The 53rd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show kicks off today and runs through Monday, but Hurricane Sandy is threatening to make a mess of it.C'mon, Sandy!Buckets of rain and forecasted winds of up to 35 to 40 mph are looking to screw up plans. But organizers say that the event is built to withs ... More >>
It's getting to be that time of year. The weather is slowly starting to cool down. Restaurant staff are anxiously awaiting the return of the long-lost 'season'. And locals with a hankering for accents are getting psyched as their long-lost objects of desire prepare to return. The Fort Lauderdale Int ... More >>
Plantation mom and triathlete Molli Serrano survived pancreatic cancer but never stopped riding her bike. She once participated in a 62-mile race with a portable chemotherapy pump. But she really started making headlines in May, when a Weston cop pulled her out of a group ride and gave her a ticket ... More >>
Our brethren in Miami showed how you can kayak to Marlins Park or take the Metrorail to nowhere. But what if you just want a nice leisurely, relaxed, death-defying 17-mile bike ride from Fort Lauderdale to the Everglades and back? YOU'RE IN LUCK! We'll show you how! On the way, you'll see shitty inf ... More >>
Chef Sara Ventiera is setting off on a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pre-trip provisioning to seaplane produce delivery.As soon I saw the "Norwegian Atlantic Salmon" ... More >>
On April 16, chef Sara Ventiera heads out for a three-week trip to the Bahamas, manning the kitchen on a 91-foot yacht. She will file regular updates from the waters about what it's like to work on a yacht, from pre-trip provisioning, to sea plane produce delivery.It has happened to every South Flor ... More >>
Some people spend their Saturdays glued to the couch, nursing away a hangover or watching bad reality TV shows. Or worse, both. But you're not one of those people. You like spending Saturdays outdoors, with roadside adventures -- and food, served from a mobile source.
Lucky for you, ther ... More >>
Following the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizion oil rig and subsequent spill, there were scattered protests around the country, a bunch of huffing and puffing on Capitol Hill, and a general sense of heartbreak as TV news viewers watched the first tar balls reach land in Alabama.
But al ... More >>
Flickr user: Newfie BulletThe Blazing Paddles find open arms in Hollywood.The City of Hollywood rarely gets a chance to shine as a beacon of political sanity. But after a strange, months-long tussle between dragon boaters, a lone kayaker, and Broward County commissioners, the scrappy city now loo ... More >>
Flickr user: Newfie BulletThe commissioners chose lunch over dragon boats.Members of the dragon boat team fighting to keep practicing in West Lake Park finally made their pitch to the Broward County Commission this week. But they were met with resounding... silence. The commissioners, who allowed ... More >>
Flickr user: Newfie BulletDon't mess with people who love to paddle.The Blazing Paddles dragon boat team won a temporary reprieve this morning in its quest to keep storing its boats and holding weekend practices at West Lake Park. The Broward County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted to recom ... More >>
Photo by Lisa RabCan you spot the eyesore in this photo?Don't you love it when your local government acts swiftly and efficiently to protect the health of its citizens? Especially when those citizens are being threatened by evil boaters? Behold the tale of Broward County's latest brilliance: Most Sa ... More >>
To get an introduction to Jose El Rey (if you actually need one!)
and to read previous installments of his weekly Crossfade column, Que Pasa, M.I.A?, click here.Against my better judgment and sense of comfort and convenience, I went camping. Into the woods. Into the night. With fire. And "beware of ... More >>