For many years now, folks who live in Davie that wanted to get their booze on before noon on Sundays were shit out of luck. Thanks to a decades-old ordinance, stores are prohibited from selling any alcohol until after 12:00 on Sundays. But now, the Davie Town Council will be looking to change the ... More >>
The City of Sunrise will hold a discussion today to determine the fate of food trucks at their monthly City Commission meeting. The meeting, held at Sunrise City Hall (10770 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise), held today, January 8 at 6 p.m., might just be a little more spirited than the ty ... More >>
The Broward Commission has passed an ordinance to require gas station signs to advertise the highest prices they charge, not the lower, cash-only prices. That reminded us of an episode last year, when "the most expensive gas station in America," Sun Gas in Orlando, was fined $250 a day for not revea ... More >>
The good news: Broward Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 81-year old Murray Snider, 81, yesterday at his home in Margate, and charged him with ten counts of lewd or lascivious molestation with a child under 12, relating to his sexual abuse of two victims. BSO has identified a ... More >>
Involving Muslims in the American political process is a frightening prospect to guys like Joe Kaufman. Judging from a rant he wrote in February, Kaufman, head of the anti-Islam group Americans Against Hate, doesn't want Muslims to vote, work for the federal government, or get fair legal representat ... More >>
Police still have no idea what could have happened to 45-year-old Claudia Murphy, her husband Frank Murphy told The Pulp late yesterday.He rejected reports that she was suffering from amnesia, but did say she'd spent several weeks fighting off some kind of stomach problem that gave her "flu-type ... More >>
A graph contends the more devout a Muslim is, the more likely he is to be violent. An instructional document saying that in Islam, "war is the rule and peace is only temporary." The paperwork sounds like propaganda produced by Joe Kaufman or U.S. Rep. Allen West. But the documents were used to tr ... More >>
Glimpses of the South Florida Scene is a column devoted to the artists thriving within Broward and Palm Beach counties featuring interviews with the folks making it happen. This week, Chrome Dick.It goes without saying, but "Chrome Dick" is a jarring phrase, image, and idea. The sounds Raphael Al ... More >>
gamefront.comMark Boykin, a pastor at Boca Raton's Church of All Nations, isn't too happy about Republican State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff filing a bill to allow Vegas-style casinos in South Florida.After citing hookers, crime, "evils," and some stuff he found on the Internet, he's planning to sho ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Che GrillChe Grill is serving up the meat at J.M. Lexus tonight.In Argentina, "Che" pretty much means "hello buddy." It's typically used when greeting a friend, which is why Che Grill is such a fitting name for this friendly little food truck that serves authentic Argentine food ... More >>
southernhoopty.comNo tigers were involved in the tornado.A tornado -- yes, a tornado -- touched down in Broward County yesterday evening, according to the National Weather Service.The NWS says the tornado was first spotted on the east side of Tamarac, although it was reportedly seen in North Laud ... More >>
Family Feudin'.A recently filed lawsuit is all the more evidence that hanging out with family really does suck, because relatives can bankrupt you. Yolanda Dieppa, according to Broward County Civil Court filings, was hanging out at apparent relative Vilma Dieppa's Margate house in July 2007. Yola ... More >>
Mufti and imam Izhar ul-Haq Khan has just been arrested for providing material support to the Taliban in Pakistan, planning the murder of Pakistani civilians, and plotting to overthrow the Pakistani government and replace it with a theocracy. But there's a lot more to the man! He's also "has a ... More >>
Ritter, Lieberman, and Keechl during the power days.I know that we have been accused of queening it up too much, you, me, and [Ilene] Lieberman, the three queens on the County Commission. But I can't really think of anybody I would rather queen it up with than you. -- Stacy Ritter to Ken ... More >>
ICE"Criminal Alien." That's the phrase that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) uses for anyone who has come into the country illegally and committed a crime, be it a DUI or aggravated murder. ICE makes it a top priority to remove "those who come to the United States to prey upon o ... More >>
Tara NieuwesteegLast week, we told you about the animal-rights activists protesting the Cole Bros. Circus. They've followed the circus around South Florida, explaining with signs and megaphones that circus employees and patrons alike "support animal cruelty."Last weekend, though, the protest in M ... More >>
Pedophile priest Neil DohertyFather Neil Doherty -- whose long, sordid story was recounted in a 2008 New Times cover story -- was arrested last night in Palm Beach County. Doherty is an alleged serial abuser of children who has been walking free while awaiting trial since his 2006 arrest. Police ... More >>
Elsewhere on this blog, the ever-erudite eating machine John Linn proclaimed the Ambry German Restaurant his very favorite place to eat German food and drink German beer. It sure is a cool-looking place (who hasn't driven past it a million times?), and it has a dizzying array of food from the old co ... More >>
Some top local albums from 2009.
Flickr: carrierCan you find the gallbladder in this photo?In June 2007, an 83-year-old man went to the Northwest Medical Center in Margate to have his inflamed gallbladder removed. The surgeon took out the man's kidney instead. Dr. Bernard Zaragoza told the Florida Medical Board that he was "comp ... More >>
Once upon a time, Sunrise Middle School had such a good reputation that some parents considered it better than private school. It is the only middle school around with a Montessori program. It has a gifted program. There's an accelerated group called the "Golden Hammers" (like other school gro ... More >>
On December 5th, 2008 Tumi Restaurant in Margate (7926 W Sample Road) underwent a routine food inspection that resulted in 18 code violations, 7 of them deemed "critical." They were mostly run of the mill grease accumulations and food debris pile-ups, but one violation stood out. The willful de ... More >>
Virginiahead (Toker Productions)
Turning the miracle of birth into the banking of cold, hard cash.
The Long Fin of the Law.
Outsider art comes inside
What makes fast-car enthusiasts furious? Cops, speed limits, and punk kids with loud mufflers and no brains.
A boiler-room denizen describes a hustling career
Letters for August 9, 2001
Letters for July 19, 2001
Is Orbit, Boynton Beach's new nightclub, big enough for the egos of Ronnie James Dio and Yngwie Malmsteen?
"Winners and Losers"
Gotrocks Bar & Grill
The stars of South Florida's condo circuit may not be the most youthful performers, but oy can they sing
La Vie en Rose Café