The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, is charged with inspecting all restaurants in the state. Restaurants are inspected randomly or if a complaint is issued. Findings are available to the public, including a weekly list of emergency clos ... More >>
The next time you're in the mood for something fast, easy, cheap and tasty, don't settle for traditional fast food. If you happen to be in the Boynton Beach area, swing by JuiceBerry, instead. One part juice and smoothie bar, one part vegetarian-vegan lunch stop, JuiceBerry is serving up fast, fre ... More >>
Florida State Sen. Maria Sachs is back in the headlines again, dogged by questions about where she really resides and what that means for her eligibility to represent District 34. She isn't the first South Florida Dem to run afoul of residency issues lately, almost as if some foul curse had fallen o ... More >>
Summer is officially here and it's about a million degrees outside. Hear that sizzling? That's your skin frying from the glare of the mid-day sun. You need ice cream to cool you off. Sweet, sweet, free ice cream. Read Also: - Five Best Food & Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Moon Par ... More >>
Just because you're not into the whole Ultra/PLUR/WMC scene -- and had to use Google to understand what the hell we're talking about, here -- doesn't mean you've got to stay locked up indoors for the weekend. There's plenty of fun to be had that doesn't involve kandy or clubs. To start, there's a wh ... More >>
Lots to eat and drink (mostly drink) this week in South Florida, so let's get right to it. After the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events happening this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties. See Also: - Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October - Ame ... More >>
A sink full of nasty dishes, mountains of fattening leftovers in the fridge, and a rotting turkey carcass; these are the (mostly) unpleasant side effects of cooking a Thanksgiving feast at home. There's a way around this: Let someone else do all the work. After the jump find a roundup of restaurants ... More >>
There's little more than a week until Dine Out Lauderdale kicks off (it starts Monday, October 1). That gives South Florida diners a little time to sort through the special three-course menus on offer at the 40 participating restaurants, which range from Hallandale Beach north to Lighthouse Point, a ... More >>
The London 2012 Summer Olympics kick off on Saturday and it'll be hard to not feel a bit like an undisciplined couch potato once you catch a glimpse of all those hard bodies in skimpy uniforms achieving amazing feats of strength, speed, and agility. Before those incredible physiques guilt you into r ... More >>
Tanzy is scheduled to open in early May in Mizner Park in Boca Raton. The 7,000-square-foot restaurant/bar will be located in the downstairs portion of the space previously occupied by Sunrise Cinemas and currently undergoing renovation to become an iPic Theater. The new restaurant/movie theater com ... More >>
The Hallandale Beach City Commission will meet to discuss a proposal to crack down on puppy stores in that city, tonight at 6 o'clock. For years, activists have been trying to get the city to join a handful of other cities nationwide -- including Lake Worth -- in an outright ban on puppy stores (or ... More >>
The third annual Forest Trace Golden Matzah Bowl was held yesterday March 22. Over 100 people turned out at the upscale resort retirement community to watch both local restaurants and individuals compete for the coveted golden matzah bowl prize. Also at stake were cash donations to the winners' c ... More >>
Beer, beer, beer: there are still about two weeks until New Times' Beerfest, but you can prepare for the event with one of the beer-focused events planned this week in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Of course, there are other food and drink goings-on, but beer certainly takes center stage. Afte ... More >>
Hallandale Beach City Commissioner Keith London, who just might be Mayor Joy Cooper's least-favorite person in the world political arena, is set to challenge her in the November mayoral election.London has previously called out the mayor for spending wastefully, ignoring residents, and avoiding t ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: Salivating over the Saw Doctors... One of the disadvantages of living in a place as far removed as South Florida is the fact that we're well off the beaten pat ... More >>
Before there were one-night pop-ups, followed food trucks, and celebrity-chef-preferred dives, the best way to get a taste of something unique and fleeting was a sampling of a restaurant's creative favorites culled to create a tasting menu.In France, it's referred to as a table d'hôte. In Japan, ... More >>
Lawbreaker?A Broward city says that a local business has run afoul of laws that ban people from raising chickens on their property, according to a recently filed lawsuit. But Hallandale Beach's USA Express, Inc., has decided to fight the city's charges in civil court.
