A 22-year-old black man wearing a hooded sweatshirt was leaving Macy's in Aventura Mall when five Macy's security guards tackled him to the floor and later stripped him down to his underwear.
The problem was? He didn't have anything on him.
Duddeley Petigny, who had an afro and was scruffy, filed ... More >>
Lots to eat and drink (mostly drink) this week in South Florida, so let's get right to it. After the jump, find a roundup of food- and drink-related events happening this week in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
- Plantation to Get a New Weekly Food Truck Rally Beginning in October
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Earlier this week, Canadian rapper Drake uploaded some instagram pictures of clothing bearing the acronym "YOLO" at a Walgreens and a Macy's suggesting the businesses pay up for using "his" catchphrase. Clean Plate Charlie spoke to restauranteur Tim Petrillo, co-owner of YOLO in Fort Lauderdale ... More >>
YOLO: love it or hate it, it's the new 'in' acronym. It's become the catchphrase excuse for all things ridiculous: drunken sorority girl hook-ups, speeding, frat boy public urination, Darwin Award-like behavior, or any other insignificant experience deemed to be worthy of a hashtag by social media u ... More >>
Apparently people are just now noticing that Donald Trump is a racist birther dipshit and have petitioned Macy's to drop him, his clothing line, his fragrance, and him altogether from those annoying commercials in which famous people are getting ready for the holidays.
An online petition from SignO ... More >>
Two new entertainment complexes are slated to open in Palm Beach county this fall containing bowling, live music, movies, food, games, and drink. Revolutions Bowling Bar & Grille is scheduled to open this fall at 700 S. Rosemary Avenue, taking up several spaces including the former Macy's locati ... More >>
As Lori Durante leads a small, sweating pack of culinary tourists east on Atlantic Avenue on a recent Saturday afternoon, she breaks her swift stride momentarily to point across the street, toward Johnnie Brown's, a burger and barbecue joint in Delray Beach."Johnnie Brown's was named for Addison Miz ... More >>
UPDATED: My colleague Lisa Rab obtained this video of Debra Villegas speaking with Plantation police officers about the Melissa Britt Lewis murder. It was taken in December 2009, after the Rothstein Ponzi scheme and the RRA law firm imploded. Make sure and read Rab's post. Villegas d ... More >>
• Saturday and Sunday are decidedly happier days than any ol' weekday. So why is it happy hour is restricted to M-F? It's not at City Oyster and Sushi Bar in Delray Beach, where happy hour runs all week round. From 4 to 7 p.m., folks can get 2-4-1 on all drinks including top shelf liquor, wine, ... More >>
• The old phrase, "Take me out to the ball game" is going to have to be changed to "Take me out of the ball game" after Sunday's Marlins vs. Mets game. That's the Marlins are offering discounted "All You Can Eat Seats" for the throw down. This Club Level section of seats will offer fans complet ... More >>
Palm Beach Sugar Daddy KenIf you haven't seen Mattel's newest addition to the Adult Barbie Collector line, it's an appalling creation they're calling "Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken." This week brought news that the doll is, in fact, a real product the company is really selling to real adult collecto ... More >>
Surprise! It's Todd English!Jazziz Bistro, the swank supper club in the Seminole Hard Rock and sister "venue" to Jazziz magazine, closed in April of this year. Since then, the site has remained empty, with a lot of speculation as to what is going in there. Now the rumor mill is brewing, and some ... More >>
Flickr: Southworth SailorCould Prajwal Chummar be the next Anurag Kashyap? (He's a former champion, but you knew that.)By correctly spelling "arsenic" Prajwal Chummar, a 6th grader this fall at Silver Trail Middle School in Southwest Ranches, clinched a berth in the national spelling bee Septembe ... More >>
I'm a sucker for Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza's meatball and ricotta pie. The combination of the thin, crisp, slightly charred, and bubbled crust with a simple tomato sauce, a little mozzarella, tiny meatballs, and blobs of rich ricotta is hard to resist when the urge for takeout pizza strikes. ... More >>
Spitting Distance: 321 North and City of OzAh, South Florida: Where the women are strong, the men are pretty, and all the foreclosures are "friendly." Developers of mixed-use, work-live-playgrounds might take a moment to contemplate, as they plan their latest forays into the market for pseudo cities ... More >>
We love our flip-flops, cleavage, and mini-skirts here in South Florida. Our dress code may be flawed, but it's ours, goddamnit!Well, excuses mean nothing to Clinton Kelly, the style guru from TLC's hit TV show What Not to Wear. Don't tell this handsome fella that your sweatpants and clogs are comfo ... More >>
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