The Tortuga Music Festival is hitting Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend. And with it comes an eclectic mix of performers from country music stars like Kenny Chesney to modern hippes like Michael Franti & Spearhead and Ben Harper.
So it should come as no surprise that concert goers with include a m ... More >>
No, really. We're completely serious here. The Hulkster is opening a restaurant in Tampa and if you've got no New Year's eve plans you could start driving now and be able to celebrate at the New Year's Eve grand opening tonight (which is selling out quickly).The 20,000 square-foot Hogan's Beach, loc ... More >>
Pretty goddamned embarrassing when Palm Beach County's premier performing arts showcase chooses to break the law with impunity rather than do right by its employees. But for 12 years now Palm Beach's Kravis Center has engaged in an illegal campaign of union busting that's simmered like a b ... More >>
There's a reason Fort Lauderdale is host to one of the largest boat shows in the world. With over 300 miles of navigable inland waterways, Greater Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America.A lot of the region's land space is taken up by multimillion dollar waterfront McMansions with 100-foot ... More >>
Hollywood city commissioners gave new life to the Margaritaville Resort project yesterday when they approved a new financing plan in a special joint meeting of the city commission/CRA board.The new financing arrangement sees Starwood Capital contributing $75 million and the Hollywood Community Redev ... More >>
Yes, we know. There's a holiday for everything. But don't you want to celebrate National Flip Flop Day? This Friday, June 15, we want you to walk into the law firm or bank you work at wearing your favorite pair of Havaianas and tell your boss that Clean Plate Charlie said it was OK ... More >>
After four u-turns and failed iPhone directions, I finally spot the wooden sign with an arrow pointing to Cuthill's Backyard in Boynton Beach. As I round the corner, I can see it, a newly erected outdoor bar behind a new wooden fence. It seems a bit out of place, a beachy-looking bar tucked amo ... More >>
When my foodie friends arrive for a first visit to SoFla, I deceive them immediately. In my old Taurus wagon, I drive them north on I-95. We pass marinas and canals ("Venice of the Americas," I tell them), cruise onto Andrews Avenue and over the New River ("Have you ever seen a jail on such an aw ... More >>
No really. They were boys.Remember the Hanson song MMMbop? Sure it was stupid and you weren't sure whether the kids singing it were pretty girls or extremely pretty boys, but it sure was catchy.Unfortunately puberty kicked in and the Hanson boys (yes, they were boys) disappeared. Well ... More >>
Well, the reviews are in. Square Grouper, the new documentary about South Florida's wild pot-smuggling history -- the movie features Robert Platshorn, the man who served the longest pot-related prison term in U.S. history for his part in a the Black Tuna gang -- premiered last week in Austin at ... More >>
Ready for a little bit of paradise?If Jimmy Buffet had been served up one of these burgers over that boring "American cheeseburger" he got when he washed up to shore in Tortola, we're pretty sure he'd be singing the same tune.That's the vibe we get when we roll up to California Burgers & Shakes ... More >>
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler and Ron Book, second from right. To the left of Book is his daughter Lauren, and that's apparently Jimmy Buffett in the middle.
I think it's safe to say that the Miami Dolphins' plan to soak Broward taxpaye ... More >>