Like residents of most cities, there are a lot of things South Floridians take for granted.
Seriously, how many times have out-of-towners asked why you don't have a year-round tan?
The beach is probably not the only thing you're not taking advantage of.
Whether or not you're aware, you live nea ... More >>
Over the past few years there has been a profusion of interest in mid-century tiki culture.
And hey, it works for us. With our abundance of palm trees, beaches, and mid-century, South Pacific-themed spots, the trend definitely helps South Florida's tourism industry.
With this weekend's grand tiki- ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale doesn't have the long history of cities like New York or Boston. With just over 100 years under the city's belt, you're not going to find landmarks like the Plaza Hotel. However, you will find mid-century gems like the Mai Kai.
To many residents, the spot may be thought of as a qui ... More >>
After years of planning and months of delay, Fort Lauderdale's newest beachfront restaurant is opening its doors to the general public tonight. Owned by the Restaurant People -- the group that owns YOLO, Vibe, and Tarpon Bend--S3 brings a chic atmosphere with creative global eclectic cuisine and coc ... More >>
The exclamation point is an official part of the name Kapow! Noodle Bar in Mizner Park. That enthusiasm is brought in no small part by the CEO and co-founder, Vaughan Lazar.
Although Lazar was once known for his skills as a DJ spinning house music at club parties across South Florida, today he's be ... More >>
In last week's cover story, we looked at why reef-building corals are being plundered from the South Pacific and sent to the shores of Florida. But the curio trade isn't the only industry fueling the death of coral. For centuries, jewelry makers have harvested precious red a ... More >>
This week's New Times cover story looks at why coral reefs halfway around the world are being decimated for Florida's curio trade. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at one group that's working to reverse the trend. Ken Nedimyer looked up from his omelet and asked if I get seasick. "Never," ... More >>
Last week, we told you about how seven species of coral found in Florida's waters are "extremely likely" to go extinct by the end of the century. But coral reefs around the world, not just Florida, are increasingly imperiled.This week's New Times cover story looks at how local shell shops and c ... More >>