In case you didn't know, tonight is the big, huge, very gigantic Florida Powerball drawing.
And even though the odds of getting hit in the face by a bolt of lightning are far better than winning the Powerball, people in Florida are still apparently buying tickets for it in droves.
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Yesterday, we brought you the details of Allen West's 2012 campaign contributions -- how he's pulled in more than $1.8 million between January and the end of March, with more than half of contributions from donors giving over $200 coming from outside the state.He has $3,334,632 left in his war chest ... More >>
Rep. Allen WestRep. Allen West isn't too happy about the State Department's decision -- or as West says, "Campaigner-in-Chief" Obama's decision -- to delay the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which means it's time for another rhetoric-loaded statement from the congressman.According to the State ... More >>
Facebook.comTV on the Radio is a hyperbole-provoking, sweat-smearing, mind-liquifying live band. And it's a good value! Sure, if you want more pyro, more makeup, and more bras that look like Hershey's Kisses, there's likely other fare available. But when it comes to stirring up a crowd, muddling ... More >>
Photos courteys Rok: BrgrBurger joints live or die on one dish, and this one's a good one.There's a scene from a 1981 episode of "Little House on the Prairie" (my sister made me watch it) with a man in a white suit, hat, and Fu Manchu goatee who pulls up to the town's restaurant. He proposes turn ... More >>
Himmarshee Village will have a new burger joint come November.No more slogging into Squiggy's for a flaccid slice (pun intended) after drinks at the Poor House -- come November, there will be another late-night dining option in downtown Fort Lauderdale. ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub, the area ... More >>
In the early 14th Century, the Italian writer Dante Alighieri penned an epic poem called The Divine Comedy. In it, he imagined himself on a journey through Hell, Purgatory and finally into Paradise (aka, heaven). Hell, he found, was composed of nine concentric circles, each representing a sin mor ... More >>
From Nebraska, to Davie, to the arms of Anthony from Petland.The Humane Society of the United States has filed this class-action lawsuit against Petland, which has several local stores, claiming Petland buys dogs from puppy mills. This actually comes as some good news to my landlord, because now I a ... More >>
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. Most of these guys who hang out in this club scene crap have no respect for women whatsoever. They're just out trying to get their dick wet, which is horrible. I see it every day. Women should be treated with a little more respec ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>