Hollywood commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday for the construction of a $240 million luxury tower that will put the Hollywood Beach skyline on the map. The tower, which is planned to be called Hyde Beach Resort, will be a massive 40-story condo with 367 condo and condo-hotel style units w ... More >>
"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 >>
"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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Welcome to the land of petty intrigueWell, 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 >>
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 >>
Photo © miamism/FlickrYou 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Joy CooperJoy 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 >>
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 >>
Flickr: Christie1951Gulfstream, in Hallandale Beach.
Photo by Flickr user mainochurrascariaNow 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 >>
Flickr: cinnamon girl 71A bettor inspects the Racing Form at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach.
Photo: Courtesy Boynton Beach PoliceThe scene Friday night at PlatinumAfter 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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