It's in the very infantile stages. That is to say, it's just an idea that's come up. But the Fort Lauderdale organization Envision Uptown is working on a seedling of an idea to convince David Beckham to bring his MLS club to Lockhart Stadium. It's bold as it is brash, and it's just crazy enough to ... More >>
The Livingston Award for Young Journalists is kind of a Pulitzer Prize for the under-35 set. It honors good writing by those who have yet to grow thick around the middle and thin on top. New Times has often done well in these awards. Bob Norman, our columnist in Broward for years, was a winner in ... More >>
Bruce Lowerre had a simple but soaring dream. "I want to finish my plane," he wrote on his blog. "I've been building since 1977... and my plane hasn't flown yet!" Sadly, that dream came to a terrible end on Saturday when Lowerre fatally crashed his home-built seaplane into Lake Okeechobee. Lowerre ... More >>
Gaga? Not so much.The woman who sent a gaggle of South Floridians scrambling for their cell-phone cameras earlier this week -- the one a P.R. rep from Guess claimed was Lady Gaga shopping in her store -- is actually a Christian singer from Fort Lauderdale.Amy N. Evans, a singer at Calvary Chapel, ... More >>
Ray Golden's hanging was a national curiosity. Maybe his legacy will be social justice.