As each wave of immigrants from different regions of the world landed on these shores, they brought with them their culture and cuisine. Many of the foods we consider to be American did not, in fact, originate in the Western Hemisphere. You've heard the saying "as American as apple pie." About tha ... More >>
The six same-sex couples who sued the state back in January and are asking a state court to rule that Florida's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional will have their day to present their case on July 2. Eleventh Judicial Court Judge Sarah Zabel will preside over the hearing in Miam, and will ... More >>
Cities in Broward and Palm Beach are slowly adding their names to a growing list of places in South Florida that ban the commercial sale of pets. According to the Sun-Sentinel, Coconut Creek just became the latest municipality to get on the no-pets-sale bandwagon, in an attempt to curb overbreeding ... More >>
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 >>
This is a great weekend for bacchanalian exploits in South Florida. Not only does South Florida Beer Week begin on Saturday, but big ticket events like JA World Uncorked and the Fort Lauderdale Bus Loop are set to pop. After the jump, find details on five food- and drink-related events this weekend ... 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 >>
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 >>
The Broward Bulldog's Dan Christensen obtained Broward's "Brady list" -- a laundry list of cops who are being investigated for any number of reasons, ultimately to be used by defense attorneys to question the veracity of a cop's testimony.The list is the result of a 1963 Supreme Court case involv ... 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 by Mike RiceNezar Hamze (left) across from local radio host "Joe Citizen" in a July protest outside a Margate mosque.Nezar Hamze -- a Muslim and executive director of Florida's Council on American-Islamic Relations -- is no stranger to taking heat from right-wing politicos in Broward County ... 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 >>
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 >>
Check out the deals around town for those obligatory omelets and mimosas! :Free night's stay at the five-star Omphoy Hotel for Mom if you book 3 people at Michy's (Michelle Bernstein) Mom's Day brunch. Brunch comes with a fashion show at Bogart's in Boca with free makeovers, etc. - a very girly M ... 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 decepti ... More >>
Why J. Hexx is the scariest rapper you'll ever meet
Virginiahead (Toker Productions)
Turning the miracle of birth into the banking of cold, hard cash.
The Long Fin of the Law.
We Double Dare Ya!
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"
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