Last week, we told you about how Florida Atlantic University sold the naming rights for its football stadium to the GEO Group -- a company that not only happens to be one of the world's largest for-profit operators of detention centers, prisons, and correctional facilities but also has a long trail ... More >>
Do you really need 101 reasons to attend the 101st South Florida Fair? No. You don't.Of course, we could all use a few good excuses as to why we're about to spend a whole lotta dough on tickets, rides and fair food. We all love the fair, but no one likes paying for it. So if your pockets are still f ... More >>
The people at Tap 42 are playing Santa's helpers this year with their "Crafts for a Cause" event, and everyone gets a treat!On Tuesday, December 18, bring in a canned food item (heck, bring in a bagful of canned goods) and you'll receive a free craft beer on draft (up to a $7 value, one complimentar ... More >>
Usually when it's your friend's birthday you have to throw them a party, get them drunk, and let them sleep it off on your couch. This year, Tap 42 in Ft. Lauderdale is celebrating their one year anniversary by throwing YOU a party.
The numbers are finally in. Last week's Cheers for Charity event, which took place from Sunday though Thursday, raised $265,000 for six local children's charities.The five-day food festival culminated with the worldwide dinner trend Diner en Blanc, which had hundreds of people dining in white attire ... More >>
This week is looking like the ultimate week for pleasure seekers. Fine wines, gourmet food, craft beers, big toys, and world-wide dinner trends are all on the menu for the discerning South Floridian looking for a way to celebrate the good life. Is your inner philanthropist looking for a good cause? ... More >>
If all of your extra energy -- and entertainment budget -- isn't put to use hitting as many Dine Out Lauderdale restaurants as you can this weekend, perhaps there's room to sample a few of the other food- and drink-related events being offered in South Florida. In addition to one-time special events ... More >>
Photo by Rebecca MeiserYes, James has a furniture line.The Decision ESPN special that heralded LeBron James' move from Cleveland to Miami last summer highlighted two sides of the NBA superstar: his ego, and his generosity.Although it inspired ridicule and resentment in many longtime fans, the one ... More >>
Shawn Matthias to shave head for charity tonight at Slainte.Instead of the usual Friday happy hour, why not watch people shave their heads for charity? Florida Panthers forward Shawn Matthias and others will shave their heads today at Sláinte Irish P ... More >>
Rihanna bailed on The Donald.Don't diss Donald Trump. Rihanna is learning that lesson the hard way after being slammed by the ticked-off tycoon for her disrespectful disappearing act Saturday night at his private club on Palm Beach Island.Rihanna used illness as an excuse to cancel her Palm Be ... More >>
Flickr/paulamiranda2010 It's time to dig out your old bellbottoms and psychedlic shirts. No, it's not time for Halloween yet but that doesn't mean we can't keep things groovy.
Grab your furry friend and head over to Woofstock, a 60's themed party for you and your pup, at the Newpo ... More >>
Paul Castronovo at his vineyard in ItalyThis Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Whole Foods Market - Boca Raton (1400 Glades Road, Suite 110) will host a bottle signing and wine-tasting for radio personality Paul Castronovo's new wine label, Castronovo Vineyards. This is the first public tasting ... More >>
You really oughta round up some canned soup and/or tuna and other nonperishable food items and haul them down to Radio-Active Records at the Gateway Center in Fort Lauderdale. This Saturday, November 20, from 6 until 10 p.m., the shop is hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive. That seems too early for ... More >>
Teaming up with the United Way of Palm Beach County, Sweet Tomatoes, the cafeteria-style restaurant favorite of seniors and college kids everywhere, will open their newest store with a $5 all-you-can-eat lunch today.The value-priced Sweet Tomatoes chain offers a 45-feet-long salad bar, with a variet ... More >>
Toss the pigskin around at Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill.Here's one instance where drinking beers and eating Buffalo wings is the socially conscious thing to do. Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill -- Boca's newest sports bar at 6450 N. Federal Highway -- will be helping out our servicemen and ... More >>