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  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Charles Steadman of Jack's Grumpy Grouper on Prohibiton, the Silver Age of Bartending, and U.S. Bartenders' Guild

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Riverside Market Celebrates 4/20 With Rare Lagunitas Waldo Keg Tapping

    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 >>

  • News

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Allen West Hates Coca-Cola's Super Bowl Ad

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Tea Party: Let's Rewrite the U.S. Constitution

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Right-Wing Nuts Accidentally Make Fun of Themselves

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    26. Mike Halker of Due South Brewing

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    What About the Third Broward Queen?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Judge Strikes Down Voter-Backed Term Limits

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Charlie Crist: Bubba the Love Sponge Is Swaying the Election

    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 >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Commissioner's Suit to Kill Term Limits Going to Court

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Abrams: Tribune Should Study USA Today's Success

    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 >>

  • News

    April 19, 2007
  • Culture

    February 1, 2007

    Race Card

    That gotcha moment at Florida Stage somehow gets away. So does the story.

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004
  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    TGI Thursday

    Thursday's young contenders keep working for the weekend

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    As potentially historic homes fall to new construction, will red-hot Victoria Park still be so desirable?

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    Out of Place

    A bad location mars the potential of Peyton's Place

  • Culture

    May 3, 2001

    Rebel with a One-World Cause

    Or, The Life of the Underappreciated Man Who Brought Us Life and Liberty

  • Film

    January 4, 2001

    Unusual Suspects

    Academy darling Kevin Spacey is out, Billy Crudup in

  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Twisp of the Tale

    When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Swamp Wars

    Beset by feds and environmentalists, the good ol' boys of Big Cypress National Preserve circle the buggies

  • Culture

    August 17, 2000

    The Traveling Schacknow Show

    Art lesson: Owning a museum requires paying attention to details

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Doing Elián's Bidding

    Looking for a little piece of the little feller's legacy before he heads back into Castro's clutches? Just check in with eBay.

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    The Emerald Ire

    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.

  • Film

    December 9, 1999
  • Dining

    November 4, 1999

    A Thorough Grilling

    Jake's Seafood Grille

  • Calendar

    November 19, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 19 - 25, 1998

  • Culture

    November 12, 1998
  • News

    May 28, 1998

    A new generation of crack-driven counterfeiters is plugging in, printing out, and lighting up

  • Calendar

    April 23, 1998
  • Culture

    November 6, 1997