A Tampa man was told by the managers of the apartment complex he lived in to please stop masturbating in front of his windows for all to see. So he set his apartment on fire, damaging the complex and leaving four other residents homeless. It's not clear if the man set the fire because he was emba ... More >>
Supper clubs and piano bars used to be a big deal -- like, 30 years ago. Nowadays, however, they're few and far between; most bars merely throw on a Pandora station and call it a day. Like everything else, restaurant and bar concepts come in waves, and it seems like the piano bar or jazz bar trend ... More >>
It seems as if every time we turn around, there's another natural disaster happening somewhere. Sometimes, the news alerts and funding drives can all seem to blend together. Our own lives certainly don't stop, and it can be tempting to just tune it all out -- especially around the holidays. But th ... More >>
Different religions have different sets of rules when it comes to eating. Many Jews keep a kosher diet that has been prepared according to Jewish dietary law. Practicing Catholics abstain from eating meat during Lent and the church urges followers to refrain from meat every Friday throughout the ... More >>
Things are growing in Loxahatchee. That's where Jodi and Darrin Swank of Swank Specialty Produce grow some of the most beautiful and desired vegetables and herbs on their hydroponic farm. Though farming isn't easy in South Florida, the work pays off. The produce from the farm, which includes 200 v ... More >>
Oh hey, Broward County. If there are sudden whispers in your office about a possible deadly chemical leak or some other man-made terror disaster, it's only a rumor. So no need to hide under your desk. The Port Everglades Department and Emergency Management Division are conducting a "weapons of mass ... More >>
There are moments, in between stories detailing FAU's most recent gaffe or a fresh Floriderp, that we stop for a moment and wonder. What's happened to Loki Boy?
If your version of a great Sunday afternoon is more about eating green than drinking green (as in food coloring in your beer), then we suggest heading out to Swank Farms on Saint Patrick's Day to celebrate the Wearin' o' the Green... Salad. This adults-only lunch features some of South Florida's be ... More >>
Padma Lakshmi isn't only a pretty face. The hot Top Chef hostess also seems to be a major philanthropist. Well, either that or she likes for men to eat and lick things off her body (not that we're complaining...do you hear us complaining?).Read Also: Padma Lakshmi Lets Man Eat Ham Off Her Body ... More >>
It's November. That means, before you know it, you'll be beating past snotty-nosed kids waiting to sit on Santa's lap and perfume-spraying models on your way to Williams-Sonoma in an attempt to start holiday shopping for your favorite foodies. Egads. Maybe this year you'll be smarter and find them a ... More >>
Hurricane Sandy might have morphed into a giant super mega storm in the North Atlantic, but she managed to leave a big heaping mess in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach with swells and flooding at high tide. Roadway flooding has been reported along Las Olas Boulevard as well as some downtown Fort Laud ... More >>
Woolf PhotographySeems there's never any shortage of disasters on a personal or national scale. Here's two benefits that try to help ease the pain. At Coco Asian Bistro & Bar in Fort Lauderdale, chef-owner Mike Ponluang is hosting a "Party for a Purpose" on Saturday, June 4, from 11:30 ... More >>
Two explosions in three days have rocked the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. An endless stream of nuclear industry cronies has claimed there is really not much to worry about, but the money is doing the talking: Nuclear industry shares have already lost more than $1.5 billion ... More >>
Flickr: dmguzMake sure to use a cool lightning graphic on your poster.Florida's Division of Emergency Management and the American Red Cross want you to participate in the 2011 Severe Weather Awareness Week.They want you to make a poster for each day of the awareness week (January 31 to February 4 ... More >>
Yup, Homer, there really is a National Doughnut Day, established in 1938, if you look into it. Dunkin' Donuts is offering a free doughnut today in all its stores (one to a customer) in honor of the "hole-a-day."
Football, babes, booze and food. . . are we talking Guy Heaven or what? Best of all, you don't have to die to get to Il Bacio's Ultimate Celebrity Super Bowl Party. All you have to do is show up at the Delray hotspot at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, and fork over $20. (General admission is firs ... More >>
Flickr: British Red CrossOne week after an earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital, the Floridians for Immigration Enforcement (FLIMEN) are trying to pull off a very delicate public relations maneuver: stating their sympathy for the Haitian people, while also communicating in no uncertain ... More >>
Last night, South Florida's two top weekly newspapers (said modestly), New Times Broward*Palm Beach and Miami New Times, donated $5,000 to Partners in Health, perhaps the most important charity in returning Haiti to normalcy after this week's monstrous earthquake.Photo by Flickr user Pan-African N ... More >>
After watching last night's Pepsi Cola-Bud Light Super Bowl, it became clear to me that everything needs an official sponsor. So today's Morning Juice is brought to you by the Nicaraguan Tourism and Marijuana Growers Cooperative. It's good timing to land that sponsor too, because they just picked up ... More >>
Thousands of South Florida schoolkids were taught a faulty lifesaving technique
Don't sweat it. A hurricane is just an excuse for a party.
With its secret boys club and bloody good fun, Wanted has all of the fight with none of the guilt
Okay, somebody calling themselves "Sentinel Chicken" has asked that I look into Mike Clary's front-page Sun-Sentinel story (in today's Palm Beach County edition) on the closing of a shelter in Belle Glade. Seems Palm Beach County and Red Cross officials are up in arms about it, saying it's a crock, ... More >>
JT and Katina You've probably seen the little reports in the three Big Papers about NFL All-Pro defensive end Jason Taylor's marriage split. And you haven't really gotten a clue as to what prompted his wife, Katina Taylor, to file for divorce in Broward County court. Well it seems the Miami Heral ... More >>
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran.
Thank You for Smoking's satire falls short of incendiary.
Keep the relief coming -- and work on your fastball
More proof that money can't buy happiness
Small hurricane stories pack a wallop
Two companies wage a never-sanguine war for your bodily fluid
Carol Roberts may not beat Clay Shaw, but don't count her out
Staind, New Found Glory, and Cave are the main ingredients in this year's Buzz Bake Sale recipe
Local bands do the benefit thang in the wake of terrorist tragedy
Thanks to the Red Cross, more than 130,000 Hollywood residents are without a primary hurricane shelter
January 1-7, 1998