The workweek is finally over, and the weekend is here. With the snowbirds flown off home, South Florida belongs to the locals once again. While it's still nice and uncrowded, let's shake things up with Saturday brunch instead of Sunday, partying like a native at the zoo, and hanging out in one of o ... More >>
It's finally here. The latest edition of our annual Best of Broward-Palm Beach issue goes live, and it is chock-full o' awesomeness. From the best dive bars to the best places to meet single men and ladies to the best local restaurants in town and even your readers' choice votes, it's all here -- an ... More >>
Even on a blistering August weekday, a healthy flow of people struts up and down the Broadwalk, the paved pedestrian walkway that lines Hollywood Beach. There's a strand of blue-collar businesses to the west and wide-open sand and waves to the east. Walking down the strip is a pair of girls with p ... More >>
Looks like the Margaritaville Hollywood is building in place of a 630 space garage is going to enjoy its groundbreaking ceremony this week. Almost 200 city officials, dignitaries, and VIPs are expected to show up to the special event this Thursday morning at the Johnson Street bandshell. The one p ... More >>
Just when you thought finding parking in Hollywood Beach was a complete and total nightmare, it's about to get worse! And by "worse," we mean "abysmal." Because come midnight on Monday, the parking garage located at Johnson Street, along with an additional 200 other spaces, will be gone, all so th ... More >>
The "Harlem Shake" is the most inexplicably awesome thing to hit the internet since Paula Deen was riding things. And now, the hip-pumping, shoulder-shaking, wiggleriffic dance craze is lending itself to a good cause. Salt Life Food Shack and the Barefoot Children of Fort Lauderdale Parrot Head Clu ... More >>
It's almost time for the big day and Clean Plate Charlie is getting the cooler and the portable barbeque ready for some epic tailgate action.... before the Jimmy Buffett concert tomorrow, February 2 at BB&T Center in Sunrise.By the way, if you're a football tailgater and you think you've got it ... More >>
Parrotheads! Your internet dreams have come true! Key West-obsessed singer Jimmy Buffett's most famous song, 1977's "Margaritaville," is being honored with a Facebook videogame. That's right, you're not just drunk, stoned, and sun-stroked; you actually read that correctly. THQ, a videogame publis ... More >>
rightmyerrants.blogspot.comSometimes you have to wonder what's going on in the Keys.This weekend, there was a 500-person underwater music festival in the National Marine Sanctuary six miles south of Big Pine Key, which looked like a Little Mermaid revival concert with scuba equipment.Aside from a ... More >>
Flickr user: DeusXFloridaDude, how can you be sad?Here's a depressing thought to kick off your week: Every year, a Gallup poll asks American adults about their quality of life, then sorts the results by geographic area. The queries include things like, "Did you experience feelings of happiness du ... More >>
theoatmeal.comIt's great when restaurants have websites. Makes life easier than trudging through a thicket of Yelps or merry bands of Advising Tripsters. But just because an eatery has some HTML skills doesn't mean they have to use them. The Oatmeal has identified some of the worst trai ... More >>
• Suck my beans, Starbucks. West Palm Beach's latest ode to caffeinated beverages is anything but another corporate purveyor of designer coffee. Harold's Coffee Lounge (514 Northwood Road; 561-833-6366) pours a nice cuppa amid local art, occasional live music, free WiFi, and pastries from the e ... More >>
Photo by Erica K. LandauThe place: Rosie's Bar & Grill, 2449 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Call 954-567-1320. The hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The deal: Half off beers, house wines, premium wells -- $1 off all other cocktails (excluding premium wines). The digs: Gay cult ... More >>
Now we know that there was never any criminal complaint filed against Coral Park Elementary Principal Amanda Miles, who was charged with felony marijuana possession after police found three-quarters of an ounce of the stuff in her bedroom. Well, of course there wasn't -- who would complain abou ... More >>
The Daily TelegraphInside, see a video of Jimmy Buffett's fall at the end of his concert in Sydney, Australia. It looks brutal; newspapers are reporting that he's in stable condition at the hospital. It appears from the video that Buffett simply walked unwittingly off the stage. The Daily ... More >>
You may not expect much drama and controversy out of a Coral Springs/Parkland Democratic Club meeting, but you got some last night. The night was meant for Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein, who gave a very successful speech, but the drama arrived in the form of Sheriff Al Lamberti and his ... More >>
emerson12Is your mouth watering yet?Saturday, September 18, is a national holiday -- National Cheeseburger Day. The perfect time for lactose-tolerant carnivores to salute the gussied-up sibling of the humdrum hamburger, to celebrate the harmonious marriage between burger and cheese.The invention ... More >>
• Cynics among you (though certainly not Charlie) might consider it akin to choosing between typhoid and malaria, but the Hollywood City Commission has picked Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville over Sly Stallone and Bruce Willis's Planet Hollywood to build a $100 million hotel-restaur ... More >>
Why don't we get drunk and...stop writing horrible songs? The Miami Dolphins announced today that Dolphins Satdium will henceforth be known as LandShark Stadium. We won't even get into the fact that the Marlins and the Dolphins play in that stadium, and Sharks eat both of those animals. (I bet ... More >>
So they're thinking of calling Dolphin Stadium "LandShark Stadium" after the lager. We can apparently blame Jimmy Buffett for this, as we can so so many other things that have gone wrong with this world. I was a wee child when I first heard the term land shark. It was a Saturday Night Live ski ... More >>
Jimmy Buffett inexplicably leads a kid movie to the big screen.
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Part plane, part boat, the Cosmic Muffin claims links to billionaire recluse Howard Hughes and musician-merchandiser Jimmy Buffett