In mid-April, 39-year-old Belkys Jimenez came down with a high fever. She also developed a headache and then severe pain in her muscles and joints. Her feet and ankles became swollen, making walking painful. Jimenez had long battled hypertension, but this was clearly something new. Over the next ... More >>
On the unassuming corner of Northeast First Avenue and Northwest Third Street, surrounded by auto mechanics and flanked by the train tracks, sits a one year old Peruvian restaurant that might just be Hallandale's best kept secret. The décor does not fall into the kitsch of "ethnic" nor does it stri ... More >>
Hey lookit, everybody! The state Senate actually agreed on something! Unanimously, even. The Florida Legislature has passed the "Welcome Home" bill on Tuesday. The bill will make Florida veterans eligible for in-state tuition and will provide scholarships for members of the state's National Guard ... More >>
This year, a few deserving vets will be treated to Christmas Dinner at Dave & Busters thanks to the tireless work of the Veterans in Need Foundation in Pompano.Mike Dodsworth is a volunteer, soon to be employee, and a retired veteran himself. "We fed over 600 veterans on Thanksgiving and we ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott spent $73 million of his own money in the 2010 governor's race. When asked in April if he'd be cutting more checks for reelection in 2014, he responded, simply, "I won't have to... I don't know what it will cost, but we'll have the money to win."And if the donations to his "Let's Get ... More >>
Congressman Allen West has had enough of these half-assed wars in the Middle East.While West was focused mainly on Obama's spending policies at his town hall meeting in Deerfield Beach Wednesday afternoon, he was also very critical of cuts to military funding and foreign policy interactions that ... More >>
Nicole DannaThe Blind Monk in West Palm Beach will be hosting the Kessler-Koehler Evening of Film "After Party" from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday.Here's a great recipe.Take a bar chock full of great wine; mix with a hearty helping of tapas; add three equal parts lifelong friendship; and add a doub ... More >>
Among the South Florida congressional delegation, only Rep. Alcee Hastings consistently votes to change U.S. policy in Afghanistan. He's probably done his history homework. He knows trying to win a fight with that country is much like using a Kleenex during a hurricane: pointless, frustrating, an ... More >>
Foster: Proving South Florida still has a few good menWhat are the odds? Of 10 extraordinary people chosen from around the globe as the finalists for CNN's Heroes of 2009, two of them are doing their good deeds based in South Florida. And until this Thursday the 19th, you can click here to ... More >>
Photo: kcchiefs.comCorey MaysCletis Mays hasn't been quite the same since he shipped off to Vietnam. The adventure left him with some memories he won't revisit and it cost him his legs. But Mays, who lives in Fort Lauderdale, survived. He then had a son. And now Corey Mays is a linebacker for the ... More >>
John LinnSven Vogtland is the Advanced Sommelier at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, and a 13-year veteran of the craft who has recommended bottles in the sunny Virgin Islands and in far-away Vietnam. In this column, Vogtland will discuss the latest trends in wine, from what bottles and regions are ... More >>
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So I got an e-mail from a friend a few days ago. The friend links the Pulp on his site and seems one of his visitors had a big problem with a recent post about the situation in Lebanon. The friend, who is Jewish, sent along the e-mail he received, which read: "Sir, I am deeply disappointed that yo ... More >>
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May 13-19, 1999
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.