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Fort Pierce

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Man Behind Trinity Broadcasting Network Says Gays Are Tryng to Create a "Homosexual Special Race"

    Ever seen a gay man's living room? A bloody, mounted head of some Christian is not, I repeat NOT, there. But Rick Wiles, a former marketing exec for Trinity Broadcasting Network, thinks otherwise. According to him, gay rights activists are the second-coming of Nazis, because both groups were tryi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    First Tropical Depression Might Become a Hurricane

    Well how do you like that? It's Hurricane Season. Yup. That soggy weather you're driving to work in today is Tropical Depression One, which is spreading its large unseemly clouds all over Florida and threatening to get us all wet. This Trop Dep is expected to gain strength and is threatening to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    All Aboard Florida: Small-Town Politicians Are Trying to Ruin Your Shot at Miami-Orlando High Speed Rail

    It's a no-brainer that high-speed rail would make everybody's lives a little more bearable -- especially in Florida, where a simple shot up I95 at the wrong time of day can be a Bataan Death March. Gov. Rick Scott has already flubbed one opportunity for high-speed rail between Tampa and Orladno by r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    National Drink Wine Day: Five Florida Wineries to Visit

    Wine -- like anything alcoholic -- has fans that will travel the world in an attempt to test out the best of the best. From the Chateaus of Bordeaux to Napa's wine country, winos will travel near and far to sip, sample, savor, and get drunk among rows of grapes. While this trips vary in cost, depe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Goliath Grouper: Scientists Fear for Survival of Huge Fish If Fishing Ban Is Lifted

    A Florida saltwater fish of legendary proportions, growing to weights of nearly 800 pounds, the goliath grouper was hunted to within range of extinction in the 1980s. A ban on its capture was enacted in 1990, and its population has begun to recover. But the goliath is under threat again, environme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Moonshine Molly's Brings Southern Cooking and Spirits to South Florida

    Moonshine is like water. It's a clear liquid no one wanted the government placing any of those fancy federal taxes on. With two hundred years of illicit production in the Appalachian mountains, it's premised on the badassery of backwoods distilleries. But moonshine has slowly and legally been seep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Woman Pulls Fire Alarm Because She Needed a Plumber

    If you were having difficulty getting through to 911 earlier this month, you may have had an issue at the same time as Talitha Myrvil. If you found it frustrating to get a response from authorities while you were witnessing a carjacking or attempting to prevent grown men from dropkicking women in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    FAU Students Still Fighting GEO Naming Rights Deal Say FAU Trustees Barring Them From Meeting

    FAU students opposed to the school's sale of football field naming rights to global private prison operator/serial human rights abuser GEO Group spent spring break last week planning their next moves.One thing the students had in mind was attendance at today's meeting of FAU's board of trustees, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Accused Cop Killer Arrested in Fort Pierce

    Sgt. Gary Morales was shot and killed Thursday morning during a routine traffic stop in St. Lucie. The 35-year-old husband and father, who had served on the force for 13 years, was shot multiple times and succumbed to his wounds at a Fort Pierce hospital not long after. Police say they have the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Alleged Manatee Molester Cuddles With Animal, Lets Kids Ride It

    Last October we told you about Ana Gloria Garcia-Gutierrez, the Pinellas County woman who was arrested for hopping on top of a manatee and riding it like it was a horse. See also: -Accused Manatee Molester Is on the Loose in St. Petersburg -Manatee Molester Ana Gloria Garcia-Gutierrez Arrested ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Obama Bear-Hug Pizza Guy Says His Shop Is Now Facing Boycotts

    Democrats hate freedom and love terrorists! You wanna do it up like a real 'Merican? Do what Republicans do: Call for boycotting a small business. AMERICA! FUCK YEAH! Scott Van Duzer, the Fort Pierce owner of Big Apple Pizza & Pasta Restaurant, who recently gained fame for bear-hugging Presid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Topless Babysitter Found Passed Out in Parking Lot

    A 47-year old woman was found lying topless in a hotel parking lot where she was supposed to be babysitting a boy whose mother had gone gambling. That is the saddest sentence you'll ever read in your entire life.Police were called in to the River Palm Hotel, located at 420 S. Harbor City Blvd. in Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Cops: Mom Forgot Her Child in the Store for an Hour

    Most parents have experienced that terrifying moment while shopping when they lose sight of a child for a moment. A Fort Pierce woman had that experience too -- for an hour.According to police, a 3-year-old boy was sitting all alone and crying in an aisle at the Deals' Dollar Tree in the 400 block o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Here's Florida's Blacklist of Everyone Excluded for Life From Pari-Mutuel Casinos

    ​If Uncle Earl has been coming around and causing trouble recently, it might be because he was kicked out of the casino for card counting, stealing, or other stupid behavior. Wouldn't it be great to see a list of everyone who was excluded from the state's casinos in recent years?Florida's Division ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Kobayashi Sets Twinkie-Eating Record: Here Are Some Records Set in Florida

    ​Champion eater Takero Kobayashi set a Guinness World Record on the Wendy Williams Show by successfully eating 14 Hostess Twinkies in one minute.Kobayashi downed the endangered treats while a studio audience and a Guinness official watched. In fact, the official had the... ummm... interesting task ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Westboro Baptist "Church" Coming to Fort Lauderdale to Scare Children

    ​Fred Phelps and the rest of the "God hates fags" crew from the Westboro Baptist Church in Nowhere, Kansas, say they're coming to Fort Lauderdale on December 8.Remember, Fred Phelps told the Pulp back in July that he was gathering up the gang to protest the funeral of 24-year-old U.S. Army Spc. Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2011

