Disney fanatics can hardly wait until May 28, when a new roller coaster is fully open to the public at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train looks not unlike Thunder Mountain, with a train going over faux boulders.
If you're planning a trip to visit the famous mouse's futuristic world known as EPCOT, skip breakfast at the hotel, because you've got a date with a cronut. Just don't call it that, OK? It's actually a croissant donut, and it's real and available only at EPCOT's Refreshment Port. Where's that, you ... More >>
In the least shocking news in the history of everything, rich and entitled people have ruined something pretty important for others. Thanks to this report about rich moms who hired guides to pretend they were disabled so their spoiled children could skip lines at Disney World, the theme park is dis ... More >>
So, thanks to this report, we may have located the world's most entitled human persons ever. The report, published by the New York Post, says that some wealthy Manhattan moms visiting Disney World didn't want their precious pampered tykes to wait in long lines for rides like everyone else, so they ... More >>
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 mug shots from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, and femmes fatale. Check out Miami New Times' Riptide blog for the Miami-Dade edition.
Party animal?A woman's work is never done, so they say. And if you're Gov. Rick Scott's kind of gal, you might be even busier these next few days planning your own anti-abortion house party. Indeed, what better way to connect with neighborhood right-to-lifers than a casual shindig, celebrating ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Anthony Bourdain brought the wheel of death.Once a year, South Beach turns into the ultimate playground for adults. Filled with shows, food, and fun, it's basically Disney World for grownups. At the Grand Tasting Village, guests are given a Waterford Crystal glass ... More >>
R. PereiraUnlimited helpings of Salad Olivieh and homemade hummus.OK, quick quiz. Sholeh zard is:a) a woman who told 1,001 tales in order to save her life.b) a ground beef or lamb dish made with tomatoes and onions.c) the villain in Disney's Aladdin.d) a dessert made with rosewater and saffron.On ... More >>
Photo by Devin DesjarlaisThis sign sits outside of Tex's trailer.Lester "Tex" Reutter, at 90 years old, is the oldest resident of Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort. He moved in permanently after John D. MacArthur State Park's beach became a clothing-mandatory area.But prior to the state-man ... More >>
Photo by Patty CanedoHavana Hideout owner Chrissy Benoit.At first glance, you may miss Havana Hideout, nestled in toward the end of downtown Lake Worth. However, this tucked-away little jewel sparkles as an homage to "paper plate cuisine." If the music doesn't catch your ear or the inviting couch ... More >>
Every single South Florida television newscast now agrees: It's cold. You could step outside of your home to confirm this yourself, but better to crank up the heat, turn on the tube, and enjoy our region's nonstop, wall-to-wall coverage of this historic event. Fortunately, there is also slightly ... More >>
I confess to having watched "Confessions of a Shopaholic" last weekend at a movie theater in Boca Raton. And, I confess to hating it. Full disclosure: Like the movie's protagonist, I was once a financial journalist who lived in Manhattan. But that's not why I subjecte ... More >>
The McMahan clan tries a new way to attack our "Daddy's Girl" bombshell -- by dive-bombing Wikipedia
Talladega Nights The Fox and the Hound 2 The Devil Wears Prada World Trade Center
The Mel Brooks Collection Crash The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain
Through the Fire A History of Violence Good Night, and Good Luck Spring Break Shark Attack
The Art and Culture Center brims with art that takes liberties with corporate images
Walk the Line Pride & Prejudice Lady and the Tramp:
Herbie the Love Bug's back, and he bites.
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out
For young devotees of Japanese anime, watching cartoons isn't enough. You have to cosplay too.
The New Guy offers the same ol' dopey crap for kids
The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse
The rise and fall of Perfection, South Florida's biggest and boldest New Urbanist community
A muddled mission, an overbuilt home, and the indifference of Boca's blue bloods have brought the International Museum of Cartoon Art to the brink of cancellation
Everything's hotter under the water in Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Aiming for a familiar audience, the films of summer hope for more hits than misses
Young pups learn new tricks as sequel 102 Dalmatians hits the spots
Bruce Willis really, really gets in touch with his inner child
May 20 - 26, 1999
October 15 - 21, 1998