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    October 8, 2014

    Meet Caper, South Florida's Fastest Wiener Dog

    OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'w2ZWJ4cDrThLYZgtgR7PeJ8GTQkwqA6g'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video Video by Karla Osella and Rafael Manresa In case you haven't noticed, it's October. And -- in Florida -- that means sexy Halloween costumes, pumpkin-flavored e ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Top Ten Miami Heat Moments of the 2013-14 Regular Season

    The 2013-14 NBA regular season finally came to an end Wednesday night, and the playoff matchups are all set. The Heat will begin its quest for a third-straight title on Sunday when it hosts the Charlotte Bobcats at the American Airlines Arena at 3:30 p.m. (EST). It's been a harrowing regular seas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Culinary and Medical Professionals Unite for Belle Glade Health Fair May 24

    Culinary and medical professionals will unite May 24 at the Louise Lorraine Voltaire Multicultural and Educational Health Fair at Glades Central High School. The fair itself is named after Louise Lorraine Voltaire, a registered nurse and vice president of the Haitian American Nursing Organization ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Consumer Group Tells LeBron James: Drop McDonald's Sponsorship, Stop Enticing Kids to Eat Junk Food!

    Corporate Accountability International is asking LeBron James to end his affiliation with McDonald's as part of a campaign it is calling "Slam Junk." In an open letter to LeBron, CAI asks him to end his partnership with the fast-food titan in an attempt to set a better example for kids. CAI has also ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014
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    February 18, 2014

    Harvard Law Professor Calls For New Trial for Buju Banton

    Back in 2009, a series of boneheaded decisions landed Mark Anthony Myrie -- known in patchouli-soaked dorm rooms and Caribbean dance halls as reggae star Buju Banton -- in federal custody. He faced charges of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, and possession of a firearm in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Jodi Swank of Swank Farms Would Vote Nutella Off the Island

    Things are growing in Loxahatchee. That's where Jodi and Darrin Swank of Swank Specialty Produce grow some of the most beautiful and desired vegetables and herbs on their hydroponic farm. Though farming isn't easy in South Florida, the work pays off. The produce from the farm, which includes 200 v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    White House Kitchen Affected by Sequestration

    The federal government's budget cuts are being felt everywhere these days -- including in the White House kitchen.In an interview with reporters, the White House's assistant chef and senior policy adviser for the healthy food initiative, Sam Kass, announced that he was being furloughed, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    West Palm Beach Named 'Preserve America Community'

    High five, West Palm Beach! The First Lady, Michelle Obama, has just named you a Preserve America Community -- a federally funded program that recognizes communities for their work in enhancing heritage. Mrs. Obama sent a letter congratulating West Palm residents for their "vision and dedication." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Barack Obama's Speech: Three Things To Expect

    Today, a less popular, but in some ways, stronger Barack Obama will become our president for four more years -- well, kinda. Sure, he already took the oath yesterday, but that was just the wedding ceremony without the reception. Today's the party. So what can we expect? Exactly that: a party. If hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Obama and Romney Hitting Up Florida For The Home Stretch

    Polls are tight in Florida as the presidential election mercifully grinds down to its final days, and anything can and will happen in the Sunshine State, because that's just how we roll. A Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News Poll have Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in a virtual tie in Flori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    LIVE BLOG: Rumble in Boca 2012, Obama and Romney Presidential Debate!

    We're live-blogging tonight's debate right here, on this page. Bookmark the link and follow our updates after the jump. 

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Michelle Obama Will Be in Davie on Monday

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking to supporters in Davie this Monday, a few hours before the third and final presidential debate takes place in Boca. Michelle is hitting up South Florida five days before early voting kicks off (October 27) and will look to rally supporters to help orga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Sarah Palin's New Fitness Book: The Caveman Diet

    There's word that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin -- known in the foodie world for her moose stew recipe and love of fresh-caught (and we do mean "caught") organic fare -- will be penning her own fitness and food-related book.According to People magazine online, Palin called the project a "unique ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Allen West: Democrats "the most racist party I've ever seen in my life"

    The sun rises, the sun sets, Allen West says some ridiculously hyperbolic shit. It's all part of the fabric of life, the universe, and everything. Speaking to a group of black Republicans last Wednesday at the RNC in Tampa, West opened his face hole and words came out to the effect that the Democr ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012

    Michelle Obama Hits Up Ft. Lauderdale To Rally Supporters

    The War Memorial Museum is usually used for gun shows, roller derby and MMA matches. Wednesday afternoon, it belonged to the First Lady of the United States. "If everybody in this room brings in one more person, that can make all the difference," First Lady Michelle Obama told a crowd of 2,500 -pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Michelle Obama To Visit Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday

    On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Fort Lauderdale to rile up the masses and push the campaign's newly minted "It Takes One" voter registration strategy. She's slated to speak at the War Memorial Museum on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. It's a free event, but you'll need to ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Why Is Florida the Only State With Its Own Chef?

