Today, Fort Lauderdale votes to declare this National Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week. That's an anemic response to weeks of protest from a city that has made headlines for passing laws regulating how its homeless can be fed. Its main shelter features only 230 temporary beds. But the county has r ... More >>
New Times' Pairings is here! South Florida's best foodie event happens this evening when the Broward Center for the Performing Arts hosts over 40 restaurant, each serving amazing food paired with a fine wine or craft beer. If you haven't already snagged tickets, don't worry. Tickets are available ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale is sexy. But you already knew that. Well now, thanks to a study, it's official. And not only is Fort Lauderdale sexy but it's the sexiest place in the world. And by "sexiest place in the world," we mean it's the sexiest midsized city in America. Suck on that, Salt Lake City! Anothe ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the news on how the internet made it official that Downtown Fort Lauderdale was a kickass place. But today, we're here to tell you that not just the downtown area is kickass but the whole of Fort Lauderdale is kickass. All of it. A new study by real estate blog Movoto has ... More >>
Benjamin Prows settled a pirate mask over his brown eyes, took a deep breath, and tiptoed out onto the slackline -- nothing but 12 feet of air between him and the ground. Anything but a conformist, Prows dresses like Jack Sparrow, juggles daily, and lives on a 65-foot catamaran. But as this most unu ... More >>
Tensions have been high right here in Florida ever since the tragedy that unfolded in Newtown, Connecticut, last Friday. People are being arrested for bringing guns into schools, modified lockdowns are being enforced over bullets found on a school bus, and we're learning that bulletproof backpacks ... More >>
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 >>
You probably didn't need the experts to figure this one out, but Fort Lauderdale is a pretty gay place.So gay, in fact, that the Advocate says it's the fourth-gayest place in the U.S. of A.Wilton Manors is technically the gayest place in the country if we're basing this off on concentration ... More >>
CandwichThe Candwich: Because we're sick of canned tuna.Here's a great new food for those of you worrying how you're going to get fresh bread to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches after the world ends by apocalypse, terrorist attack, or zombie takeover.Mark One Foods in Salt Lake City, Utah, ... More >>
A 31-year-old man threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods at yesterday's golf tournament at CordeValle in San Martin, California, as he ran toward the seventh green. The motive is unclear: perhaps a phallic reference to Woods' epic infidelities? Woods was getting ready for his putt, said the golfer. ... More >>
Cheese is a way of life, at least to Susan Phipps, a passionate cheese-oholic who later this month will open the shop of her dreams--Cheese Culture: A Whey of Life--on Las Olas Boulevard right next to Noodles Panini. The shop will feature some 90 varieties of artisan cheese from all over th ... More >>
Kevin Simon, former resident of Fort LauderdaleYou can take the man out of South Florida, but you can't take the South Florida out of the man. The country learned that lesson the hard way this week, when former Fort Lauderdale resident, Kevin Theodore Simon, allegedly went berserk on a JetBlue fl ... More >>
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Conflict of interest. Anti-Cuban high jinks. A cover-up. It must be the Florida INS.
Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place