Ever wonder how Van Gogh vodka got its name? According to the company's Master Distiller Tim Vos, the Dutch-made vodkas -- which feature more than 20 specialty flavors -- have as much color and character as famous Dutch painter, Vincent Van Gogh. OK, so that was an obvious answer, but here's so ... More >>
A sexual harassment suit filed against Congressman Alcee Hastings combines two of the Miramar Democrat's weaknesses -- taxpayer-paid globetrotting and women underlings he has had in the government's employ. RightklikPacker and HastingsWinsome Packer, the former high-level Capitol Hill policy ... More >>
Drugs, death, and fear
The yacht where Florida's Senate candidate offered celebrities a chance at redemption.Senate candidate Jeff Greene has taken a beating in the national press this week for all the mayhem that has occurred aboard his 145-foot yacht, the Summerwind. Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson told Spor ... More >>
Courtesy Theresa KewleyOllie the OctopusESPN would have you believe that Spain won the World Cup, and sure, there's some merit to that. But the true hero of the 2010 games was Paul, the "psychic" German octopus who correctly predicted the winner of Germany's seven matches as well as the champions ... More >>
For the past week, Sen. George LeMieux has been obsessed with skimmers. So obsessed that he's found one to match his salmon tie, as you can see above. Recently, Politifact.com busted out its bullshit detector and put LeMieux's claims to the test.
Something Bent and beautiful at Rising Action Theatre.
It's been years since the television cameras stopped rolling, but Mike "Bogey" Boguslawski, the television icon who turned consumer reporting into performance art, is still plying his trade -- now in South Florida. A household name in Southern California, Bogey's gruff confrontational style endeared ... More >>
Hold your fire, save your ammo, and belly up to the bar at the Lodge.
Once again, S. Pellegrino has ranked the 100 Best Restaurants in the World, and nine of the top 50, including Momofuko Ssam Bar, which made the list for the first time this year, are in the United States. But we South Floridians are going to have to travel (and pay!) if we want to sample the best. ... More >>
The fun starts early next week with some Tuesday and Wednesday parties. Here are a few highlights.
In his latest think piece, Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams describes the transformation of the company's national cable channel, WGN, into "WGN-America." "WHY 'AMERICA'? Because there's more to life than Hollywood and Manhattan," Abrams writes. "The channel will speak to Mi ... More >>
How a mother of two ended up in a plot to smuggle high-tech gear to the enemy
Put your hands up for Fedde le Grand. Everyone knows Fedde le Grand, the Dutch DJ/producer who burst onto the mainstream dance scene with "Put Your Hands Up For Detriot." It was one of those tracks everybody easily loved. It had awesome hook, dirty beats, and an outrageous climatic peak. But with ... More >>
Sophie Milman is the new jazz starlet and one hell of an interview
Welcome to Wellington, home of hot studs, deep tans, and the mother of all custody showdowns. The child in question? A stallion named Bam Bam.
Why can't family, friends, and fans of the world's greatest bass player get along?
And the band plays on
He was hard to like, but now they liken him to Rembrandt
Is South Florida's most notorious pimp peddling a fake cancer cure?
Pay for Play
Rock 'n' Roll: It's Not About the Hair Anymore
The SoFla sex industry is being taken over by grandfatherly procurers and Internet-surfing hos
With "As the Rush Comes," Gabriel & Dresden establishes itself as dance music's favorite odd couple
Holland's quirky cult band keeps spreading that legendary pink stuff
Discovering Mastodon's North American metal heroics
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war
He's a giant with a giant story to tell about tunes
Opportunists make a fortune supplying guerrillas and terrorists from South Florida gun shops
Driving the point home with Kelly Joe Phelps riding shotgun
A Polish immigrant collides head-on with capitalism and loses
Bonnie Canino sure can throw a punch, but can she bring fame to women's boxing?
Even half a world away from the scene of the crime, the legacy of apartheid still haunts South Africa's white expatriates
Aging porn publisher Al Goldstein ponders a run for sheriff, bordellos, and his dwindling obscenity empire
Listening to the distant echoes of a pop-rock genius
RCA's bottomless pit of revenue
If Ken Jenne were like most cops, he'd be investigated for being friends with felons who give him money