Ah, the dive bar. Some might think the term is an insult, but we mean it as a compliment - an endearment, really. Basically, it refers to any establishment where the cigarette smoke obscures your view of the aging barkeep, fights break out at 2 a.m., the jukebox plays only country or old rock classi ... More >>
Dozens of Broward Sheriff's Office deputies descended on Cypress Bay High School on Friday to quell an on-campus disturbance involving hundreds of students.
Thanks to the quick-thinking hand of justice that is the BSO, the disturbance was quickly and efficiently silenced, and the suspect, a 17-year ... More >>
So, it's New Year's Eve. And yes, it's 9 a.m. But we can only assume that you're already wasted.
And this -- this is a good thing. What's terrible, however, is that you're lost somewhere amid the throngs of corporate America, hammered drunk, perhaps irritated these pussies you work with aren't sauc ... More >>
Pulling on the "Kiss Me, I'm Wasted" T-shirt and a green-and-white striped top hat for St. Patrick's Day won't score you any points for creativity, but on a holiday that's become as mainstream and boozy as this, does it really matter? Hell no. So down those green Jell-O shots and "dance" to Irish ... More >>
Here in South Florida, we're pretty damned good at drinking -- particularly in bars. When someone visits from out of town, it's only right to share some of this talent with your guest. Given that our region is home to some pretty out-of-the-ordinary drinking destinations, you've got extra motivat ... More >>
Admittedly, I can't even suck on a ringlet of my own hair without convincing myself I'm developing a case of trichophagia. So when word came this week that scientists working at a university in Beijing were developing a method to create "large quantities of human-derived gelatin" for eh, human co ... More >>
Since no one actually "eats" green jello....Tonight's Gold Coast Derby Jell-O wrestling contest at Boston Johnny's got us thinking..about Jell-O.
Come on, admit it. You always wondered about the staggering amounts of Jell-O that's needed to fill an entire kiddie pool of wriggling, su ... More >>
Too many empty seats greet Heat stars.What's the problem, Miami Heat fans? Are you too busy sipping mojitos and grazing on patatas bravas to get your butts in the seats on time? Is it the economy? Do you secretly hate LeBron James as much as the rest of the country does?These are the allegations ... More >>
There's no sugar-coating this one. I knew from the moment I saw it on my desk it was going to be bad. I feared eating this so much, in fact, that I "accidentally" forgot to bring a can opener into the office for three straight weeks. The boss stopped putting new items on my desk last week, leaving m ... More >>
Although Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights other food blogs, this time with a focus on recipe-focused blogs:Looking for something to bring to the upcoming Fourth of July party? Try this recipe from Re ... More >>
"Gimme a cup 'o joe and an SOS"A recent NPR story on regional foods during the Great Depression, and the uncompleted WPA "America Eats" project, references Mark Kurlansky's recently published Food of a Younger Land ("a marvelous goulash of gastronomical oddities and antiques"). Kurlansky has catalog ... More >>
Hopeless jackass and Palm Beach county resident Rush Limbaugh has a particularly ridiculous sound byte traveling around the internet lately in which he's basically quoted as saying he doesn't want the Obama doctrine to succeed. The quote came from an interview Limbaugh did with Sean Hannity, in whi ... More >>