North Palm Beach

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    Savor Tonight and Mark Spivak, Author of Moonshine Nation, Hosting Hooch Event at Barolo

    Americans' preferences for alcohol have been all over the place. Nearly every spirit has had its moment to shine. In the Colonial era, it was rum. After the Revolutionary War, American-grown grains were turned into prolific amounts of whiskey. In the Jazz Age, gin saw its day. The Sex and the City g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Ten Best Pizza Restaurants in Palm Beach County

    Looking for good pizza is never an easy task. With so many styles to choose from, and personal preferences to consider, it's hard to find a favorite that meets all the basic requirements: perfect crust, just the right amount of cheese, a tasty sauce, and all the right toppings. More than any oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    July's Restaurant Openings and Closings

    With another month comes another bunch of new restaurants. Though we still have plenty of spots that we're waiting to see open doors, the four weeks of July proved to be good for the world of food. From high-end Italian to tiny (and cheap) sandwiches to burgers to spicier than you can imagine South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Ten Best Places to Drink in Palm Beach County

    Floridians are known for many things, but one of our greatest accolades: we're good at getting plastered. The Sunshine State has truly mastered the art of drinking -- drinking in all conditions, any day of the week, any time and place. With so many bars, restaurants with great bars, backyard bars, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Palm Beach Single Father Posts Heartbreaking Video Online Before Family's Eviction

    Now that the economy seems to be soldiering on, we tend to forget that just a few years back the banks were basically endless conveyor belts of foreclosures. But the aftershocks of the mess are still sounding. John Lebeau's case puts that in stark relief Last week, the North Palm Beach single fath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Ten Best Doughnuts in Broward and Palm Beach

    On any given day, the shops that peddle coffee and donuts -- that All-American, blue-collar breakfast -- have lines so long you'd swear they were giving their goods away. And, well, they are. For less than $2 apiece, a good doughnut is worth its weight in gold, especially when layered under a veil o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Haitian Immigrants Smuggled Into Palm Beach, Teen Girl Pronounced Dead on the Scene

    Several Haitian immigrants were smuggled in to the shores of Palm Beach Wednesday morning, investigators say. One of them, a 14-year-old girl, was found dead on the beach. The U.S. Coast Guard, and a Palm Beach County Sheriff's helicopter searched the waters for the vessel that had smuggled them i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Best Dive Bar Food in South Florida

    The dive bar is known for many things, food not being one of them. But there are exceptions to any rule, and for these South Florida dive establishments, the menus are just as good as the cheap beer, colorful crowd, and karaoke. But at places like Swamp Grass Willie's in Palm Beach Gardens, you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Elmore Leonard, Crime Novelist, Dies Following Complications From Stroke

    Elmore Leonard, a best-selling crime novelist and sometimes Florida resident, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke he suffered three weeks ago. He was 87. Leonard, who made his home between Detroit, Pompano Beach, and North Palm Beach, set many of his novels in Florida. His bestsellers in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Ten Best Tiki Bars in South Florida

    Over the past few years there has been a profusion of interest in mid-century tiki culture. And hey, it works for us. With our abundance of palm trees, beaches, and mid-century, South Pacific-themed spots, the trend definitely helps South Florida's tourism industry. With this weekend's grand tiki- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Ten Best Pizza Places in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Pizza may be one of America's favorite foods, a food that has become more American than Italian, with slices in cities from east to west offering a different take on how to best combine three basic ingredients: dough, cheese and sauce. There's New York-style, Chicago and Sicilian. Some bake up a thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Kids Eat Free on Halloween at Tijuana Flats

    Like most fun things in life, once you have kids of your own the fun is no longer your own. This includes Halloween. Once upon a time, Halloween was about barely-there costumes, pumpkin beer, and crazy parties with smoke machines.As a parent, it is now your responsibility to make a tour of the neigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    It's Boat Show Time! Ten Places to Dock and Dine in South Florida

    There's a reason Fort Lauderdale is host to one of the largest boat shows in the world. With over 300 miles of navigable inland waterways, Greater Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America.A lot of the region's land space is taken up by multimillion dollar waterfront McMansions with 100-foot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes: # 3 -- Fried Jumbo Prawn at Studio

    We're counting down our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, email them here.Roy Villacrusis began his career under the watchful eye of the infamous South Florida chef, Mark Militello, at Mark's City Place in West Palm Beach. And it's been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Restaurant Roll Call: Recent Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    While a few local mainstays (Cafe Bluefish, Diner 24) and much-hyped enterprises (SpoonFed, M Bar) shuttered their doors in recent weeks, several buzzed-about spots opened their doors in June; Rebel House in Boca Raton and Salt7 (formerly referred to simply as Salt) in Delray Beach. After the jump, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar Grand Opening in Palm Beach Gardens, Super Bowl Sunday, and other Events in South Florida this Week

    This man will finally reveal his Palm Beach Gardens restaurant. For months, there have been rumored and rescheduled opening dates, but at long last, Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar will open its Palm Beach Gardens restaurant. Get a peek this Wednesday with a grand opening celebration open to the publi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Roy Villacrusis Named Executive Chef of Boca Raton's Kapow! Noodle Bar

