Let's just get this out of the way first. OK, that's better. Now, last week, a familiar face on the Boca Raton party scene was taken into police custody after allegations of sexual assault arose. When we say party scene, we're not talking about nightclubs. Jesse Coursey is a dance instructor and D ... More >>
A lot of wild antics have inundated Fort Lauderdale beach this summer. First, Dirty Blondes. Then, the Fort Lauderdale police arrested the slackline guy six times and threw him in jail five times. And now this. A video has surfaced showing what appears to be a pair of Fort Lauderdale cops directi ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale draws visitors from across the world for any number of reasons. Throughout the winter, tourists come in droves to enjoy to mild weather, sunshine, and great beaches. Unfortunately, the nice weather and large supply of tourists dried up a few weeks back. Luckily, this weekend the a ... More >>
You know what's the best part of going back to work after a long holiday weekend? Knowing that Friday is just one day closer! Congrats, people. You almost made it through another work week. Now, it's time to celebrate once again with some drinks and bites with friends. But wait, you say... you spe ... More >>
Memorial Day is all about relaxing, hitting up the beach, and grabbing some food. It is for sharks, anyway. According to reports, a shark bit a boy swimming in Ormond Beach in Volusia County on Memorial Day.
We're moving to a newer, larger townhouse. Of course, lots of space means the need for more furniture. And that means spending Memorial Day at Ikea instead of the beach. As you might imagine, the mega-store filled with Lacks and Malms and Vanligs was bustling with slightly confused families trying ... More >>
John Farrell, a math and statistics teacher at Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School, was arrested on Memorial Day for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of his students According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Farrell, 25, is facing multiple counts of unlawful sexual activity with c ... More >>
Individuals are starting to take greater concern with issues of health--kind of a necessity given our obesity and diabetes epidemics. In response to customer demands and new laws forcing them to publish calorie contents, many restaurants and chains are beginning to offer healthier eating options. ... More >>
You better get ready. One of the biggest drinking holidays is just around the bend. Whether you're looking to barbecue on the beach or let the professionals take care of matters for you, it should be a big one. For those of you looking to pawn those party planning duties onto someone else, we hav ... More >>
Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. Memorial Day is coming up this Monday, so we thought it best to ... More >>
It looks like the storms are clearing up for Memorial Day weekend. You can thank your lucky stars and stripes, because there's plenty of Memorial Day barbecue merriment in store, as well as ample options for celebrating the change in weather -- and having three days off. From Havana nights to mili ... More >>
It looks like Florida's texting-and-driving ban, which was at one point was almost derailed by the House added some frivolous amendments to it last month, will become a thing when Rick Scott signs it into law next week. The bill barely made it to the governor's desk thanks to an amendment the House ... More >>
Summer is here, and that means grilling season. And what summer picnic, poolside party or background barbecue would be complete without some sort of grilled vegetable? Packed with natural sugars, veggies like zucchini, asparagus, peppers, mushrooms, eggplant, and onion get incredibly sweet and smo ... More >>
If you were a fast-casual chicken restaurant opening a new location in Pompano Beach at the start of Memorial Day weekend how would you celebrate? Two words: Beach Party!
