Stefan KamphAbbott serves food to the hungryWhen we were reporting last week's cover story on Food Not Bombs, one name came up again and again as the man who had started the slow avalanche of legal decisions that made Fort Lauderdale think long and hard about its efforts to prevent large-scale me ... More >>
Last week, as we were talking to Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler about sea turtles, we were also finishing up this week's cover story, Food Fight. The story chronicles the ongoing struggle of Food Not Bombs to pass out free food and attract attention to its political message.So, as the mayor wa ... More >>
Getting rid of those folks with buckets equals getting rid of one of the county's better homeless-assistance programs.
All the managers of Cooperative Feeding wanted was a home. They found the property. Then Broward County officials stepped in.
No fast-food drive-thrus
Many of the homeless are substance abusers who've spent most of their lives on the streets. And no new county system will change that.
Broward's ballyhooed new homeless shelter won't clear the streets of all vagrants. But the police might.