When most kids were terrified of getting stung, Dr. Leo Gosser was developing a lifelong passion for bees. As the son of a beekeeper, he has been around the buzzing little insects many consider a pest for most of his life. He believes they are indispensable contributors to our food supply and the wo ... More >>
Sorry, Egypt. The "eyes of the world [were] on Fort Lauderdale" last night. At least, that's what Marina Lofts developer Asi Cymbal said without the slightest hint of irony before a packed house at a Fort Lauderdale City Commission meeting Wednesday. The commission, voting on the relocation of a ce ... More >>
The men file in slowly to the meeting room at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. "As-Salaam-Alaikum," they greet one another, shaking hands, smiling warmly at a Sunrise police officer they recognize from prayer services.About 25 men are here, some wearing skull caps, ... More >>
Jatinder ChannaWant a Patron shot and a Corona? Hit up Himmarshee St -- there's nothing here for you, bro. If you haven't heard, Laser Wolf is the laid-back beer bar half a mile away from the congestion and confusion of Riverfront. It's one of Fort Lauderdale's few places that serve good be ... More >>
Will KaPow! Noodle Bar change the neighborhood?Last week, several commenters questioned the opening of Kapow! Noodle Bar in Boca, an area that's dominated by older folks, so I asked around about it. Will Boca embrace Kapow once it's open in November? "The Dubliner is the only place in Boca for yo ... More >>
2010 protest against Jones' Qur'an-burning.Rev. Terry Jones is an asshole.There will be a lot of talk in the coming weeks about Jones' culpability for the murder of ten U.N. workers, and not a few Afghan citizens, in a Friday riot protesting Jones' burning of a Qur'an. Those on what passes for th ... More >>
Courtesy of dosbeerigos.Cigar City's Humidor IPA took home a silver medal at this year's GABF.The Mecca of beer events, the Great American Beer Festival, was held last weekend in Denver, Colorado. Among the thousands of breweries and beers in attendance was a small contingent of Florida brewers - ... More >>
It's a busy weekend night at World of Beer in Coconut Creek. By 9 p.m., the bar area has turned into a dense sea of bodies that spill out of the front door and into the Promenade sidewalk. Every last table is spoken for and there's almost no room to stand either. People who do manage to grab thei ... More >>
Handfern: One of many species environmentalists hope to protect in the Briger TractLake Worth environmental activist Panagioti Tsolkas was one of many locals who banded together five years ago to protest the Scripps Biotech development on Mecca Farms. Some of those same activists, including membe ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to John.Linn@BrowardPalmBeach.com.No. 47: Vegetarian Reuben From Sara'sSara's in Hollywood is a vegetarian Mecca ( ... More >>
"Wouldn't you rather pet me than bet on me?"Last weekend, greyhound racing was suspended at Twin River, the only active track in Rhode Island. The track is bankrupt, in part it says, because of the cost of dog racing. The state assembly there is trying to revive the moribund industry, but ... More >>
Former County Commissioner Mary McCarty and her colleagues had a slight spending problem.Beaches without life guards, higher bus fares, laid off county workers, a major tax hike. Such a dismal budget proposal is hardly shocking in a county that's drowning in a housing bust. But Palm Beach County's p ... More >>
Flickr user: HeneghanYour money, wasted by Palm Beach County officials.How corrupt is Palm Beach County government? A grand jury report released today counts the ways. From overpriced land deals to shady bond underwriting practices, to slush funds that allow public officials to spend millions on the ... More >>
Penny ArcadeEach year around Christmas, the Mecca of all gaming sites, Penny Arcade, throws a little contest called Dickerdoodles. The concept is pretty simple: A dickerdoodle is essentially a snickerdoodle in the shape of a penis. The object of the contest is to submit the funniest picture of your ... More >>
An American Idol-style competition goes Haitian for a good cause
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The Jews partied till dawn
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Mary and Kevin McCarty
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When it comes to the huge biotech project, the Sentinel's editorial license should be revoked
Gov. Bush's Scripps gamble is sucking up state funds -- and the Everglades with it
You'll never get out of this Maize
Ginger Bay gets jerked
Intentionally or not, this Fugard production hits many subtle levels
The Indipop Retrospective (Indipop/Narada World)
A Miramar family gets the full suspect treatment
F-A-Screw-You, New Times
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Listen to the leaders of two South Florida mosques tied to terror
Rosa Gonzalez trudged through a desert and toiled in the fields. Now she's in for a real trial.
Gold's Gym of Pembroke Pines