Oh hey, Broward County. If there are sudden whispers in your office about a possible deadly chemical leak or some other man-made terror disaster, it's only a rumor. So no need to hide under your desk.
The Port Everglades Department and Emergency Management Division are conducting a "weapons of mass ... More >>
It was a fine vision, and a simple one.Someday, you'd be able to walk or bike from the Pond Apple Slough in Fort Lauderdale all the way west, along the New River Canal, out to Weston and the Glades. See also: How to Bike to the Everglades Without DyingShould have been easy: The county is flat a ... More >>
See also: Broward County Admin Bertha Henry Doesn't Care if Airport Security Managers Are Licensed.Two of the people in charge of security at both the Port Everglades Seaport and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport weren't even licensed Florida security guards -- and one of them, Dis ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale Police have released some new details from their investigation of Guma Aguiar's disappearance. They have narrowed down the time he left his house in Fort Lauderdale to about 6:57 p.m. and say he almost certainly boarded the boat alone.According to a release from Det. Travis Mandell, ... More >>
Here's a suggestion for those of you wondering where you should spend your summer vacation -- how about a wonderful cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas? This mega-ship sails out of Port Everglades and boasts Top Chef Texas alum Molly Brandt as chef de cuisine of its exclusive ... More >>
Hate flying? Lost your yacht in the recession? But sure as hell would love a decent rum runner and a handmade straw hat?If so, you are so in luck, because a new boat called the Bahamas Express Ferry is about to start high-speed service from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas. A massiv ... More >>
snuzzy.comDon't run over manatees with your spaceship either.Due to new rules from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the impending manatee season in Broward County, the Natural Resources Planning and Management Division would like to remind you not to slice up sea cows wit ... More >>
Firefighters at Port Everglades need a new hose and pump system to fight potential oil tank fires like this one, but the purchasing of the system has been plagued with problems.If you're like most people and you don't watch a lot of local TV news, then you probably missed Carmel Cafiero's fine re ... More >>
The Maltese Falcon stands for something, and it's something you can't afford.Sometime this week, a giant, floating, three-masted metaphor will arrive in Port Everglades. Specifically, it's the Maltese Falcon, one of the world's largest and most expensive private boats. The 289-foot ship is every ... More >>
In mid-November, the world's largest cruise ship arrived at its new home in Port Everglades to throngs of cheering fans. Soon it embarked on its maiden voyage, a cruise of the Caribbean -- including a stop at Labadee, Haiti, an isolated hamlet just miles from the cholera and destruction of Port-a ... More >>
Entering Ketchikan at daybreak.The most exciting thing in Dania Beach -- not counting jai-alai -- is probably the officers' training facility at the headquarters of American Maritime Officers (AMO), a merchant marine union providing the crew for freight and military ships around the world.In 1991 ... More >>
Flickr: RCI Genesis (photo by STX Europe)The Oasis of the Seas, the world's biggest cruise ship, which has just docked in Port Everglades. A metaphor of a different of age, construction of the Oasis of the Seas began during a time in American history when it was still a good idea to flip Florida ... More >>
A county selection committee today chose a Brazillian firm called Cepemar Environmental Services to take over the tank field at Port Everglades. It's a big deal -- and already reeks of undue influence by a key lobbyist.
The firm, represented by lobbyist Bernie Friedma ... More >>
They've been known as the Dunkin' Bandits, and Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti tried to cast them as cold-blooded thugs, but maybe the Dunkin No-Nuts would be the most appropriate name for this band of spineless poseurs who got their rocks off shooting random, unarmed people.Turns out these are not even ... More >>