About a year a ago, Disney announced that it would be moving away from paper tickets and instituting a system of "Magic Bands" -- computer-chipped, scannable, waterproof rubber bracelets that would work as entry ticket, FastPass, hotel room key, and credit card. Some pre-approved Disney guests wer ... More >>
Ever get off a roller coaster and think to yourself, "Sure, being flung around at 90 miles an hour until my spleen is in my throat is fun and all. But what I really want is the sensation of falling off a building to my ultimate demise!" Well, good news! Because Florida will soon be home to the worl ... More >>
The police t-shirt police were out in full force at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando when they basically ruined a girl's sweet-sixteen when they kicked her and her family out of the park. The girl's father, it turns out, was wearing a t-shirt that said "Police" on it. And here's the SHO ... More >>
The beer world is full of funny names, one-off releases, and interbrewery collaborations. It's an industry that takes pride in its sometimes-whimsical nature. Sometimes you just have to geek out, whether you're a sports geek, videogame geek, or beer geek (maybe all of the above?) to touch only the ... More >>
Creed's debut album, My Own Prison, will be 15 years old in 2012. To celebrate, the band's playing the record and follow-up Human Clay in full as part of intimate two-night engagements around the country in April and May. Hand-wringing and eye-rolling ensued among those with whom County Grind dis ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach for this Monday morning:Services were held Sunday in Deerfield Beach for Paulette Noel, the 68-year-old Haitian woman who was killed Saturday night when the van she was riding in crashed on Florida's Turnpike near Yeehaw Junction. Noel was returning from a day t ... More >>
George Clooney's ode to screwball comedies of yore is sooooo close. But yet...
Perez Hilton, a pure product of South Florida, makes bitchery pay
A bevy of new music DVDs just in time for the holidays
Throw Caution to the Sky
Want to play free golf and stay at the finest hotels in the country?
Between the Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad
James was a stage magician and escape artist before becoming a full-time skeptic and debunker of psychic fakery and pseudoscience
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
Shoddy police work. A hyperbolic press corps. Overzealous prosecutors. All part of the ruined life of accused pedophile Tom Tornatore.
March 18 - 24, 1999