The world is not ending today. You will, indeed, have to deal with your hangover tomorrow. This non-event also means you'll need something to get up to the rest of the weekend. Fair warning: Whether it's the impending holidays or that everyone bought the apocalyptic hype, but the calendar (after ton ... More >>
See also: Voter purge havoc, good luck voting in FloridaRemember all those pesky voter-ID laws that state officials have been trying to enact? The embattled plan of Gov. Rick Scott to go through voter rolls with a fine-toothed chainsaw and excise anyone named Manuel Lopez*? All that was done in the ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares observations, insights, and updates relating to South Florida's musical environs. This week: Life with Livesay!
Billy Livesay's been around. Musically, that is. Growing up in Miami and Hialeah, raised by a single mother, and switching school ... More >>
We are big ol' crazy Plains fans around here. County Grind named their self-tited debut LP Best of South Florida Music of 2011, and you better believe we meant it. This is just one reason we were tickled when we saw that the four-piece rockers were added to the South by Southwest offici ... More >>
The booming business of charter schools in South Florida is no accident. Local charter-school operators such as Mavericks in Education Florida and Charter Schools USA have ties to powerful politicians in South Florida and Tallahassee. For instance: 1. Ed Pozzuoli, former chairman of the Broward R ... More >>
The travails of T&A.A cocktail waitress at a Hialeah strip club says she was unjustly fired -- for refusing to give massages to customers, according to a recently filed lawsuit.Lysa R. Jacobstein, of Hollywood, says that she had always been an "exemplary employee" at PT's Showclub, formerly k ... More >>
Okay, so you're tired of hearing about the Stacy Ritter and Russ Klenet campaign fund, but I just can't quit it yet.
Revelations keep coming to the surface. We already have the extravagant dinners, the family phone bills, the dinner in Manchester VT, the bedsheets and pillows from Target, the ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaWho can a blame a fella for lusting after, then stealing a 1991 Toyota Camry, like the one pictured above?If you're on the freeway in South Broward, stop reading this blog and watch the road! If you're still reading, then at least be on the lookout for a 1991 Toyota Camry, a stole ... More >>
How would you like to eat at a restaurant where the kitchen is crawling with rodents and bugs, where the walk-ins are filthy, and the line hasn't been cleaned in months? Not to scare you, but it happens, and more often than you think. Florida inspectors have been hitting the motherlode of filthy ... More >>
Photo by Gene PageMatt Passmore stars as a homicide cop in "The Glades."Headquartered in a warehouse in Pembroke Park, film crews have been working for months on a new TV series set in a fictional South Florida town on the edge of the Everglades."The Glades," a cops drama, began filming in April, ... More >>
The headlines in Broward and Palm Beach:Investigators are circling Bruce Chait of Prestige Homes -- and not just for the developer's hiring of Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft's husband. Tamarac Mayor Joe Schreiber has alleged that Chait offered a $200,000 bribe in exchange for Mae Sch ... More >>
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 >>
This Friday's excursion into sonic brutality at Churchill's Pub is not just another exercise in aggression. This time, it's to support a nascent all-ages venue in the inner city, tentatively called GOO. The project is being spearheaded by a local music fan, Kenneth Fee. The graduate of Hialeah High ... More >>