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Four Loko

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    April 29, 2014

    A Brief History of Banned, Fake, and Contentious Drugs in Florida

    Florida sure knows how to get caught up in a good drug scare, especially when it comes to substances that are on the cusp of becoming illegal or are downright fake in the first place. Our residents have seen some synthetics drugs' most horrifying effects, and our law enforcement officials have made ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    New Times Beerfest: Winning Beers, Good Times (Pictures)

    On Saturday evening, hundreds of beer lovers in south Florida came together in Esplanade Park to sample the finest beers, enjoy great live music and have a great time at New Times' Beerfest. Even the weather cooperated. Mother Nature is clearly a beer lover, because the evening was cool and clear -- ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    New Times Beerfest 2013: Here's Your Guide to Beer, Food, and Fun

    The 16th-annual New Times "Original" Beerfest is coming to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park tomorrow, April 6, from 6 to 11 p.m. We can feel the excitement in the air as we prepare to drink plenty of good beer, eat delicious food, and listen to some of the best live and local talent south Florida ha ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    New Times Beerfest: Here's Your Guide to Beer, Food, and Fun

    The 16th-annual New Times "Original" Beerfest is coming to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park tomorrow April 6, from 6 to 11 p.m. We can feel the excitement in the air as we prepare to drink plenty of good beer, eat delicious food, and listen to some of the best live and local talent south Florida has ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Epic Meal Time Takes on Mixology (Video)

    If we were asked to place a bet, we frankly would have never thought Harley Morenstein and the Epic Meal Time guys would live to see their 100th episode release. These guys must be made of steel, because the bacon and bourbon loving gluttons are back -- and getting a little fancy pants, to boot (act ... More >>

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    May 28, 2012

    Zachary Bird, DUI Suspect Who Busted His Own Head in Cop Car, Was Going to Help His Friend Fred

    If you haven't already heard about the weirdest DUI arrest since the Ron Jon Surf Shop guy got caught drinking Four Loko in his car, a quick run-down: Police say Orange County anesthesiologist Zachary Bird was arrested on DUI charges after he almost side-swiped a cop car and failed sobriety tests. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Foods of the '90s That Deserve an Ironic Comeback

    Liberalmind1012 via Creative CommonsYou could have your drink and chew it too!​ If Urban Outfitters had the equivalent of IKEA's Swedish Food Market, the shelves would be stocked with products valued either for their mall-ready alt sensibilities or their ironic appeal; e.g. quinoa pancake mix, Jap ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Daft Punk Partners With Coca-Cola

    Bonsaichop via Wikimedia CommonsHarder, Better, Faster, Stronger Coca-Cola​In this week's head scratching celebrity/corporate moment of "synergy" Rolling Stone (via Hype Beast) is reporting that French duo Daft Punk is hooking up with Coca-Cola to launch a special edition release of Daft Punk-insp ... More >>

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    February 19, 2011

    Table for One: Tips on Dining Alone

    ​hajshfkhfihrgtigjajggjTop blog posts from Dec. 1 - February 15 1. Celebrate New Year's Eve at These South Florida Restaurants http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/cleanplatecharlie/2009/12/celebrate_new_years_eve_at_these_restaurants.php

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    January 4, 2011

    Five Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

    Flickr/Pink Sherbert Photography Cheers!New Year's resolutions - nearly everyone makes them and hardly anyone keeps them.  Sure, it's a great idea, after six vodka and cranberries at the New Year's Eve party's open bar, to say you're going to lose those ten extra pounds on your ass or f ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Four Loko May Be Gone, But Have You Tried Cocaine?

    ​​With all the fuss about the energy drink Four Loko going and getting itself banned (because it gave drinkers a speedy, caffeinated high that's been likened to cocaine) it's surprising we haven't heard more outcry against the energy drink that's actually called Cocaine. (Except for that little ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    [Video] Man Throws Slim Jims at Gas Station Attendant Five Other Items That Would Hurt More

      Floridians can be angry, emphasis on the angry part. Courtesy of the OrlandoSentinel the video above shows what happens if a gas station attendent argues with the customer: Slim Jims go flying.Reportedly the box of dense sticks of faux-meat hit the man's six-year-old son in the head. Seminole ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    FDA Shocker: Four Loko Not the First Beverage to Combine Caffeine With Alcohol

    Not that original.​You'd think that the problem with sickly sweet, carbonated, high-alcohol energy drinks would be (1) that they're disgusting, or (2) that the hangovers are hellish. And you'd be right on both counts. But the Food and Drug Administration believes there's another problem: That cons ... More >>

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