Hallandale Beach

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    Homebrew Hits Mardi Gras Casino In Hallandale Beach

    This past Saturday, fourteen homebrewers, either through clubs, small groups, or individuals, entered the Mardi Gras Casino's First Annual Homebrew Beer Competition, a BJCP certified event taking place track-side at the Hallandale Beach casino. All of the brewers were looking to win the coveted firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    La Granja Restaurant Closed After State Inspectors Find 73 Live Roaches

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Free Ice Cream at Weekly Gulfstream Park Summer Socials

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Five South Florida Food & Drink Events This Weekend: Easter Brunch and More

    Holiday weekends are typically slowww on the food and drink event front, and Easter is no exception. That said, there are a few goings-on about town, including food-truck rallies, free winetastings, and, appropriately, the start of Slow Foods Week. After the jump, find a list of some of the happenin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Five South Florida Food & Drink Activities This Weekend: Boca Bacchanal Bash and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    South Florida Dining and Drinking Events This Week: Cigar City Night and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2012

    Dine Out Lauderdale 2012 Restaurants: It Starts Monday, October 1

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    South Florida Dining Events This Week: National Tequila Day and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Tanzy to Open in Early May in Mizner Park in Boca Raton

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Golden Matzah Bowl Names The Best Balls In South Florida

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Canned Beer Pairing, Cigar City Brewing Dinner, and other Food and Drink Events This Week in South Florida

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Keith London to Challenge Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper in November

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    South Florida's Top Four Prix Fixe Picks for Summer

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    What the Cluck: Hallandale Beach Business Sues City Over Chickens

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Hallandale Neighbors in a Schvitz About Proposed New Charter School

    Deutsch​Around 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Former City Manager Says Mayor Joy Cooper's Red-Light-Camera Argument Skews the Facts

    Joy Cooper​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Coupons and food deals from Baskin Robbins, P.F. Changs, Cadillac Ranch and more!

    flickr/​Sticking 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,

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Mardi Gras Dog Track Loses $2.5 Million A Year On Greyhound Racing

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Recipes for Holiday Drinks at Texas de Brazil

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    South Florida Gadflies Learning to Swarm

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Hallandale Vice Mayor Speaks About Firing His "Friend," the City Manager

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Hallandale Mayor Calls Special Meeting to Discuss "City Manager's Employment"

    Photo: Hallandale BeachMike Good​Hallandale 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Hallandale Contract With Realtor May Have Violated City Law

    Hallandale Beach City Manager Mike Good gave a consultant agreement to a local real estate agent, Joe Kessel, worth up to $36,000. But a city ordinance indicates Good was forbidden to do so without first getting commission approval.A 2006 ordinance describes exactly what contracts and purchases the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Hallandale Mayor Still Tiptoeing Around Controversial Consultant's Deal

    Photo: City of Hallandale BeachMayor Cooper says Kessel played a role in the city's purchase of land at Sunset Park.​It's been awfully hard to get Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper to talk about the consulting contract that her city manager gave to real estate agent Joe Kessel in 2008. When I reac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    [UPDATE] Greyhound Advocates Rallying Against Racing at Mardi Gras

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Color Bind: Are Police Looking for Johnny Cash? Johnny Cash: Dressed in Black We've written about the local media's awkward refusal to mention the race of violent, uncaptured suspects in police stories a few times. (Here and here.) It's odd that a newspaper would inform its readers how violent an individual might be and menti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Sen. Sobel Caught in Tattoo Snafu

    A 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 tattoo artists t ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008


    Big Girls, Little Guys, Lots of Fun

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007
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    October 25, 2007
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    January 18, 2007
  • Dining

    January 11, 2007

    Season to Share

    Hey, man, quit Bogarting those baked clams

  • News

    July 13, 2006
  • News

    April 6, 2006

    You Scratch My Back, I Write You a Bill

    Gottlieb and Geller reward Hollywood for its generosity with a big, fat payback.

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Star Search

    What's a girl to do when a guy is a charging bull?

  • News

    April 28, 2005


    Show Me the Moolah

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    The Slots King

    The gambling industry treats Sen. Steve Geller like royalty.

  • News

    February 17, 2005


    Sweethearts on Parade

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Geller's Giveaway

    Hollywood peddles prime downtown land for a steal with the help of a developer-loving senator

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Patriot Acts

    Broward's Jennifer Van Bergen joins Michael Moore in bashing Bush

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Perfecta Meets Prada

    The old Gulfstream becomes a shopping mall

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Spring Bling

    Talking the jibber-jabber in the indie-rock parking lot

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    Dirty Trash

    Every day is Trash pickup day in Broward

  • News

    December 19, 2002
  • Music

    September 7, 2000


    Bandwidth spends a night at the Metal Factory

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Hoop Nightmares

    Local homeowners say they don't want basketball played at night in Jefferson Park because it disturbs the peace. The players say the real reason is even uglier: race.

  • Dining

    November 18, 1999

    Sweetly Hybrid

    Eddie Hills and Sushi Thai

  • Calendar

    November 6, 1997

    Night & Day

    November 6-12, 1997

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