Buccan, the newest restaurant in Palm Beach, opens for Sunday brunch with its initial offering this weekend. Chef Clay Conley hasn't firmed up the menu, but offers these teasers:Shrimp and grits - the traditional shrimp over cheddar gritsButtermilk fried chicken - with black pepper gravy and country ... More >>
• The long-shuttered Market Salamader in Palm Beach is now Amici Market (155 N. County Rd., 561-832-0201) the latest project of Maurizio Ciminella, owner of the late Amici's Ristorante. Foods to go, organic produce, all-natural beef, seafood and assorted "gourmet" items are al ... More >>
paulaloeReminder: the Fourth Annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival is tomorrow December 7th. Come out and get your taste on with some of the best and most exclusive restaurants in Palm Beach. There are both general admission tickets ($50; entry starts at 7 p.m.) and VIP ($100, starts at 6 pm) ... More >>
Make this butternut squash pizza at home using a cheap and easy pizza stone.Kubo Asiatic Cuisine debuts in Palm Beach.The Beaujolais Nouvea Wine Festival takes place tonight at Gulstream Park.Want to celebrate Turkey Day without the work? Try these restaurants hosting special meals. [Broward/Dade ... More >>
via Jason Martino Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Team Wins National Competition.A group of five Palm Beach firefighter/paramedics took home the first-place team title at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge world championship in Myrtle Beach yesterday. Their win marks the first time in the hist ... More >>
FlickrThe closest you'll ever get to H. Wayne Huizenga's yacht.The region's economy has been shaken in recent years by the housing slump and by the collapse of Ponzi schemers like Madoff and Rothstein, but South Florida is still home to at least 20 billionaires, according to the most recent Forbe ... More >>
FlickrKITTEN! What are you doing in that shoe, kitty kit kitten?Everybody loves kittens. They're cute. They're playful. They're telepathic. Because people love kittens so much, it's important to recognize appropriate uses for them. Companions. Confidantes. Temporary pillows. Misuse kittens and yo ... More >>
The news in Palm Beach and Broward counties this Wednesday morning:Hollywood has a new Community Redevelopment Agency director (again). The brave soul is Charlotte Burnett, former director of corporate affairs and legal counsel for the West Palm Beach Housing Authority. She's upbeat, but then let ... More >>
flickr.comAfter months of public debate, legislation, a law suit, and the outgoing governor's stamp of approval, the Florida ban on bong sales takes effect tomorrow. So you'd guess every head shop in the state would be having huge blow out sales today, right?Not so much. It seems the smoke hasn't ... More >>
• Here's a shocker: a trendy, coal-fired pizzeria actually closed. That would be Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza in Boynton Beach, across Gateway Boulevard from the sprawling Renaissance Commons retail-residential complex. No word on what will take over the space but this Tony's is go ... More >>
A quick check of what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach this morning:There are 20 offshore skimmers off the Panhandle coast, but the marine biologist overseeing Florida's oil spill mitigation effort wants 100 more. Charlie Crist's administration says BP is moving too slowly to get them. [Palm ... More >>
flickr.comA greyhound that raced frequently at the Palm Beach Kennel Club over the last two years tested positive for cocaine at least once while racing in South Florida.The dog, a 70-pound black male named Tempo Super Stud, raced in 12 races in Palm Beach between August 2008 and September 2009, ... More >>
The news this Wednesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:Palm Beach County doesn't trust BP to protect its sensitive marine life. The county is looking to hire a private contractor to install booms that can soak up oil along 14 miles of waterway. BP will be expected to pick up the tab. [Palm Bea ... More >>
Between Palm Beach Restaurant Month, Flavor Palm Beach, and now Palm Beach Restaurant Summer, if you're paying full price to eat on the Island, then I've got a Ponzi scheme I'd like to sign you up for. Seriously, there's got to be like two months out of the year max when there's not some kind of ... More >>
Your daily glance at what's making news in Palm Beach and Broward:The two Hollywood Police officers who unwittingly recorded themselves talking about how they would "do a little Walt Disney" by fixing a police report absolving their fellow cop from blame when he rear-ended a woman's car. [WPLG-10 ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach this Tuesday morning:An internal report concludes that Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti's agency has neglected measures meant to increase diversity. The sheriff is already being criticized for steering layoffs toward jail staff, which is dominated by minority deputie ... More >>
Photo by Francesco LoCastroYou'll be seeing plenty of Alicia Olink on the County Grind.If you regularly read this blog -- and Bob Norman's Daily Pulp -- then you're liable to develop a slightly cynical perspective, expecting that this will be the day you click over to learn your Broward or Palm B ... More >>
Flickr: Jonathan VazquezAttention, working-class mortals! There's a crisis atop our local Mt. Olympus (the island of Palm Beach), where the high-society luminaries are in danger of having an ordinary Publix grocery store blight their otherwise extraordinary commercial space.At a recent symposium ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach this morning:A nonprofit environmental firm says that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf is similar to the one that occurred over 30 years ago in Mexico's Bay of Cempeche. Those experts have faith that advances in technology will make it ... More >>
Here's what's news this morning in Broward and Palm Beach:Wellington polo mogul John Goodman is in a Palm Beach County jail this morning, charged with vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter in connection with the February crash that killed 23-year-old Scott Wilson. [Palm Beach Post]Construction ... More >>
It's Friday in Broward and Palm Beach. Let's check the news:Jeffrey Hernandez, chief academic officer in Palm Beach County public schools, says he "took a bullet" for Superintendent Art Johnson after parents rejected a new curriculum designed to improve standardized test performance. [Palm Beach ... More >>