    ​The Lifestyle section of yesterday's Washington Post via the Associated Press gave a shoutout to our state as the only one with its own chef. Justin Timineri is "on the cusp of celebrity," this "cheerleader of Florida food."  Why celebrity? As a spokesperson for one of the top three farming ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 2, 2012
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    January 30, 2012

    School Lunch Changes Mean Fewer Animal Crackers and No Canned Fruits

    ​No more animal crackers for iron at your kid's cafeteria. In the first overhaul of school food in 15 years, all schools must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school food rules by July 1. Florida schools have prepped for the changes by switching control of the school lunc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Michelle Obama: FLOTUS Goes to Baskin Robbins, Target, Petco (Video)

    Michelle Obama shops at Target​News flash - the First Lady is like every other red-blooded American woman - she runs out to Target, Starbucks and Baskin Robbins as often as possible.In an interview on The Today Show, Michelle Obama admitted that she sneaks out to Target, Starbucks, Baskin Robbins ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Obama Lunches at Good Stuff Eatery for Birthday

    Goo Stuff EateryDidi POTUS eat an Obama Burger at Good Stuff Eatery today?​President Barack Obama took his staff to Good Stuff Eatery for a pre-birthday lunch celebration after debt negotiations were finished.According to NBC's Washington bureau,  President Obama, who turns 50 tomorrow, waite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Michelle Obama and USDA Say Food Pyramid Out, My Plate In

    flckr/ Rapid City Public LibraryThis food pyramid is old news. America, it's time for a new food lesson...​ Remember that food pyramid you learned about in grade school and kept seeing around the place? Well, it's outta here. The United States Department of Agriculture has launched a new visual i ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    March 31, 2011

    Fake Lady Gaga Is Really Calvary Chapel Singer Amy N. Evans

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Michelle Melt: A Recipe by Spike Mendelsohn

    ​Earlier this week, we interviewed Top Chef cheftestant spike Mendelsohn. If you missed the interview, you can catch it here and here. Since Spike's restaurants are in Washington D.C., he's named this delicious patty melt after First Lady Michelle Obama. Enjoy the recipe.       ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Interview With Chef and Top Chef Cheftestant Spike Mendelsohn - Part I

    Laine Doss​Spike Mendelsohn, the tall-hat-wearing, red-bearded contestant on Top Chef Season Four and Top Chef All-Stars, happens to own two fast-casual restaurants in D.C., We the Pizza and Good Stuff Eatery. Both restaurants buck the "fast food as junk food" concept and offer healthy farm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michelle Obama Saves the World From Ronald McDonald, Burger King, KFC and Sarah Palin

    Flickr/Donkey Hokey​Taiwanese animators NMA have released a video that shows First Lady Michelle Obama as a superhero (in green tights, cape and stylish, yet sensible ballet flats) fighting off Colonel Sanders, Ronald McDonald and The Burger King with bananas as they roam the streets of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    President Obama's Official State Dinner Menu

    The White House Setting up for the State Dinner​Last night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted an official state dinner for President Hu of The People's Republic of China.  225 guests attended the dinner, held in The White House. Of those guests, only 20 were actually in the same r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Did Ritter Entertain Obama At The Diplomat With Campaign Money?

    Did Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter use her campaign fund to help her gain sway with the Obama Administration in the hopes of getting a plum job in the White House? People forget that once upon a time it was supposedly a done deal that Mrs. Ritter was headed to Washington. &n ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    April 30, 2009
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    February 17, 2009

    Does Michelle Obama Have "Thick Rhinoceros Skin"?

    Just before the 2000 presidential election, Robert Watson, associate professor of American studies at Lynn University in Boca Raton, decided to rally his fellow presidential scholars and collaborate on The Report to the First Lady, a 200-page book of advice for the incoming woman in the White House. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    My Inauguration Photo Album Full of Obama Droves, Celebrity Specks And Snipers

    It is hard to overstate how crowded it was on the National Mall Sunday. I've been to New York City.  I've been to Disney World. I've been to Phish concerts. But to be one amongst nearly a million human bodies is oddly disconcerting. Especially because it seemed like a good thirty percent of tho ... More >>

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    May 23, 2008