Fort Lauderdale Fleet Week is here, which means Navy ships and all-around maritime awesomeness. Of all the ships coming into Port Everglades, the biggest star will undoubtedly be the USS New York, which was constructed from steel recovered from the wreckage of the Twin Towers. Coming in at 684 fee ... More >>
Though the conditions of this sun-soaked December afternoon hardly called for it, Ericson Harrell was happy to fetch his mask. In the past year, since this North Miami Beach cop "evolved" into something he calls an "oath keeper," he's always had his mask at hand -- just in case. "There's a war comin ... More >>
Ahh. Fourth of July. It may be America's birthday, but it is also the perfect excuse to pig out on barbecue and drink tons of beer. Whether you're looking to chill out in a restaurant or bar, entertain the little ones, or head to the beach, we have an event for you. See Also: - Go On A Food Truck S ... More >>
Roxanna Trinka is President/CEO of a company called Baseline Engineering. She's also a Director of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, an advisor to the school's College of Engineering, and served on Palm Beach County's Criminal Justice Commission. It's a free country. So there's no ... More >>
The Palm Beach food scene wouldn't be what it is today without the Coniglio family and its most notable family member - number 16 on our Tastemakers list - Frank Coniglio, co-owner for a string of Florida establishments that includes Palm Beach Island's Cucina dell'Arte, Nick & Johnnie's and Cha Cha ... More >>
With more than 300 bottles under his roof (and 35 by the glass offered daily), since opening in August of 2010, The Blind Monk wine and tapas bar in West Palm Beach has garnered a devoted crowd, revelers as far as Miami making the trek to owner Ben Lubin's wine bar hideaway located on a quiet side s ... More >>
We were remiss not to tell you about this sooner, but on the last day of February, a Palm Beach County judge handed down yet another win to Fane Lozman, the Marine Corps pilot turned millionaire stockbroker turned houseboat owner turned hero for the Little Man everywhere. Lozman made national news i ... More >>
Thousands of people decided to spend their weekend standing in long lines at the Fort Lauderdale War Memorial that stretched out into the parking lot so they can look at guns and then buy them. The annual Suncoast Gun Show was held on Saturday and Sunday, and people came in droves. And why not? ... More >>
As far as identity thieves go, Coral Springs resident Dorothy Boulin is among the scummiest.Last week, Boulin was sentenced to five years in prison and three years probation for running a scam that pilfered the social security numbers of U.S. Marines and filed fraudulent tax claims in their names.Co ... More >>
Rep. Allen Bernard WestAs someone once wisely said, "It's better to be pissed off than pissed on."In this case, it's allegedly the Taliban that's been pissed on, and Rep. Allen West who's pissed off.West says he's "assessed" the video, and people should "chill" because they're getting "over-e ... More >>
Tonight, South Florida social media types will leave the safety of their respective bedrooms, cubicles, and Starbucks tabletop offices to take part in an interactive tweet-up with the third-annual holiday social and toy drive Tweets for Tots at Longboards in West Palm Beach.File this one under #t ... More >>
Donate a toy, get a discount off dinner at the Toys For Tots food truck roundupChristmas is already upon us. To us at Clean Plate Charlie, that means drinking lots of eggnog, wearing ugly reindeer sweaters, and making frequent stress-filled trips to the mall to buy presents.It's also the time of ... More >>
Domino's founder and former U.S. Marine Tom Monaghan, 74, announced over the weekend his plans to open the first Gyrene Burger in Naples, Florida, in two months, with the third slated to open in southwest Florida in January, announced Nation's Restaurant News today.Branded the Marine nickname (G. ... More >>
A bunch of grizzled veterans sit around in a hot room, bending into strange contortions. No, it's not an off night at the Elks Club. It's a new program that offers free yoga classes to armed-services veterans.The "Connected Warrior" classes, currently at Yoga South in Boca Raton, are led by ... More >>
We've all got a lot to be thankful for: The recession is over (supposedly), the world is still spinning, and Glenn Beck's communist appendix finally escaped its dank cell. Hollywood eatery Lola's on Harrison has a pretty good list too: Michael Wagner and company are going into their third season ... More >>
It is hard to overstate how crowded it was on the National Mall Sunday. I've been to New York City. I've been to Disney World. I've been to Phish concerts. But to be one amongst nearly a million human bodies is oddly disconcerting. Especially because it seemed like a good thirty percent of tho ... More >>
Silent Heroes finds the battle on the home front.
Deep Down South takes the road less traveled and finds itself far ahead of the pack
Call of Duty 4 hits maybe a little too close to home
No sense in wasting time to get to the heart of media news in South Florida today: The Sun-Sentinel had one of the worst front pages in modern recorded history. In its terribly regrettable three-story format -- with assorted, miscellaneous garbage cluttering a third of the page -- the editors made ... More >>
Carlos Arredondo did the unthinkable with gasoline, a Marine van, and a propane torch. Two years later, he still burns.
The script of "Invasion of the Beach" passion play is getting a little worn around the edges.
The Palm Beach Film Festival opens, Trump style.
Annapolis salutes all the classic boxing clichés.
In the profound Jarhead, a soldier can be his own worst enemy
Maybe the hurricane was just what we needed
Air and Sea Show attacks Fort Lauderdale
Noncombatants pushing 40, the Florida Seabees unit weren't supposed to be anywhere near the fighting
Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole
When it comes to hockey movies, Miracle is as big a winner as its heroes
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed
At the Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
Behold the magnificent gasbags at the Delray Beach Hot Air Balloon Race and Festivities
Califone (Road Cone)
How one intrepid reporter spent a weekend of military training with some youngsters and came back a soldier. Sort of.
October 29 - November 4, 1998