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  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Best Of Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll: Best Boutique

    Flickr user: Sherry's Rose Cottage​Tell us the best boutique in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section below.Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles about boutiques.And click here for a master list of all Readers' Poll items.

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    January 12, 2010

    Morning Juice: Fatal Shooting in Boynton Beach; Rothstein's Conspicuous Consumption

    ​The news in Broward and Palm Beach this Tuesday morning:A double shooting late last night in Boynton Beach where one man is dead and another is in critical condition. It appears the shooting occurred on the road and that the dead man -- who hasn't been identified -- was driving a gold Lincoln Nav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    New Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll 2010

    ​Think you know the best record shop, burger, and gay bar in Broward and Palm Beach counties? In the coming weeks, we'll be asking you to vote in our Readers' Poll. The results -- and some of the messages you leave in the comments field on the items below -- will be published in our annual New Tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Best of Broward-Palm Beach Readers' Poll: Best Hamburger

    Tell us where to find the best hamburger in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section below.Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles about some of the best local hamburger joints.And click here for a master list of all Readers' Poll items.

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    January 11, 2010

    Daybreak

    Flickr: patrickjoustTea in Palm Beach.​

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Resolve to Save the Planet, Lose Weight with Sublime's Pumpkin Cheesecake

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. If you're like most people, your New Year's resolution probably includes shaving off a few pounds, shrinking your carbon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Holiday Treats From La Bonne Bouche

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. Photo by Flickr user Pierre-Olivier​Local, artisanal, gorgeous, and damned tasty too. What's not to like about the holid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Agliolio in Wellington Offers Do-It-Yourself Menu

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. ​The basic elements of human life are oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus, garlic, and olive oil.Or ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 26, 2009
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    November 17, 2009

    Atlantique Arrives on Atlantic in Delray

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. Photo by Flickr user kondro86​Almost lost in the hype about all the newbies and newbies-to-be heading for Atlantic Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Morning Juice: Vigilante Justice in Coconut Creek; Saints Light Up the Fins

    ​Nothing like a server crash to start your week! Here's an abbreviated edition of MJ:Madoff associate Jeffry Picower dead after being found at the bottom of the pool in his Palm Beach home. Gatsby-esque, isn't it? [Palm Beach Post] A Davie man is in jail for beating the hell out of a man who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Morning Juice: Pleas in Mafia Case; Crist Asks for Corruption Inquiry

    ​As we continue to watch for candidates in the race to replace Congressman Robert Wexler, let's see what else is brewing in Broward and Palm Beach.Prosecutors have scored guilty pleas from six men accused of racketeering for the Bonanno crime family, but the alleged ringleader is still holding out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Florida Lawyer Ruffles Feathers in High Society With His Pesky Subpoenas

    Flickr: cassaccinoPalm Beach dining: Now serving subpoenas, with a caviar side.​God knows the island of Palm Beach doesn't hold grudges against greedy attorneys, but Brad Edwards, you're pushing your luck. The attorney from Fort Lauderdale's Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler represents a gaggle of Jane D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Legal Sea Food Offers Cheap Lust

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach counties, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe. ​If food is the new pornography, oysters are the new Viagra. So if you're lusting for the sweet-salty caress of a cool ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Welcome to Palm Beach: You'll Like it Better if You Don't Live Here

    Flickr user: thewentworths1At least the snowbirds love it here.​Poor Palm Beach County. First West Palm was named one of the most depressing places in America. Now a new Gallup poll of West Palm, Boca, and Boynton Beach residents has revealed that those most emotionally attached to the area are ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Buyer Snatches Up Madoff Home in Montauk; Bidding War for Palm Beach Digs?

    Flickr: edmondsundressedMadoff's home in Palm Beach​This month, when Bernie Madoff's three homes went on the market, it was anyone's guess as to whether their link to the convicted swindler would be regarded as a curse or whether it would add to the home's mystique. Folks with $10 million to spend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Fore! Bailed-Out Big Shots Exiled to Palm Beach Golf Course

    Flickr: AndreJenny.comExecutives whose blunders had to be bailed out by taxpayers must console themselves at golf courses like this one, at the Breakers.​Much was made of the cold shoulder turned by Palm Beach high society against the Jaffe family and others linked to Bernard Madoff, whose locker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    As Region Suffers, Football Stars Shine Bright

    Flickr: elevenwarriorsLed by Brandon Linder, arguably the state's best prospect, St. Thomas Aquinas at a practice prior to a nationally televised game.​If you had to pick the county in America with the best high school football players, it would probably be Los Angeles -- but that's not fair: With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Spring Fashion Trend: Fraudster Chic

