Hallandale Beach

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    August 12, 2014

    Shark Attacks Man Off Hallandale Beach in Waist-Deep Water

    A 26-year-old man was swimming in the waters of Hallandale Beach in the 1900 block of Ocean Drive on Sunday afternoon when a shark decided he'd like to have a taste of the man's foot. The man, whose name is not being released, was wading around in waist-deep water, according to Hallandale Beach cit ... More >>

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    July 25, 2014

    Yudy Bakery and Restaurant, Offers a Taste of Colombia in Hallandale Beach

    This past World Cup was a revelation of sorts. Without getting into the politicking of Brazil spending millions of dollars in order to look good on international TV while half of their favelas starve daily, there were some really good fútbol moments on the pitch. One of the biggest showings, regard ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Kentucky Derby is Saturday: Five Places to Watch the Race

    There once was a point in history in which Americans would don their finery every day of the week. Not anymore -- especially, in South Florida. These days, we're lucky to see someone in an entire outfit without undergarments or butt cheeks hanging out (whether you appreciate the lack of clothing i ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    November 14, 2013
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    October 8, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants in Hallandale Beach

    "It's got to be the most boring, mundane street in South Florida," says Dr. Paul George, an oft-quoted Miami Dade College professor and historian, told us for this week's look at the restaurants along Hallandale Beach Boulevard. "It's more a racetrack to the beach than anything else." The strip of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Jewish, European, Latin Flavors Converge on Hallandale Beach Boulevard

    "It's got to be the most boring, mundane street in South Florida," says Dr. Paul George, an oft-quoted Miami Dade College professor and historian, when I ask about Hallandale Beach Boulevard. "It's more a racetrack to the beach than anything else." It's true -- the first several hundred feet of Exi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Rice Paradise: New Gluten-Free Rice Pudding and Cake Shop Opens in Hallandale Beach

    Gluten and desserts have always seemed to go hand in hand, leaving the gluten-intolerant and those battling Celiac disease with little to combat sugar cravings. Twenty-four year old Szandra Szeghalmi has found a gluten-free loophole: rice pudding and cakes. Using her Hungarian grandmother's recipes, ... More >>

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    July 5, 2013

    Dog Trapped In Axle of Car Rescued By Broward Fire Fighters

    Broward Fire Rescue were able to save a dog that had traveled five miles trapped between the axle and steering mechanism of a PT Cruiser. Fire Rescue workers were probably expecting a call or two having to do with people getting injured from fireworks on Thursday. Instead, they got an unusual call ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Diamond-snatching Band of Barflies Still On The Loose in Broward

    Police have identified a band of four women who have been frequenting high-end Broward bars and strip clubs, seducing men, taking them home, drugging them and making off with their cash and possessions. One of the suspects made off with over $250,000 in diamonds, police say. Subhanna Beyah, 25; Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Four Dead in Horrific Highway Crash Near Hallandale Beach Boulevard UPDATED

    Updated, 10:24 a.m."We assumed there were four people killed, but we just don't know how many people were in the van," said Joe Sanchez, spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, referring to a terrifying accident that has rocked the region this morning. "It was that bad of an accident." Sanchez ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    February 7, 2013

    Breastaurants Will Be Hitting Up Hallandale and Weston in the Coming Months

    What's better than a beer, a burger, and some very large boobs? Hallandale Beach and Weston would say, "Nothing. Nothing is what's better than those things." Because, as it turns out, both cities are planning to open new breastaurants in the coming months because titties is awesome! Hallandale Bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Five South Florida Food- and Drink-Related Events This Weekend: Swank Table Lunch, Food Trucks, and More

    So, you survived the holiday season madness and are ready to reclaim your weekends as your own. Clean Plate Charlie has gathered up a few food- and drink-related events going down this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties. After the jump, find a few ways to keep busy and entertain the palate - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Teens Confess to Stabbing, Killing Homeless Man Behind Auto Parts Store

    Yesterday we told you about a dead man that was found behind an Advance Auto Parts store in Hallandale Beach. Police had taken two teens that were spotted fighting with the man in for questioning. According to Hallandale Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy, Juan Xolo, 17 and Jose Carlos Llano, 14 confe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Early Voting Places in Broward County and Palm Beach County

    Voting. It's your civic duty. It's your right as an American. It's a big pain in the butt in your busy life. The good news is early voting got kicked off in Florida over the weekend, and runs through November 3rd. Which means, you can now stop complaining about politicians on blog comment boards a ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    July 26, 2012
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    February 16, 2012

    Crazy-Fancy iPic Movie Theaters Coming to South Florida

    ​The "ultimate movie redefining entertainment" is coming to South Florida. Boca-based luxury movie theater company iPic Theaters announced plans yesterday for theaters in Boca Raton and Hallandale Beach, the Miami Herald reports.The theaters will feature leather recliners, blankets, booze, and gou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Restaurant Roll Call for January

    ​Unlike Miami -- which saw a record number of big-name restaurant openings, like Jean Georges Vongerichten's J & G Grill; Bar Tanaka, Blue Collar, and the Federal -- around here postholiday has been relatively quiet. Michelle Bernstein's departure from the Omphoy is the biggest news, followed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Hallandale Beach Government Pays Millions to U.S. Post Office in Yet Another Land Deal

