The internet has made official what we pretty much already knew: Downtown Fort Lauderdale is a kickass place. How kickass? According to Livability.com, it's the seventh-best downtown in the U.S. The website is all about tracking down and ranking the best cities to live and work in, avoiding the o ... More >>
A Brooklyn guy who fell in love with the wilderness of off-road South Florida, Matthew Schwartz was alarmed to learn last spring of plans for oil drilling on the edge of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. The group he leads, the South Florida Wildlands Association, joined with others to s ... More >>
According to its website, The Experts, a Fort Lauderdale company, is "a global provider of IT, engineering, telecom and business process solutions" with operations around the world and "personnel supporting the war fighter abroad and domestic policy at home." Apparently, one of those personnel memb ... More >>
Once upon a time, there was a bar. Said bar sat in a nondescript strip mall in a semi-suburban neighborhood, its door guarded by burly bouncers in cowboy hats. It was home to a mechanical bull, line dancing lessons and lots of camo. And in what far away land did this bar reside? Why Davie, of course ... More >>
The Hallandale Beach City Commission will meet to discuss a proposal to crack down on puppy stores in that city, tonight at 6 o'clock. For years, activists have been trying to get the city to join a handful of other cities nationwide -- including Lake Worth -- in an outright ban on puppy stores (or ... More >>
Hollywood fortuneteller Olivia Evans was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Monday and ordered to pay her scam victims more than $400,000. She tried to apologize and reportedly made a relatively big scene in the courtroom, saying, "I was guided in the wrong way of life, and now I reali ... More >>
CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled.
All photos by Laine Doss The Burger Bash tentBurger Bash, hosted by Rachael Ray, is one of the most popular events at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. One of the first events to be sold out, the 2011 Burger Bash featured 26 chefs presenting their best burgers. Last evening's Bur ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
News: Not everyone realizes that the word news actually began life as an acronym for the cardinal directions, North, East, West, South. That's not a Juice-y joke; it's a fact, though not widely known. First the Juice turns to true north.Sometimes the news isn't serious; it's silly. Some of that's ... More >>
With No Deliverance, the Toadies revert to the bare bones of their past
In Davie, the coyotes seldom howl, and Hank Williams? — shoot, he ain't even a rumor
Hell for Leather on Flight 48
Broward Community College is a public school, but its religion professors consider it a private reserve
We are family:
Reggie and the Full Effect tug the rug from under your ears
For-profit hospice care provider Vitas Healthcare sacrifices patient needs for the bottom line
Save our school
No one has lived through more of South Florida's baseball past than Vicente Lopez
A drunk, horny guy hits a drunk, horny town -- to learn how to make people drunk and horny
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters
Letters for February 2, 2001
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.
Letters for September 28, 2000
The denizens of the Gold Coast roller rink may be getting on in years. But they still let the good times roll.
The Old Fort Lauderdale Museum of History
Slow music...worth the wait
March 12 - 18, 1998