Wayne Huizenga

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    September 23, 2014

    Washington Nationals and Houston Astros Want $145 Million From Palm Beach Taxpayers

    Politicians never learn. Palm Beach County Commissioners are even willing to listen to today's plea from a couple of fat-cat baseball club owners seeking $145 million in public funds from the county to build a spring training facility in West Palm Beach. See also: Houston Astros Owner Has Controve ... More >>

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    May 8, 2014

    Ten Worst Draft Picks In Miami Dolphins History

    In case you haven't noticed what with all the Miami Heat awesomeness lately, the NFL Draft is going down Thursday night. And, as is pretty much the case every year, your Miami Dolphins have the 19th overall selection because nothing rewards mediocrity more than mediocrity. The Fins have been going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Houston Astros Owner Has Controversial Past, Courts Public Subsidies for Palm Beach Stadium

    We know the city fathers and mothers of Palm Beach Gardens are licking their chops at the prospect of luring the Houston Astros to set up a new spring training facility in their burg. We know there may be as much as $100 million in public funds going into the deal. And we know that someone, somewher ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 3, 2013
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    September 26, 2013

    Florida Panthers Sold to New York Businessman for $240 Million

    The Florida Panthers officially have a new owner: New York businessman and bazillionare, Vincent Viola. The Associated Press is reporting that the Panthers have been sold for $240 million by Cliff Viner and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment to a group led by Viola. The team has yet to officially ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Boycott the Marlins and Sue Jeffrey Loria for Racketeering: A Note to Carlos Gimenez and John Rodstrom

    Now is when you step up, Mr. Mayors of Miami-Dade and Broward.Now is when you two political leaders of South Florida join forces, head to New York, and demand a meeting with Commissioner Bud Selig. You tell that twerp to nix yesterday's trade of Marlins stars Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Emilio Bon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    How Rick Scott Can Get Away With Raking In Millions in Unlimited Contributions

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    David Bogenschutz and Ex-Broward Judge Ana Gardiner Possibly Engaged, According to Report​About a year after former Broward Circuit Judge Ana Gardiner resigned from her post amid a Judicial Qualifications Commission inquiry over allegations of a relationship with a former prosecutor, she's now reported to be engaged to the lawyer who defended her through ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Broward Republican Party's Chief Sponsors Are Democrats

    ​The Broward Republican Party is holding its "Grand Old Party BBQ" at Ronald Bergeron's ranch next month. Bergeron, a developer, has become more and more involved with the GOP recently, sponsoring just about everything it's been doing, from the recent Lincoln dinner to the party's website. Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Miami Dolphins Stadium Renovation: A Field of Schemes

    Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler and Ron Book, second from right. To the left of Book is his daughter Lauren, and that's apparently Jimmy Buffett in the middle. ​I think it's safe to say that the Miami Dolphins' plan to soak Broward taxpaye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Jim Leyritz Verdict Expected Today: Top Five Lessons We've Learned From His Defense

    via the APJim Leyritz​The yellow light. That's a main point on which the DUI manslaughter trial of former Yankee, Jim Leyritz, rests today. "The critical decision for jurors is whether or not Letritz ran a red light or had yellow before the crash, meaning [Fredia Ann] Veitch [the victim] would hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Anatomy of the Gelber Attack: From Amway To Huizenga

    Sometimes  negative campaigning lives up to its bad name. The weekend attack on Florida Attorney General candidate Dan Gelber is a perfect example of the kind of sleazy negative campaigning that should make your skin crawl. In the ads sent out this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Follow the Green Brick Road: "Oz" Coming to Broward

      Artist's Rendering of Sunrise ProjectYou've probably never heard of the largest development planned in Broward County, but you've heard the name before: Oz.  The plan is to build something called the "City of Oz" on the BankAtlantic Center's parking lot in Sunr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    NFL Team Owners May Hawk Jerseys in Lauderdale

    When NFL team owners meet in Fort Lauderdale in May, they will decide whether the Miami Dolphins will soon become the Wackenhut Security Services Miami Dolphins. Now, yes, I did take this story up a couple of levels. But what the team owners will be discussing is putting logos on practice jerseys. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Madoff's House Gets TP'd, Young Criminals Learn About Dressing Up for Crime

    Teenagers toilet papered Bernie Madoff's Palm Beach house this weekend and then called the newspaper to take credit. They said the prank was sanctioned by their parents because Madoff had lost their trust funds. Madoff is confined to his Manhattan condo, so he didn't see the TP himself. Nor did he r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Morning Juice: Forgotten Orioles Leaving, Ninja Thieves Franchise Begins?

