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    April 10, 2013

    White House Kitchen Affected by Sequestration

    The federal government's budget cuts are being felt everywhere these days -- including in the White House kitchen.In an interview with reporters, the White House's assistant chef and senior policy adviser for the healthy food initiative, Sam Kass, announced that he was being furloughed, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    West Palm Beach Named 'Preserve America Community'

    High five, West Palm Beach! The First Lady, Michelle Obama, has just named you a Preserve America Community -- a federally funded program that recognizes communities for their work in enhancing heritage. Mrs. Obama sent a letter congratulating West Palm residents for their "vision and dedication." ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Barack Obama's Speech: Three Things To Expect

    Today, a less popular, but in some ways, stronger Barack Obama will become our president for four more years -- well, kinda. Sure, he already took the oath yesterday, but that was just the wedding ceremony without the reception. Today's the party. So what can we expect? Exactly that: a party. If hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Michelle Obama Will Be in Davie on Monday

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking to supporters in Davie this Monday, a few hours before the third and final presidential debate takes place in Boca. Michelle is hitting up South Florida five days before early voting kicks off (October 27) and will look to rally supporters to help orga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Sarah Palin's New Fitness Book: The Caveman Diet

    There's word that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin -- known in the foodie world for her moose stew recipe and love of fresh-caught (and we do mean "caught") organic fare -- will be penning her own fitness and food-related book.According to People magazine online, Palin called the project a "unique ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Michelle Obama Hits Up Ft. Lauderdale To Rally Supporters

    The War Memorial Museum is usually used for gun shows, roller derby and MMA matches. Wednesday afternoon, it belonged to the First Lady of the United States. "If everybody in this room brings in one more person, that can make all the difference," First Lady Michelle Obama told a crowd of 2,500 -pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Michelle Obama To Visit Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday

    On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Fort Lauderdale to rile up the masses and push the campaign's newly minted "It Takes One" voter registration strategy. She's slated to speak at the War Memorial Museum on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. It's a free event, but you'll need to ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Michelle Obama: FLOTUS Goes to Baskin Robbins, Target, Petco (Video)

    Michelle Obama shops at Target​News flash - the First Lady is like every other red-blooded American woman - she runs out to Target, Starbucks and Baskin Robbins as often as possible.In an interview on The Today Show, Michelle Obama admitted that she sneaks out to Target, Starbucks, Baskin Robbins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Obama Lunches at Good Stuff Eatery for Birthday

    Goo Stuff EateryDidi POTUS eat an Obama Burger at Good Stuff Eatery today?​President Barack Obama took his staff to Good Stuff Eatery for a pre-birthday lunch celebration after debt negotiations were finished.According to NBC's Washington bureau,  President Obama, who turns 50 tomorrow, waite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Michelle Obama and USDA Say Food Pyramid Out, My Plate In

    flckr/ Rapid City Public LibraryThis food pyramid is old news. America, it's time for a new food lesson...​ Remember that food pyramid you learned about in grade school and kept seeing around the place? Well, it's outta here. The United States Department of Agriculture has launched a new visual i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Costco Unknowingly Caters POTUS Situation Room During Osama Operation

    The White House Museum Was Sunday's operation too secret for the White House kitchen staff?​As details are released about the operation that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, one of the more interesting things to note is the food in situation room on Sunday. A detailed story in The Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Michelle Obama Saves the World From Ronald McDonald, Burger King, KFC and Sarah Palin

    Flickr/Donkey Hokey​Taiwanese animators NMA have released a video that shows First Lady Michelle Obama as a superhero (in green tights, cape and stylish, yet sensible ballet flats) fighting off Colonel Sanders, Ronald McDonald and The Burger King with bananas as they roam the streets of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    President Obama's Official State Dinner Menu

    The White House Setting up for the State Dinner​Last night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted an official state dinner for President Hu of The People's Republic of China.  225 guests attended the dinner, held in The White House. Of those guests, only 20 were actually in the same r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Did Ritter Entertain Obama At The Diplomat With Campaign Money?

    Did Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter use her campaign fund to help her gain sway with the Obama Administration in the hopes of getting a plum job in the White House? People forget that once upon a time it was supposedly a done deal that Mrs. Ritter was headed to Washington. &n ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010
  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010
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    October 7, 2009

    Big Pussy Goes Nuts

    Ha! That's Vincent "Big Pussy" Pastore, the Sopranos actor who lives in Coral Springs. His pistachio commercial is much better than the one by Levi Johnston, which is getting all the attention this week. It's after the jump.

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Carole Crist's Strangely Secret Cameo in Palm Beach

    Try to invite a quorum next time, honey.​If the governor's wife holds a cancer-awareness event and no one is there to witness it, did it really happen?Yesterday, Carole Crist spoke at a luncheon at the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach. Her goal was to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. But o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Obamas: We'd Rather Be in Cleveland

    Flickr User: clevelandloveThe view from the bottom Anyone else a little miffed that Barack and Michelle have chosen to go campaigning for health-care reform in Cleveland instead of South Florida? Is our health care not bad enough for you?Even the Plain Dealer acknowledges that the president is& ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Does Michelle Obama Have "Thick Rhinoceros Skin"?

    Just before the 2000 presidential election, Robert Watson, associate professor of American studies at Lynn University in Boca Raton, decided to rally his fellow presidential scholars and collaborate on The Report to the First Lady, a 200-page book of advice for the incoming woman in the White House. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Iranian Night-Goggle Lady Has Words for Obama, Too

     Shahrzad Mir Gholikhan is a 31-year-old Iranian woman accused of trying to export night-vision goggles to Iran. This detail probably means she won't ever be a confidant of the Obamas, but that hasn't stopped Gholikhan from offering the First Couple her thoughts.Juice recently uncovered a lette ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Quick, How Many Smithsonian Air & Space Museums Are There?

    Well, my friends, I had hoped to provide you with a dispatch about the Washington, D.C., performance of painter Michael Israel, an awe-inspiring, mulleted dude who was booked to speed-paint a portrait of Barack Obama at an inaugural ball called the Virginia Black Tie and Blue Dominion Ball. Virginia ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Is Mrs. Crist Gettin' Less Than Mrs. Claus?

    This past weekend, Florida's First Lady made her first public appearance and she didn't sound nervous at all. Asked what it's like to be First Lady, Mrs. Crist said: "I love it. It's a tremendous honor and privilege, and I enjoy obviously being with my wonderful husband, always." She described her r ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Phantom Bar (Bush) News&PHPSESSID=87e1c30606e74392285079681d4e2e92 Barbara Bush a guest at Shaw fundraiser in Boca Published Thursday, October 5, 2006 Former First Lady Barbara Bush spoke at a private fundraising luncheon in Boca Raton Wed ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 9, 2006
  • Subtropical Life

    May 13, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 26, 2002

    Belle Star

    Brett Butler brings her Southern wit to South Florida

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Picture Imperfect

    This traveling exhibit of photos from the National Archives works well as history, but not as art

  • Best of BPB

    May 17, 2001

    Best Right-Wing Loony

    Dan Gregory, talk-show host

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for May 18, 2000

  • Culture

    January 20, 2000

    First Among Men

    Eleanor: Her Secret Journey