It didn't take Train very long to get "back on track" after returning from a three-year hiatus begun in 2009. They had all but disappeared from the public eye, and there was serious doubt among fans, their label, and themselves as to whether they would return at all. And, if they were to give it ... More >>
Anti-Rick Scott protester at federal courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale yesterday. Activist Tammy Lettieri estimates that 1,300 people showed up for the rally. Here are some questions I hope to answer in the next several days: -- Who is the Broward County School Board member who, prior t ... More >>
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler and Ron Book, second from right. To the left of Book is his daughter Lauren, and that's apparently Jimmy Buffett in the middle.
I think it's safe to say that the Miami Dolphins' plan to soak Broward taxpaye ... More >>
You may not expect much drama and controversy out of a Coral Springs/Parkland Democratic Club meeting, but you got some last night.
The night was meant for Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein, who gave a very successful speech, but the drama arrived in the form of Sheriff Al Lamberti and his ... More >>
As the football playoffs are about to start and you can feel the inevitable commercially hyped push towards the Super Bowl, here's a thought to ponder:
Sheriff Al being sworn in, with son Nick behind him
How'd you like to go to the game for free?
Not only that bu ... More >>
Here is artist Charles Fazzino's rendition of the boat parade, coming your way Saturday night (hat tip to Fort Lauderdale activist and photographer Art Seitz for the image).
Fazzino. self-described "master of 3-D pop art," is the city's official centennial artist, commissioned by the ... More >>
flickr.comNick Saban lied to, then abandoned South Florida.There are dozens of reasons South Floridians should be cheering for the University of Texas in tonight's BCS National Championship game. Now, I'll admit I'm not completely objective on the subject, but I want to convince you, South Florid ... More >>
flickr.comTebow's finest hour came at the BCS championship game in 2009.Since Bucknell beat Miami in 1935, the annual Orange Bowl has provided some of the best moments of every college football season. Starting in the '90s, the game also provided a few national championships. Though the game hasn ... More >>
Flickr: dsb nolaJindalThe New Orleans Saints are having a splendid season, but despite their 12-0 record, they're still a long way from the kind of immortality enjoyed by the '72 Dolphins. But it seems no one bothered to tell Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who in public remarks today claimed that h ... More >>
flickr.comIf you watched much of the Vikings-Cardinals game last night (it wasn't much of a game), you probably saw this week's installment of Toyota's "Great Moments in Tailgating History." The topic: the origin of the giant foam finger.The legend, according to the entertaining reenactment, is t ... More >>