West Palm Beach has a new police chief. On Wednesday morning, Mayor Jeri Muoio named Assistant Police Chief Bryan Kummerlen as the city's next police chief, pending city commissioners' ratification later this month. Kummerlen, a 26-year veteran on the force, had been serving as West Palm Beach Pol ... More >>
If Russ Brunner isn't a name on your radar yet, he should be. The Tamarac resident is currently running a hot streak of award winning beers: securing a gold medal for his Scotch ale at the 35th annual National Homebrewers Conference this past June, taking gold for a Foreign Export Stout at the 201 ... More >>
Yesterday we gave you a heads-up on some stats about local guys who've hiked to one of the great peaks in professional sports -- a spot on a Super Bowl roster. Big bragging rights go to Palm Beach County, and specifically Glades Central High School in Belle Glades. Five former Raiders are playing in ... More >>
Growing up in Brooklyn, there were only two kinds of bread available at any given day -- fresh baked loaves of Italian bread for the grownups -- and Hostess Wonder Bread for us kids. Read Also: Bankrupt Twinkie Manufacturer Warns of Hundreds of Florida LayoffsIn fact, Hostess was pretty mu ... More >>
Oktoberfest has officially started in Germany and across the pond in Cincinnati. Both cities have much in common -- beer drinking, dirndls, and plenty of wieners. Except in Cincinnati, you're encouraged to pet your wiener and allow it to roam free instead of slathering mustard on it. T ... More >>
airplanepicture.orgHey, Spirit Airlines is good for something (probably) -- making the average airfare from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport the third-lowest in the country, at $266.The ranking was done by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, which found that only the a ... More >>
Art Seitz Wild Art: Congressman Allen West joins a motley collection of local politicians (including fellow Republican Chip LaMarca, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Charlotte Rodstrom, and Romney Rogers) in Fort Lauderdale for yesterday's St. Patrick's Day festivities. (Photo by Art ... More >>
John Kopras, formerly of Pembroke Pines, entered a guilty plea in Fort Lauderdale's federal court Thursday to charges that he raided the Social Security accounts of a cousin who was mentally disabled.According to the federal prosecutor's news release, Kopras set up trust accounts at Wachovia Bank th ... More >>
Photo: University of Michigan Athletic DepartmentJustin FeaginJustin Feagin inherited the athletic brilliance of his uncle Steven Feagin, but the star quarterback at American Heritage High School in Delray Beach was also saddled with the challenge of trying to focus on schoolwork and football pra ... More >>
In Kit Kittredge, all it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine
It Goes Back to the Spaniards and Brits
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
It's better down where it's wetter
Maybe transplants and tourists can tell us where to go
There is an insane standoff around a bank on Miami Beach happening right now. Apparently, robbers hit the Commercial Bank of Florida on 41st Street. Then they got separated and police nabbed one man. Now the others are threatening to shoot people if they don't release him. A SWAT team is searching a ... More >>
The Art of Moving Butts brings cool-cat underground to downtown Lauderdale.
"I provide the clothing, the food, the jewelry. All they've got to do is provide the money."
Over the Rhine
Got to get over the hump
The Norton's "Birdspace" takes us to a sprightlier world
Body Kiss (T-Neck/Dreamworks)
Do you feel lucky, punk?
Dual Mono (Telstar)
A road story that runs out of gas
Now that you've paid up, take a look at who's raking in your cash
Plus: Broward County's spiderman gets off easy this time, but he's still snarled in authorities' web
When faced with the quality of Kyojin Buffet, the Mongolian Grille goes up in smoke
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
Pepsi pays Jeff Koons big bucks to lobby for its causes. And the West Palm Beach city commissioner is worth every cent.