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Wayne Huizenga

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Rick Scott Has Raised $18.5 Million for Reelection Campaign

    Just because you hate Rick Scott, that doesn't automatically mean he won't win reelection next year. (And we can, at this point, agree, that most of you hate him.) Let's break down how and why: 1. This is Florida. 2. He Has Really, Really, Ridiculously Filthy-Rich Friends. 3. But, mostly, He Has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Wayne Huizenga Gets a Boulevard Named After Him in Fort Lauderdale as a Birthday Gift

    When you celebrate a birthday, your friends buy you a Hallmark card and make fun of you for being old and then take you out for drinks. But when rich people celebrate a birthday, their friends name a whole street after them. Business magnate; Waste Management and Blockbuster founder; onetime owner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Ron Bergeron Wants to Be Your Garbage Man

    ​It's a strange battle that pitches Ron Bergeron as the underdog, but there's nothing that isn't strange about trash in South Florida. Debates about what to do with the stuff have raged for decades, and the main player has been Wayne Huizenga's mutant offspring, Wheelabrator Technologies, which do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Huizenga CFO on Water Management Board; Does This Have Anything to Do With Yachts?

    Flickr user: totalAldoHuizenga is building a megayacht center in Riviera Beach.​Rick Scott's decision to appoint a pro-business corporate executive to the South Florida Water Management District's governing board is not exactly stunning. This is the governor, after all, who declared Florida "open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2011

    Did Ryan LeVin Buy His Way Out Of Prison?

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeRyan LeVin​Ryan LeVin -- the hard-partying, Porsche-driving, Brit-killing douchebag -- managed to escape prison time in his sentencing yesterday.Judge Barbara McCarthy sentenced LeVin to two years house arrest, ten years probation, and 1,000 hours of community service ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 10, 2011
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    January 4, 2011

    Dodge City's Water Plan Looks Like Another Financial Disaster

    Don't trust Pembroke Pines; don't ever trust Pembroke Pines. It's run by a private contractor, City Manager Charles F. Dodge, in a secretive and dubious way. The city manager is aptly named -- Charlie dodges close scrutiny while he cozies up to the vendors in the town and makes multi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Little Guys Beat Wayne Huizenga

    If you seen Wayne Huizenga this weekend, be nice to the guy. Our local mogul took a bad beating on Election Day. ​No he wasn't backing Alex Sink -- he put a lot of money into helping to elect Rick Scott to the governor's mansion, including $100,000 into Scott's PAC, Let's Get To Work (I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Who's Afraid of Helen Ferre?

    I don't know how effective this ad will be for Amendment 4, but I agree with the sentiment. I remember once referring to Wayne Huizenga as a "civic vampire" (nothing personal). Glad they found a place for Nosferatu. If you haven't seen it, the New York Times did a must-read article on Amendmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Billionaires Still Bountiful in South Florida

    FlickrThe closest you'll ever get to H. Wayne Huizenga's yacht.​The region's economy has been shaken in recent years by the housing slump and by the collapse of Ponzi schemers like Madoff and Rothstein, but South Florida is still home to at least 20 billionaires, according to the most recent Forbe ... More >>

  • Film

    December 31, 2009
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    July 24, 2009

    Luxurious Crapper Ponders World Domination, Starting in Lauderdale

    For the H. Wayne Huizenga class, it makes perfect sense. You've already got a private jet for business, so why not get a "rectum water jet" for your most private business? The "bottom drier" comes standard, as the salesman must have mentioned, along with the heated seats and the symphony of pleasant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Crist Reaction to New Times Best Pool: I Want to Go to There

    One of the best parts of being Florida governor is access to a jet with which to indulge your most sudden, insatiable geographical impulses.For example, New Times' eagerly anticipated Best Of Broward/Palm Beach issue hit this website on June 11. (Memorize that date -- we'll get back to it.) The Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    How Satan Himself is Helping South Florida Sports

    Save the H. Wayne Huizenga jokes and the easy (but no less true) shots about the new stadium. This is serious. South Florida will win a championship this year, and it is foretold by the number of the beast. It's so simple I can't believe more religious nuts haven't already made the connection. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    A Juice Economic Stress Test: How Are You Weathering the Recession?

    South Floridians have been hit as hard as any other region by this economic crisis, reminders of which creep into seemingly every aspect of our daily lives. Assuming that humor really is the last refuge of the damned and because curiosity is recession-proof and Cosmo-style tests are highly addictive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2009

    Sunday Reading: The Wayne Huizenga Story

    I just happened on this classic written by Steve Almond in 1994 about South Florida's hard-driven, complicated, and sometimes brutal mogul.  Uh, it jumps.   Citizen Wayne - The Unauthorized Biography A college dropout and the product of a broken home, H. Wayne Huizenga rose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Huizenga Unzips Finally, Lauderdale's New Mayor Promises Sweet St. Patty's Day

    The Sun-Sentinel's dead tree edition today featured what I believe is a life-size photo of H. Wayne Huizenga, along with a big-ass interview with the tycoon. The article begins with this sentence:Speaking for the first time since selling the Miami Dolphins, billionaire H. Wayne Huizenga on Tuesday r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Morning Juice: Weathermen Issue Stupid Alert, Priests Face Trial for Something Else

