Subject:

Twitter Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    OMG! Dunkin' Donuts Has Peeps Donuts!

    We interrupt this blog to share a bit of cuteness overload. Dunkin' Donuts now has Peeps donuts! These cutie-patooties are actually flower-shaped donuts, decorated with pastel pink or green icing. Then they're topped with an honest-to-gosh pink or yellow Peep! See also: Ten Best Easter Brunches i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Kayla "2 Drunk 2 Care" Mendoza Being Sued For Wrongful Death By Families of Victims

    The families of the two women killed in the "2 drunk 2 care" accident have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Kayla Mendoza. On November 17, 20-year-old Kayla Mendoza drove her Hyundai Sonata the wrong way onto the Sawgrass Expressway and crashed into a 2012 Toyota Camry, killing Marisa Catroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Miami Heat to Wear Gold Uniforms on Opening Night

    The Miami Heat kicks off its run at a three-peat on October 29 (THAT'S, LIKE, A WEEK AWAY!) when it hosts the nonsmiling Derrick Rose and nonshowering Joakim Noah and rest of the Chicago Bulls. On that same night, the Heat will be unveiling its third NBA Finals Champions banner, which will be rais ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    New Times Pairings is Thursday: Scare Up a Pair of Free Tickets

    The Broward County Convention Center will turn into foodie central this Thursday evening, when New Times' Pairings takes over. On Thursday, September 26 from 7 to 10 p.m., your favorite Broward restaurants like El Jefe Luchador, Market 17, Rebel House, Tap 42, and Steak 954 will tempt you with deli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Hillsborough School Bus Driver Texting and Driving?

    A Hillsborough school bus driver appears to be texting while driving as she was transporting students. According to wptv.com, a 14-year-old student captured the moment on her camera phone and then showed it to her parents. The video shows the driver apparently texting with one hand and holding the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The New Miami Subs Grill Expands to Middle East: Angus Halal Burgers on the Menu

    Sure it's named The New Miami Subs Grill and the restaurant's front man and equity partner is Mr. 305 himself, Pitbull, but the local chain is actually located in Broward. And, with the company's worldwide expansion plans, the brand might very well have to change its name to something a little mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Palm Beach Police Conducting Manhunt for Suspect Who Pointed Gun at Deputy

    A manhunt is underway for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy this morning. Police say the deputy fired a single shot in response, but the suspect ran off uninjured. Now cops are sweeping the West Palm Beach neighborhood where the incident occurred.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    11 People You Hate To See On The Beach

    Guess what, Florida? It's hot. Like so hot it makes you wonder what fool decided this blighted land would be suitable for humanity. So hot your car's full-blast AC isn't enough, and, sitting there, you begin to sweat in strange and unusual places. Likely around your lower back. Then: an idea. Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Police Looking for Tatiana Huffman, Disabled Lake Worth Girl (UPDATE: Found)

    UPDATE, 10:04 a.m.: Police say she was found unharmed about 6 a.m. today. She hid in an abandoned house when she saw all the police activity in her neighborhood. Original post, 5:55 a.m.:​​Lake Worth 12-year-old Tatiana Huffman walked away from her house at 329 S. M St. in Lake Worth yesterday e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Five Beers for a Florida Winter

    "It's weird that so many people are drinking stout in winter here, but they do," said Jake, the manager at Tap 42, during one of several visits this past month. It's natural to crave big beers during the cold weather. Yet we're absolved from the cold and still, Florida sees brisk sales of winter bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Dorothy Cooper Asked Her Neighbor for $2, Then Asked for $5, Then Allegedly Stabbed Him

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeDorothy Cooper​Police say 61-year-old Dorothy Cooper went over to her neighbor's house in Oakland Park yesterday and asked him for $2.That didn't work, so she asked for $5.When that didn't work either, police say she became "outraged," then put a steak knife in his back and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Veterans Hunt Gators to Heal War Wounds (Video)

    In honor of Veterans Day and the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, New Times went alligator hunting with combat-wounded veterans in Melbourne. This video, produced by talented photographer Colby Katz, provides a taste of the action. Narrated by retired Army Sgt. Gary Horn, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Florida Democratic Party's New Fundraising Technique: Identifying the "Rickpublicans"

