In case you've forgotten, Sunday is Mother's Day. And while you might be scrambling to buy your mom $2 flowers from a gas station or getting her yet another Hallmark card with kittens on it from the CVS down the street (again!), maybe you want to remember that you have only one mother. And maybe y ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Those would be the pants of Fred PhelpsThe 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 >>
How to identify the creeps that will be showing up in Fort Pierce tonightThe 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Jesse Stoll's homegrown DubFest brings international reggae legends out of hiding .
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 >>
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