Tending bar tends to be an extrovert's game. You have to deal with other staff members and chat to dozens, if not hundreds, of customers on a daily basis -- it's almost like being onstage. For the most part, you're not going to find many shy people behind the bar, unless they've learned to get ove ... More >>
Fire Ant tries to be charitable in assessing the Tea Party. Confused, fearful people in a confusing, frightening age, they're mere pawns in the games of the rich and powerful. But when organized stupidity denies medical care to people in need, stupidity must be called to account. Take the Palm Bea ... More >>
Being president is tough. You have to fix everything, congress is constantly blocking every decision you make, and people and news networks accuse you of being a dirty socialist tyrant all the live long day. But then you also get to play golf with Tiger Woods, so it all evens out. Barack Obama met ... More >>
It might be hard to believe from the weather outside, but Autumn 2012 officially began on September 22. But just because we live in the only Zone 10 in the contiguous United States doesn't mean we can get a little taste of fall fun. There are pumpkin patches, hayrides, and harvest-time fun all over ... More >>
Republican Florida Congressman Mark Foley received his last campaign contribution ever on September 28, 2006 -- a $2,100 check from a Palm City physician. The next day, Foley resigned from Congress, disgraced by a scandal over sexually explicit messages the (sort-of) secretly gay congressman had sen ... More >>
Palm City air conditioner salesman David Frederick Hayden was sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday for receiving child pornography over the internet, and it was Palm Beach County Schools Det. Stephen Santos who helped put him there.It started in late March last year, when Santos was "wo ... More >>
Photo by Tara Nieuwesteeg There were people dressed up like characters from videogames, horror movies, animes, and all sorts of other things. They came from as far away Europe to worship at the altar of all things videogame, meet B-movie legend Bruce Campbell, and compete in this y ... More >>
Close enough. When the Geary family adopted Astro, their German shepherd, they lived in Palm City, Florida. A month later, Astro ran away. That was nine years ago. Then this year, the Gearys, who live in Kentucky now, got an interesting call from an animal control officer in Tennessee. Astro had bee ... More >>
The Luckiest Perps
53rd Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition
Celebrating South Florida's history of going postal
A new TV station is born, but is anyone watching?
Frank Brogan, Bush's man in academia, must defuse the FAU scandals. But where is he?
October 1 - 7, 1998