As expected, Hurricane Sandy has left a big honking mess of things with wind and rain and rain and SO. MUCH. RAIN.Fortunately, there have been no widespread power outages or any serious emergencies caused by the storm Today's 8 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center says that she has weaken ... More >>
Hey, everybody! More rain on the way! Yoopeeee!! The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch from Jupiter Inlet down South Florida's east coast to the Keys. No need to grab those flashlights and board up the house, but it is going to get crazy wet. Forecasters expect storm condit ... More >>
The Fort Lauderdale Strikers soccer team has scored a partnership with five food trucks to offer eats this season. Arepabox, B.C. Tacos, Che Grill, Dog Eat Dog, and Dolci Peccati Gelato will park at every home game in the northwest corner of Lockhart Stadium from 5 p.m. until kickoff at 7:30 p. ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossThousands of people came out to enjoy good food and amazing weather at the Jamaican Jerk Festival.The Grace Jamaican Jerk festival at Markham Park in Sunrise brought what had to be tens of thousands of jerk fans together for an entire day of good eating and soulful music.A ... More >>
On Sunday, November 14, head over to Markham Park in Sunrise for the ninth-annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Find everything from Caribbean music and cultural performances to chef competitions, sporting events, kids activities, and, of course, jerk food. The festivities at what is reportedly t ... More >>
Photo by Bradford Schmidt"Are you really so unhappy working here that it's necessary to be a douchebag?" I thought. I was out to dinner with a friend at a local restaurant, and the chef was sitting with us. He's a pretty well-known guy, and the restaurant had opened fairly recently, and I as ... More >>
Jesse Stoll's homegrown DubFest brings international reggae legends out of hiding .
A guide to all the biggest Caribbean fetes
A look back at Jamaica's hottest export
Kingston's Rootz Underground prepares for reggae anarchy
Toots Hibbert is still winding and grinding after all these years
Hasidic reggae singer Matisyahu talks about religion and his journey into reggae
In the Streets to Africa (VP)
Wishbone (Light in the Attic)
The man who gave reggae its name brings back the Maytals.
Air traffic control, meet pirate hip-hop radio.
The Voice of Jamaica
A Land Far, Far Away
With a snarl, a resurrected Skinny Puppy still shows some teeth
Dis poetry messes with your mind
Givin' props to Puerto Rico
Caribbean Choice Restaurant and Bakery Readers' Choice: Bahama Breeze
Every day is Trash pickup day in Broward
From the world's loudest island comes an invasion of roots and Culture
Blueprint for a Sunrise (Capitol)
The Opa-locka anthems of Iconz are going global
Lawyer David Gorman has been battling Big Sugar for more than a decade. And he's not going to give up. Ever.
Letters for April 27, 2000