Edward Cocaine said he was very happy, and on a natural high, after prosecutors dropped the Fort Lauderdale man's drug charges. But with a name like Cocaine, and living in South Florida, some kind of arrest was imminent. Cocaine was arrested last month after cops pulled him over and found Xanax p ... More >>
Turkey is the only country in the world located on two continents, a bridge of sorts among Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, making it one of the world's true melting pots. And so it goes with the food, a commingling of many cuisines in one. With its roots in Ottoman culture, Turkish fare has devel ... More >>
Disgraced ex-military man and confessed torturer Allen West's sell-by date is long past. His 15 minutes should have been up when he conceded defeat in his race for reelection in Florida's 18th Congressional district last fall, after playing the victim card through a petulant few weeks of post-E ... More >>
Considered one of the godfathers of British Blues -- a distinction he shares with late Alexis Korner -- vocalist and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall gave a jumpstart to that particular idiom well before it took hold with the masses in the latter part of the '60s through bands like Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
I'm a little late chiming in on this, but man, I kind of feel bad for Jacqueline Howett.If you don't know Jacqueline Howett yet: Hi! Welcome to the internet age! Howett is a British-born author and poetess who publishes her own books for the same reason I eat my own cooking: No less blinkered sou ... More >>
You want to know how you would have been living if you'd hooked up with Bernie Madoff and started illegally raising for him right at the swindler's start in the 1960s? You have to look at how Fort Lauderdale's Michael Bienes lived. I've written a lot about the philanthropist who claims he, too, ha ... More >>
Mosaic Theatre gives August Wilson the bad guys he never wanted
My hooker romance
Faster than a speeding dolphin, this Cuban rafter aims to be world champ
Hallandale Beach and a Broward judge are trying to drive a man from his home
He wriggles, squirms, and throws money around, but "H" can't make the tale about his seduction of "W" disappear.
Mike Jones gets set for the jet set
Broward Community College is a public school, but its religion professors consider it a private reserve
Murderball, a doc about quad rugby players, absolutely kills
A father assesses his anarchist son's chances of becoming Lake Worth's next mayor
Chef Michael Blum is a big show-off
South Florida's bellicose congressman carves up the Middle East
Letters for July 19, 2001
When the Cleveland Clinic closes, who will save lives on the barrier island?
Jamie "King" Colton: Who says South Florida ain't got no class
America gave Franco Nicoletti opportunities and riches beyond belief. But it didn't give him a conscience.