A Florida judge took the GOP and their redrawn congregational district maps from 2012 to the proverbial woodshed on Thursday, when he ruled that the maps were drawn up illegally. Second Judicial Circuit judge Terry P. Lewis called the maps a mockery to the rules of transparency when he ruled that F ... More >>
It's important to love what you do for a living -- think about how many hours of your waking life you spend working (a lot, most likely). Whether it's tech, education, journalism, or the restaurant industry, it's actually a good thing to be considered a geek. When it comes to mixology, Jack's Grum ... More >>
It's that time of year again: get high and drink some beers. There will probably be no getting high at The Riverside Market and Cafe, but there will be lots of beer drinking this April 20 with a special tapping of a Lagunitas Waldo's Special Ale. As expected, the keg tapping will begin at 4:20 p.m. ... More >>
Allen West, one-term congressman, Tea Party darling, and crusader against anything he deems "un-American," doesn't like Coca-Cola's Super Bowl ad. Not one bit. The... um... "distinguished gentleman" from South Florida blogged not once -- but twice -- about the Coke ad. According to West's first blo ... More >>
Tea Party groups in Palm Beach County are getting hyped on the national movement's latest hobby horse, a national convention of states to rewrite the U.S. Constitution. The scheme is deeply, consciously antidemocratic, giving Wyoming, for example, with fewer than 700,000 residents, as much say in ... More >>
One of the more rabid of our local right-wing outfits proved itself mentally defective last weekend, posting a bizarro-world image with an anti-immigrant theme on its Facebook page. See also: - Everett Wilkinson: Tea Party Extremist, Media Darling Neither the image nor the sentiments were atypica ... More >>
New Times' Best of Broward-Palm Beach 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up 30 of our favorite tastemakers -- restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders, and other foodies who make the South Florida food scene what it is. We'll start with number 30 and lead up to South Fl ... More >>
Ritter, Lieberman, and Keechl during the power days.I know that we have been accused of queening it up too much, you, me, and [Ilene] Lieberman, the three queens on the County Commission. But I can't really think of anybody I would rather queen it up with than you. -- Stacy Ritter to Ken ... More >>
On a day when voters are going to the polls to show their power, a Broward County Circuit judge has decided to take it away from them. Broward Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips has struck down term limits for Broward County commissioners as unconstitutional after voters went to the polls in ov ... More >>
KendrickMeekdotcomWonder how Meek feels about Bubba supporting Charlie.Is Bubba the Love Sponge swaying next week's election?The syndicated radio host (Bubba the Love Sponge is his real name; he had it legally changed) has been encouraging his listeners, known as "The Bubba Army," to vote for hi ... More >>
Broward County Commissioner John Rodstrom's attempt to kill term limits (chiefly for himself) is going to court tomorrow, where a judge is expected to rule on it up or down. Rodstrom, plain and simple, is trying to overturn the will of the people for his own selfish reason -- namely ... More >>
We have the latest think piece from Tribune Co. Innovation Chief Lee Abrams and it's another doozy. I can't begin to capture the Abrams vibe, but here are some highlights: -- He proposes to "blow up" an underperforming TV station in the Tribune chain and totally "rethink" the m ... More >>
That gotcha moment at Florida Stage somehow gets away. So does the story.
Thursday's young contenders keep working for the weekend
As potentially historic homes fall to new construction, will red-hot Victoria Park still be so desirable?
A bad location mars the potential of Peyton's Place
Or, The Life of the Underappreciated Man Who Brought Us Life and Liberty
Academy darling Kevin Spacey is out, Billy Crudup in
When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero
Beset by feds and environmentalists, the good ol' boys of Big Cypress National Preserve circle the buggies
Art lesson: Owning a museum requires paying attention to details
Looking for a little piece of the little feller's legacy before he heads back into Castro's clutches? Just check in with eBay.
A former probation officer once saw the IRA as killers and the FBI as heroes. All that's changed now, as he investigates the Irish gun-smuggling case.
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