsuits with consummate skill
Holiday Lanes Bowling Center
Three veteran South Florida artists bring their disparate visions to the Coral Springs Museum of Art
Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.