    Flickr: bobsorosThe modern Ponzi wears his hat low and his collar high.​In what may be the most tone-deaf, irresponsible men fashion trend since Marky Mark's sagging pantaloons, Brooks Brothers is now encouraging us to dress like Ponzi schemers and multi-millionaire welfare queens.Of course, that' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Palm Beach Rebs Threaten Secession

    Rebellion, Palm Beach-style​Nothing secedes like excess. We here at the Juice thinks it makes  sense: Palm Beach town councilman William Diamond urged his fellow confederates at yesterday's council meeting to consider seceding from Palm Beach County and forming a  new county of its very ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    "Let Them Win": Tales of Life Inside the Everglades Club

    The Florida Center for Instructional TechnologyNo t-shirts allowed in the hallowed dining halls of the Everglades Club. Aside from the racial and religious discrimination discussed in this week's New Times cover story about the Everglades Club, there are some more eccentricities worth noting ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    To Fellow Inmates, Madoff's So Bad, He's Good

    Schadenfreude-starved followers of the Palm Beach pirate may be delighted to hear this, from an inmate at Madoff's prison in Butner, North Carolina, courtesy the New York Post:"Some of the guys were talking about smacking him around a little, just to get the notoriety of it."But don't get your hopes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Broward and Palm Beach Banks Slightly Better Prepared for Apocalypse Than Rest in Florida

    Flickr User: jbenson2Geithner will spare us locals from his bank spreeWhen you fill out a deposit slip these days, it's hard to know whether you'll get the money back or if you're throwing it into a bottomless pit. So it should come as an enormous relief that a bank-rating firm, Bauer Financial, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Texts From Last Night, Broward vs Palm Beach

    Flickr User: Gabriel DanielFriends don't let friends drink without textingThis website posts actual text messages from people who share an area code -- your area code. Which means we can finally settle the argument over whether Broward or Palm Beach has more freaks. Whatcha got, Broward?(954): Dude, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Tell Us Who's Best in South Florida

    Earlier this year, we asked you to tell us your favorite things about Broward and Palm Beach counties in our Best Of 2009 Readers' Poll. Below is a random sampling of the projected winners so far. Some categories have yet to be voted on, like Best Politician (we're still optimistic there is such a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    What to Do for Dinner? Vote for Your Favorite Dining Spots

    Le Tub: in the lead in our Readers' Poll.When we search Broward and Palm Beach counties for winners for our Best Of edition, we eat and drink all in the name of our readers. Even with all our hard work, though, we can't know it all. So every year, we invite our readers to submit their favorites in o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Enter Your Zagat Vote for BPB's Best Restaurants

    Don't get disenfranchisedThanks to The Chowfather for the reminder that the Zagat Guide is now soliciting votes for the best restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Log on here to vote; you have to register first but it doesn't cost anything. You can vote on as many restaurants as you have t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Cats in the Cradle Have the Silver Spoon

    Flickr user: Deneb SumbulSouth Florida's most exclusive real estate is crawling with feral cats who have -- in a fashion that the children of a wealthy divorced couple might appreciate -- been playing one of their benefactors against the other. It's "PB Cats" versus "Island Cats of Palm Beach," both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Cheap Eats on the Island?

    Yes, it seems even Palm Beach can't escape the iron clutch of impending economic doom. Fortunes strip-mined by Bernie Madoff, trendy uber-boutiques slinking off Worth Avenue like mangy dogs, billionaires reduced to poverty-stricken multimillionaires. And now an affordable restaurant is heading for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Barely Known Florida Marlins Leave State to Become Little Havana Marlins

    The Little Havana Marlins begin the big move.The Marlins finally got the new stadium the team has sought for a decade, meaning the team will now depart the State of Florida for Little Havana. The team will leave Dolphin Stadium, with its proximity to Broward and Palm Beach counties, in 2012. And wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    The Juice Approves This Message... Whatever It May Be

    Hey, Democratic donors of Florida! Guess how your political party has decided to spend some of your hard-earned donations? If you guessed "Buy a Florida billboard with which to cast aspersions at Rush Limbaugh," then you are psychic, or merely a reader of Wonkette.Here is the Democratic Party web pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Atlantic Writer Discovers Post-Apocalyptic Peninsula With Nice Weather

    Scripps in Jupiter: a zombie-free zone?South Florida has recently welcomed a visitor from a more advanced civilization: the American Northeast. Mind you, this one wasn't captured by one of our tribes and dragged here for interrogation. His spaceship did not crash-land here. Rather, William Haseltine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Can Rich Kids Rock?

