• Calendar

    October 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Florida Group to Amazon, Google: Ban Fat-Shaming Apps

    Tampa-based Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and a number of organizations -- including the American Board of Obesity Medicine -- submitted formal letters to the leaders of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft on Wednesday. The letters ask that the companies remove fat-shaming apps the groups deem off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Offering a Traffic App

    Being stuck in traffic sucks. But now, instead of having to look up why the traffic in Palm Beach suddenly got so wretched while still driving or waiting for the next update from the radio station, you can get an audio update thanks to a new traffic app. The PBSO has partnered with the Audible Medi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Free Iced Tea Big Gulp at 7-Eleven for National Iced Tea Day

    Happy national iced tea day! Yes, friends, another silly holiday -- with a great perk attached to it. According to the Tea Association of the USA , Americans drank over 79 billion servings of tea (that comes out to about 3.6 billion gallons of the golden liquid). And how do we like our tea? Iced, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    New Lionfish Apps: Taylor Swift and Free T-Shirts

    Yesterday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) released two apps related to lionfish -- one to alert authorities when you've caught one of the suckers and another to alert you about how terrible these things are. Why? Because lionfish are bad. Obvs. The nonnative predators "negatively ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Send A Drink Through Your Smartphone With AirTab

    When someone buys you a drink at a bar, there is no excuse to avoid taking the offer, especially when there is AirTab, a new app that lets you take that drink for a later time. The app, which debuted on Monday, allows users to buy someone a drink remotely and have the recipient redeem it whenever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Bitcoin Expert to Talk at Tower Club Friday

    Bitcoin is said to have been created five years ago by an anonymous computer programmer (or programmers) called Satoshi Nakamoto. This pseudonym is a male Japanese name, but it's never been traced to a real person and no one knows for sure if one or many individuals created the electronic currency s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Software and Electronic Art Symposium Comes to Fort Lauderdale This Friday, March 14

    Broward isn't known as a tech hub, let alone having a digital arts scene. 3D-printed designer jewelry? Digital art masterpieces in BroCo? Not really. But the folks over at Coral Springs Museum of Art want to change that. The museum has plans to open up a hi-tech digital arts lab. Imagine a worksp ... More >>

  • Film

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants for New Year's Eve Dinner in Broward County

    New Year's Eve is one of those days you either love or hate with a passion. You may not want to deal with the traffic; you may hate the crowds; you might not have anyone to kiss; midnight could be well past your granny bedtime; or you may just think the whole holiday encourages amateurs to get drun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Top Five New Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale to Visit This Season

    A lot can change over the course of a summer in South Florida: hurricanes may come (none recently, thankfully), floods may wash things out, chefs can change kitchens, restaurants come and go. With a large portion of residents packed up and gone to cooler climes, local restaurants tend to get hit ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Ten Best Places to Drink in Palm Beach County

    Floridians are known for many things, but one of our greatest accolades: we're good at getting plastered. The Sunshine State has truly mastered the art of drinking -- drinking in all conditions, any day of the week, any time and place. With so many bars, restaurants with great bars, backyard bars, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Ten Best Bartenders in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    From Emeril Lagasse to Paula Deen, whether famous or infamous, the celebrity chef is now such an enormous mainstay of American culture, we hardly remember it wasn't always that way. Self proclaimed foodies and the rise of the celebu-chef is a fairly recent phenomenon. Don't get us wrong - it's a phe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    LeftoverSwap App Lets You Trade Leftovers With Strangers

    Got leftovers but you don't want to throw them away? Or are you hungry, broke, lonely, have a smartphone, and need a bite? If so, luckily, there is an app for that. LeftoverSwap is a new smartphone app that solves these problems. Basically, it's like social networking with food scraps. See Also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Ten Best Restaurants in Delray Beach

    It wasn't all that long ago that Delray Beach was just like any other South Florida beach town -- minus, of course, Palm Beach proper. Oh, how times have changed. In 1985, the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (C.R.A.), began its plans to revitalize the city by cleaning up the slums, pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    New Times Happy Hour App Party: Free Drinks at Historic Downtowner Saloon

    What's better than starting the weekend with a a few drinks with friends? When someone else picks up the tab! On Friday, June 21, we're picking up the tab for you (and all your friends) at our Happy Hour Mobile App Party at the Historic Downtowner Saloon. See also: - Voice Places: Brand-Spankin' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    2013 Best Burger: 3rd & 3rd in Delray Beach

    With the rise of the gastropub, there are so many spectacular burgers to choose from in South Florida. There's the oversized hunk of premium ground beef with the hot pink center and juice running down your arm. There's the gourmet Wagyu patty, smothered in aioli mayonnaise and caramelized onions w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    2013 Best Hot Dog: PS561

    "The 2013 Best Of Broward/Palm Beach" physical issue still hasn't hit newsstands, but after months of preparation and work, we just can't take it anymore. We made the issue live online yesterday, and now we're sharing one Best Of winner after another. Of course, they're all our favorites, by the ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Best Of Broward - Palm Beach 2013: Best Politician

    Great news, South Florida. This week, our latest Best Of Broward Palm Beach issue hits the stands, and it is a galactic-sized monster, packed with more than 180 picks for South Florida's greatest restaurants, bars, clubs, people, and places. The issue hits stands Thursday, but in the meantime, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    It's Here! 2013 Best Of Broward/Palm Beach

    It's finally live! For months, we have eaten, shopped, drunk, partied, and generally slaved to find the best of the very best in Broward and Palm Beach counties. It was all for you, dear readers, all for you. (OK, the drinking was for us, but the hangovers are totally on you.) It's not on the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2013: Best Blog

    Great news, South Florida. This week, our latest Best Of Broward Palm Beach issue hits the stands, and it is a galactic-sized monster, packed with more than 180 picks for South Florida's greatest restaurants, bars, clubs, people, and places. The issue hits stands Thursday, but in the meantime, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Readers' Poll 2013: Last Day to Vote!

