Beer enthusiasts this past Wednesday flocked to Total Wine & More in Pembroke Pines to see a celebrity of the craft beer world in the flesh: "Dr." Bill Sysak. His résumé is impressive: Having served as a combat medic in the Army National Guard, where he was given the "doc" moniker, he became int ... More >>
Hey lookit, everybody! The state Senate actually agreed on something! Unanimously, even. The Florida Legislature has passed the "Welcome Home" bill on Tuesday. The bill will make Florida veterans eligible for in-state tuition and will provide scholarships for members of the state's National Guard ... More >>
Republican state senator in Florida Alan Hays is just a vessel of amazing ideas. The man who once filed legislation to keep public buses from stopping on streets because one time he got stuck in traffic behind one and who once called Sharia law a "dreadful disease" that needed vaccination, and who i ... More >>
In March, Jennifer Carroll resigned as Rick Scott's lieutenant governor after becoming, as the New York Times put it, "an embarrassment to the man who chose her for the job" during a tenure "marred by scandal and poor judgment." Farther north, Scott Brown, a rare Republican in liberal Massachusett ... More >>
New Times Broward Palm Beach editor Chuck Strouse and managing editor Deirdra Funcheon almost came to blows over this week's feature story, Balloon Boy 2012: Three years after the hoax, Falcon Heene fronts a metal band. What follows is a stolen transcript of a conversation the two had over IM. Ch ... More >>
There's something the South Florida-based wing of the Constitution Party would like you to know: There is a very real danger that President Barack Obama is going to stage a "false flag" assassination attempt to incide rioting, which will allow him to install martial law and postpone the November ele ... More >>
reidreport.comWanna dance?As you may know, there are around 420* wildfires blazing through the state right now, and Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for Florida.Around 93 percent of the state is in a drought at one level or another, according to Sunshine State News, and more than ... More >>
Litigious crotch: Do not touch.If you're a man, and you've set foot in a bar in Wilton Manors sometime in the last ten years, you know how silly are the following words, which appeared in this story at South Florida Gay News:Rape is not the only reason to contact the authorities. If you are out a ... More >>
Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.
C. StilesConnie Francis relaxes in her West Palm Beach condo.Rarely has a single cinematic work shaped the identity of a city like Where the Boys Are has Fort Lauderdale. The spring before the movie was released, 15,000 college kids descended upon the beaches and beer joints of what was then a mo ... More >>
By Douglas Sonders, via www.myspace.com/3doorsdownWhether music snobs like it or not, the Mississippi-birthed, meat-and-potatoes rock act 3 Doors Down has survived -- and thrived -- for over a decade and a half now. Even those who can't identify by name the staples of the "active rock radio" format ... More >>
He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy
This is not what Francis Scott Key had in mind
From Boca Raton to Baghdad, this squirrel may be the key to winning the War on Terror.
Sgt. Cabadiana was the poster child for the Bush military. Then they took his wife away.
Maybe it's time for George W. to bring in the camels
Opportunists make a fortune supplying guerrillas and terrorists from South Florida gun shops
Siobhan Browne talks about President Clinton's lies, love lost, and the beauty salon
Paying the Piper
Letters for February 24, 2000