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 >>
New Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel whacked Fire Chief and Executive Director Neil de Jesus and two other top fire guys, Division Chief Robert Arrighetti, and Division Chief John Holgerson, who was in charge of fire and rescue training. Nothing against new chief and Margate vet Anthony S ... More >>
Officials have confirmed that a decomposed body discovered by hikers in Coconut Creek's Tradewinds Park yesterday is 45-year-old Claudia Murphy, who was last seen wandering away from a Margate restaurant in March, according to NBC Miami.Murphy's family spent weeks passing out flyers and searching fo ... More >>
As part of the countdown to the Best of Broward/Palm Beach 2012, coming in June, we've assembled a list of ten of the best specialty food markets in South Florida. These are the places to turn when Publix, Whole Foods Market, and even Fresh Market simply won't do. Did we miss your favorite source fo ... More >>
With all of the love burgers have gotten in the last year in South Florida, it seems superfluous to point out that Tuesday, May 1, is the start of National Hamburger Month. Do burgers really need any more veneration than they already receive? While there has been some debate lately -- includin ... 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 >>
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 >>
All about the BenjaminsTwo groups which typically spend their time competing for the most-likely-to screw-over-a-homeowner title -- a bank and a condominium association -- are now fighting each other in court over an empty condo.
John Fry is facing John Howes in a runoff for a Broward County Judge right now, but ten years ago, that must have seemed like an impossibility. He had lost his job as a Margate cop and was facing criminal charges for, as the Miami Herald put it at the time, participating in an arrest ... More >>
Looks like D Wade's is finally getting traded.• The former Dogma Grill spot on Federal (900 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) has been boarded up and empty since the hot dog joint closed early last year. But the place seems to finally have new tenant: Domino's Pizza. A trademark Domino's sig ... More >>
There are so many Thai/Japanese restaurants around Broward and Palm Beach counties serving the same exact menu that they may as well all be photocopies. With nothing to differentiate them but their cutesy names (Too Too Thai or Bo Thai or Thai One On, etc.), there's little to draw you into one ov ... 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 >>
Taj Michael Harris, a 28-year-old man from Lauderdale Lakes, was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon by an Infiniti that ran a red light at the intersection of Rock Island Road and Forest Boulevard in North Lauderdale.The driver of the Infiniti has been identified as Markita Bynes, an 18-year-old ... More >>
John LinnA super perro from Los Perros in Lauderhill.This week on the blog:Here's a sauvignon blanc that actually lives up to the name.Tired of brownies? (Are you crazy?) Then try its little sister, the blondie.We kicked off our 100 favorite dishes of Broward-Palm Beach this week, which will run ... More >>
John LinnI had no idea what a Midwest pork tenderloin sandwich was until I tried one at Roosters in Margate a few weeks ago. But man, was I pleasantly surprised when I received it. The sandwich was carefully wrapped in foil to look like an oblong sub. But when I opened it, what I saw was a single ... More >>
I'm dashing off for Halloween weekend, but as long we're giving props to gritty journalists who've gone blog-happy, here's some fantastic, in-depth reporting, courtesy John DeGroot, about the case of Gabriel Myers, the 7-year-old foster child in Margate who hung himself with a rubber hose in April.T ... More >>
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Five years ago Lee Crompton was nearly killed in a car accident. He got a fat settlement, which has been dwindling ever since.
All Vicky Lynch wants is to get her husband the neurological rehab he desperately needs. So what's the problem? Everything.