• Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Boynton Beach and Tampa Breweries In Trademark Dispute

    As is wont to happen in the ever expanding craft beer industry, two Florida breweries have run into a trademark dispute. On October 29th, Coppertail Brewing Company filed suit against Coppertop Brewing Company over the issue of "trademark infringement and unfair competition in violation of the laws ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Caleb's Kola: Craft Soda by the Makers of Pepsi

    "Tested batch after batch". .."sustainable Fair Trade cane sugar"...."a special blend of spices from around the world"..."a distinct foamy head". Is this the description for a new, artisan, exotic beverage? In a way, yes. And no. The above words are part of the launch campaign for Caleb's Kola, P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    FTAA Ten Years Later: Protesters Reunite This Weekend, Fight TPP

    Another decade, another trade pact, another round of protest. Ten years since anti-globalization demonstrations at the FTAA in Miami broke down into a full-scale police riot, veterans of that battle and new adherents to their cause are gathering throughout South Florida to mark the date and raise th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Trader Joe's Coming to Pembroke Pines

    Broward County get ready, because the shopping phenomenon known as Trader Joe's is coming to you in 2014. See also: Trader Joe's Opens in Miami: Here's What to Expect

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Petco Offering Freshpet Refrigerated Food, but Is It Really Better for Fido?

    The new emphasis on healthy, sustainable eating has become a revolution of sorts, a means to protest the corporate agricultural system. This trend has even made it into the world of pet foods. However, as with human food, major corporations are looking to get in on the action. Petco has recently ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Bee Killer Snuffs Thousands of Florida Hives​If it's not colony collapse disorder, it's a crazy bee killer. Hundreds of thousands of bees in Brevard County died this past September, tied to a tainted food supply that contained an insecticide used to kill roaches, ticks, and fleas, county agriculture officials determined yester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Allen West Thinks a Lobbying Organization Is a Government Agency

    ​Rep. Allen West is looking for cuts to make in the federal government to spare the defense budget, so he thinks there's no reason for the Department of Commerce to exist since there's a lobbying group with a similar name.West seems a bit confused on this one.He says we need to take a hard look at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Free Ice Cream Cones Today at Ben & Jerry's

    Free ice cream cones today at Ben & Jerry's​Ben & Jerry's is giving away free ice cream cones today from noon - 8:00 p.m.  No printout or coupon is required, you don't have to sign up for anything and you don't have to say a magic password - just walk in to any of their sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Fox 29 Suggests Gas Prices in Tiny Towns

    Flickr: ramparts54There's no need to trek to the boondocks for your gas.​Fox 29 didn't disappoint this morning. As part of their usual repertoire of using minifacts to fill the two-hour morning news segment, they provided loyal readers with some cheap gas prices. This would be nice and useful ... More >>

  • Music

    May 13, 2010
  • News

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Sheriff Makes Questionable Purchase from Campaign Contributor

    Photo courtesy Mike Jachles/Broward Sheriff's OfficeBroward County Sheriff Al Lamberti held a press conference yesterday to show off his department's newest and trendiest purchase: four tiny Smart cars that will zip around Fort Lauderdale International Airport and Port Everglades. TV stations and th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Sun-Sentinel Gets Its Two Cents Worth

    Beginning Monday, Sun-Sentinel and WSFL-TV employees will get a little payback for driving on company time.   The ever-observant and hyper-vigilant management team has noticed that gas prices have gone down recently. So they're cutting the mileage rate from 42 to 40 cents.   &nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Bush Banishes Roquefort

    Apparently even in its' final moments, the Bush administration's penchant for pettiness has not yet been exhausted. The latest victim is Roquefort cheese, which has had its' import duty rate tripled to 300% by the lame duck government. According to an article in The Guardian, the move was taken in o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    To Catch A Thief, Would You Trust An Ex-Thief?

    Last Friday, a part-time Floridian named Barry Minkow (right) made a post on a website,, that contained explosive allegations against Lennar Homes, a publicly-owned, Miami-based corporation that is one of the biggest homebuilders in the state. Minkow held back nothing, saying that Lenna ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008


    Let auld years be forgotten, tonight

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008
  • Music

    June 5, 2008
  • Subtropical Life

    May 12, 2005

    Best Road to Avoid

    The Road to Perdition

  • Music

    December 23, 2004
  • Dining

    November 20, 2003

    Arabian Nights

    Dance, eat, and have a Moroccan good time

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2003

    Boca Art

    Boca's Museum of Art gets several new looks

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    Revolution Now

    Hightower leads rebellion against Ivory Tower

  • Goods and Services

    May 15, 2003

    Best Pet Store

    Paws on the Avenue

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Full-on Bono

    Rockers Coldplay make success a rush of aid to fair trade

  • Best of BPB

    May 17, 2001

    Best Gourmet Gas Station

    Boca Teeca Mobil

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Paying the Price

    Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed

  • Best of BPB

    May 11, 2000

    Best Political Battle

    Broward County's strong mayor proposal

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for May 4, 2000

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    If the Suit Fits, File It

    A federal case in which Alan Adaschik, mild-mannered bureaucrat, sues the entire U.S. government over the WTO

  • Foodstuffs

    March 11, 1999
  • Foodstuffs

    March 11, 1999

    Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

    The Original Falafel King

  • Dining

    December 4, 1997