DeutschAround 100 Hallandale Beach residents who live near the Hallandale Jewish Center have signed a petition opposing the opening of a new K-8 charter school on the site. The school would be run by the Ben Gamla Charter School, which already has locations in Hollywood and Sunrise.Broward Bulldo ... More >>
Joy CooperThe Florida League of Cities has gotten behind red-light cameras in a big way... thanks to the league's president, Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper, and her relentless insistence that the cameras -- through which a company in Arizona automatically sends hefty fines to red-light-runners ... More >>
email@example.comSticking to the tune of free(almost) and/or all-you-can-eat food, we have Baskin Robbins. The battle over whether Carvel has better ice cream cake and vice versa may come to mind, but,
Though greyhound racing in Florida pre-dates pro football, baseball, just about every other kind of entertainment, the dog tracks in Broward and Miami-Dade have been losing money on the moribund industry. Dan Adkins, the president of the Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, ... More >>
Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter, left, wants to engage in a high heels contest with Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper, right. From Twitter yesterday: "I think Hallandale Mayor Joy Cooper's heels are higher than mine which rarely happens. I see a contest of heels in o ... More >>
If you are in the mood for the flavor of Brazil to go along with your holiday festivities, then Texas De Brazil is the place for you. This Brazilian Steakhouse is now offering holiday martinis with great names such as Misseltoe Delight, Christmas Dream, and Candy Cane Martini to go along with its ... More >>
Riviera Beach's most persistent activist, Fane Lozman, has joined with newspaper publisher John Beatty in filing for a recall effort against the city's five council members. The recall is a typical tool for gadflies, but what makes this one ominous is that it's attracted participation from gadflies ... More >>
Hallandale Beach Vice Mayor Bill Julian says that he considers Mike Good a "friend" but that the city manager's absenteeism made it necessary for the commission to find another person for the job.At the meeting yesterday, Julian pointed to documents that showed that in 2010, Good only made it to wor ... More >>
Photo: Hallandale BeachMike GoodHallandale Beach City Manager Mike Good might be in hot water with his most important political ally. The Juice has learned that Mayor Joy Cooper has called a special meeting for Friday morning with the expressed purpose of discussing the "city manager's employment ... More >>
If it's not completely clear, the clip above shows a 76-pound male greyhound named BB's Story Book (referred to by the announcer as "the five") falling in the first turn of a race at Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center in Hallandale Beach, getting up, running the wrong way on the track, and event ... More >>
Flickr: eric.slausonLive by the gun... resign by the gun.One of Broward County's leading Republican activists, Ed Napolitano, is resigning from his leadership positions with the party, two weeks after leading a controversial trip with fellow Republicans to a gun range in Hallandale Beach. The Sun ... More >>
Photo: myfloridahouse.govRep. Joe GibbonsJoe Gibbons better watch out. Not only is he no longer the chairman of the Florida Legislature's black caucus. But the new chairman is Gary Siplin, the state senator from Orlando famous for trying to put a crucified Christ on the Florida license plate. And ... More >>
hallandalebeach.orgMike GoodWell, it sure looks like a sweetheart deal. In 2008, Mike Good, city manager of Hallandale Beach, collected a gross income of $422,000 and change.I say "looks" only because thus far, neither Good nor Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper, who signs Good's contracts, has retur ... More >>
flsenate.govSobelA state bill that aims to make the tattoo industry safer is certain to have the opposite effect, according to the local tattoo artists organizing quickly to oppose it. Senate Bill 1130, sponsored by Florida Sen. Eleanor Sobel, the Hallandale Beach Democrat, would make it tougher for ... More >>
South Florida is Babylon, strip club paradise, the lap dance capital, champagne room headquarters. And you can get a steak with that shake. Here's Short Order's first-ever strip club dining guide. Tell us what you think and what you think is missing.Cheetah Hallandale Beach100 Ansin Blvd, Hallandale ... More >>
Big Girls, Little Guys, Lots of Fun
Hey, man, quit Bogarting those baked clams
Aren't you happy you get to shovel money into the shiny new machines?
Gottlieb and Geller reward Hollywood for its generosity with a big, fat payback.
What's a girl to do when a guy is a charging bull?
Show Me the Moolah
The gambling industry treats Sen. Steve Geller like royalty.
Sweethearts on Parade
Hollywood peddles prime downtown land for a steal with the help of a developer-loving senator
Talking the jibber-jabber in the indie-rock parking lot
Breakdancing losers, shoegazing winners
It's not about smoke and mirrors
Trainer Ken McPeek won the Sunshine State's biggest competition. That is, after he woke up.
Eddie Hills and Sushi Thai
November 6-12, 1997