We hope you enjoyed your weekend, because it's looking like it might just be a rainy week. Oh, the joys of South Florida summers. Even if the weather is not quite perfect, there are still plenty of options in the food and drink department this week. From charity pizza cook-offs to lots of cheese, we ... More >>
Sneak a peek at the calendar and you might be shocked to realize that Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching. "Where did half the year go?", you're asking to yourself as you frantically figure out there's no moolah in the coffers to take a much-needed summer vacation. Luckily, we live in a place ... More >>
Allen West is so mad. NAY. OUT. RAGED. at something President Barry Socialist OTrotsky did days ago that Col. West is just tweeting about his outrage today. Because it's never too late for a heaping serving of FREEDOM STEAK! Apparently, Obummer proclaimed April 28, 2013, Worker's Memorial Day, in ... More >>
The hamburger is the constant center of attention, what with all those restaurants, festivals, and food battles dedicated to its existence. Hell, it's like it can't help but be the spectacle of the culinary universe. (Witness the Cinnaburger for further evidence). What about the hot dog? Won't someb ... More >>
MSNBC host Chris Hayes did something dangerous last weekend -- he tried to think. And Congressman Allen West isn't happy about it.In a weekend in which cable news channels filled hours of time with teary-eyed flag-waving, Hayes wanted to have a discussion about the word hero."It is very difficult to ... More >>
Hooters is doing their patriotic duty today with a salute to the men and women who serve our country.The restaurant, which is known for girls in orange short shorts with big bazoongas tasty chicken wings and pitchers of beer, is offering an order of 10 free chicken wings to all active military perso ... More >>
Picture it now. It's a hot and humid. The sun is shining in the clear blue sky. The sounds of gently lapping waves roll in. The lingering aroma of lighter fluid, the forenote, atop the scent of burning charcoal. The grill is warming up. The barbecue is about to begin.With Memorial Day this weekend, ... More >>
Happy Memorial Day weekend. Prepare to celebrate this three-day holiday with tons of barbecued and grilled meats and cold drinks. If you're not into the DIY barbecue thing, there are -- contrary to popular belief -- places in South Florida where you can get some decent (or great) barbecue. In antici ... More >>
It's Memorial Day weekend, the kids are restless, and you've singed your eyebrows off while attempting to start the backyard barbecue. We say get away from the open flames and let the food trucks handle your family's hunger at these roundups.Saturday, May 26If your idea of a good time is a little ho ... More >>
Chances are, you'll be heading to a barbecue on Memorial Day, and unless the hosts are serious foodies, you will probably be served the same old Bubba Burgers and Hebrew National Hot Dogs that are standard at most American get-togethers. This year, take back the holiday and host your own barbecue Br ... More >>
It's not a requirement that you serve festive, thematically-appropriate cocktails at your Memorial Day bash this weekend, but in this Instagram- and Pinterest-obsessed culture of ours, giving your guests something more interesting to behold than a bottle of Corona may help give you the edge on all t ... More >>
Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, but the festivities will start early with a few food-focused events offered throughout the three-day weekend. In addition to that, a few gatherings throughout the week will help you to pass the time until the minivacation. Read on after the jump for food- and drink-fo ... More >>
Whole Foods Market in Pembroke Pines has been open less than two months, but it's already embedded itself into the community.The purveyors of clean foods (and the best cheap wine this side of Trader Joe's Two-Buck Chuck) is throwing a Memorial Day-themed block party on Saturday, May 26, just in tim ... More >>
parkcityv.comBottoms up!Leave your flask at home this Memorial Day weekend because tomorrow is Gallery Saturday at Green Room! Drink specials abound! That's right! You don't have to stand around nursing a hot beer or pretending like the melted ice at the bottom of your glass still has a little Ja ... More >>
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Skip the beach and learn to make your own cheese this weekend.Forget the beach and the BBQ -- this Memorial Day weekend is all about the cheese. The Urban Farmer in Pompano Beach is holding a cheese-making class this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. In this class, you'll learn the secret to maki ... More >>
Pete Evans Rum 'n' Coke Ribs - just in time for summer!Last week we interviewed Australian celebrity chef and author Pete Evans. If you missed the interview, read it here and here. Just in time for Memorial Day barbecuing, we're sharing Pete's recipe for Rum 'n' Coke Ribs. Enjoy.
It's been a busy few weeks for Muslims, Muslim countries, and Islam in the news. Most of the coverage has not been favorable. Here, then, are four thoughts for readers who find themselves worrying about Muslims this Sunday. 1. Muslims serve in the military, too. Last week, the world learned that ... More >>
Photo: BSOThis unidentified man collapsed dramatically, while his buddy grabbed the cash.I guess it's too much to expect aspiring actors to make their money the honest way, by performing Hamlet on the sidewalk, where passersby could put a tip in a jar. Rather, they're plying their trade in a Nort ... More >>
Photo: BSOThis unidentified man collapsed dramatically while his buddy grabbed the cash.I guess it's too much to expect aspiring actors to make their money the honest way, by performing Hamlet on the sidewalk, where passersby could put a tip in a jar. Rather, they're plying their trade in a North ... More >>
Happy Memorial Day!Today ushers in the unofficial start of summer, the time of year when it gets so hot that people start looking for any way to cool down. Well here's one way to make that happen: check out the new, summer exclusive ice cream sandwich at Steak 954.The frozen treat costs $15 and c ... More >>
Recipes for grilling on Memorial Day or for any cook-outs.
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