    Meet The Hurricanes. The pint-sized rockers from Palm Beach, ages 11 and 12, have the most lopsided industry advantage of any band since The Strokes. To wit: They practice next door to the Mar-a-Lago, a former Trump property. The drummer's daddy owns a 10,000 foot, $6.5 million house on the Island. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll: Best Pizza

    No single foodstuff has been fought over with the fervor of of the simple tomato pie. Everybody's got an opinion, and our guess is you're no exception. Whether you like the fat, doughy Chicago pie, the New York-style thin crust (soft enough to fold in the middle), one of the new brick-oven flatbread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Park

    South Florida is the best place in the country to be outdoors. We've got beaches, pines, wetlands, and acres of open green fields. Honor your favorite outdoorsy spot in Broward and Palm Beach counties by voting on the best park. Add your winner to the comments field below.

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    February 10, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Dance Club

    Vote in the comments section below for your favorite dance club in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Album Store

    Record stores are an endangered species, what with all the digital downloads available these days. But a few shops are still stocking vinyl and CDs for the deejays and collectors among us. Tell us which Broward or Palm Beach record store is your favorite in the comment section.

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    February 9, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Hair Stylist

    Whether you go for a weave, dye, or a mere trim, you're entrusting your image to a stylist who (hopefully) makes you look and feel fabulous. Tell us in the comment section below which stylist in Broward or Palm Beach counties is simply the best.

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    February 9, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Band

    If you're the type to give directions by referencing Respectable Street, City Limits, and the Culture Room, then you'll have a band that deserves this honor. Vote in the comments field below for the best band in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Pizza

    No single foodstuff has been fought over with the fervor of of the simple tomato pie. Everybody's got an opinion, and our guess is you're no exception. Whether you like the fat, doughy Chicago pie, the New York-style thin crust (soft enough to fold in the middle), one of the new brick-oven flatbread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Boutique

    Amid all the chain stores in South Florida, there are merchants who painstakingly select items to sell in their small boutiques. Tell us which boutique in Broward or Palm Beach counties you simply couldn't live without. Nominate a winner in the comment field below.

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    February 7, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Politician in Palm Beach

    With at least five local commissioners heading to the federal pen in the last few years, Palm Beach rivals Zimbabwe as the corruption capital of the world. Amid the hubbub, some politicians are actually out there doing good work ... right? Vote for the best politician in Palm Beach in the comments ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Hamburger

    It seems simple: a patty of meat slapped in a bun. But that quintessential American sandwich has become perhaps the most tinkered-with of dishes, dressed and doused, marinated and grilled in mesquite. Tell us where to find the best hamburger in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Performance Artist

    They've proven their chops by performing in our clubs, museums, and on our streets, and now honor them by telling us who's the best performance artist in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Add your winner to the comments field below.

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    February 5, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Local Hip-Hop Artist

    It's hard to disagree that the past year was the year of hip-hop, and a lot of the good stuff came from South Florida. So in the comments field below, write in your winner for best hip-hop artist in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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    February 3, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll: Best Theater Company

    They've got the shows you love and the actors you love to see, so now give them some love by nominating the best theater company in Broward and Palm Beach counties.Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles by New Times theater critic Brandon K. Thorp.Add your winner to the comment ... More >>

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    February 1, 2009

    Best Of Readers' Poll 2009: Best Local Club DJ

    That master of the turntable who's made you shake your pants in Broward and Palm Beach counties deserves some respect. Pay it by voting for the best local club DJ in the comments field below.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Snitches Turn in Kids Who TP'd Madoff's Place, Bogus Purses Go Unmatched With Shoes

    The mystery of who toiled papered Bernie Madoff's Palm Beach home has been solved. Two teenagers from Michigan have been fingered as the TP culprits. The kids apparently bragged to their friends after they got back from vacation, which then tipped off the Palm Beach police, according to this story i ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    Condo Vultures: "Bad Times Are Still Ahead"

    Bal Harbour-based real estate consultancy Condo Vultures has crunched the numbers on 2008 sales of distressed housing stock in South Florida and -- surprise, surprise -- the picture is ugly. The average homeowner in the tri-county area had to slash their sale price by 43%, or $32 ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    Weakened at Bernie's: PETA Gets the Ponzi Treatment, Too

    She will not be streaking at the inauguration.You probably thought today's inauguration ceremonies would provide a day's relief from the death march of victims of area reprobate Bernard Madoff. Well, sorry. Turns out the Palm Beach financial wizard made special-access inauguration tickets disappear ... More >>

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