    Keith London: Just say no.​Once again, Hallandale Beach Commissioner Keith London found himself the lone dissenter on a vote in which the gung-ho City Commission voted, under the leadership of Mayor Joy Cooper, to spend millions on a real-estate purchase without clear plans for what the property w ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2011
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    March 22, 2011

    Oops! Redacted Hallandale Beach Transactions Were Taken from Wrong Accounts

    Welcome to the land of petty intrigue​Well, that's a relief. Good to know that the City of Hallandale Beach wasn't covering up some massive intrigue when it covered up charitable contributions in public records with no explanation. No, they were just covering up a good old blunder: taking money fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Hallandale Beach Hides Financial Contributions From Public Record

    Below: Is this a legitimate "travel expense"?​Most people are proud of their charitable donations and don't mind publicizing them a bit. But the people who run the city government of Hallandale Beach are not most people.All of the donations that a city makes to charity are supposed to be available ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Top Five Happy-Hour Highlights at the Village at Gulfstream

    Photo © miamism/Flickr​You don't have to be as hungry as a horse to find a meal at the Village at Gulfstream, the multibillion-dollar outdoor shopping expansion to horseracing's Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach. The following happy-hour deals will do the intended (make ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Lemonade Stands Sprout Up in Hollywood To Fight Childhood Cancer

    ​Every year, employees of global tech firm PerkinElmer team up and run lemonade stands for a day. They're not just playing hooky. They're raising awareness and money by teaming up with Alex's Lemonade Stands, a 501(c)3 charity that helps kids with cancer.Back when she was only four years old, Alex ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010
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    November 4, 2010
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    June 25, 2010

    Activists Target Hallandale Beach Puppy Store

    ​The same women behind the recent protest of Michael Vick's appearance at Gulfstream (at which Vick ultimately did not show) are now targeting at least two puppy stores in Hallandale Beach: Best Price Puppies and the newly-opened Baby Doll Yorkies Inc.Michele Lazarow, a former police officer and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Hallandale Mayor in War of Words with Broward Commissioners

    Joy Cooper​Joy Cooper is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the most erratic political figures in South Florida, and now the Hallandale Beach mayor has picked a fight with Broward County Commissioner John Rodstrom.Rodstrom was one of the commissioners who two weeks ago voted against a controve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    In the People's Republic of Hallandale Beach, Juice Is Banned

    Flickr: murkyMichelangelo's David. (Stay tuned to see if this image sets off the censor alarms in Hallandale City Hall.)​If you're reading this right now from a computer in Hallandale Beach, watch your ass. The mayor and city manager believe Juice's political coverage is unpatriotic, maybe treason ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010


    Flickr: Christie1951Gulfstream, in Hallandale Beach.​

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    February 10, 2010

    The Meat of the Matter at Texas de Brazil in Hallandale Beach

    Photo by Flickr user mainochurrascaria​Now that Mr. Persnickety and I are nearing the sixth month of our courtship, I've started to become obsessively concerned that he try new foods nearly every time we go out to eat, and I have become more vocal in my insistence that he join me on my quest to un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010


    Flickr: cinnamon girl 71A bettor inspects the Racing Form at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach.​

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Sex on the Beach: Cops LOVE Going Undercover at Strip Clubs

    Photo: Courtesy Boynton Beach PoliceThe scene Friday night at Platinum​After DEA and a Boynton Beach Police SWAT team stormed into the Plantinum Showgirls nightclub on Friday night, it was a good bet that that was going to be the sexiest news story of the weekend. But with the FBI now hanging out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Biden: Here's a Billion Bucks; Now Hire Cops

    The Office of the Vice President just announced how it would divvy up a billion dollars in grant money for the hiring of cops. Broward and Palm Beach cities listed below:Boynton Beach: Eight officers for $1,948,352Delray Beach: Six officers for $1,360,164Fort Lauderdale: Twelve officers for $3,243,4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    It's Time to Ditch DROP

    I'm speaking of the Deferred Retirement Option Program that made such a lucrative payout to Hallandale Beach City Manager Mike Good. He's not the only public official getting rich from this excessively generous policy. In editorials yesterday and last Sunday, the Orlando Sentinel lists officials who ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Wait, Isn't That Prostitution?

    Head out to the sidewalk of Hollywood's portion of Federal Highway in the wee hours of the morning, whip out $500, and ask one of the suggestively dressed young ladies what that gives you.You're liable to get a response very similar to the one that Hallandale Beach Democrat Rep. Joe Gibbons gave to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Casinos Are a Kid's Best Friend

    If only every town in Florida had a casino. Then our little tykes in need might have some Christmas dough to spend and sports teams to join.The lucky little ones in Hallandale Beach have Gulfstream Park, the horse racetrack and casino. Although they're not yet old enough to play poker or tug on ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008
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    February 14, 2008
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    November 29, 2007

    Washed Up

    101 Haitian refugees sailed north full of hope. They got screwed.

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Let the Good Times Bowl

    Indie Rock Bowling

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    March 18, 2004
  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Strictly Speaking

    Positive vibrations detected in Miramar

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Gateway to Poptopia

    An independent record store opens in downtown Fort Lauderdale!

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Swimming Against the Tide

    Hallandale Beach's black community, ignored for years, loses another round

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Not Kid Stuff

    Natalie Wiggins struggles with gangs, cops, and her children in Hallandale Beach

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Better Than Everyone Else

    Cities that try to restrict the sale of Homeless Voice hear from the voluble Sean Cononie

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Gamble

    Gulfstream Park

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