Yesterday, December 11, the Sunrise City Commission was supposed to vote on the fate of food trucks in the city. On the agenda under "new business" was the following:"Commission discussion and/or action re: Food Trucks"Read Also: Sunrise Mulls Food Truck Ban
Pelion Sunrise, a South Florida group led by tennis center owner Norman Canter, is pitching a giant winter-themed entertainment complex complete with skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating and other assorted things that most people in South Florida aren't in any way into.
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This photo shows Markham gun range (figure one) and its proximity to the Everglades Corporate site
The Everglades Corporate Park project on the edge of the Everglades in Sunrise might soon be killed as the literal victim of nearby gunplay.
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Ritter, Lieberman, and Keechl during the power days.I know that we have been accused of queening it up too much, you, me, and [Ilene] Lieberman, the three queens on the County Commission. But I can't really think of anybody I would rather queen it up with than you.
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After a report on JAABlog appeared stating definitively that Sunrise Commissioner Sheila Alu is running for County Commission in 2012, I spoke with the potential candidate.
Alu tells me she is going to run for the seat currently held by the embattled Ilene Lieberm ... More >>
It's a question that keeps popping up: Is Stephanie Kraft cooperating with law enforcement?
I've never seen anyone so disgraced try to retain such a high profile. She's running around town, claims she's going to beat the nails-hard case against her, and is trying to maintain a presence in scho ... More >>
-- Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco, a figure in the ongoing State Attorney's Office corruption investigation, was released from Broward General Hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery for a serious medical condition. The Pulp wishes her a speedy recovery to good health. What impact&n ... More >>
Stuart Michelson, husband of investigated Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, is expected to leave his controversial job as city attorney for the City of Sunrise.
After criticism here and elsewhere regarding his no-bid appointment to the job -- which has paid him more than half a million d ... More >>
When the Juice gets a call about the horrible standards set by the competition, we usually turn a deaf ear, since complainers and haters roam unchecked, like backyard iguanas. Plus, most reporters we know are too busy trying to dodge a pink slip to fall afoul of ethics. But the story told to us y ... More >>
Sunrise mayor Wishner. Not pictured: eggThough it sounded like a good idea a month ago, the city of Sunrise does not appear poised to stage a benefit concert to raise money for residents in foreclosure."There has been no discussion of a benefit concert, nor has the board ever voted for a benefit ... More >>
FlickrLegal advisers to Broward governments should have a sharper eye for elected officials' conflicts.Broward County governments are each supposed to be protected by a single attorney who can advise them on how to steer clear of the kinds of conflicting interests that could land them in jail. So ... More >>
News from over the weekend:These Fins have some fight in 'em! Yesterday in Land Shark Stadium, they knocked off the Patriots, 22-21, thanks to New England's two turnovers in the red zone. Now the Dolphins have playoff hopes and the Pats have a losing streak. [NFL.com]Former Palm Beach prosecutor ... More >>
So the Florida Supreme Court just accepted the State Attorney's motion to vacate the death penalty conviction of Omar Loureiro. Now we'll have a new murder trial, but there won't be an evidentiary hearing into the allegations against Judge Ana Gardiner.
In other words, Gardiner, who broke judi ... More >>
If you haven't read Judge Ana Gardiner's transcript, you should. It says more about Broward County corruption than anything I could ever write. And it's clear that Gardiner has lied under oath and should be investigated and ultimately criminally charged for doing so.
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It's so rare for people to get together and protest in Broward County for anything that isn't tied to some union and pay.
That's why I'm heartened by the protest that's going to take place at the Sunrise City Commission at tonight's meeting. A slew of environmentalists are ... More >>
[Well, it's official: Roger Wishner is a man-whore. As predicted below, Roger Wishner and his do-boy Rosen voted tonight for the zoning change to allow Everglades Corporate Park to build a bigger development on the Everglades west of the Sawgrass. The stinking thing was passed 4-1, with on ... More >>
Flickr user: Nate CSunrise Mayor Roger Wishner, facing scrutiny for having been among those commissioners who hired his former attorney Stuart Michelson as the city attorney, provided Juice with documents suggesting that in Michelson's first six months on the job, he has helped the city save more th ... More >>
Flickr user: Dr. Mohamed AbdElnabyThey should have seen this coming. Last year, when the Sunrise City Commission chose as its new city attorney, Stuart Michelson, it guaranteed itself a future full of ethical quandaries. The latest one is whether it's ethically appropriate for Michelson to advise a ... More >>
It's terrific that seemingly every level of government has been infected with vigilance toward waste, but you can have too much of a good thing. Prudence with trimming budgets can quickly turn to hysteria, especially when politics is involved. There's a risk of being penny-wise and pound-foolish.sun ... More >>
Sunrise commissioners came under fire for hiring MichelsonCheck it out. Buddy Nevins reports that Sunrise City Attorney Stuart Michelson is actually saving the city legal fees, possibly even justifying his $432,000 contract.You may remember that Michelson took lots of flak en route to his new positi ... More >>