Bartenders have so many positive attributes, it's hard to recognize everything they do: They make us feel better after a long, hard day, lend us an ear when we're in need, make us feel special by remembering our favorite drink, get us drunk -- obviously -- and sometimes just give the the right amoun ... More >>
The penny pinchers at Spirit Airlines have come up with a new way to ruin your flying experience. Starting in early November, the Miramar-based discount carrier will charge up to $100 for a carry-on bag. The fee only applies if, like us, you procrastinate packing, sprint through the airport, and end ... More >>
Are French fries the next add-to-everything item? Just as eggs have become the latest haute garnish on burgers, fried rice, pizza, you name it, it seems French fries are making an appearance as a topping rather than a side. Here are five things I've seen recently that signal an oncoming trend.&nb ... More >>
Photo by Rachael JoynerPastrami sandwich: totally worth wasting jet fuel.Primanti Bros. is a legendary Pittsburgh restaurant and pizzeria known for their monstrous pizzas and popular "Pittsburgher" sandwich.We've been known to frequent the 24-hour Primanti Bros. location in Fort Lauderdale after ... More >>
We may not be able to control who takes home the Lombardi trophy this Sunday, but we can pay homage to the opposing teams and cities the way we know best: through our bellies.That's right, all of you terrible towel holdin' maniacs. Now is your chance to prove to your buddies that Pittsburgh rules ... More >>
Flickr user: greengardenviennaWatch out, Grandma, you're on camera!Next time you get drunk, hit the slot machines, and hook up with that hottie from accounting, be warned: Your debauchery may be recorded.The Seminole Tribe of Florida has just received $595,000 from a federal Homeland Security fun ... 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. B.B. King's Blues Club isn't the only newbie to start slinging barbecue and blues north of the Broward County line. In D ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user bluzdudeAs a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to email@example.com.No. 99: Primanti Bros. SandwichJust by the descriptio ... More >>
Mall fast food is a pretty goddamned dismal mouthful, but this little joint in CityPlace has gotten enough foodie buzz for Charlie to put his intestinal tract on the line and check it out. Italian Oven Café is the sole and way-slimmed-down survivor of the Pittsburgh-based Italian Oven chai ... More >>
That's a trailer from a UPS-sponsored documentary about last year's Truck Driving Championships. This year, Hollywood is sending Florida's finest big rig pilot: Patrick Condon, who prevailed in the recent statewide competition in Tampa .Sadly, these championships are sanctioned by the American Tru ... More >>
Primanti's monster at Elwood's?As you may have heard, Elwood's Dixie Bar-B-Q in Delray Beach, the long-running biker-bar/barbecue joint, where Elvis sightings were about as common as the tramp stamps on the shapely behinds of the female patrons -- is closing. There are a lot of heartbroken funkabil ... More >>
The national media is piecing together the biography of Richard Andrew Poplawski, the Pittsburgh man who shot three cops dead Saturday. The incident, of course, started with an argument between Poplawski and his mother over a dog that pissed in the house. Today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has what loo ... More >>
The elusive Seattle/Olympia hardcore-ish band is cult-famous for its refusal to make a web site or even properly record and distribute its music. The Pittsburgh foursome Caustic Christ has toured with similarly deliciously named bands like Municipal Waste -- 'nuff said. Meanwhile, the songs on Anni ... More >>
Silent Heroes finds the battle on the home front.
Mosaic Theatre gives August Wilson the bad guys he never wanted
Jeff never seemed so vulnerable.
Fast food with flair
Brother and sister face off over a family heirloom in a so-so production of Wilson's The Piano Lesson
The Jerks Win Again (Merge)
Hey, girl, you want seconds?
After the Catholic Church banished him, Cuba welcomed him. But the vibrant new life George Zirwas created for himself soon ended in tragic death.
"The Gaither Homecoming" testifies at the Office Depot Center
The Music Lesson
In war and in peace, music becomes more than simply a backdrop to life
The Sports Immortals Museum and Memorabilia Mart
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, hillbilly king
Battling cancer and investigating a botched federal investigation, mobster Vinnie Ciraolo is fighting to clear his name