    It's officially the Year of Hope, and South Florida weather forecasters already have something they hoped for: slightly different weather. That's right, we've got something of a cold front, and that means our weathermen have broken out not the exaggerated phrases but the crazy-stupid exaggerated phr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Huizenga Defeats Obama

    In a press release just sent out over the wires, the Miami Dolphins announced that Stephen M. Ross now owns 95 percent of the franchise and Dolphin Stadium. Combined with the 50 percent of the team Ross purchased last February, Ross and Wayne Huizenga officially sealed the deal on an additiona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Morning Juice: Avoiding IRS is Actually a Crime, Lois Frankel Tells Us to Go to Work

    Prosecutors: Swiss Banker Tried to Screw IRS. Us: Is That Wrong?Federal prosecutors in Fort Lauderdale have charged a Swiss banker with helping 20,000 Americans hide assets from the IRS. A judge signed an order yesterday declaring that former UBS AG executive Raoul Weil is a fugitive from justice. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Morning Juice: Mideast Protesters 'Lame,' Powerball 'Idiot Tax' On Sale, Bill Parcells Is a Fool

    South Florida Protest of Mideast Violence Punctuated by 'Lame' InsultsSupporters of Palestine and Israel spent the day yesterday hurling "half-assed" insults at each other at Bayfront Park during a really "lame-o" protest of the recent Mideast violence. These poorly prepared cracks included "Go back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    This Season's Best Christmas Tale

    So maybe pouring a bucket of cold water on the Super Bowl hopes of Miami Dolphin-dom wasn't the most sensitive holiday message. Lest I forget "the reason for the season" I offer this tale of holiday generosity. A rags to riches man from Canton, Ohio, who during the worst of the original Great Depres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Escape the Financial Apocalypse - on Craig's List

    We thought the category "Housing Swap" on Craig's List used to be for people looking to swap spaces over holiday breaks. Thanks to this awful housing market, however, swapping has become a permanent solution for folks who need to move but can't sell. For instance, some dude in Minneapolis wants to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Bad News For Ex-Sun Sentinel Employees?

    Look, I don't know exactly what this means, but I'm blatantly parroting a Tribune-related post from LA Observed that ran on the other side of the continent. LA-O found this passage in Tribune's bankruptcy filings: How are severance payments affected? All ongoing severance paym ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    I-95's Grey Poupon Lanes, Developers Ignore Pesky Economy, Gates Gets Pie in Face

    If you're like me and part of the bourgeoisie, you're also excited about the opening Friday morning of the I-95 pay express lanes. Because now we don't have to travel among the simpleton commuters -- we've got our own lane, H. Wayne Huizenga! For anywhere from a quarter to $6.20, you can zip past th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    The Beginnings of the Crist List

    While taking my first read of New Times' rip-roaring new Juice Blog (check it out) I wondered:   Who in Broward County have been graced with invitations for Charlie Crist's December 12 wedding?   My first phone call went to Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Rothstein, who was at h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    What the World Needs Now Is Another Blog

    This blog is not a remedy for the financial crisis. It will not defeat anti-American forces in Iraq. It will not slay any Somali pirates.Rather, it will give a loving squeeze to South Florida, extracting its most delicious, satisfying news-trients. The Juice is an ambrosia that, we hope, can provide ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008
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    June 17, 2008
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    February 23, 2008
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    September 20, 2007
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    January 4, 2007

    Pants Aflame

    Those touchy-feely sports writers. Some of them write about games their entire careers and never grow up, trapped in a kiddie-land -- with free buffets and sandwiches at stadiums stretching across the great expanse of America -- forever. That's the only way I can explain their disillusionment at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Say Bye To Saban

    The Sun-Sentinel's Alex Marvez is the first to report definitively that Nick "So Long" Saban is -- surprise, surprise -- leaving the Dolphins for the Crimson Tide. After lying about it for weeks, Saban's final insult was standing up team owner H. Wayne Huizenga, who he was supposed to meet this mor ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    A Broward Whodunit

    It's never too late to dish on the locals.

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Ghost of Deals Past

    Spin Till It Flies.

  • News

    December 29, 2005
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    December 8, 2005

    Fish Bait

    Baseball in Broward is possible, if we didn't have to deal with these bloodsuckers

  • News

    August 4, 2005

    What Is the Meaning of Football?

    With the right combination of pharmaceuticals, Grasshopper, it's the path to happiness

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Hospital Giveaway

    A secret plan to shovel millions to a private school.

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Deliver Us

    South Florida's most corrupt hospital district is at it again, compromising health care to reward a crony

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    You Move, You Lose

    No matter which way South Florida sports fans look these days, the W's are down and the L's are up

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    A Really Big Shoe(shine)

    Fort Lauderdale's once-booming black business district still has sole

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    December 13, 2001

    The Two-Arena Circus

    Two greedy billionaires, two publicly funded arenas, two crappy teams, one burning question why?

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2001

    Fest Your Eyes

    The Palm Beach International Film Festival

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Undercurrents

    Publix tries to cover its privates

  • Best of BPB

    March 11, 1999

    Best Hotel/Palm Beach

    Boca Raton Resort & Club

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    The Huizenga Hair Club For Litigants

    Fired from a posh Boca beach club for her buzz cut, champion lifeguard Christine Leduc-McCrady is suing the owner, Huizenga Holdings

  • News

    November 27, 1997
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