    ​Forget Kevin Bacon, the Florida Democratic Party is playing the "Six Degrees of Rick Scott."How do you play? Well, apparently by launching a website identifying the state's "Rickpublicans."Sure enough, hometown favorite Rep. Allen West landed a Bacon Rick number of one, with a direct connection t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Allen West: Occupy Movement Is a Commie "Gang" Full of "the Bad People"

    ​Sen. Joseph McCarthy Rep. Allen West decided to donate his two cents on the Occupy movement this week, and here's what we learned: He doesn't know exactly what he's talking about.He managed to identify the Occupy protesters as "communists," "Marxist," "Stalinist," and "socialist" in the same sent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    For Some Reason, a Video Exists of the Serial Pooper in Action (NSFW)

    Ocala Police DepartmentKenneth Martin Sarsony doesn't always poop, but when he does, he apparently prefers to be in a learning environment.​We're not sure who the first person was who asked the cops, "Hey, can we get a video of that guy taking a poop at the middle school?" but we can tell you the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Florida's Three-Strikes Law for Serial-Sexting Youngsters Takes Effect

    ​Florida's bestiality ban wasn't the only law that went into effect Saturday that's of concern to current and future sex offenders -- the law lessening the penalties for kids caught sexting with other youngsters is also now on the books.The old law stated that if you're a minor in possession of an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Florida Panthers Draftee Rocco Grimaldi Not a Big Fan of Boobies

    ​Rocco Grimaldi, drafted 33rd in this year's NHL draft by the Florida Panthers, loves Jesus -- there's no doubt about that.As far as boobies go, Grimaldi would prefer the ladies keep those bad boys covered up. And he's expressing his grievances on Twitter.Whereas Florida Marlins outfielder Logan M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Broward County Commission to Oppose Everglades Drilling (Which Already Exists)

    Flickr/boggerthelogger​In next Wednesday's meeting, the Broward County Commission will move to adopt language in its state and federal legislative programs "opposing any oil drilling or exploration in or around the Everglades."The legislative programs are a set agenda of issues that the County Com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Ann Coulter: Debbie Wasserman Shultz Is a "Hideous Beast Who Has a Voice Like a Hyena Getting an Abortion" (Video)

    ​Well, here's what just came out of Ann Coulter's mouth in front of an audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference -- Florida, during what was apparently a comparison between Republicans and Democrats done by illustrating a pair of South Florida congressmen: "I want to implant it in p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    A Guide to South Florida Food Trucks (Part 6)

    Yo Manna PellaThe Little Mermaid's got nothing on Yo Mama!​All good things must come to an end, and as much as we'd like to continue our listing of food trucks, we're running out of letters of the alphabet. We feel a little like an episode of Sesame Street as we bring you food trucks sponsored by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    A Guide to South Florida Food Trucks (Part 5)

    The Purple People Eatery serves comfort food out of a monstrous truck.​We continue with our listing of South Florida food trucks, Part 5. We've taken you through letters A-C, D-G, H-L, and M-O. Today, we're bringing you trucks P-R. Here we go:Papa's TapasTapas, ceviche, soups, and empanadas786-853 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    .xxx Domain Names Will Soon Be Available for That Porn Website You've Always Wanted

    ​You know that porn website you always wanted to start? Yes, the one with the 7-foot-tall women and the action figures. Well, you'll have to wait a bit longer to register for the .xxx domain on it, since the company is allowing only preexisting porn sites to register for now.ICM Registry, the Palm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    A Guide to South Florida Food Trucks (Part 3)

    Latin Burger is best known for their Latin Macho burger.​This is the third part of our south Florida food truck listings. Please note, we're trying to be as comprehensive as possible, but food trucks by their very definition are mobile and fluid. We've brought you A-C and D-G so now we're pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Roseann Arces Gets Probation for Assaulting "Jewish Bitch" After Backing Into Her Car

    Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeRoseann Spera Arces​Roseann Spera Arces decided to settle a minor car accident in a bank parking lot by beating up the other woman for being Jewish. That would be a felony.Arces, 49, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months' probation, instead of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    A Guide to South Florida Food Trucks (Part 2)

    Dim Ssäm á GoGo serves Asian fusion food with Korean influences.​Food trucks are a phenomenon both in South Florida and across the country. In the past year, South Florida has gone from a dozen trucks to about 70 mobile munch units.In an effort to keep you informed, Clean Plate Charlie is compi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Allen West Hosting "Controversial" Screening of Movie About Scary Muslims

    Harriet Tubman​Rep. Allen West is doing some really important work today, hosting what he calls a "controversial screening" of a movie about how scary Muslims are.The film is called Sacrificed Survivors: The Untold Story of the Ground Zero Mega Mosque, although it should really be called The Untol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    A Guide To South Florida Food Trucks (Part 1)

    Cuban CubeCuban Cube is one of over 70 food trucks that have hit south Florida.​Last August, when the food truck industry in south Florida was but a mere pup, we put together A Complete Guide To Food Trucks.  In it, we listed 19 trucks in south Florida.One year later, there are over 70 food t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Naked Jogger Stopped by Cops in West Palm Beach; Unfortunately, There Are Pictures

    via Twitter user toughguy1967​Sometimes the Twitter universe finds the news before we do -- like the handful of people who happened to witness an elderly gentlemen allegedly jogging naked down Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach.West Palm Beach police spokesman Chase Scott tells the Pulp t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Lawyers Complain to Florida Bar About 411-PAIN Ads

    Facebook.comSome lawyers find this unethical.​The Florida Bar is finally paying attention to the 1-800-411-PAIN Referral Service, in part because other lawyers have been complaining.411-PAIN is a Broward-based network of chiropractors and lawyers that solicits clients who have been in car accident ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Twitter Wine Tasting at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs

    Whole Foods Market The WFM Wine Guys will be at Coral Springs to taste...and tweet!​This Thursday, June 9th, you can taste...and tweet featured summer wines at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs with The WFM Wine Guys.

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2011

    Miami Food Trucks At Fort Lauderdale: Tonight at Maroone Chevrolet

    B.C. Tacos Try a Bronto Bowl tonight at Maroone Chevrolet.​If you're a fan of The Flintstones and always wanted to try some Bronto-burgers tonight's your chance. B.C. Tacos, the caveman-themed taco truck, debuts tonight at Maroone Chevrolet's Miami Food Trucks At Fort Lauderdale, where nea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    World's Largest Sailing Ship Docks in Port Everglades; Also, Forget About Seeing It

    These masts don't mix well with, say, a flight to Albuquerque.​The Maltese Falcon, the world's largest sailing yacht and also a giant floating metaphor for the financial collapse, has pulled into Port Everglades, tucked away unceremoniously in a spot far from the riffraff and almost unseen unless ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Local Muslims May Support Terrorists or Strive for Peace -- Depending on Whom You Ask

    Prosecutors say the six men supported the Taliban in Pakistan.​If you believe the feds, the group of local Muslims arrested across South Florida this past weekend were supporters of terrorism and worked to fund those who would kill and kidnap in the name of Islam. The four-count indictment claims ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 21 -- The Stove Burger From the Rolling Stove

    John Linn​As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to Deirdra.Funcheon@BrowardPalmBeach.com.No. 21: The Stove Burger From the Rolling StoveFire-engine r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    The Coolest Food Magazines You're Not Reading

    With the advent of advancement in technology, the Internet and Kindles, physical magazines, newspapers and books have gone out the backdoor, eek. But admit it, every once in awhile, it actually feels nice to hold one in your hands. Feels nostalgic to get black ink all over your white pants. At Cle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Guess Where We're Eating!?

