The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office will be conducting something called a "traffic enforcement initiative" all day Friday as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The PBSO said on its Facebook page that its officers will be all about traffic enforcement in unincorporated Palm Beach Count ... More >>
Red Robin, the casual fast-food restaurant chain founded in 1969 known for its fire-grilled burgers, is making its Palm Beach County debut with the area's first location opening soon in Wellington. The Red Robin chain is best known for offering more than two dozen "gourmet" burgers, its signature se ... More >>
The rhythmic beat of the cocktail shaker full of ice. The clink of glass bottles returning to the shelf. The fizz of a freshly poured drink. They're all sounds new to the Palm Beach County cocktail scene, where craft creations have been making more and more noise -- both in the news and at the bar. ... More >>
Our favorite local green anarchists are having a party in Lake Worth this weekend, taking it to the silver screen for three days of cinematic rabble rousing. The films are documentaries all, which you may not think your cup of meat, but the subject matter is wild stuff, much of it out on the hairy f ... More >>
When you party as much as South Florida does, there's only one thing that can make a long Saturday night even better. And that would be an even boozier Sunday brunch. Luckily the half-breakfast, half-lunch is one thing that's done well in Palm Beach County, where a variety of hotels, restaurants and ... More >>
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 >>
A Palm Beach County elementary school was put on lockdown this morning because apparently there was a bobcat on the loose in the area. And what with this being Florida, where sharks swim in shallow waters, and alligators appear in public park soccer fields, and bears take naps on people's porches, ... More >>
In a budget meeting held on Wednesday, the Town Council of Palm Beach voted to extend benefits for domestic partnerships, including health and dental insurance coverage, bereavement leave, illness in the immediate family leave, family and medical leave, and domestic violence leave. Kicking off on J ... More >>
Republicans and Tea Party types say they respect the men and women of the military. If respect means wrapping yourself in the flag and sending young people off to die, so it is. Back home again, it's another story. Conservatives cracking down on social welfare spending hits veterans especially hard, ... More >>
Ah the Miami Dolphins. They do everything exceptional. Draft exceptionally... sign free agents exceptionally... score exceptionally... win exceptionally, and have exceptional ideas to make Super Bowl weekend exceptional. And now they are excelling at pulling off the ole "You Didn't Give Us Want W ... More >>
With November 6 a mere four weeks away, Florida decided it's about time to do that thing where it screws up the election.LET'S DO THIS, FLORIDA! According to Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher, about 60,000 Palm Beach County absentee ballots that have already been mailed by the Palm Beach County Sup ... More >>
In the not -too-distant past, evening farmers' markets were nonexistent in Palm Beach County. That was until Farmer Jay McCobb and Ellenville Garden Center teamed up to invent the Moonlit Farmers' Market in Boca Raton once a week. Now Palm Beach County hosts two others: one newly opened at Florida A ... More >>
So; Isaac was a real party pooper, huh? Sure, the tropical storm didn't live up to the hype, but it still managed to rain on more than one parade last week, which means a few events were rescheduled for this weekend. It's all good, though, with a three-day weekend in front of you, there's plenty of ... More >>
Palm Beach County restaurateurs will show off their goods in the first Palm Beaches Restaurant Week scheduled for Sunday, June 3, through Saturday, June 9, at dozens of top restaurants throughout the county. Marquee names like Seasons 52, Pistache French Bistro, Café Boulud, Buddha Sky Bar, Kapow! ... More >>
Here's your chance to vote for your favorite haunts in our New Times Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll 2012. Click the links below to cast your votes. The results will appear in our annual Best Of Broward-Palm Beach issue June 14. Be sure to cast your votes before the poll ends May 14.
Singer Island just can't hold on to its sand. A decade of repeated efforts to stanch beach erosion there have failed, according to a report filed with the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners.The board will consider a proposal tomorrow to review plans for "perpendicular structures along Singe ... More >>
"The man who's been shoutin' the number nine in your TV."GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain -- or as Mike Tyson calls him, "The man who's been shoutin' the number nine in your TV" -- is scheduled to make four stops around South Florida on Wednesday.Three of those events will be free, but the ... More >>
The Fall (as in season) of food trucks.This weekend belongs to food trucks and the South Florida denizens who love their mobile food wares. The schedule over the next few days is dominated by food truck rallies, derbies and festivals, with a transportation network for party goers in Southern Palm ... More >>
Cast your vote in the comments field below for the best restaurant in Palm Beach County. The poll ends May 15. Your votes will appear in our New Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition June 16. Click here for a full list of Readers' Poll categories.
Located in south Palm Beach County, this pizza joint can fire up a pie in six minutes! While pepperoni may be my favorite topping, they aren't just tossing pizzas around. This place also offers roasted wings doused in rosemary, garlic, and caramelized onions. Open for both lunch and dinner, t ... More >>
New Times' annual Best Of issue is out today and live on the site. Pick up your copy, or check out the online archive now up to date with 2010 entries. Dish was one of the largest sections in this years' issue with more than 40 winners. We've got some great restaurants listed there, places that t ... More >>
A look at the local headlines this Thursday morning:Police believe there's a ring of up to four women who've been seducing lonely Broward and Palm Beach County men, only to drug them and ransack their place. Men: Any woman who laughs at your jokes should be considered a suspect. [CBS4]Here's an a ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel is reporting another cop shooting this morning. A Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy evidently shot and killed a man, ***44-year-old Richard Montero ***, during a traffic stop at Summit Boulevard and Jog Road in West Palm Beach around 6:30 a.m.UPDATE: It now appears that as with ... More >>
As of last Friday, the Broward County School District had 587 new Haitian students -- an increase of 85 since the Sun-Sentinel published its last article a few days earlier. That's far more students than Miami-Dade or Palm Beach County, but then the Broward schools have plenty of room, thanks to ... More >>
Flickr: meleoloyA pair of blue heron flaunt their massive wingspan in the Everglades of Palm Beach County.
Flickr: prov2131View from within a pumpkin stampede in Palm Beach County
Book 'em, Dano! "Superpredators" with pebbles and raw eggs get zero tolerance in Palm Beach County schools.
Far From Gone (Self-released)
Bidding outside the box
Gov. Bush's Scripps gamble is sucking up state funds -- and the Everglades with it
Lake Trail, Palm Beach
Boats for bucks at PBC's B.S.
Big City Tavern and East City Bistro
West of U.S. Highway 27
Emerald Dunes Golf Course
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
West Palm Beach Green Market
The CDC is trying to determine what the residents of downtown Belle Glade already know -- that poverty, drugs, and prostitution are bad for your health
In an era of overcrowded classrooms, who would build a school in a town with no children? The Palm Beach County School Board, that's who.