Welcome to Deerfield Beach, the best neighborhood in Broward. Back in 1890, a group of people settled in a field where countless deer roamed, so they named it Deerfield, duh, right? Well, come some 40 years later, tourism was down, and the people of Deerfield decided now might be a good time to ment ... More >>
The Deerfield Wine & Food Festival kicked off last night with a Grand Tasting Launch Party, and will continue today with two events in Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach.If you're an early riser, the Jazz Blues Brunch is 10 a.m. to noon with the typical brunch offerings: scrambled eggs, fruit, ... More >>
We pitted the eight of our best food areas against one another last week, and a whole lot of you weighed in on your favorites. More than 1,600 votes were cast in our first Food Town Throwdown. And now it's on to the final four. It just so happens that the two best food towns from Broward County n ... More >>
If you think the pinnacle of games is this Sunday, then maybe you haven't heard about Clean Plate Charlie's Food Town Throwdown.Clean Plate Charlie is talking smack and taking names -- pitting our favorite food neighborhoods against each other in a raging death match of wits and eats. OK - ... More >>
Clean Plate Charlie is pitting our eight best dining areas against one another in a March Madness-style bracket. Later this month, we'll crown a winner -- an undisputed champion city that can boast to have the best food scene in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Below, read up on number-one-seeded ... More >>
Chef Allen's Burger Bar in Palm Beach Gardens is hiring for all positions: line cooks, servers, hosts, and bartenders. Come by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays to apply. For more information, check it out here. An organic brewery that's opening in Hollywood is looking for ba ... More >>
Even if it's a quiet hour between lunch and dinner, inside Deerfield's El Jefe Luchador, it's as animated as a Mexican streetfest. Tables and chairs wear primary colors like a box of fat crayons. Against one wall, flamboyant masks stare from empty eyes: a reference to its "chief fighter" nam ... More >>
This past week saw a series of headline-friendly bank robberies in South Florida. Two of them involved bomb threats scribbled on notes, in which the offenders were arrested within minutes of the attempted robberies. The most recent, at the BankAtlantic branch on Fairway Drive in Deerfield, was mo ... More >>
Photo: Pompano BeachDennis Beach has concerns about Pompano's housing office.Kessler International is developing quite a franchise in South Florida. The New York City-based forensic auditing firm is in the midst of its second contract to audit Deerfield Beach. And this week, it will begin a simil ... More >>
Slowly, the county's darkest, most ethically challenged corridors are allowing the light in. The Broward County Commission's giving grudging support Tuesday to an ethics reform package may have the most far-reaching impact on Broward residents. But right now, the city that's a shining example of how ... More >>
Thanks to Chaz Stevens for uploading this amazing video of last evening's meeting of the Deerfield Beach City Commission, in which it finally awarded a winner in the bid for the restaurant space on the end city's pier. But not without high drama. After the commissioners ranked the bidding restaurat ... More >>
Photo: deerfieldbeachfirerescue.orgIt wasn't exactly Watergate, but for Deerfield Beach, it had the makings of a defining moment in its scandal-plagued history: firefighters accused by residents of engaging in improper political activities during the final, frenzied week of the city's municipal ... More >>
Flickr User: primadonna926The arrests in Deerfield weren't quite as cute as this one in Texas.Monday marked the start of hurricane season in South Florida, but it seems a few youngsters in the region couldn't wait for an actual hurricane to start the looting. BSO reports:Last night, at approximately ... More >>
-- The Deerfield Advocate, which is very quick to post news favorable to disgraced ex-mayor Al Capellini, is reporting that mayoral favorite Peggy Noland's son, firefighter Thomas Noland, was arrested at 3 a.m. for stealing Capellini's campaign signs. And you thought Deerfield couldn't get anymore ... More >>
In light of the reported arrest of Peggy Noland's 19-year-old firefighter son, Thomas, for stealing campaign signs in the middle of the night, I think it's time for an investigation of the political activity being done at the fire station. I refer you to Deerfiel ... More >>
I bet on Florida (-3) in the national championship game. That's right, I actually sort of like the Gators now that Spurrier long gone, and I've always been partial to the SEC. It was just a friendly wager with a friend, though, and by the middle of the game I was sort of pulling for Oklahoma. Why? ... More >>
A government source just informed the Pulp that Deerfield Mayor Al Capellini has been charged right now with crimes of corruption by the State Attorney's Office. His mug shot, taken hours ago, is pictured at right. UPDATED: The charge is unlawful compensation, a third-degree fel ... More >>
So rumors are out there about the State Attorney's Office investigation of Deerfield Beach Mayor Al Capellini. Word is that an FDLE probe of his political nemesis and challenger for the mayor's chair, Commissioner Steve Gonot, has also been forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a decision. T ... More >>
The deadline for filing to run in the March election is January 9 -- and Deerfield Mayor Al Capellini, who has filed early and often during his two-plus decades in office -- has yet to open his campaign. This is highly unusual and rumors abound that ... More >>
Authorities use high-tech tactics to try to stop cyber critics bedeviling a city
Football star Jarvis Hicks couldn't resist the undertow of gang violence
Bullets are flying and young men are dying in Deerfield's street war between Haitians and African-Americans
Ever heard of the Deerfield Observer? It's a so-called "community newspaper" -- you know, one of those local Chamber of Commerce rags. Some Deerfield locals have been cheering a pending personnel change at the newspaper that was announced on Friday: The resignation of long-time Managing Editor Judy ... More >>
In Deerfield, when you're in, you're really in. And the mayor is really in.
Unlike some, this restaurant on the water makes a splash.
Firefighters and lifeguards, woo hoo!
The sex-obsessed Gravy Train!!!! answers question about sex!!!!
From the Deerfield Pier to the Lake Worth Pier
Readers Choice: Quiet Waters Park
The Mercury Program
Tri-Rail on Weekends
The stalled reconstruction of Deerfield Middle School has littered the campus with a carcinogen. So why are students still there?