People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has been behind some strange campaigns. It's asked for grouper to be renamed "sea puppies," and it's claimed that Carlos Danger Weiners (sic) cause erectile dysfunction. But this time, PETA has taken a stand that Clean Plate Charlie thinks makes p ... More >>
It's a story everyone has heard before: Renzo Salini worked in real estate, and when the bubble started to burst in 2006, he decided to get out of housing and open a restaurant, SaxSay Deli. While he certainly wasn't the first or only person to do so, he was one of the lucky ones -- he succeeded. ... More >>
Big changes are coming to Hollywood Beach. In a little more than two years Margaritaville, a 350-room, 17 story, $149 million resort wonderland will rise smack in the middle of the Broadwalk. Some restaurant owners are saying the nearly 800 parking spots removed from the beach will be their end. Th ... More >>
June 28 is National Ceviche Day, a day designated specifically to the worship of lime-marinated fish. A traditional South American dish that can be traced back to the Incas, who preserved fish by covering it with a bath of salt and fruit juice, today, the basic ingredients haven't changed much. All ... More >>
If there's someone in your life who refuses to touch "vegetarian" foods, Green Bar & Kitchen has a secret weapon.
If companies are allowed to use seismic airgun testing to search for and study oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean, 138,500 whales and dolphins will be harmed or killed -- and that's according to the government's own estimate. In addition, thousands of animals could have their hearing impaire ... More >>
Follow Anthony Bourdain on Twitter and you'll find the man has no need for a PR rep. The chef, author, and television personality Tweets his own whereabouts and successes with as much skill as any seasoned hired gun. Recently, Bourdain has peppered his Tweets with pictures from some of his adventur ... More >>
The Restaurant People, the company known for some of downtown Fort Lauderdale's busiest establishments--Tarpon Bend, Yolo, Vibe-- are expanding their empire. Their next plan? A restaurant and bar at the base of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. S3--short for sun, surf, sand or steak, seafood, ... More >>
In case you missed it, Florida's most famous gun owner got himself a new website. George Zimmerman's lawyers set up a revamped web presence for the man charged with second-degree murder in the February shooting death of Trayvon Martin, using it to publish statements from the legal team and encourage ... More >>
Fusion has been on the brain. Following our review on Florida's sushi-Thai, Sara Dickerman addresses the up-down of our relationship with fusion in Slate last week in Fusion Reaction: How America fell in love, then out of love, then in love all over again with Asian influenced cuisine. She wrot ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThese "treats" should be locked up and put away. Forever.Have you seen these felons? Be on the lookout -- they're impostors. They look like tasty, unique snacks, but really they're just boring, flavorless sugar bombs.We found them at an Argentine market and were filled with ho ... More >>
Michael J. MooneyAdvocates and supporters of Antonio Balta, the man sentenced to 20 years in prison for allowing his daughter to die in a hot car as he gambled, were given sad news over this holiday season: The same clemency board that voted to pardon long-deceased rocker Jim Morrison chose not t ... More >>
Michael J. MooneyAntonio Balta has served six years of a 20 year sentence.When the state Clemency Board meets for the final time later this week, the four-person commission might, against better judgment, pardon long-dead rocker Jim Morrison. And the board may look at the case of a condemned Sout ... More >>
V. UszerowiczMichele's Produce -- locally-grown fruits and vegetables, as well as some from small farms in Ohio. South Florida's relationship with local foods is a conundrum: The soil is rich and the climate is suitable for plenty of organic, local produce to be available year-round, yet accessib ... More >>
Beastly, as in the Burger Beast.That's because Sef Gonzalez, the Burger Beast himself, is behind the gathering of food trucks, carts, and stalls that will accompany the Adrienne Arsht Center's daylong Fall for the Arts Festival. The free event will feature live music, arts and crafts, games, and ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big heart. But not this big.
Six years ago Antonio Balta, a then-27-year-old horse groomer working at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, left his 9-month-old daughter, Veronika, in the car as he waited inside for his girlfriend to get off work. It was mid-March and the temperature was in the low 70s. He went out to check o ... More >>
Doris and Paul Sutton visiting Antonio Balta in prison.Last week, we brought you the story of Antontio Balta, the Peruvian horse groomer whose daughter died in the back seat of his car in Hallandale Beach six years ago as he gambled and waited for his girlfriend to get off work. He was sentenced ... More >>
Balta in prison, looking at photos of his dead daughter.When Antonio Balta saw his 9-month-old daughter, Veronika, her eyes were rolled back in her head. Her body was limp. When he lifted her up, a thick, milky substance seeped from the baby's mouth.Balta had been inside Gulfstream Park in Hallan ... More >>
Shortly before Westley the Bear succumbed to the gunshot wounds in southeast Georgia Saturday, he was heard to curse the name of the bear that apparently inspired his bold efforts at assimilation: Paddington.You can see a video of Paddington above. That bear, it is said, traveled from "the darkest P ... More >>
As any blog reader knows, live blogs are the current way of the future. And any journalist who wants to keep his job embraces the latest way of the future. So...welcome to the first ever LIVE BLOG in Juice history. I secured my spot in the press booth months ago, when it looked ... More >>
Violent South American thieves are stealing millions in precious gems ... and getting away with it
Bigamy charges and dozens of busts for sham marriages.It must be South Florida.
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