This week, Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, one of South Florida's largest beverage wholesalers, is being purchased by Reyes Beverage Group, making it one of the largest beer distributors in the country. Reyes, which wholesales more than 115 million cases of beer annually, has purchased the South ... More >>
Forget your previous plans of waiting in line for hours just to get your hands on another cheap television, or that new-fangled Chinese-made plastic hype toy that's the "must-have" gift of the holiday season. This year, it's time to get social, not psycho, with a plethora of local beer events to tak ... More >>
Having recently smashed through a crowdsourced funding campaign via Crowdbrewed, Jonathan Wakefield has passed through another checkpoint in the journey to opening a brewery and taproom in Miami: a distribution deal. J. Wakefield Brewing will be signing on with local distributor Gold Coast, who als ... More >>
This past Saturday, deep in the residential wilderness of the Riverside Park neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale, homebrewing pilgrims flocked to the veritable mecca of craft beer in Broward County, The Riverside Market. There, a dozen enthusiastic homebrew teams and individuals arrived to participate ... More >>
It was a decent night for some homebrew. The clouds had remained relatively light, and the temperature had finally dropped to below 80. At the nearly empty, save for dozens of people lugging cases of brown bottles, Gulfstream Park Thursday night, the South Florida beverage distributor Gold Coast put ... More >>
There were lots of shenanigans to be had, as well as beers, at the Palm Beach Craft Beer Festival Saturday. Perhaps the most bold was J.Wakefield Brewing's new move: oyster beer shots. Are we kidding? No. This is serious business. There is something to be said for sticking raw seafood in alcoholic ... More >>
New Belgium's highly-anticipated craft brews have finally arrived in southeast Florida. New Belgium Brewing Company, known for its flagship beer Fat Tire Amber Ale, signed with Gold Coast Beverage Distributors which will begin distributing their beer beginning July 29, according to Gold Coast's Cra ... More >>
Some companies use cheesy videos with horrible actors to train their employees. The military uses combat scenarios. Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, Inc. throws homebrewing competitions. Last Thursday, the ever-faithful associates of Gold Coast Distributors assembled at America's Backyard for the f ... More >>
"No, I'm not Dexter!"If you thought The Glades was a new sitcom about a dysfunctional yet aromatic family of air fresheners, you're wrong. That show, The Stick-Ups, doesn't debut until fall. The Glades, which premiered last night on the A&E network, is actually a detective ... More >>
For too long did grandmothers of yesteryear express their anger quietly, perhaps by "accidentally" missing a cross-stitch on this year's Christmas sweater (and once there's a run, there's no saving Rudolph).That wasn't Vicki Ryder's style. For the past few years, the 67-year-old founder of the Sou ... More >>
What better way to de-stressify than watching brawling babes tit-punching each other?
Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.
Tuesday night's Rollout time at Gold Coast
Ways to make Valentine's Day suck less
The Merry Widow
Letters for October 18, 2001
The denizens of the Gold Coast roller rink may be getting on in years. But they still let the good times roll.
North and South Ocean Boulevard
Ever since advertisers began plastering their names on bus benches, Broward County has been overrun by unwanted places to sit
Tracking animals in the Everglades is a tiring, maddening business. Which is just how a decreasing number of hunters like it.