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  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    The Eight Most Basic Places in Broward County

    Broward is a basic bitch's wet dream. Also known as white-girl paradise, it's where hipsterdom and pretension are left at the county line. Here you can find a strip club in a strip mall and endless chains of chain restaurants. For the most part, instead of pop-up shops, there are places like the Ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Free Sam's Club Membership for Military Until Shutdown is Over

    Just because the U.S. military remains on high alert during the government shutdown, it doesn't mean they are less affected by it. Essential services for them -- including commissaries -- have been cut off until Congress gets its act together, putting a real crimp in military family budgets. The co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    George Zimmerman's Wife Pleads Guilty to Perjury

    Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of George Zimmerman, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge on Wednesday after she lied during a bail hearing following George's arrest for shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Shellie was facing a felony charge that would have put her behind bars fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Florida's Best College Scandals

    Man, college what a wild time! Remember when Joey got blasted on Jager shots and vomited on your iPhone or that time your tenured professor told you the Newtown shooting never happened? Or remember when another professor asked students to step on Jesus' name and that pissed off a lot folks? Oh and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Trick-or-Treaters Invade Rich Neighborhoods: Brilliant Kids or Appalling Trend?

    For 364 days of the year, Harrison Street in Hollywood is almost eerily quiet, the lone trophy wife jogging down the Royal Palm-lined streets, the occasional Mercedes zooming toward the beach. But Halloween night, this street is crawling. With seven-year-olds.  Somehow, word got out: this is where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Stock Up At Sam's Club Open House This Weekend

    It's August and that means three things are happening in south Florida -- record-breaking heat, hurricane threats, and back-to-school. What do these seemingly unrelated things have in common? They all require shopping trips!This weekend, Sam's Club -- home of the giant ketchup bottles and pickle jar ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Meet the Preppers... and the Mormons (Part 1)

    In this week's cover story about survivalists, I speak with a man who identifies himself only as "Bowreeguard," who hails from hard-granite New Hampshire and says that prepping was a way of life for his family when he was growing up.The eldest son of his family, Bowreeguard learned to keep supplies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Morning Juice: World Cup Fever abates; billionaire sex offender off probation

    ​​South Florida employers might notice fewer sick days among their minions now that the World Cup is finally over. The Spain-over-Holland victory may be good news for the Boss Man, but not for those folks who finally understand what all the fuss is over "soccer." In other news: A Coral S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Interview with the Sausage Pickler: John Foster of Red Smith Foods

    Red SmithNever mess with a sausage in a tuxedo ​One might think that this weekend's annual Mango Festival in Deerfield Beach might actually be about ... oh, I don't know... mangoes?  But after calls to promoters went unreturned, a look at the website revealed that the event actually seems lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Top Chef and Barilla: For the Foodie in All of Us

    "You have to respect your ingredients. You have to respect the food." This according to Top Chef Ilan Hall is the recipe for success. Other advice to amateur foodies included the typical "start at the bottom, even if it means peeling garlic." And then keep a clean workspace. However his brief answer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008