    Time flies when you're having fun. As we've been carefully selecting the best this and the greatest that, compiling top ten lists, and counting down the 30 Tastemakers of Broward and Palm Beach, the clock has kept right on ticking. The Best Of issue's June 13th debut draws near and the 2013 Read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Attention Couch Potatoes: You Can Order Pizza Hut From Your XBox 360

    We know that the only thing that can tear you away from an eight-hour gaming session with Call of Duty is the call of your rumbling stomach. And it's just a drain on the ole' leg muscles to get up and search for your cell in order to phone in your pizza order. Well, Microsoft and Pizza Hut have hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Download Our Brand-Spankin'-New-and-Improved City Apps!

    You know, we here at New Times are always looking for ways to spit, polish, and shine up our sites to provide you with a better news-seeking experience. We know, that makes us really awesome, but beyond that, it makes you awesome for keeping up with us. Where can you get the latest Broward news o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    New Times' South Florida Web Awards 2012: Vote Now!

    We've spent the past few weeks scoping out South Florida's social media landscape in search of the best of the web. Our eyes are a bit bleary from staring at our computer screens and iPhones, but here it is: our first annual South Florida Web Awards. From the apps you can't live without to the blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    The Fooducate iPhone App Review

    In the inaugural entry in Clean Plate Charlie's semi-regular series of iPhone app reviews, Charlie weighed in on the fun-to-use but not entirely indispensable Perfect Egg Timer app. This week's review looks at the buzz-killing but necessary Fooducate, one of Apple's top-rated nutrition apps of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Six Ways to Avoid Red Light Cameras

    ​There's not another person on the road. And sure, you see the "No Turn on Red" sign, but that's just a suggestion. So you go for it. Then, boom -- the back of your car is illuminated by the flash of a covert camera. Your stomach sinks knowing that a fine will soon be arriving in the mailbox.With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Domino's Pizza: There's an App For That

    ​There's been a lot of pizza discussion this week. First Kermit the Frog rants about it, then Domino's Pizza launches an app for your iPad.Called Pizza Hero, the app allows you to make your own custom pizza in the video game portion. Based on Domino's Pizza school, players will start by kneading v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Marco Rubio and Florida University Salaries: There Are Apps for That

    astriker.comJesus, an iPhone kind of guy.​If the youngsters out there need something a little more high-brow than a fart-noise application for their iPhones, there are now apps for that.Sen. Marco Rubio announced the release of the aptly named "U.S. Senator Marco Rubio" application for the iPhone, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2011

    SoFlo Company Develops NearBeer iPhone App to Locate Deals on Your Favorite Brew Bars

    Nicole Danna​Finally, someone has created an app beer-lovers can actually use: One that helps you locate your favorite beer bar. The next time you're in search of a bar with the best selection of ice-cold brewskis to wash away the summer heat, simply consult NearBeer.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    West Palm Cop Makes Smartphone App to Avoid Being Caught Cheating on Your Lover

    cateapp.comAren't you tired of people by the name of "mistress" calling you?​Need help making sure your boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse/other doesn't find out you're getting some on the side? West Palm Beach cop Phillip Immler has an app for that.CATE -- the Call And Text Eraser -- is the product of I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Angry Birds Cookbook: Angry Eggs (and Bacon)?

    Angry Birds is becoming a cookbook.​Chances are you're as addicted to playing Angry Birds as we are. Who doesn't like catapulting fat, mean little birds into obstacles in order to squash them? Rovio, the creators of these pesky little avian kamikazes, is cashing in on the success of Angry B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Sommelier 2.0 -- Naples, Fl., Restaurant Using IPad as Their Wine List

    Diners can search databases of 500-plus bottle list several ways to match wine with meals and avoid intimidation of sommelier.

  • News

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Windows Launch Parties: Even Geeks Think They're Lame

    Photo courtesy of Aaron WormusComputers and beer collide in West Palm.​On a recent Friday night at Lost Weekend on Clematis Street, Aaron Wormus got his geek on in a big way.Amid the beer glasses, darts, and pinball machines, Wormus dragged out his laptop and proceeded to give a small group of fri ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009
  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    The Science of Pop

    Do we really need a formula for perfect music?

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007
  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Die Bold, Die Wussy

    An Invitation to Steal an Election

  • Music

    January 29, 2004


    The music industry's ongoing problems continue to affect the local dance community

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Do the Hustle

    How a slick-talking drifter took America's Venice for a ride

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    The Matrix: Unloaded

    Hank Asher's just the guy to set up a futuristic terrorist-tracking system, but the cops don't trust him

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Analyze This

    A Boca Raton tech company seeks an antidote for anthrax and dotcom failure

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Out of Touch

    You press the screen. The machine tells you that your vote has been counted. But how can you be sure?

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for November 9, 2000

  • Best of BPB

    May 11, 2000

    Best Political Gaffe

    Jeb Bush uncensored

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Cyber Stakes

    South Florida is at the heart of the internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Check the Manual Under "Dumb"

    Broward politicians and bureaucrats are locked in an unwinnable war over a new computer system

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