We hear it all the time, "The only way to solve our food problems is to start gardening at home." That's great and all, but we live in Florida: our soil sucks, it's hotter than hell, and we have pests that could eat a small dog. That being said, there are local gardening experts who are willing to ... More >>
Bullying is bad, right? Well, what if the bullying comes from a bunch of pastors and church leaders who are trying to bully / prod / embarrass / force county commissioners into doing something good for the community? BOLD Justice (Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice) is a group compris ... More >>
Montimere came clean after posing as Jerry Joseph.Guerdwich Montimere, the former Dillard High School basketball player who moved to Texas when he was 22 and reinvented himself as a 16-year-old, came clean in the legal sense yesterday.He pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault of a child - ... More >>
Stefan KamphDushaun Smith in his favorite place, Mickel Field in Wilton Manors.Dushaun Smith doesn't want you to think he's a criminal."You don't feed milk to a stray cat," says the longtime Fort Lauderdale resident. "I'm careful how I feed the media milk. They keep coming back for more."It started ... More >>
The headlines in Broward and Palm Beach:Mercedes Morales may be an even more bloodthirsty spouse than Dalia Dippolito. The Miramar women is accused of hiring a hit man (who turned out to be an FBI agent) to murder her ex-husband as retaliation for his providing information that led to her arrest ... More >>
Programming note: I'm breaking in a new computer this morning, so expect some technical difficulties. Here's a look at what made news this weekend:Archbishop John C. Favalora led his final mass at St. Mary's Cathedral Sunday. He's stepping down after 16 years, with much of the past decade mired b ... More >>
We think of fast food as the ultimate convienance - if you're hungry, all you have to do is head through a drive through and you can eat in minutes. Slow Food is the antithesis: the idea behind the movement is food that's good for you and for the enviornment is worth waiting for. Fort Lauderdale' ... More >>
A son denied becomes a festering campaign issue haunting Commissioner Eggelletion as Election Day approaches
Trustees at the state's biggest black church and its pastor are at odds and heading for court.
Take the Broward Corruption Quiz
Goodbye, North Perry
Frank Crimi may have found the foolproof get-out-of-jail-free pass.
A black man is killed by an 81-year-old white driver, and she's pretty happy about it.
-- Ralph De La Cruz impressed the hell out of me this weekend. Check out this courageous little column. -- The story by Thomas R. Collins and Tony Doris on West Palm Commissioner Jim Exline's conflict of interest shows that Palm Beach Post is still, pound-for-pound, the best watchdog of local poli ... More >>
Vice Mayor Eggelletion's golfing and business buddy stands to profit from county land deal
Black Violin goes where hip-hop has never gone before: the orchestra pit
Broward Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion quietly pulls political strings in Lauderdale Lakes -- and personally profits in the process
Jazz invades the The Old Dillard Museum
In the world of special ed schools in Broward County, drugs and tough love are the order of the day -- and academics are beside the point
An F in economics. That's what the Broward County school board earned when they rushed to fire construction firm Church and Tower, only to be sued for millions.
Jack's Box -- A Trip-Hop Fairy Tale
A group of neighborhood leaders prepares to declare independence and start Broward's first black-majority city
American Heritage School survives despite near financial collapse, angry neighbors, and a questionable relationship with a Plantation politician
After a decade in office, Carlton Moore hasn't done much for Fort Lauderdale's poorest residents. But he has helped himself.
For 24 years toxic soot from the Wingate dump rained down on Leola McCoy and her neighbors. She calls it environmental racism.