South Florida, we know heat -- and we know how to beat it. Between air conditioning, swimming pools, a dip in the ocean and all these damn ice cream and serve-yourself fro-yo shops, we've got summer meltdowns covered. But enough with the trendy, soft-serve yogurt. When you want the real deal, ther ... More >>
Apparently Middle Child Day is a thing. And it is today. And Bruce Hopman, a former ad executive living in Fort Lauderdale, is on a mission to make sure everyone knows this. And he is using every means at his disposal. By which we mean, of course, the internet.
In an historical ruling today, the Supreme Court of the United States has struck down DOMA, making marriages for all couples -- gay or straight -- a constitutionally protected right. SCOTUS also handed out equal rights to all like Oprah giving away cars to her studio audience by also striking down ... More >>
Over the weekend, liberal media types coast to coast suffered jags of anxiety after the New York Times reported that Charles and David Koch -- AKA the billionaire Jagger and Richards of the Tea Party agenda -- are eyeing a new shiny toy: the troubled Tribune Co., the parent behind eight of the count ... More >>
While the GOPers are still clenching their buttholes over the fact that the First Lady of Socialist America appeared on the Oscars to announce Best Picture winner, one of their champions was giving us his own special cultivated, erudite, distingue thoughts on the Academy Awards via The Twitter. We ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott spent $73 million of his own money in the 2010 governor's race. When asked in April if he'd be cutting more checks for reelection in 2014, he responded, simply, "I won't have to... I don't know what it will cost, but we'll have the money to win."And if the donations to his "Let's Get ... More >>
One day after Martin County Sheriff Robert Crowder announced that he'd be running against Congressman Allen West in the newly drawn District 18's Republican primary, South Florida Tea Party Chairman Everett Wilkinson tweeted that he's "considering running" as well."Congressman West doesn't live i ... More >>
Remember that time when multimillionaire John Castle allegedly got so angry at a waiter that he broke his finger in a senseless act of rage? It seemed like just another incident in which a server was mistreated by some rich person with a superiority complex. But there may be more to the story. Ca ... More >>
No really. They were boys.Remember the Hanson song MMMbop? Sure it was stupid and you weren't sure whether the kids singing it were pretty girls or extremely pretty boys, but it sure was catchy.Unfortunately puberty kicked in and the Hanson boys (yes, they were boys) disappeared. Well ... More >>
From his war on Islam to his thoughts about being Donald Trump's running mate, a candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
via APHouse Speaker Dean Cannon is bold but bendable on the 2012 presidential primary dateDespite the farcical sideshow of Donald Trump's recent antics, the 2012 presidential election is actually a serious and important issue. And for the second consecutive presidential election cycle, Florida's ... More >>
Tara NieuwesteegAnimal rights activists of all ages turned out to tell would-be beauty queens not to support the fur industry.The Miss Florida USA program held a preliminary event in Hollywood over the weekend. And along with dozens of young women hoping to compete in the Donald Trump-owned Miss ... More >>
flickr.comHerschel Walker may be the greatest athlete of our lifetimes, a modern-day Jim Thorpe of sorts. Now Walker, who will turn 48 next year, is bringing that athleticism to South Florida. And by "athleticism," of course I mean some blend of Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, and ballet ass-kicking abil ... More >>
Courtney LoveIf you haven't seen the recent headlines, rocker Courtney Love is being sued for libel for something she said about someone on Twitter. She is the first official celebrity to get sued over something she tweeted. And you thought Courtney would never be in the record books.This isn't the ... More >>
Photo: WXEL.orgJerry CarrJerry Carr's love of television has led him into some dangerous predicaments. The president of the public television station based in Boynton Beach, WXEL, Carr started his career in the 1960s in Rochester, New York, and yesterday that city's Democrat and Chronicle told of ... More >>
Socialites say they've been buying their way into Palm Beach's newspaper.
The 'Pipe breaks loose
As the housing market collapses, desperate sellers get creative
Spartan laughs to be had in this lackluster parody
Looting the Treasury was never so easy
And now, on tape, from the capital of Mardi Gras Gaming, it's Sunday Morning Live!
Once a lifeline and a symbol, Chalk's delivered death
Can Jack Bauer escape certain death from an oncoming tanker?
Farris Hassan, not done with his 15 minutes of fame, is up to his old tricks again.
When you're a politician helping out a felon, it's better not to ask questions.
Flashing the Gold
Can a hardy little moth stop the fern that wants to eat the Everglades?
Joyce Tarnow is history
Don King wants to make South Florida a boxing capital. Trouble is, he's on the ropes.
A battle of Kerry vs. Kerry
Letters for March 8, 2001
Skot Foreman brings big-name art to an unexpected seaside town
Stripper and adult-film star Leslie Glass is battling cancer in the same way she's conducted her career: with compassion and guts
Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the South Florida nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And Mob ties.
The Bahamas. Sun, fun, and upscale resorts, right? Add murder to the mix, and throw in a Third World-style underclass.
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
March 12 - 18, 1998