Here's what's in the local news this morning:If crews don't fix the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico soon, then scientists say it's "inevitable" that an ocean current will bring that contaminated water up Florida's east coast, through Broward and Palm Beach. [Palm Beach Post]Two forensic psycholog ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach counties this Monday morning:With the oil spill in the Gulf, South Florida restaurants are soon to pull items from the menu like shrimp and oysters that comes from that region. [WPLG-10]Police have arrested a third and fourth suspect in an armed r ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach:Broward Circuit Court Judge Ana Gardiner has decided to resign her post rather than face allegations of misconduct that were first reported by Bob Norman in New Times two years ago. Gardiner was to be tried by the Judicial Qualifying Commission fo ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach:In a show of support for teachers who oppose Senate Bill 6, students in two Broward County schools walked out of class Wednesday. The bill would tie teacher pay to student performance on standardized tests, leading to even more teaching-to-the-test than educator ... More >>
Here's what's happening in local news this Wednesday morning:As expected, Democrat Ted Deutch coasted to victory in the special election to replace Robert Wexler in the 19th Congressional District that straddles central Broward and Palm Beach counties. [Palm Beach Post]Four weeks after she was ne ... More >>
Flickr: Photomike07A view of the Intracoastal waterway from Palm Beach.
Here's the news this morning from Broward and Palm Beach:After four hours of deliberation a jury found former Miramar Commissioner Fitzroy Salesman guilty on four felony counts of bribery and extortion. He faces up to 60 years in prison but will likely be sentenced to five to seven. These felo ... More >>
Photo providedIf 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 ritzy, glitzy, over-the-top China Grill is giving us one more reason to visit: It's trying to be not ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach:A Nova Southeastern University science professor is believed to be dead following a home invasion early Tuesday morning. Police say a man and his wife were tied up by an intruder, who shot the man -- believed to be homeowner Joseph Morrissey -- and then set the ... More >>
Flickr: weelzupAn alley off Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.
Here are your local headlines for Broward and Palm Beach:Broward Judge Ana Gardiner will be tried by the Judicial Qualifications Commission in September over allegations that she displayed a "lack of candor" in answering questions by the commission about her relationship with attorney Howard Sche ... More >>
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 providedCarmine's Gourmet Market: the mothership.Sushi seems to be a starting point for Palm Beach chefs. Sushi ... More >>
Favorite island ice cream shop back in business with new look and streamlined service.
Here's what's happening in Palm Beach and Broward:The Broward Sheriff's Office received a tentative agreement with Pompano Beach, but the commission approved a deal for just two and a half years, not five, and Sheriff Al Lamberti will have to demonstrate he can control salary increases and the co ... More >>
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 haven't wandered past the mesmerizing glow of jellyfish gracing the entrance of Steak 954 because you're put off ... More >>
Let's see what's happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties this Monday morning:A drug raid around midnight Saturday by Broward Sheriff's Office led to a deadly shooting after the owner of a suspected drug house, Brenda Van Zwieten, 52, brandished a gun. Van Zwieten's family says she wasn't a d ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach this Friday:Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion will be sentenced today after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an FBI bribery sting. [Miami Herald]Police have identified the man whose remains were found in a box near Jo ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach:Despite Miramar City Manager Robert Payton's name surfacing in the FBI sting case against former commissioner Fitzroy Salesman, the current commission spoke Monday of its confidence in him. Payton hasn't been charged with a crime and will testify for the prosecu ... More >>
Here's what's happening this Tuesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:John Goodman, the Wellington polo patron who ran a stop sign earlier this month and killed another driver, had a cocaine habit, according to the divorce filings by his former wife. [Palm Beach Post]Narcy Novack, widow of slain ... More >>
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Tuesday morning's news in Broward and Palm Beach:The federal corruption investigation in Miramar goes right to the top, as filings in that case indicate that former commissioner Fitzroy Salesman set up a meeting between an undercover agent and City Manager Robert Payton, who then helped the agent ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach:It appears that yet another group of public employees walked right into a federal sting. This time, the suits were back in Palm Beach County, where the U.S. Attorney's office revealed that state corrections officers in Belle Glade agreed to transp ... More >>
Who's producing our next magnificent Moor?Tell us the who's the best theater company in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section below. Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles about South Florida's best thespians.And click here for a master list of all Re ... More >>
Flickr user: takomabibelotTell us the best museum in Broward and Palm Beach counties in the comments section below.Need some suggestions? Click here for an archive of articles about museums.And click here for a master list of all Readers' Poll items.
Photo by Flickr user Mike WiacekIf 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.Palm Beach is not exactly the place you'd expect to find a pizzeria that seems plucked f ... More >>
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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.