    Dori Zinn​This six year-old authentic Mexican hideaway may be a hidden Broward County gem, but the treasure is worth the hunt.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Update: The Man Behind the Fake Rick Scott Account

    Nope, definitely no resemblance between Joel Kodner and Rick Scott.Update 3/11: The fake Rick Scott account (@FLGovRickScott) has been suspended by Twitter with no reason given. Joel Kodner is currently appealing the suspension.On January 20, new Gov. Rick Scott decided he was going to answer politi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Southern Tier Brewery's Imperial Choklat Stout is Beer of the Week

    Nicole DannaSouther Tier's Choklat Stout is available at the Coffee District in Delray for a limited time.​You know that feeling you get when you want something -- really, really want something -- but know you can't have it? It sucks, right? That's sort of how I felt when I got to the Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Brooklyn Water Bagel Company in Delray Holds Tweetup - Free Iced Coffee and Muffins

    Flickr/JamieAnne Creamy and Refreshing...and FREE!​Many people think that Twitter is just a means to learn too much about overexposed celebrities. Granted, when John Mayer talks about his "little friend" or when P.Ditty shares his love for tantric sex many people question the value of Twit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Fake Rick Scott Versus Real Rick Scott: Both Jackasses?

    Medicare fraud, schmedicare fraud!​We've been spouting our concerns about our new governor, Rick Scott, since long before he was elected. The man was behind a giant Medicare fraud case. But it just goes to prove that even when you're scheming to bilk money from unsuspecting citizens, Floridians wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Did You Get Your DIY Gastric-Bypass Kit Yet?

    'Cause if you didn't, you're out of luck, bub.​Up until yesterday, for about $265, you could order one on Amazon. They work great. Anyone can install one in seconds with a penknife and some packing tape.Actually, the kit contained a scalpel, a syringe, and some other medical-like doodads. And, app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    UPDATED: Schools Threat Suspect Is Green Party Member

    The woman charged by the FBI with making a threat that led to the lockdown of more than 300 Broward County schools after hearing the words of right-wing talker Joyce Kaufman isn't a member of the Tea Party -- she's a member of the Green Party. Ellisa Martinez was arrested yesterday for ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Stop Sending Me Pictures of Your Food on Twitter!!!

    Twitpic of figs taken by a Twitter friend Paulette Fontanez (@pfont) ​A wise man named Shawn Carter, better known as Jay-Z, once said, "What you eat don't make me shit." Jiggaman was taking a shot at people who brag about how much money they make, not what they literally eat. His words, however, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Getting Press Coverage in 140 Characters or Less

    ​​Evan Sneider, a freelance P.R. professional and full-time public relations manager for a technology based company in Aventura, says you can end up killing any chance of press coverage if you go about it the wrong way on Twitter. Evan lives here in Broward County and talked about some of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Are Florida Gang Members Using Twitter?

    ​A recent news story on The Business Insider got me thinking about something. If New York gang members are using Twitter to talk to one another and organize fights, robberies, etc. then could Florida gangsters be doing the same?Of course, Twitter has sub-cultures just like any other group ven ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    What Is a Social Media Expert Anyway?

    There is nothing magical to social media​Five minutes looking at marketing information on the internet or attending any tech conference will tell you that the latest craze in "instant gurus" is to title yourself a "social media expert." Anyone can do it. Just start using the term and vaguely talki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    And You Thought Twitter Was Worthless: Buy-One-Get-One Tickets to the Miami International Wine Fair

    ​When Facebook started gobbling up MySpace users, you were one of the first to jump ship. These days, your Twitter account has hundreds of followers and you update your status bi-hourly (4 minutes ago: I remembered why I used to love Captain Crunch so much as a kid). Well now all that social netwo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    The Daily Mouthful: Tweet! Tweet! Tweet!

    "I don't think anybody gives a rat's ass whether I am about to eat a tuna sandwich. I don't even care. Some of it is so inane and narcissistic and bizarre I don't quite get it. I don't know why anyone would want to read it, much less why I would want to write it." -- Katie Couric, talking about Twit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Tweet Tweet: Sun-Sentinel Getting Social

    New memo from the Sun-Sentinel. Ladies and gentleman, newspaper's management lexicon gets a fairly new title: "Social Media Coordinator." It's all about Twitter and Facebook and what not. And the SMC for the newspaper is Chris Tiedje. Here's the memo:     Several weeks ago, Seth Liss ... More >>

  • More >>
Loading...