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    August 4, 2011
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    July 12, 2011

    PBSO Looking for a Couple of Rapists, Including One Violent Serial Rapist

    PBSOWho has two thumbs and is a suspected rapist? That guy.​If you know a guy who may or may not have raped four women and looks a lot like the dude in the picture to the right, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office would like to know about that.Detectives from PBSO are looking for the "very viol ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    April 7, 2011

    Eat for a Cause at the Haitian Empty Bowl Fundraiser in Lake Worth April 9

    ​A food event where guests walk the streets of downtown Lake Worth with ceramic bowl in hand requesting tastings? Sounds like a scene from Oliver Twist, but it's the second-annual Haitian Empty Bowl fundraiser hosted by Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery and the Downtown Cultural Alliance of Lake Wort ... More >>

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    March 26, 2011

    Hey -- The Supermoon Really Did Screw With Us!

    The moon's up to no good.​Whoops, I was wrong. Last week, I wrote that the so-called "supermoon" wouldn't cause any problems, 'cuz it's a silly astrological concept with virtually no real-world significance. Read the debunking here! It's great!Unfortunately, it failed to account for human bonehead ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011
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    March 17, 2011

    Nick's Apizza Arises in Boca

    ​Nick's Apizza, restaurateur Nick Laudano's New Haven-style pizzeria, may be gone from downtown Lake Worth but it hardly isn't forgotten. In fact, it's about to be reborn in Boca Raton and, eventually, in three other yet-to-be-determined SoFla locales. Along with partner Anthony Giovanniello, ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Taco Loquisimo at Oceanside Farmer's Market 'Crazy-Good'

    Photo by Jan NorrisAnthony Sanders (center) at Tacos Loquisimo​Chef Anthony Sanders says that Taco Liquisimo, the taco stand he's just opened at the Oceanside Farmer's Market in Lake Worth, gives him the creativity and an outlet to be as outrageous as he wants on the weekends."I love it. I can exp ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Bar Talk With Jimbo Odum at Igot's Martiki Bar in Lake Worth

    Nicole DannaFavorite bartender Jimbo at Igot's of Lake Worth. ​ I first met Jimbo a few years ago when I was but a newbie to the downtown Lake Worth nightlife scene -- at his bar, Igot's Martiki Bar.Since then, he's managed to impress with his mix-master skills behind the bar -- the one where all ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 9, 2010

    Order Up: Pizzeria Oceano and Corelino's Coal-Fired Pizza & Cucina

    A bianca pizza from Corelino's in Lake Worth.​A conversation I had with a friend recently had me thinking: His claim was that, despite the proliferation of coal-fired and gourmet pizza joints, the great majority of restaurant pies falls squarely in the "average" category. "About 85 percent of the ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Lake Worth's "Utility Crack" Problem

    Oaktown Crack Comics via Wikimedia CommonsLake Worth has a serious utility problem.​Electricity is a huge issue in the upcoming Lake Worth City Commission election. Yes, it sounds small-town and petty, but for years, high bills and frequent outages have been a black eye for the city. Ask any hippi ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Q&A: Greg Rice, Grand Wine Meister for the Lake Worth Food and Wine Experience (Part 2)

    Here's the rest of our interview with Greg Rice, local legend and Grand Wine Meister of tonight's Lake Worth Food & Wine Experience.  Part One ran yesterday. How long have you been hosting the event, and how did it all come about?I did it last year, the year before... it's been going on for ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Soma Center Café Shut Down, Facing Eviction

    by Lisa RabThe vegan restaurant is locked and shuttered.​It's been a rough year for the vegan/raw food Soma Center Café. First, a newly opened West Palm Beach location closed its doors after just two months. Now the original Lake Worth hangout for yogis and raw foodies has been padlocked and is f ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Lake Worth Food & Wine Experience Arrives October 15

    ​Clear your calendars, eaters: The Lake Worth Food & Wine Experience is coming to the Lake Worth Cultural Plaza on October 15. The food and wine tasting event will gather over 30 restaurants for a decedent outdoor blowout on the Plaza lawn (Lake Ave. and "M" Street, Lake Worth). Running from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Bank Robber in Lake Worth Pours Gas on Teller's Counter

    Flickr​A gun apparently wasn't threat enough for a bank robber who struck Wednesday afternoon at the SunTrust location on South Dixie Highway in Lake Worth. The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office reports that the gunman also poured gasoline on the counter of the teller's window.Presumably, the man's poin ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010
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    September 7, 2010

    An Insider's Take on Soma Center's Restaurant Shuffle

    ​The Soma Center Cafe in Lake Worth has long been a favorite spot for healthy eating in Palm Beach County. New Times named it Best Vegan Restaurant this year, praising the deliciously fresh, innovative dishes and warm, free-loving atmosphere.But behind the counter at the crunchy, laid-back café, ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010
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    May 20, 2010
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    May 20, 2010
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    May 17, 2010

    Lake Worth and Immigration: A Call for Reasonable Debate

    Dayworkers looking for work outside LW Home Depot.​After last week's Community Relations Board meeting in Lake Worth, where a reading group from the Night Heron Grassroots Activism Center presented a PowerPoint lecture on hate groups operating in Lake Worth, I posted a couple of items on the meeti ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Connecting the Dots: Does FAIR Play a Role in Lake Worth Politics?

