Florida's own Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who has been the chair of the Democratic National Committee since 2011, has been a rising star in Washington. She had high ambitions and was a trusted mouthpiece by the Obama administration. But lately, Wasserman Schultz has been making headlines for the wron ... More >>
The woman CIA director David Petraeus had an affair with was in Florida on Wednesday as a panelist for a modern military conference held at the University of South Florida. Because, of course. Paula Broadwell, the woman that singlehandedly caused Patraeus' downfall, spoke at a panel about how to w ... More >>
The New Year is all about taking some time to evaluate the outcome of the past 365 days, and figuring out how to move forward. This might mean taking some more time to relax, making some minor adjustments, or it could mean kicking things into high gear. Brooklyn Water Bagel is opting for the latte ... More >>
If you're a South Floridian like us, chances are you've got an annual pass to at least one Orlando attraction. The ride to middle Florida is relatively short, hotels are inexpensive, and there's always something to do. Plus, roller coasters, superheroes, and people in giant animal heads never get ol ... More >>
Last week's chaotic, tragicomic public debate at the Ross Jewish Community Center in West Boynton Beach -- "Should Jews Vote for Obama or Romney?" -- featured two distinct styles of advocacy for Jewish support of the GOP. One comes from delusional innocence, the other from calculated malevolence. T ... More >>
Charlie Crist is really taking this Republicans suck thing seriously. Coming on the heels of his endorsement of Barack Obama, the former Republican governor is now slated to be a speaker at the Democratic National Convention next week in Charlotte. Shocking? YES. Except that, no. Crist might be ... More >>
Add a new chapter to the Red Hot Chili Peppers' nearly three-decade history of highs and lows: Anthony Kiedis has a bum foot, and the band's U.S. tour has been postponed. Originally, the dates were set to begin in South Florida at BankAtlantic Center on January 20 -- which is already sold out -- ... More >>
The fun starts early next week with some Tuesday and Wednesday parties. Here are a few highlights.
Jack in the Box is apparently testing a program to outsource their drive-through orders, routing requests for burgers and shakes to call-takers outside the country. The program is getting its first test run in Charlotte, North Carolina, where folks innocently pulling up to the order box are being ta ... More >>
Criteria is simple:A great chef who made his or her mark in Miami and then moved on. David Bouley doesn't qualify, as he wasn't actually doing the cooking at Evolution. Carmen Gonzalez of the departed Carmen's might make my top ten, but I don't think of her as being in quite in the same league as th ... More >>
ArtsPark Village puts the city at the mercy of developers
Southern Comfort (Merovingian)
Cowboy Mouth gets down with the upbeat
Just when I get through, they drag me back in. It looks like I'm going to be on the Steve Kane Show tomorrow morning. It should be interesting. Big Steve has taken umbrage with this post of mine. And apparently there's going to be some corporo-politico teacher of "people skills" named Frank Turek on ... More >>
Mama sharks come to the Hard Rock
The South Florida Business Journal sells its journalistic soul
Finally, the Dark Prince cuts Death Becomes You a much-needed break
A cadre of smart South Florida music entrepreneurs is bringing the area into the mainstream
Tony Haze travels to the ends of the Earth to bring us the joy of sax
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Spike Lee takes a fresh and gloriously unpolished look at black standup talent
At age 64, pool hustler Danny DiLiberto is one of a dying breed. He's not ready, however, to hang up his stick.