Valentine's Day can be tricky. A) It's expensive. B) It can be difficult to determine what is appropriate. Whether you've been with someone for years and you're on a budget or you've recently started seeing someone and you don't think it's time to let out your full-on romantic side, there's no re ... More >>
Hacktivist group Anonymous is claiming to have shut down 1,558 websites (Editor's note: actually, we're seeing that number range from 1,557 to 1,559 in various tweets) in retaliation for the dolphin slaughter in Japan's Taiji Cove. One of the sites attacked and shut down by the group appears to be ... More >>
Fall has officially begun. But, you say, the weather is hot and sticky out (plus the calendar clearly states it's still Summer)? Bah...we say. Fall has started because Starbucks has relaunched its Pumpkin Spice Latte for the tenth straight year.
Herbert Stettin, the Chapter 11 trustee for victims of Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, has filed a lawsuit against TD Bank, alleging it was at fault for allowing Rothstein and his Ponzi pals to continue to rip off his investors.As you may recall, Rothstein's computer nerds for his no ... More >>
topix.comHam, a viable gubernatorial candidate.As Gov. Rick Scott's disapproval rating keeps climbing, pollsters have run out of people to compare him with -- that's why Public Policy Polling says a hypothetical gubernatorial race between Scott and a ham sandwich would be a runaway for the lunch ... More >>
In Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels author Heather Shouse visits more than 100 food trucks across the country (including South Florida) and handpicks recipes from some of the tastiest trucks in the roadside business. Shouse talks to Clean Plate Charlie abou ... More >>
renovomedia.comFormer Gov. Jeb Bush, already making pet names for Tim Pawlenty.As soft-spoken former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is in South Florida today to court GOP voters for his 2012 presidential run, he got some Twitter love this morning from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush."I admire truth tel ... More >>
Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.
Stacy Ritter just can't stop herself. It seems that everything the Broward County commissioner does sends a stench heavenward. One reason for that may be that she doesn't do anything at all unless it is to benefit her; her lobbyist husband, Russ Klenet; or the people who helped get ... More >>
The average Tea Partier in South Florida is a lot more likely to look like this, Wilkinson says.NPR commentator and Fox News talking head Juan Williams has been all over the media lately dissecting the Tea Party movement. In an April 2 Wall Street Journal editorial, Williams decried the liberal ... More >>
Suddenly, "made in China" doesn't have a good ring to it.In the Hollywood-produced movie about the Chinese drywall controversy, I'm guessing the story will be broken wide open by Zac Efron as ace reporter Carl Bernstein Jr. That would be supercool for me and all the other Efron fans. But in real lif ... More >>
We know that Joel Steinger, the mastermind of the billion-dollar Mutual Benefits Ponzi scheme with ties to several Broward politicians (Steve Geller, Stacy Ritter, Ellyn Bogdanoff, and others), had connections to Colombian drug cartels. Now we have evidence of another intriguing ... More >>
Michael Bienes doesn't make a lot of news and hasn't been involved much in local politics, but if you look around you'll see the tall and seemingly kindly Fort Lauderdale multi-millionaire's name all over the place. At Holy Cross Hospital, there's the Michael and Diann ... More >>
Mahmad Ahmadinejad had a plan for world domination -- and he woulda got away with it, too, if it weren't that meddling state senator from Delray Beach, Ted Deutch.You see, while reading the Wall Street Journal, Deutch learned of efforts by a Swiss oil company, Vitol, to build a $125 million fuel dep ... More >>
It's a Hard Rock life. Flush with American dollars, the tribe either plays by U.S. rules or risks losing it all
Ron Gunzburger public employee, power blogger can't stay put, politically
2005's Top WTF moments
The Luckiest Perps
In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad, and unmistakably real
The folks who are "reclaiming America for Christ" are pushing an agenda for a Taliban-like state where Scripture is law
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche
If only our man in Washington would stay there
Once convicted of fraud and in debt to the IRS for a cool million, Steven West is some kind of businessman
Slammed with hefty court-ordered judgments in the Northeast, matchmaker Helena Amram has found no peace in South Florida either
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs
Peddling Lazy Lake proved problematic, but Realtor Sue Carolyn Wise won't surrender
Two top execs at the gaming company that Boulis built have deep ties to the Christian right
Albert to Unbound
Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed
for profit in the offices of the French commercial genius psychiatrist Dr. Clotaire Rapaille
Take a number and wait. That, in essence, is what the Broward County courts are telling crime victims even those who get shot at.