• Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Florida Retail Theft Ring Taken Down With Assistance From Broward County Sheriff's Office

    The Broward County Sheriff's Office was part of a state-wide Organized Retail Crime task force that helped nab a massive retail theft ring. According to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, 16 people were arrested in the $15 million statewide shoplifting ring after a year-long investigation. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Palm Beach Post Building on Lockdown Following "Suspicious Package" Scare That Turned Out to Be Tylenol

    The Palm Beach Post was put on lockdown this morning following a scare with a suspicious package. Around 11:45 a.m. firefighters and HAZMAT teams were called into action at the paper's building at 2700 S. Dixie Highway. There were reports that the doors were shut, the elevators locked, and employ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Sunscreen Regulated Like a Drug in Schools

    Students may return to school in the fall, but that doesn't mean much in South Florida. It's very much summer almost year round here, a state of affairs which should make protection from the sun an important part of our daily health regimen. But many school districts treat sunscreen as an over-the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Cat-astrophe!: Pompano Opts to Keep Euthanizing Feral Cats

    Pompano Beach has a policy of euthanizing unadoptable feral cats. On Tuesday night, commissioners considered an ordinance that would change that to an alternative policy of Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) -- a system in which cats are captured, sterilized, and then released where they were found. See A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Killing Stray Cats With Tylenol Is "Humane," Audubon Writer Says

    Everybody has that neighbor (OK, some of you are that neighbor) whose heart bleeds for all the stray cats in the hood. Cat Lady or Cat Dude leaves paper bowls full of Meow Mix all over the sidewalks, and the scraggly, fiercely independent kitties go tomcatting all over town. You might think you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    New Year's Day Hangover Cures: Let's Get Scientific

    Happy New Year! The over-priced parties, the drunk drivers, the immense pressure on the midnight kiss forever dividing the happily coupled from the desperately single... We hope it will be magical. But New Year's Day will remind you that you're 365 days older and less able to handle your liquor.Your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Those Accused of Drug Crimes Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Florida Supreme Court Decides

    Good news, Florida druggies! You're no longer burdened by that whole "innocent until proven guilty" thing -- the Florida Supreme Court last week upheld a 2002 law that forces some defendants caught with drugs to prove their innocence, rather than placing the onus on prosecutors to prove anything. Ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Universal Health Care: The Greatest Moral Issue of Our Time

    The Republican Party tries to pretend it has a monopoly on morality, but it's so drenched in sin right now that it ought to be able to feel the hellfire licking its feet. Fort Lauderdale Tea Party leader Gabriel Carrera plays dress-up as a minuteman.​The rotten Tea Party has in its hysteri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Stephen Colbert Tips His Hat to Walgreen's Big Flats Beer

    Comedy Central Colbert drinks cheap beer and loves it​In a hilarious segment on his show, Stephen Colbert tips his hat to Big Flats beer, Walgreens' private label beer selling for $2.99 a six pack.  Colbert said that this beer is a great idea because since people can't afford prescrip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Six Hangover Cures (Courtesy of Your Local Bartenders)

    Photo by Samantha Levine"Woohoo!"​ With so many South Florida drinking establishments serving till the wee hours, it's easy to wrap up a seemingly good night, only to wake up with a nasty banging headache that feels like tiny angry elves are hammering away at your temples rudely reminding yo ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    ILLEGAL From Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone

  • News

    July 1, 2010

    An Immigrant's Heart

    To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big heart. But not this big.

  • News

    October 2, 2008


    Big Girls, Little Guys, Lots of Fun

  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Feelin' the Freak

    That Redline Frame of Mind 

  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Sobriety in a Bottle

    Is Prometa the greatest innovation in addiction treatment history or 21st-century snake oil?

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    B-boy Blitz

    Helmet? Check. Cardboard? Check. Plan for world domination through break dancing? Double check.

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Savior Soul

    Susan Tedeschi's true blues fly in the face of commercialism

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005
  • News

    July 7, 2005


    Clam Up

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    Unusual Suspects, Part 2

    One woman is trying to find the truth about two mysterious Coral Springs deaths

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    They Shoot Up Horses, Don't They?

    The record breakers of Gulfstream got shafted but kept winning

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Culture

    June 21, 2001

    Impotent Response

    Is this play rude, crude, and offensive? Yes, and not in a good way.

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    A Scout for Life

    Gay Eagle Scout Mark LaFontaine nudged the Broward school board to historic heights

  • News

    June 10, 1999

    Mean Streets

    Getting rid of those folks with buckets equals getting rid of one of the county's better homeless-assistance programs.