Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the first installment. Almost a century ago, during the first Christmas of the bloodbath that was World War I, war weary German and British soldiers climbed hesitantly o ... More >>
Today is World Autism Awareness Day, and The Bahia Cabana Beach Resort on Ft. Lauderdale Beach wants you to know it. The Lauderdale landmark will be joining the likes of the Empire State Building, Sydney Opera House, and countless others by participating in the Light It Up Blue campaign. The campa ... More >>
A chorus of citizens in red greeted the Palm Beach County Commission yesterday. The Tea Party, some 80 strong, had come to warn the commissioners against Seven50, a regional planning initiative. See also: - Florida Tea Partiers: Urban Planners Are Using Mind Control, Tyranny in Sustainable Developm ... More >>
Have you ever loved beer so much that you just want to marry it? We know the feeling. Too bad that beer's not a solid or else we'd be eating it for every meal. There's something special about this time of year. What does it have to do with beer? Thursday marks 80 years since Prohibition officiall ... More >>
So, Secretary of State John Kerry was traveling in Britain yesterday and when a reporter asked him at a news conference whether there was any way that Syria could now avoid being struck as retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on its own people. Kerry harrumphed, in a tone of yah, right, like it ... 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 >>
In the wake of President Barack Obama's recent victory, the Federal Emergency Management Agency may soon open "concentration camps" -- some of which are in South Florida -- to detain anyone who disagrees with the government authority, Everett Wilkinson, chairman of South Florida's Tea Party, told Ne ... More >>
In the week after the horrific massacre of a dozen people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, background checks for gun sales in Florida surged 14 percent from the prior week. All said, the Sunshine State recorded more than 2,300 background checks in the seven-day stretch that followed.Chris Muc ... More >>
Odebrecht, the giant Brazilian company that has a $225 million contract to help build the new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, is suing the state over a histrionic law that Rick Scott signed last month in Miami, banning state and local governments from doing major business ... More >>
A giant sheet of ice that covers most of Greenland might be a serious problem for South Florida in a few hundred or few thousand years, give or take. A new study in Nature Climate Change warns that a 1.6 degree Celsius jump in global temperatures could completely melt&nbs ... More >>
They didn't have much reason to do it before, but the Bahamas and Cuba have defined an international boundary in the waters off the coast of Florida. Now, the reason is clear: both countries are poised to start drilling for oil from floating rigs.Former Florida Senator Bob Graham co-chaired a com ... More >>
October has arrived in all its lederhosen-wearing, beer-stein-raising, pumpkin everything glory. While most of the heavy activity is reserved for the weekend, there are a few weeknight diversions to tear you away from your fortress of solitude. Without further ado, here are a few of the drink and ... More >>
Last night, South Florida's two top weekly newspapers (said modestly), New Times Broward*Palm Beach and Miami New Times, donated $5,000 to Partners in Health, perhaps the most important charity in returning Haiti to normalcy after this week's monstrous earthquake.Photo by Flickr user Pan-African N ... More >>
Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in one of four new releases.
Okay, first watch the video from a pro-Palestinian rally (and pro-Israeli counter-rally) at the federal courthouse on Broward Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale on December 30. It's going viral as I type this: Now let's break this down. First, that rather strange guy introducing the tap ... More >>
Don't Believe the Claptrap
20 years later, our one-man military machine's still going Rambo
Six Feet Under
To bead or not to bead, that is the question.
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran.
The Detroit Cobras tune up a classic sound
Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.
Living like a pauper himself, a young man from Broward is trying to save Haiti's children
All talk and little action, The Interpreter doesn't even make sense
Can it be that Bernie and Ashton are better than Spencer and Sidney?
Lots of places to try your luck this St. Patrick's Day
A time line chronicling the rise of the first Jewish president
The ex-prez speaks his mind
Like a Pig in
Do you feel lucky, punk?
What's the Henry Rollins alternative to war? Talk. And more talk.
Bandwidth takes to the airwaves -- and lives to tell the tale
The dogs of antiwar
Hawks versus doves versus free-weekly lovers versus anti-Semitic rag haters
You might not know Juan Xuna from Xanadu, but he should be your next congressman
South Florida reps push for war. But who are they pushing for?
The owner of Pranzo hasn't let his chain-restaurant success spoil his excellent Italian eatery
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
He's traveled from Appalachia to the Andes and back, but FAU professor Johnny Payne's moral compass always points due South