Kayla Mendoza had drinks at Tijuana Taxi Co. in Coral Springs with co-workers before driving a Hyundai Sonata the wrong way onto the Sawgrass Expressway and crashing into a 2012 Toyota Camry. The crash killed Marisa Catronio and a passenger, Kaitlyn Ferrante. Witnesses told Florida Highway Patrol t ... More >>
On a cool November night, just days before Thanksgiving, a spaceship landed on the corner of Collins Avenue and 16th Street. In an instant, traditional gawker fodder cruising through the streets of South Beach -- the Lamborghinis,Bentleys, Bugattis -- were made irrelevant by comparison. In terms ... More >>
Natasha Myers is a beacon of street justice. She looks out for the every day working stiff who put their lives on the line by walking Florida streets and roads teeming with dangerous inconsiderate drivers. And when Natasha sees a driver not yielding to pedestrians, AS IS THE LAW, they meet the swif ... More >>
Exclusivity breeds excitement, particularly in gourmand circles. That explains the historic trend for fast sell-outs for Traveling Plate Supper Club events. Registration for the first Traveling Plate event of 2013 opens at 7 tonight (Thursday), so if you're hoping to snag a seat at the table, be rea ... More >>
Drinking and dining are some of South Floridian's favorite pastimes, but these indulgences all that much better when they're for a higher purpose. So for anyone feeling like a Good Samaritan this Saturday, there's Cheers to B, a charitable mixology competition and mixer kicking off at Fort Lauderdal ... More >>
Jason Espeland had himself a case of road rage. And he paid for it by being on the wrong end of a severe beatdown. According to Boca police, 32-year-old Espeland's 2013 Hyundai Accent was cut off by a white Lincoln Navigator on Military Trail just before 9 a.m. Having another vehicle drive in f ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about Vincent Colangelo, the Fort Lauderdale pill-mill owner who was sentenced to 20 years in the clink. Before he was arrested, however, he was living the high life: The federal government seized millions of dollars in cash and accounts from Colangelo and his co-conspirators ... More >>
The CEO of the high-volume plastic surgery center in Lauderhill where a patient died last month is an ex-felon. Jeffry Davis was convicted of financial crimes related to his former company, which made replicas of vintage cars.Long before he became head of Strax Rejuvenation and Aesthetics Institu ... More >>
There's nothing to stir excitement quite like a robbery, a car chase, an explosive fire, and a fugitive hiding in a canal.
Photos by Eric BartonHow many Occupy protesters can we fit in a Prius V?We don't do a whole lot of car reviews here at the Pulp. So when JM Family Enterprises asked if we'd be interested in test-driving a Prius V for the weekend, our initial reaction was simple: only if we could try stuffing it f ... More >>
The last time Riviera Beach-based supercar maker Mosler Automotive made waves in automotive circles was about a decade ago with the release of its lightweight speed demon, the Mosler MT900 (see Eric Barton's piece on the subject).Now there's the Mosler RaptorGTR, which includes some superimpressi ... More >>
Laine Doss Awww...and he even had a shirt to match the car....Guy Fieri, the crazy-coiffed host of Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives had his yellow and black Lamborghini stolen from a San Francisco car dealership today.
While tending your yard, don't forget you're entitled to wear a Lamborghini hat.For $200 you can buy a brand new Lamborghini and park it in your garage. And if it's a cluttered garage, no worries! You can hang it from the wall or store it on a shelf. That's because Lamborghini's $200 model doesn' ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaWho can a blame a fella for lusting after, then stealing a 1991 Toyota Camry, like the one pictured above?If you're on the freeway in South Broward, stop reading this blog and watch the road! If you're still reading, then at least be on the lookout for a 1991 Toyota Camry, a stole ... More >>
Tonino Lamborghini Caffe Corsa, the restaurant named after the son of auto industry icon Ferruccio Lamborghini, has closed its doors for good. The restaurant located in the new, outdoor shopping mall the Village at Gulfstream Park married authentic Italian food with the kind of sleek design the y ... More >>
John LinnThis week in Dish we head to the all-new Village at Gulfstream Park to review Tonino Lamborghini Caffe Corsa. Here's a quick excerpt:In truth, it's Tonino Lamborghini's understated menu - not its sports car heritage - that's the real draw behind the three-month-old restaurant. Its namesa ... More >>
When we last left Wellington resident Rob Van Winkle, he was jumping a motorcycle over a monster truck filled with drunken fans. Now the man known to the world as Vanilla Ice is embarking on a quintessential South Florida venture: real estate. Always a lover of vintage cars -- he owns the '67 Cad ... More >>
Antonia Vargas Vilca, a 55-year-old Peruvian woman, was killed November 15 after her tricycle wandered into the path of an SUV on Saddle Club Road in Weston. The SUV was driven by Maria Barrionuevo, 49, who was unharmed. Here's the BSO release.Add another casualty in South Florida drivers' war again ... More >>
Photo: BSODelano HenryChildhood ambitions gone terribly awry: That's the theme of today's Broward Sheriff's Office news release, which begins:An automotive engineering student who dreamed of someday building race cars was arrested this week by Broward Sheriff's Office detectives for operating a c ... More >>
What's with Boynton Beach suddenly becoming a hot spot for South Florida crime? Early yesterday, a couple of exhausted Canadian tourists trying to drive through the night to South Beach, pulled off on I-95 at Boynton Beach Boulevard, then parked at a closed gas station so they could switch drivers, ... More >>
If you're grading the souls of fraudsters on a curve, Steven Green scores as the most sympathetic in a class full of flunkers. Green gave generously to charities for the developmentally disabled, as well as to those that assisted gay men with AIDS or struggling with addiction. He even made a documen ... More >>
To the guy driving the Ferrari with the Ferrari hat, I do understand your dilemma: You have this pussy magnet of a car -- but how to inform "the poon" of this after you park? Still, that's no excuse for driving around in such redundant garb. Do you put on a raisin bran shirt before you pour yourself ... More >>
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Jeez, can we just embrace the electric car already?
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Rose Hill Drive (Sci Fidelity/Megaforce)
The New Auto Toy Store
Ragtops Museum and Special Events
Lion Country Safari
The racing world's perennial dork produces a super-fast beauty in Riviera Beach
What makes fast-car enthusiasts furious? Cops, speed limits, and punk kids with loud mufflers and no brains.
Beset by feds and environmentalists, the good ol' boys of Big Cypress National Preserve circle the buggies
West Palm Beach financier Warren Mosler has created a unique car that flies off the line but is slow out of the show room
Behold the swamp buggy races, South Florida's oddest racing tradition, where the engines roar, the muck flies, and the vehicles sometimes sink