It didn't take long for the tweets to start rolling in.
Weston, which has the highest percentage of Venezuelans of any Florida municipality besides Doral, rejoiced at the news of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death. He reportedly died of infection.
Across Broward County, the number of Venezu ... More >>
Sound the alarm! Slide down the polls! Gold Five to Red Leader, we have inbound data sets!That's right, ladies and gentlemen, the U.S. Census Bureau released a new batch of data yesterday, and the Pulp has done some spreadsheet surfing to bring you the hottest numbers from the report. You'll laugh, ... More >>
sondheimguide.comIn the first population estimates since 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today that Florida gained 256,000 people between April 2010 and July 2011, the third-highest total behind Texas and California.In that same time, New York gained only 87,000 people, which means Flo ... More >>
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 >>
We've scoured the internets to find today's selection of food news from the Sunday papers and elsewhere. According to Good Magazine, Florida is one of three states with the fewest number of families to report struggling to feed themselves and their kin. At percentages falli ... More >>
A study from the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy says Florida ranks third, fourth, and fifth out of the 50 states in three different economic indicators.Unfortunately, those indicators are the highest rates of residents without health insurance, the largest percentage of children un ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ret0dd/Down and out on mom and dad's sofa.Now for some bad news. U.S. Census Bureau figures
released today show that young people are getting especially pummeled
by a recession that supposedly ended two years ago.
According to the Associated Press, 20- and 30-someth ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsNobody takes more sectarian pride in county lines than Florida -- where you would normally find city rivalries and geographic landmarks, we have a patchwork quilt of little sovereign empires dividing up the swamps. Heck, we even named our paper after some counties.So when the lat ... More >>
shutterstock.comRogue restaurants. They've been delved into by Bon Apetit, Food and Wine, and Tony Bourdain. But how many of these secret establishments are really operating in South Florida? Located in apartments, down hidden alley ways, and in rental kitchens, these places sell their unlicensed ... More >>
flickr.comMartin Menter, a retired salesman, started working for the U.S. Census Bureau in late April. About 50 percent of Broward residents did not return their census form earlier this year. Menter is one of the people paid to knock on doors, trying to gather all the information the government ... More >>
FPL's Riviera plant: Looks great from a distanceEnvironmental activists and some Riviera Beach residents are fed up with living with "one of the dirtiest power plants in the entire state of Florida," according to a news release from the Palm Beach County Environmental Coalition. The Coalition, a ... More >>