    Support for AZ Sheriff Joe's draconian immigration enforcement.​The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is under scrutiny in Lake Worth these days. As we reported yesterday, residents packed a small room at Monday night's CRB meeting to hear a presentation on local "hate groups," inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Palm Beach County "Hate Groups" May Influence Local Policy

    Even a board specifically appointed to promote harmony and mediate opposing viewpoints has a rough time getting residents -- or themselves, for that matter -- to see eye-to-eye in Lake Worth. Harsh words were exchanged Monday night when the Lake Worth Community Relations Board heard from activists a ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010

    Murdered Nova Prof Morrissey Was Lake Worth High Grad

    ​Lake Worth blogger Lynn Anderson has reported that slain Nova cancer researcher Joseph Morrissey was a Lake Worth high alumnus who graduated in 1981. Anderson quotes from Morrissey's yearbook profile that his ambition was to "get rich quick and spend a lot of money." She also notes that the 46-ye ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Restaurant News: Au Revoir L'Anjou, Nick's Apizza Aopen, Tijuana Flats to the Gardens

    ​• After more than 30 years on Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth, it's time to bid adieu to L'Anjou, one of a fading breed of old-school French restaurants in ever-trendy South Florida. Declining business and illness in the owning Cela family were reportedly the cause. Though generally flying u ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 29, 2010

    Pictures From Yesterday's Palm Beach Pride Parade

    ​One thing we noticed at this year's gay pride parade is that gay people pretty much look like everybody else.Does this mean we have assimilated? ​The high flamboyance of yesteryear, the antics of the Radical Fairies, the haute drag queens in their showgirl finery were not so much in evidence. M ... More >>

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    March 27, 2010

    This Weekend, Pridefest of the Palm Beaches Has More to Celebrate

    You could theoretically travel around the world for twelve months attending gay pride festivals, from Melbourne in January to Manila in December. Blackman: Getting wet at tomorrow's Pridefest​The big US celebrations, in New York and San Fransisco, are scheduled to coincide with the historic Stone ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010
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    February 18, 2010

    Satisfied Customer Offers Step-by-Step Guide to American Pain Clinic

    Stealth videographer Shirley Coffee caught this Lauderdale pain clinic image.​As we reported yesterday, a new pain clinic has opened in Lake Worth, a big white elephant of an unmarked two-story building on North Dixie Highway. Following the lead of other South Florida cities, Lake Worth City Commi ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    Lake Worth Discusses How to Ease the Pain of Pain Clinics

    From American Pain's site: Causing some aches in Lake Worth​The Lake Worth City Commission voted last night to pass an emergency ordinance that would place a 180-day moratorium on filing or receiving any applications to establish a pain management clinic within city boundaries. The commission sche ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    UPDATED: Lake Worth's Noise Complaints Won't Fall on Deaf Ears

    At 85 decibels, Lake Worth Commissioners can hear themselves think​It all started when owners of a French restaurant decided the noise from a bar next door was causing customer indigestion.They politely -- well, as politely as the French can -- asked their neighbors to turn it down during the dinn ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    Lake Worth Gang Goes Down to Racketeering Charges

    Lake Worth MLK member Martin Martinez, arrested on racketeering charges​The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office announced Friday morning that it has indicted and arrested 12 members of the MLK gang in Lake Worth after a seven-month investigation, dubbed "Operation Vida Loca." The MLK gang, whose mo ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Lake Worth Charity Makes Holiday Contributions Count

    Gardening Day at For the Children, Lake Worth.​Tis the season for charitable giving, and choosing where to spread your meager holiday surplus is harder than ever this year. But folks who donate to one Lake Worth charity don't have to worry about whether their dollars will be spent wisely. For the ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    November 12, 2009
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    November 2, 2009

    Lake Worth Commission Candidate Jo-Ann Golden Speaks on Immigration

    Taking a nap at the Mentoring Center.​Immigration is a hot-button issue in tomorrow's Lake Worth City Commission elections, in part due to the large number of undocumented residents in the city but also because of the recent flap over candidate Scott Maxwell's alleged ties to anti-immigration hate ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Lake Worth Commission Candidate Wes Blackman Speaks on Immigration

    photo courtesy 2.bp.blogspot.com​Immigration is a hot-button issue in tomorrow's Lake Worth City Commission elections, in part due to the large number of undocumented residents in the city but also because of the recent flap over candidate Scott Maxwell's alleged ties to anti-immigration hate grou ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Lake Worth Commission Candidate Ron Exline Speaks on Immigration

    Lake Worth Mentoring Center gets grant from Community Foundation​Immigration is a hot-button issue in tomorrow's Lake Worth City Commission elections, in part due to the large number of undocumented residents in the city but also because of the recent flap over candidate Scott Maxwell's alleged ti ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Go Green(market)

    Courtesy of WPB Greenmarket.​If you've been making do with brown lettuce and rock-hard tomatoes from your local giant-mega-supermarket and counting the days until you could buy produce with real flavor from the people who actually grow it, you have only a few more days to check off.  Most Pal ... More >>

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    September 8, 2009

    Suspect Charged in Vehicular Homicide in Lake Worth

    Photo: Google MapsFlores' vehicle allegedly struck one of these concrete utility poles on this block of Sixth Avenue South in Lake Worth.​The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office is reporting that Antonio Flores, a 24-year-old Lake Worth resident, was driving drunk and without a license when last Thursday ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    When Marylea Moffat's Trucking Company Went Sour, She Turned to Pickles

    Photos by Bill CitaraMarylea Moffat was in a pickle.  The trucking company she and her husband ran had crashed and burned. Her marriage too. And getting a new job? Well, the way things are nowadays, good luck with that.  What she did have was a lifetime of family recipes for pickling just ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009

    Power Plays

    Idyllic Florida landscape courtesy of FMPAResidents of Lake Worth, many of whom have made small but successful careers specializing in complaining about their high utility bills, might not know the city actually gets the power to turn their fans and nuke their frozen dinners not from the beleaguered ... More >>

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