Election Day's coast-to-coast drubbing of Democratic candidates may have party leaders reeling elsewhere, but Florida's blue brigade is at home with adversity, having endured minority status in the state Legislature for almost two decades. See also: - Rick Scott Is Governor Again Because Broward Di ... More >>
As ever, Florida is at the center of Election Day for dubious reasons. This time around, it's basically because no other state has spent more on elections this year than the Sunshine State. All told, the 2014 election cycle has raised a whopping $345 million, reports the Miami Herald. And accord ... More >>
Certain food items are just supposed to go together: spaghetti and meatballs, macaroni and cheese, burgers and fries, nutella and bananas. Beer and pizza, however, is one of the best combos since sliced bread -- with peanut butter and jelly, obviously. One of South Florida's favorite pizza joints ... More >>
Boynton Beach's Due South Brewing Company can pat itself on the back with the deal struck to distribute its beers into the thirsty and tourist heavy region known as Central Florida. That means places like Orlando, Sanford, Oviedo, Altamonte Springs, Apopka, and Winter Garden will have the opportuni ... More >>
Baked goods are one of the greatest pleasures of life. And like so many other culinary pleasures, the French have nailed the whole baking thing to a T. There's nothing quite like that first bite of a fresh-out-of-the-oven, warm, crisp yet pillowy baguette, flaky croissant, or buttery pain au chocol ... More >>
It's pretty much common knowledge that Fort Lauderdale -- Wilton Manors, in particular -- is home to one of the largest per capita gay populations in the country. Unfortunately, in terms of gay rights, Florida has a long way to go. One Fort Lauderdale resident wants to see that change. Brendon Aya ... More >>
We already know, most South Floridians were baseling it up this weekend. It may have been a satellite fair, the streets of the design district, or just partying, but those of you who opted to head across the Dade county border missed out on some pretty swanky stuff.The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festi ... More >>
Read our interviews with Israel and Granteed.You may not have heard of Louis Granteed -- he's better known to local beat cops than the general public -- but it would be a mistake to discount him in the Democratic primary for Broward Sheriff on August 14. Turns out, he's raised a whole lot more in ca ... More >>
Kelly Perez and Orlando Moncada make a living getting people sexy bargains. They're two of the folks behind the Coconut Creek-based SensualSteals.com, which offers shoppers a different discounted item every day. (Its "Friday the 13th" special was a Jason-style hockey mask made by Fetish Fantasy Extr ... More >>
Last week was a momentous one for Sheriff Al Lamberti. Lamberti's director of law enforcement, Col. Rick Frey, rather abruptly retired. And then in a late-hour Friday news bomb, it was announced that Lamberti had fired Larry Strain, BSO's director of purchasing, and suspended (with pay) John C ... More >>
Judge Ian Richards and Public Defender Howard FinkelsteinThat seems to be the implication of some emails between the public defender's office and a judicial assistant regarding the case of Charles Harper. (Harper pleaded guilty on February 2 to stalking his former foster dad, Broward Circuit Judg ... More >>
Photo by Andrea Richard"Wake me up!"When in Miami, it's common to hear caffeine junkies say, "Café con leche, por favor." But what about the rest of the South Florida community, where can residents north of the 305 go to get their café Cubano fix? At Dunkin Donuts, amigo. As of Friday, Fe ... More >>
Beastly, as in the Burger Beast.That's because Sef Gonzalez, the Burger Beast himself, is behind the gathering of food trucks, carts, and stalls that will accompany the Adrienne Arsht Center's daylong Fall for the Arts Festival. The free event will feature live music, arts and crafts, games, and ... More >>
Courtesy of the Boynton Beach Police DepartmentThe Dippolitos in happier times.In between professing love for her California boyfriend and plotting ways to have her husband arrested, phone records show that Dalia Dippolito made some interesting allegations about Michael Dippolito's finances.She t ... More >>
James Beard Award semi-finalist, Zach Bell.Nominees for this years' James Beard Awards were announced yesterday, and South Florida has a few representatives in the list. Zach Bell of Cafe Boulud and Dean James Max of 3030 Ocean were both nominated in the Best Chef: South category. In recent years ... More >>
A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries cover-up.
It would be one thing if a South Florida paper was heralding U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek as the frontrunner in the U.S. Senate's Democratic primary for 2010. It's a far more auspicious thing that a Tampa Bay paper is making that claim, albeit with some hesitation. Along with Orlando, Jacksonville and th ... More >>
Meghan "The Forager" Tanner is a South Florida organics dealer. She provides the freshest produce and ingredients, local, exotic and otherwise, to forward thinking, quality-minded chefs. She's an Allapattah-market mainstay, a Homestead hustler, a Redland raider, a South Dade trafficker pushing heav ... More >>
Violent South American thieves are stealing millions in precious gems ... and getting away with it
It's like magic. In the blink of an eye, your car vanishes.
Local entrepertainer Alex Cruz unveils his cache of coolness
The SoFla sex industry is being taken over by grandfatherly procurers and Internet-surfing hos
Build the Marlins' new home where it belongs. Forget that swampy wasteland to the south.
Block Bottom Entertainment cranks out the raw, grassroots rhythm and rhymes of South Broward
Blast from the Past
The state has a big job in trying to save the Everglades. Question is, Does it know what it's doing?
When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card
Is Orbit, Boynton Beach's new nightclub, big enough for the egos of Ronnie James Dio and Yngwie Malmsteen?
Letters for September 28, 2000
The whole point of Billy Bowman's annual bash is to eat, drink, and party with real Floridians of all types
All Vicky Lynch wants is to get her husband the neurological rehab he desperately needs. So what's the problem? Everything.
Free-market influences are sending some classy ladies of the evening to Broward
November 13 - 19, 1997