Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have raised questions about the militarization of American police departments. When angry protesters took to the streets to demand justice, Ferguson police responded with force. Cops in riot gear fired tear gas and stun grenades at marchers. At least one officer ... More >>
The restaurants that get the most hype always seem to be those fancy, just-opened joints. You know, the ones stuck right smack in the middle of downtown, or possibly that cute little historic district where the hipsters flock. Basically, wherever the nightlife crowd is rowdiest. But sometimes it's ... More >>
Under the banner of environmental preservation and with leading participation by the Independent Traditional Seminole Nation, Earth Day will see protests against FPL's plans for a power plant in the Everglades on the border of the Big Cypress Reservation. See also:Welcome to the Everglades Ranch Wh ... More >>
Mom was right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Sure it gets your metabolism going and supposedly people who eat breakfast eat fewer calories over the course of the day. Blah, blah, lose weight, blah, blah, be healthier, live longer - whatever. Point being: breakfast is good for ... More >>
Yesterday, 80 environmental activists from Earth First! protested at the Juno Beach headquarters of Florida Power & Light. Their mission was to bring attention to a proposed power plant in Hendry County. But there's another concern about FPL: possible problems at the nuclear plant in St. Lucie. Tu ... More >>
Five protestors from the radical environmental group Earth First! this morning chained themselves together at the entrance to FPL headquarters in Juno Beach in an attempt to disrupt company operations and protest FPL's plans to build a massive new power plant on 3,200 acres of land adjacent to the S ... More >>
Rock lobster. Spiny lobster. Caribbean lobster. They're all monikers for what every Sunshine State home-grown knows only as Florida lobster, a species that inhabit the western Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil, otherwise known as warm water lobsters. Tomorrow, August 6th marks the start of a ... More >>
June 28 is National Ceviche Day, a day designated specifically to the worship of lime-marinated fish. A traditional South American dish that can be traced back to the Incas, who preserved fish by covering it with a bath of salt and fruit juice, today, the basic ingredients haven't changed much. All ... More >>
And now for a bummer of an animal news item: A pygmy sperm whale and her calf have died after washing ashore in Jupiter on Monday. The mother whale was spotted on shore shortly after 4 p.m. north of the Jupiter Reef Club. Her calf was found some distance away, to the north near Carlin Park. Accor ... More >>
Tastemaker #14, Tim Lipman, and his wife Jenny, are the cool kids behind Coolinary Cafe, Jupiter's 47-seat eatery that is so often so packed, reservations are recommended for the nightly seatings. What's most impressive, however, is that Lipman changes his specials menu twice daily. Such frequent ... More >>
For me, very few shelves at Total Wine are more confounding than the sake section, and still more are far less mysterious. When it comes to sake, choices abound. There are small bottles, big bottles, mini bottles -- even champagne-style bottles. Some are cloudy and cloyingly sweet; others are clear, ... More >>
Town of Palm Beach police officer Artemis Saridakis has filed a gender discrimination and harassment lawsuit. Turns out the 27-year-old Saridakis models swimsuits and other sexy outfits, reports Gossip Extra. As it is with these kinds of things, Saridakis claims in her suit that her supervisor, C ... More >>
Big Brother is watching. But Big Brother owes money.Those traffic light cameras that flash two seconds after you've run the red were supposed to pay bug for local governments. Instead, not so much is the case. According to county administrators, the county owes more than what it's taking in.&nb ... More >>
Rabbit tostadas. Gator sausage. Wild boar tenderloin. They're all on the menu -- or have been -- at Coolinary Cafe in Palm Beach Gardens, which opened in March.Tim Lipman, the 32-year-old chef/owner, and his wife, Jenny, are the cool kids behind this hip 47-seat eatery. Lipman has an arsenal of stan ... More >>
Shrimp at La SirenaLast week, we gathered the top ten Zagat entries for Broward. This week, we're doing the same for Palm Beach, where the price point is $20 higher on average. There are more lobster and steak houses in the top ten than in Broward, although a couple of funky places seed the list. ... More >>
The Broward Republican Executive Committee released an open letter to Brenda Snipes, the county's Supervisor of Elections, claiming it's unfair that there aren't any early voting sites in Republican State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff's district.Republican State Rep. George Moraitis doesn't have an early ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.No. 45: Banana Praline French Toast from the Hurricane CafeHurricane CafeHurr ... More >>
Flickr: fotofreak1110Sunrise on Juno Beach.
Tuesday morning's news in Broward and Palm Beach:The federal corruption investigation in Miramar goes right to the top, as filings in that case indicate that former commissioner Fitzroy Salesman set up a meeting between an undercover agent and City Manager Robert Payton, who then helped the agent ... More >>
Yesterday we posted a comprehensive list of those restaurants that opened in 2009. Here comes the bad news: We had a bunch of closures last year, some by prominent restaurants we're very sad to see go. Such is business in South Florida. So here's our list, from A to Z, of restaurant closures in 2 ... More >>
Photo courtesy of John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkNothing feels better than donating to a good cause, especially when such altruism rewards you with free stuff. That's why you should become a friend of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Over the years, New Times has shown a lot of love to this ... More >>
Miscellaneous news to chew over.
Slow day at the Pulp, so I thought I'd unleash a dose of Malcolm English on you. I don't know who Malcolm English is, but I suspect that (s)he is a Sun-Sentinel writer. It's certain that (s)he has a major grudge against the Palm Beach Post. But that's what I love about the Palm Beach County right no ... More >>
Cycling activist Raphael Clemente has had enough idiot-induced wipeouts to last a lifetime
For the old cat burglars, all that's left is a movie script, a book proposal, and undying hatred for one another
A group of intrepid wahines is trying to take charge of its sport
Captain Charlie's Reef Grill
State Road A1A
Letters for October 4, 2001
Taxpayers foot the bill for Rover's ramblin'
Letters for February 2, 2001
Dania Beach cramps the style of its board-riding bunch
There's nothing wrong with having a few drinks before you drive. So says David Heilman, Mr. Anti-DUI.
Shoddy police work. A hyperbolic press corps. Overzealous prosecutors. All part of the ruined life of accused pedophile Tom Tornatore.
Partially paralyzed Michael Creedon depended on Kristina Lewis for everything, including sexual favors. But when he turned his attention to other female employees, she went for his wallet.