Two new sweet spots are opening off Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach, each serving up sugar in two of its finest forms: candy and ice cream. While we have a few weeks to wait before we can indulge at the newest Sloan's ice cream location, a candy superstore is now officially open. Boca Rato ... More >>
That didn't take long. Within days of being handed a political hot potato -- the task of investigating antigay, anti-Muslim Facebook posts made by Roxanna Trinka, a director of the Research Park at FAU -- Palm Beach County Mayor Steven Abrams bungled it, solidifying the county's reputation for offi ... More >>
FAU administrators today distanced themselves from the Islamophobic and homophobic Facebook posts, first reported here, of Boca Raton businesswoman Roxanna Trinka, an adviser to the school's College of Engineering and Computer Science. See also: - Facebook Page Reveals FAU Adviser Fears Muslim Law, ... More >>
The governing body of the Research Park at FAU will refer the matter of its board member Roxanna Trinka's anti-Muslim and anti-gay Facebook posts to the Palm Beach County Commission, which appointed her to the board. See also: - Facebook Page Reveals FAU Adviser Fears Muslim Law, Gay Rights - FAU R ... More >>
Roxanna Trinka is President/CEO of a company called Baseline Engineering. She's also a Director of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, an advisor to the school's College of Engineering, and served on Palm Beach County's Criminal Justice Commission. It's a free country. So there's no ... More >>
Pizza Fusion, the South Florida-based pizza chain with the slogan, "Saving the Earth, One Pizza at a Time," recently announced plans to open two new locations -- one in Naples and a second in Boca Raton, which will be the brand's first corporate location. Currently the leading green franchise in Nor ... More >>
Here in South Florida, sushi spots are as familiar as burger bars and taco food trucks -- and a lot of them have the same myriad interpretations of the spider and California roll at varying price points. First-time restaurateur Scott Kennedy hopes to stand out in the crowded sushi marketplace. ... More >>
See also "Dash to Dubai: An FBI Fugitive Explains Why She Kidnapped Her Daughter and Fled Fort Lauderdale"Leslie Delbecq is a fugitive. She has a most-wanted profile, as do her parents.Since kidnapping her daughter from Fort Lauderdale in August of 2010 and fleeing to Dubai, Delbecq has been pursued ... More >>
Congratulations, Amanda Jemini! You've just won Miss Hooters International -- now hurry up, cash your $50,000 check, go home, and get ready. You've got a flight in the morning to Las Vegas, where you'll be attending an event for the next few days. Oh, and make sure you get a pedicure, manicure, have ... More >>
Photos by Robert SietsemaThis is where the barbecue addiction begins.Right around 9 o'clock last night, a cheer was raised in the kitchen. The overworked FedEx folk had finally delivered the barbecue.It was Texas barbecue, and for one of the ten individuals staying in our home for the holidays&nb ... More >>
In a lawsuit filed this week, a young woman who hostessed at a Las Vegas nightclub -- Jet nightclub at the Mirage -- claims her bosses at the Light Group and Dancing Monkey coerced her to drink at work, do massive amounts of coke, and get a boob job.According to Jane Doe's attorney, she was "pres ... More >>
Flickr/Sarbeth 718 Atmosphere is the highest restaurant in the world.Move over, Space Needle and Stratosphere restaurant! The world's tallest restaurant has just opened in Dubai, and the view and prices are as high as you can get without wings. Atmosphere is located on the 122nd floor of ... More >>
We spoke by phone with Scott Maxwell just minutes after the PBC Environmental Coalition ended its news conference in Lake Worth this afternoon, where speakers alleged that Maxwell, who is running for City Commission District 1, had ties to racist and white supremacist groups, specifically the Fed ... More >>
Maxwell: The crusade temporarily suspendedThe Lake Worth elections slated for November 3rd just get weirder by the minute. As if the flap about Mayoral candidate Rene Varela's role in the sales of wild dolphins to a marine park in Dubai weren't scandal enough, now the Palm Beach County Environmen ... More >>
Dr. Rene Varela Two days ago, we posted this story about how protesters in Lake Worth targeted mayoral candidate Rene Varela, shining light on his work with Ocean Embassy, an Orlando company (formed by ex-SeaWorld employees) that has plans to build a resort in Panama featuring marine animal attr ... More >>
Protestors at last night's forum It's not unusual for politicians to want to hide controversial details of their lives: adulterous affairs, DUI arrests, bankruptcies. Leave to the reliably kooky city of Lake Worth to have this week's most interesting political scandal: rivals of mayoral can ... More >>
Flickr: hobbesdudeJesse LevineWhy would the tennis players who's arguably the world's greatest ever watch college players? Based on this article in the Sacramento Bee, Roger Federer was keeping tabs on Jesse Levine, the Boca Raton resident who two years ago was playing for the University of Flori ... More >>
Flickr: gmdhHerve Jaubert (middle) was once the toast of Dubai's high society.Sometimes you have to abandon questions of guilt and innocence and just admire the sheer audacity of a criminal suspect. Herve Jaubert is one of those cases.We told you about Jaubert, a resident of Wellington, a few wee ... More >>
Flickr: gmdhJaubert: Doesn't miss the camels or the cops he met in the Middle EastThe government of the United Arab Emirates was circling Herve Jaubert, growing increasingly certain that he was one among a cast of unscrupulous businessmen from the West whose collective greed brought an end to the ... More >>
New Times recently caught up with John Legend in between all kinds of action. After his high-profile appearances at the inaugural festivities, February will find the five-time Grammy winner playing Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, the NBA All-Star Game, and the Dubai International Jazz Festival. Oh, ye ... More >>
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