Spring -- or, for us, the beginning of wet season -- if officially here. And just like the weather, the South Florida food and drink scene is heating up this weekend. Whether you're into laid-back gardening, big-bet horseracing, or getting your drink on, there is something to keep you occupied on th ... More >>
Love cheese? Ever dream of making your own? Well, now you can thanks to a new class offered by Lake Worth's Bx Beer Depot, which will be hosting its very first cheese making course this Sunday, November 18th, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The course will be led by West Palm Beach's JoJo Milano, ow ... More >>
Many people dream of one day owning a farm, but few take the plunge into the pastoral lifestyle. Husband and wife Motty Katzir and Enat Halperin-Katzir were two such people dreaming of starting a farm in retirement. Motty, who grew up farming in Israel, then later on worked as a manager of Hudson Va ... More >>
The restaurant industry is known as being an industry full of waste. Meat is fed corn that has been grown with petrochemical fertilizers. Produce is 'protected' with harsh pesticides. Provisions are trucked in from who-knows-where. Food scraps from the kitchen and huge meal portions end up in the tr ... More >>
Amongst foodies, interest in farming seems to have reached epic proportions. Aside from the growing number of farm-to-table restaurants, it seems as though you cannot dine with any well-known chef and not hear about the organic gardener that grew your tomato, the ethical farmer that reared your meat ... More >>
On the way to the Acreage, I exit the turnpike and turn onto Beeline Highway. There is not much around. Large forested lots with a few scattered gas stations -- the image one would expect when heading out to a farm. I felt as though I had stepped away from suburban south Florida.Within a few miles, ... More >>
Local farming activist Patricia Curry and Jojo Milano of Goodness Gracious Acres got wind recently of a proposed law that could make farming locally all but go away. Both women sprang into action. Milano blasted her concerns over the web. Curry contacted Palm Beach County's zoning departme ... More >>
Wellington Green MallDressed Up Mexican at the mall at Solo CantinaAt the end of every month, we look back and take stock of restaurants that have opened and closed. (I know we're a few days into August already; forgive us!) Though the crowds may have migrated north for the summer, and the tempe ... More >>
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Two Minutes' Enlightenment (No Idea)
America gave Franco Nicoletti opportunities and riches beyond belief. But it didn't give him a conscience.
That would be Fort Lauderdale's decision to tear down Frank Ptito's house -- and guess who's paying?