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  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Broward Judge's Cellphone Was Reportedly Stolen Back in the Day by a Canadian Politician​The Toronto Star ran a two-part story on a local politician this weekend, and not-so-surprisingly, there's a Broward connection.The controversy surrounds Howard Shore, a town Councillor in Markham -- in the Toronto area -- who apparently stole Broward County Judge John "Jay" Hurle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Wait, So Broward Is Not a Hot Spot for Transvestite Folk Dancing?

    FlickrTransvestite square dancers: all dressed up, with nowhere to go.​Since October, Greater Fort Lauderdale has been enjoying the tourist revenue that comes with being a destination for transvestite folk dancers (from Canada).  It's all thanks to this article, which appeared that month in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    In Super Bowl Hypefest to Come, High Stakes for Foreign Football Players

    Photo courtesy USA FootballChris Merritt, the Miami coach leading the USA Team​It's liable to get lost in the avalanche of pregame media coverage, but on January 30, Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium will host the first-ever Junior World Championship, pitting 45 of America's best football players ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Local Tourism Boosters Pay Top Dollar for Free Publicity

    Flickr: NGaffneySebastian Beach in Fort Lauderdale: Where the boys are​When you read the first few paragraphs of this weekend's article about Fort Lauderdale in the Toronto Star, you can't help but say, "You can't pay for publicity that good!" Seriously -- imagine you're a gay man marooned in the ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Beam Me Up

    A Pembroke Pines company wants to flood the country with invisible beams from high-flying blimps. Want to invest?