A couple of weeks ago, we told you about the horrible and sad places in Broward County. Needless to say, we hit a nerve. And that's cool. Many of you are proud of your home and got supermad that we had the audacity to bitch about how a drug store chain can be a soul-sucking eyesore. But we also ... More >>
The FIFA World Cup 2014 festivities culminate with the final on Sunday. Being that it's the ultimate game, the one that determines which team will be known as the champions -- the ones who will experience the confetti, tears, and overwhelming joy as they hold up the coveted gold trophy -- it's no ... More >>
It's becoming increasingly apparent that Fort Lauderdale is the most awesome place on Earth. In the past few weeks, we've seen different national outlets taking notice of the Venice of America and ranking Fort Lauderdale high in some important categories, such as greenest midsized city, best downto ... More >>
The Vision of the Seas had to turn back from its 11-day cruise after passengers basically started puking all over the place. The Royal Caribbean ship docked at Port Everglades on Friday morning after a number of passengers as well as crew members showed symptoms of what the company is calling a spr ... More >>
The "Big Game" is tomorrow and you've got plenty of watching options. You can have a house party, head over to one of the many bars and restaurants holding watch parties. If you've got vacation days coming to you, you can hop a flight to New Orleans -- or you could sail away on a Carnival ship for a ... More >>
The Mayan Beach Club has obliterated a 176-foot-long sand dune on Fort Lauderdale's beach that helped prevent beach erosion and provided a nesting place for endangered green sea turtles, because the it blocked the view of the ocean. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection apparently made ... More >>
The Restaurant People, the company known for some of downtown Fort Lauderdale's busiest establishments--Tarpon Bend, Yolo, Vibe-- are expanding their empire. Their next plan? A restaurant and bar at the base of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. S3--short for sun, surf, sand or steak, seafood, ... More >>
Baja Beach Club, the 1990s Fort Lauderdale haunt best known for the classic spring-break style parties -- you know the type, scantily-clad bartenders serving up body shots to grinding, barely legal patrons -- is getting ready for more action. The club was first launched in Chicago in 1987; eventuall ... More >>
Our brethren in Miami showed how you can kayak to Marlins Park or take the Metrorail to nowhere. But what if you just want a nice leisurely, relaxed, death-defying 17-mile bike ride from Fort Lauderdale to the Everglades and back? YOU'RE IN LUCK! We'll show you how! On the way, you'll see shitty inf ... More >>
The Fort Lauderdale city commissioners must be patting themselves on the back right now for hiring Lee Feldman as city manager: Turns out he's a master at rooting around the couch cushions of city budgets for money that's gone missing.Bucking the trend of cities like Lauderdale Lakes and Hollywood t ... More >>
In a recent survey of the most dangerous spring break destinations in the country, Fort Lauderdale -- birthplace of the modern spring break -- didn't even crack the top ten. West Palm Beach ranked fifth and Miami was tenth. The survey, conducted by the website lawyer website avvo.com, looked at c ... More >>
A previous Atlantis cruiseIt's been a rough few days for Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas. Last weekend, a crew member on the Port Everglades-based megaship was murdered on a beach in Cozumel by a Mexican bartender; now a passenger has been charged with dealing drugs on board.Steven Krumholz, ... More >>
In mid-November, the world's largest cruise ship arrived at its new home in Port Everglades to throngs of cheering fans. Soon it embarked on its maiden voyage, a cruise of the Caribbean -- including a stop at Labadee, Haiti, an isolated hamlet just miles from the cholera and destruction of Port-a ... More >>
Nicole DannaRuth Berman and Mike Arra love beer. So much so that the two busy Boynton Beach-based chiropractors decided to make a second living out of it.How? By organizing beer vacations, of course.
Dos Caminos at The Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach HotelThe popular Dos Caminos restaurant chain opens its sixth restaurant this week at the newly refurbished Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Hotel. Dos Caminos Corporate Executive Chef and Mod Mex author Scott Linquist has blended Dos Caminos& ... More >>
MilitelloChef Mark Militello, most recently of Trina in the Atlantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, is steering an upscale "authentic" Mexican (his descript) in Deerfield Beach.He'll open Cabo Blue: a Grill and Tequila Bar within the next few weeks. It's on the property of the new Wyndham Deerfield Be ... More >>
Flickr: Kevin B PhotoKayaking in the Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Jupiter
That's homemade footage of the world's largest cruise ship, seen leaving it's birthplace of Turku, Finland, bound for Fort Lauderdale. Set to make its posh premiere December 1 out of Port Everglades, Royal Caribbean's $1.2 billion, 5,400-passenger Oasis of the Seas offers titanic luxury, minus lurk ... More >>
Don't call it the Titanic, but there's a new history-making ship soon to make a posh premiere in Fort Lauderdale. On December 1, Royal Caribbean's $1.2 billion, 5,400 passenger Oasis of the Seas will cruise out of Port Everglades. Nearly four football fields long, boasting 18 decks, with a crew of 2 ... More >>
An omnipresent club fixture from Fort Lauderdale to South Beach.
The Blazing Paddles dragon boat team won a temporary reprieve this morning in its quest to keep storing its boats and holding weekend practices at West Lake Park. The Broward County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted to recommend that the team stay in the park, at least until the County Commi ... More >>
South Florida is getting a nice juicy cut of Washington's favorite dish -- pork! Specifically, $183 million in funding for Everglades restoration. It's part of a $410 billion spending bill that will also loosen travel restrictions to Cuba and pay for expansion of the Museum of Discovery and Science ... More >>
"I don't understand, ya'll!"ZOMG, ya'll! Did you watch last night's Super Bowl edition of Top Chef? Poor Jeff McInnis got the boot. We feel for him. The chef from the DiLido Beach Club at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach couldn't wrap his head around why the judges preferred season 2's Josie Smith-Malav ... More >>
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