    ​This just in: Roy Villacrusis, the man behind the innovative small-plates menu at the new Palm Beach Gardens hot spot Dirty Martini and the owner of North Palm Beach's Kubo, has been named executive chef for Kapow! Noodle Bar in Boca Raton.Villacrusis' brand of "Asiatic Cuisine" forms the ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Paris in Town at Downtown at the Gardens

    ​Paris is in town, and we don't mean Paris Hilton.  Actually, we mean Paris in Town, Le Bistro, a new, larger and more ambitious eatery coming to Palm Beach Gardens from the Beni and Diane Himmich, one-time residents of the real Paris and proprietors of Paris in Town, Le Café of North Palm B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Chef Glen Manfra to Open the Pop Up in Delray Beach This Month

    ​It's a good thing no one got too attached the the Atlantic Ocean Club, Delray Beach's farm-to-table restaurant that set sail for good last weekend. The much-hyped restaurant's stay on the Avenue was a brief one. It lasted just four months total. Now set to take its place: The Pop Up, an Italian-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Suspect in Teacher's Murder Was Also Accused of Robbery

    PBSOLawrence Hunt is now charged with second-degree murder.​The man accused of fatally shooting his alleged lover, L.C. Swain Middle School teacher Calvin Williams, is no hardened criminal, but he has been accused of violence before.Three years ago, when he was in 11th grade at Palm Beach Gardens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Tiger Woods' Boat Never Left Dock in Palm Beach, Sources Say

    Photographer Ralph Notaro says he shot this photo yesterday of Woods' boat at its dock, where it has been for weeks.​By now you've probably heard that Tiger Woods set sail on his boat Privacy from its dock in North Palm Beach, likely hoping to put all those headlines about his affairs in his wake. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    "Inside the Mind of Mark Foley" Debuts on 960 AM

    Foley: His mind is a terrible thing to waste​I don't know about you, but if I were planning to produce a radio talk show with a disgraced former Republican Congressman whose pedophilic Instant Messages to a 16-year-old page had made headline news a mere three years ago, I don't think I'd call my n ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009
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    February 12, 2009
  • Dining

    November 20, 2008

    It's a Living

    A beautiful day in the neighborhood at Dolce de Palma

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    November 1, 2007

    Build Me an Island

    Once More With Brass

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    The Secret, Fort Lauderdale

    Jaco's kids grow up. Someday, they'll get discovered. Last chance in a small venue. Your call.

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    He Dunnit (No, He Dunnit!)

    Michael Ray Roberts has avoided serious prison time by ratting out his partners. So far.

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Trailer Trashed

    In a Lake Worth trailer park, it's just as if Hurricane Jeanne roared through yesterday

  • News

    January 27, 2005

    Prostrate Loyalty

    My President, Right or Wrong

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Bitter Sugar

    Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.

  • News

    September 18, 2003


    West Palm's "most notorious": Big fish or a small scapegoat in the war on drugs?

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003
  • News

    November 14, 2002

    The Antiwarriors

    Riding shotgun with Broward County's tiny but angry peace movement

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Speak and Suffer

    Tim Hunter blows the whistle on U.S. hypocrisy toward Saudi Arabia

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    The Sweet Taste of Justice

    Lawyer David Gorman has been battling Big Sugar for more than a decade. And he's not going to give up. Ever.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Declarations of Independents

    Forget strip malls, condos, and highways. Loxahatchee Groves is a place of dirt roads, wild pets, and eccentric residents.

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    You Call This the Riviera?

    The waters off Riviera Beach have earned the unfortunate distinction of being the place where boats come to die

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Trailer Trash Meets Palm Beach Elite

    The whole point of Billy Bowman's annual bash is to eat, drink, and party with real Floridians of all types

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Lobbying Under the Influence

    There's nothing wrong with having a few drinks before you drive. So says David Heilman, Mr. Anti-DUI.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    A Short-Order War

    For years Harry Rogers ran the eccentric Malibu East diner. Now that he's gone, three former employees are waging an ownership battle that may destroy his legacy.

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Willie Gary's Sugar Daddies

    Why is Stuart's revered black superlawyer, champion of the little guy, defending Big Sugar against its own workers? Money.

  • News

    August 20, 1998

    Definitely in My Back Yard

    When the residents of Mangonia Park heard that a girls' detention center might be built in their town, they put out the welcome mat

  • Calendar

    June 11, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 11 - 17, 1998

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    The Politics of Pop

    Pepsi pays Jeff Koons big bucks to lobby for its causes. And the West Palm Beach city commissioner is worth every cent.

  • Music

    February 5, 1998
  • Calendar

    January 22, 1998
  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Conspiracy, She Wrote

    For years private detective Virginia Snyder has accused the Delray Beach police of corruption. Now she's taking them to court.

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    Forget Shorty, Get Marvin!

    How novelist Elmore Leonard's friendship with Palm Beach County criminal judge Marvin Mounts led to a popular book and a new TV show

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