The big business brains over at Forbes compiled a list of 200 American cities that the magazine says are the best for "business and careers."Don't get your hopes up, folks. Fort Loddy Doddy did terrible, coming in 192 out of 200. We barely beat out notorious hellhole Flint, Michigan.
TwitterLeola BellIf you're going to buy one Playboy this year, it's probably going to be the Lindsay Lohan edition, which is currently on the newsstands.But past the Lohan pictures and an interview with Fox News host Chris Wallace, there are some local boobies in that centerfold.Those boobies bel ... More >>
Sorry, Fox News, but ol' Jeb ain't quite ready to announce his support for Marco Rubio. He'll need a bigger stage than Neil Cavuto's show. It'll happen at a time and a place when it can do maximum damage to the Crist senatorial campaign. And when it happens, let's all remember to be surprised, or l ... More >>
Trying to take "eat locally" from cliché to reality is Edible South Florida, a dead-tree and online magazine devoted to the gastronomic bounty of our own little corner of paradise, set to debut midmonth. Edible Publisher Katie Sullivan is a Miami native who went over to the Dark Side (AKA New Yo ... More >>
Photographer Ralph Notaro says he shot this photo yesterday of Woods' boat at its dock, where it has been for weeks.By now you've probably heard that Tiger Woods set sail on his boat Privacy from its dock in North Palm Beach, likely hoping to put all those headlines about his affairs in his wake. ... More >>
Flickr: Alexandra HayesHef: You worry about the debts; I'll take care of the bunnies.In what may be a sign that men are no longer curious about the nude female form -- or that the internet exists -- Playboy magazine is struggling to stay afloat financially. Now a Boca Raton company, American Medi ... More >>
browardhealth.orgMike FernandezDocuments recently released by the North Broward Hospital District' show that its chairman decided his board didn't have a corruption problem so much as a Martin Goldberg problem. That's the name of the former assistant U.S. Attorney who was hired by the district's Boa ... More >>
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Sports Illustrated has an interesting piece this week on 14 American teenagers who have "already found their places in the sun" but have promise to become the next generation of superstar athletes.
Two of those teens are 14-year-olds from South F ... More >>
"When helicopters were snatching people from the grounds of the American embassy compound during the panic of the final Vietcong push into Saigon, I was sitting in front of the television set shouting, 'Get the chefs! Get the chefs!'"
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Rosalie FarnsworthIn early February, about three months after she'd been hired as editor for the Boca Raton-based luxury magazine Cravings Palm Beach, Rosalie Farnsworth began to lose faith in her boss' willingness to pay her. After all, Howard Needle, who was the magazine's publisher, wasn't paying ... More >>
cravingspalmbeach.comLast November when Caryn Stumpfl accepted a job writing for a luxury goods magazine called Cravings Palm Beach, it never occurred to her that her new boss, the publisher, might have a felonious past. No, that realization came only after it became clear that she would not be gett ... More >>
Howard NeedleA New York City-based freelance writer says he was stiffed out of $1,150 by Howard Needle, publisher of the now-defunct Cravings Palm Beach, a luxury goods magazine based in Boca Raton. Scott Rose says that he had a contract from Needle to be paid 50 cents per word and that he was asked ... More >>
See if you can find a silver lining for South Florida in these two reports in major national news magazines about Palm Beach. Newsweek's Daniel Gross writes about how Bernard Madoff fleeced Palm Beach high society and Time declares the county to be The New Capital of Florida Corruption. Give up?It m ... More >>
In the Nineties, Erick Lyle, then known as Iggy Scam, lived an enviable, punk-ethics-fueled life around South Florida that is near impossible to imagine today. He booked shows at a warehouse venue, the Junkyard, at the bottom of South Beach, and at one point squatted an entire floor of the crumbli ... More >>