    Westboro Bapist Weirdos a No-Show. That Would Make Fred Phelps a Flaming Liar

    Those would be the pants of Fred Phelps​The creeps from the Westboro Baptist "Church" didn't show up to the funeral for 24-year-old U.S. Army Spc. Jordan Christopher Schumann in Fort Pierce last night, which is good news for the rest of the 6.95 billion people on earth who aren't part of the Kansa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Westboro Baptist Nuts Coming to Protest Soldier's Funeral Tonight

    How to identify the creeps that will be showing up in Fort Pierce tonight​The Kansas crazies are coming.Westboro Baptist "Church" Pastor Fred Phelps tells New Times that the church's minions are coming to Fort Pierce tonight to protest the funeral of 24-year-old U.S. Army Spc. Jordan Christopher S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    9-Year-Old Slapped By Teacher: Update From Fort Pierce PD

    Nine-year-old was slapped by teacher.​Last week, I published this story about a teacher who allegedly slapped a nine-year-old boy for laughing in class. According to the boy's mother, Quiana Williams, she was informed after filing a police report that, technically, the teacher had done nothing wro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Angle Reopens as Ritz(y) Supper Club

    ​There's a new angle on Angle, the ritzy restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach that's been shuttered after discovering that its starched-shirt atmosphere didn't go over well in ultracasual South Florida.  The newly reopened, reinvented Angle is now a Slow Food supper club, embracing what ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2010
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    October 29, 2010

    U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske: "Marijuana Is Not Medicine"

    ​There's a conference under way in West Palm Beach called "Rx for Change: Targeting Prescription Drug Abuse." One of the major talking points is the staggering number of accidental deaths related to prescription drug abuse: seven every day in Florida. That's more than the number of car-crash death ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Top Ten Broward-Palm Beach Sports Bars to Watch Football In

    ​The preseason excitement, the fantasy drafts, the fatty food; it could only mean one thing: Football seasoning is ramping up. All across South Florida, sports bars slinging wings and burgers, beers and shots will be prepping for their Sunday rituals. But finding a good sports bar isn't just as ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Seminoles to Install Surveillance Cameras, Record License Plates on Reservations

    Flickr user: greengardenviennaWatch out, Grandma, you're on camera!​Next time you get drunk, hit the slot machines, and hook up with that hottie from accounting, be warned: Your debauchery may be recorded.The Seminole Tribe of Florida has just received $595,000 from a federal Homeland Security fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Corruption Hunter Starts This Week in Pompano

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Orange Juice Squeezed by Manatees?

    Leonid MamchenkovMmmm....​A good way to start your day: with a glass of orange juice and a dose of happy news. This morning, word came across the transom that Fort Pierce company Natalie's Orchid Island Juice scored a win "In the David versus Goliath battle for dominance over America's breakfast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    New Pompano Beach City Manager Has to Make Condo Bust Go Boom

    The Plaza at OceanSide at Atlantic and A1A in Pompano Beach.​"What is today -- Friday?" asks Pompano Beach City Manager Dennis Beach. "This is my fifth day on the job." Indeed, an eternity. Which is why Juice called to ask whether he had finally gotten 'round to addressing the massive condo vacanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2009

    Five Things Lou Dobbs Will Do With His Time In Florida

    flickr.comCNN's loss is probably NOT Florida's gain.​This week Lou Dobbs the last of the original CNN anchors, announced he was leaving the station and ending his show on that network to "go beyond the role here at CNN" and "engage in constructive problem solving."While this could mean many things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Upcoming Boozing/Dining Events

    ​The looks like as good a weekend as any to enjoy a little bit of booze. Check out these alcohol, er... enhanced events. • The fall season is fast approaching, which means Halloween, Thanksgiving, and, more importantly, pumpkins. And the folks over at Shipyard are keen on that -- they're tossing ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    Hang a Left at the Brain Coral

    A nifty GPS system for the Snorks

  • News

    February 21, 2008

    Are We There Yet?

    Jeez, can we just embrace the electric car already?

  • Dining

    December 27, 2007

    It's the Sauce, Stupid!

    Hurricane takes the wing world by storm

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007
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    September 11, 2007
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    November 1, 2006

    Tweet Tweet

    Time for another one of those newsy deals without much reporting in them but that you can take to the bank. Let's preface with the bad news first. Circulation at newspapers is still trending downward, as a corporate analyst might say. According to the Sun-Sentinel's Harriet Johnson Brackey, the News ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 26, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Culture

    October 19, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Culture

    September 14, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Culture

    September 7, 2006

    Artbeat

    Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2006

    Sweet Home Broward County

    In the latest twist from the Larry Deetjen Racist Airport Blowup saga, an unexpected object was found while city employees cleaned out the suspended city manager's office: A Confederate flag. The flag was found rolled up on a shelf in his office. Whatever the reason for it, I think it's a safe bet ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 28, 2005

    Have Paint, Will Travel

    The Florida Highwaymen took their art on the road

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    The Swift and the Dying

    Plantation gringo Scott Klier stands astride struggling Dania Jai-Alai

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Last Loot

    Modern-day buccaneers pluck the last nuggets of Spanish gold from the South Florida deep

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    Painting the Sunshine

    Schlock? Maybe. But the Highwaymen set the standard for lush Florida landscapes

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    The Porn Star Next Door

    Wendy Iwanow says she just wanted to help revitalize her new home. So why did her neighbors run her out of town?

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    The Elmo Files

    The saga of would-be liberal crusader and ex-con James "Elmo" Spaulding proves that anyone can get a second chance in America. And a third. And maybe even a fourth.

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