At a time when climate change is the big topic of discussion and debate between scientists and politicians, Fort Lauderdale is at least doing its part to make sure things get green. The city is doing so much for the environment, in fact, that it was named among the top ten greenest midsized cities ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the news on how the internet made it official that Downtown Fort Lauderdale was a kickass place. But today, we're here to tell you that not just the downtown area is kickass but the whole of Fort Lauderdale is kickass. All of it. A new study by real estate blog Movoto has ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
Laine DossA frog was found in a Costco Salad in CaliforniaWhen Costco says their salads are organic you'd better believe it. The warehouse giant apparently sells greens that are so fresh, they attract wildlife!According to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Liya Ma, a South Pasadena teacher, purchas ... More >>
Here's the new number of jobs Gov. Rick Scott actually brought to Florida during his "trade mission" to Canada last week: zero.That's right, not a single one.Over two statements from Canada last week, the governor announced that 210 new jobs were coming to Florida from our neighbors to the north ... More >>
Rick Scott, out doing Canada stuffFor Gov. Rick Scott's charade of the day, he's championing the move of a Canadian company's U.S. headquarters to Boca Raton -- a move that was nearly cemented before the governor even took office.While the foundation for the deal was set before Scott became gover ... More >>
The "Burgerfication of the nation" marches onward, or at least the expansion of SoFla restaurateur David Manero's soon-to-be-not-so-fledgling upscale hamburger empire. On July 4 (there's something else special about that date, but I can't quite remember what it is), the second BurgerFi is slated ... More >>
via the Houston Press/ Daniel Kramer Billy Temple and his prized possession, his daughter's graduation photo.The New Times Broward-Palm Beach wasn't the only paper in our chain to publish a cover story about homelessness this week. John Nova Lomax at the Houston Press wrote a featu ... More >>
"Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney"
flickr.comNick Saban lied to, then abandoned South Florida.There are dozens of reasons South Floridians should be cheering for the University of Texas in tonight's BCS National Championship game. Now, I'll admit I'm not completely objective on the subject, but I want to convince you, South Florid ... More >>
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