A state court judge last week blocked Florida Power & Light's plans to build an immense new gas-fired power plant in Hendry County, on environmentally sensitive, historically significant land that adjoins the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. See also: Seminoles to Protest FPL Power Plant on ... More >>
In April, New Times reported on the filing of a lawsuit that had everyone's inner '90s alt-rock fan paying attention. Back in 2013, Candlebox -- the grunge chart-toppers of "Far Behind" fame -- had been mapping out a comeback to mark the band's 20th anniversary. The band's then-managers, Lujen Bra ... More >>
Chris "Birdman" Andersen, the colorful Miami Heat power forward/center, has been named Hard Rock Energy Drink's spokesperson. The drink, which comes in two flavors and a sugar-free version, is produced, marketed, and distributed by Enterprise Beverage Group, a majority-owned subsidiary of the Semin ... More >>
Founded in London in 1971 by Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton, the Hard Rock Cafe brand will be celebrating its 43rd year of operation this weekend with a three-day birthday bash showcasing their love for music and food. Owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida since 2007, Hard Rock continues ... More >>
Candlebox hasn't been spending too much time dominating the pop charts lately, but unlike a lot of alternative-rock acts that rode the grunge wave to popularity in the '90s, the band is still alive and kicking. 2013 was supposed to be a big year for the 'Box. Band members were celebrating a 20th an ... More >>
Broward County could be opening at least one Vegas-style casino thanks to a new gambling proposal introduced via the Florida Senate on Monday. The new proposal would give both Broward and Miami-Dade counties one new casino each, as well as give other casinos across the state a boatload of new slot ... More >>
Move over Red Bull, because south Florida now has its own unique energy drink compliments of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Hard Rock Energy is a real thing, and it's coming to a convenience store (and, presumably, a casino) near you.
Maybe you're thinking that Steve Martorano was afraid his meatballs weren't enough to pull the hungry gamblers from the blackjack tables. This is a ridiculous thing to think because (a) his meatballs are delicious and (b) Cuz ain't afraid of nothin'. Cafe Martorano is offering blackjack inside the ... More >>
From the uncharted universe next door that is government on the Seminole reservation, comes a likely first for Native Americans: a former tribal leader is going to prison on tax evasion charges.David Cypress, a member of the Seminole tribal council until 2010, was convicted of filing a false tax ret ... 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 >>
Shut Up and Shuffle
On the low-end neck-breaking circuit, only God and America are bigger than bull riding. Just barely.
A commissioner, his uncle, and a buffalo farmer from Oregon stink up the city's sewage operation
Miami's main man takes the helm at Winterfest
Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole
Mama sharks come to the Hard Rock
Sure, Hollywood's sewage plan is dirty. It pollutes the Everglades too.
Hollywood deceives the public. NBHD tries to stamp out the truth.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
A casino's comin' to Hollywood. It's a big gamble.
Warriors Boxing continues to bash heads in SoFla
Big-ticket casino deals plus a messy internal power struggle equals even more legal woes for the Seminole tribe
A Hollywood man has spent the past decade trying to pry open the Seminoles' accounting books -- without much success
When youngsters grab on to 1500-pound bulls, injury is just a buck away
The Second Annual Florida Conference on Diversity and Disparity
A Coconut Creek supervisor bought lawn chemicals from his Mob-connected bookie. Sound weird? We thought so.
Globetrotting Seminole Indians Take Singapore by Storm -- Sort Of
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.