Earlier this year, Fort Lauderdale declared the once-filled-with-promise open-air shops of Beach Place a nuisance following a string of drug-related complaints and arrests. Now the city is threatening to take away Beach Place's entertainment district status unless it cleans things up by making a ser ... More >>
Moms and pops are suckers for their own little ones, especially in those sunny pre-teen days where nearly every kid could be a Gap model or at least mug on the cover of a cereal box, you know, before little Timmy and Sue get mugged by puberty. That brand of potent parental affection is exactly the l ... More >>
Jaxson's Ice Cream Parlor's treats are bittersweet today. Monroe Udell, founder of the iconic Dania shop, has died at the age of 86. A notice on the iconic sweet shop's Facebook page states: It is with indescribable sadness and deepest regret that we inform everyone of the passing of our beloved ... More >>
It looks like businesses all over the country are taking President Obama's proposal to raise workers' minimum wage to $10.10 to heart. The President, who proposed upping the minimum wage to $10.10 during his January 2014 State of the Union address, has also taken his fight on the road, talking abo ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's Mug-Shot Friday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, derp faces, and femmes fatale.
Back in 1996, Beach Place opened on Fort Lauderdale beach and was supposed to usher in a new age of retail goodness and restaurants and family fun on Las Olas. There was a Banana Republic retail store there, as well as a The Gap and a Limited Express. Now, there's a store that will sell you $5 flip ... More >>
Dericia Charles left her native Cap Haitien for South Florida seven years ago expecting the best. A print shop worker who'd been earning a few dollars a day toiling on a low-tech printing press in virtual sweatshop conditions, she had barely been getting by in her homeland. So, determined to head fr ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's post of the Broward-Palm Beach edition of Mug-Shot Friday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, and femmes fatale.
Ain't no free lunch in this country. Ain't no bargain prices either, unless someone's cutting costs. Globalization lets corporations ship jobs from countries with high labor costs (like decent wages and working conditions) to countries with low ones so Walmart shoppers get blue-light specials while ... More >>
Well, it happened. You've crossed into the Red Zone. We know, we know, you meant to get around to it yesterday, but TNT threw on a back-to-back showing of the Lord of the Rings trilogy (extended cut) and you ate all those cookies. Now it's 9 am on Christmas Eve day and your bag of gifts is completel ... More >>
South Floridians have been hit as hard as any other region by this economic crisis, reminders of which creep into seemingly every aspect of our daily lives. Assuming that humor really is the last refuge of the damned and because curiosity is recession-proof and Cosmo-style tests are highly addictive ... More >>
According to Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detective Luis Rivera, authorities have arrested a suspect in the murder of Wilton Manors resident Larry Ellison. 27-year-old Gabriel Nock, of Delaware, was a drifter who escaped from a work release program in Delaware, Rivera said. Nock has confe ... More >>
It's round two for Rapoport on Clematis.
Channel 10 Solves Problem of Pesky Porn Bus Handing Out CashChannel 10 has this whole team of reporters who do nothing but go around and solve people's problems. And recently, Local 10 Problem Solvers tackled this burning question: Who's behind that van of dudes who go around and pay women $500 to h ... More >>