    An excited fan of the Fort Lauderdale Ninja Thieves!Orioles May Leave, Opening Door for Thieves Team officials for the Orioles snuck out of Broward County yesterday for a secretive meeting with Lee County leaders. Over lunch at a Perkins, they discussed the possibility of the Orioles moving to Fort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    When the U.S. Economy Collapses, I'll Watch Through Gold Binoculars From the Deck of My "Giga-yacht"

    Images courtesy of www.4yacht.comGiga-what? Giga-yacht! It's for sporting men who feel crowded on their 180-foot "super-yacht" and whose claustrophobia still flares up on a 220-foot-plus "mega-yacht." That's a gigayacht pictured above. I had to shrink the graphic, but if you look  closely on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Morning Juice: New Times Offers Shoe Thrower a Job, Wealthy Strippers See Fee Increase, Herald Has Excuse for Lame Coverage

    New Times Has Cubicle Ready for Shoe ThrowerThis morning, Muntader al-Zaidi, the journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush yesterday, has probably found himself without a job. So that's why my employer, New Times Broward-Palm Beach, would like to offer al-Zaidi a job. That's right, al-Zaidi, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008
  • News

    January 24, 2008

    For Love of God

    On her radio show and in her personal life, Beverly Kennedy spreads her gospel across Broward

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Say It Ain't So, Joe

    On the air Wednesday morning, NBC-6 sports anchor and Miami Dolphins color commentator Joe Rose commentated on, um, color -- and what he said wasn't pretty. When a caller mentioned something about the difference between light-skinned and darker-skinned black women on Rose's morning drive radio sho ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    Witness for the Defense

    When a man bites City Hall in court, our columnist takes the stand

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Runaway Coaches

    What did Nick say to Pat before they both bailed?

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    Activist Jailed In Riviera Beach

    Lozman Fane Lozman was arrested at Riviera Beach City Hall last night for ... speaking at a commission meeting. Lozman, the houseboat-living activist who has been fighting the city to stop their eminent domain effort for a massive redevelopment of the city's waterfront area, was called up to the pod ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Tanning for Jesus

    Calvary Chapel pays millions for swank digs on the Intracoastal. And it's all for a few pregnant girls?

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    Petrol Patrol

    The Smell of Gasoline in the Morning

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2006

    Dave Hyde Strikes Again

    -- The Sun-Sentinel's Community News section was at it again Sunday with a headline that belongs in the Hall of Fame of D'Uh: "Dry Weather Increases Risk of Brush Fires." This follows last week's headline about keeping children safe around pools: "Water-Safety Experts Say There's No Subsitute for Su ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    In the Clouds

    FAU Tries to Get Real

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    August 18, 2005


    Hustle and Fame

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2005
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    March 3, 2005

    Hot Rods

    Ladies touch the long poles at a fishing clinic

  • News

    August 5, 2004


    Swamp Gas Speaks

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    February 5, 2004

    Letters for February 5, 2004

    God Punishes Free Weekely

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Xmas Spirit

    Folks at Happy Times get the news just like the prez: with the ugly

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    A Freestanding Fight

    A hospital exec takes on the health care mafia and an ER deal involving an accused thief and a couple of insiders

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Power to the Pudge!

    Get ready for another Marlins dismantling

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Who Ya Gonna Call?

    Anybody but Wayne Huizenga's Maroone, says one unhappy buyer

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Peddling the Bush Agenda

    Ideas? The Bush boys have 'em. And are they whoppers!

  • News

    April 11, 2002
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    April 11, 2002

    Happy Tax Day!

    Now that you've paid up, take a look at who's raking in your cash

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Peebles Power

    When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Ash & Burn

    William Ash calls himself Mister Madam, but in the South Florida gay community, this ex-con's name is mud

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Great Balls of Moss!

    Quixotic inventor Jeff Kaplan's latest creation is an herbicide that rids the world of the terror known as ball moss

  • Best of BPB

    March 11, 1999
  • News

    October 15, 1998

    The Sheriff's Criminal Association

    If Ken Jenne were like most cops, he'd be investigated for being friends with felons who give him money

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    A Dream Deferred

    After a decade in office, Carlton Moore hasn't done much for Fort Lauderdale's poorest residents. But he has helped himself.

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    The Dearly Departed

    Tax collectors and employees alike have decried Susan Telli's free-spending, power-hungry ways at Broward's Hospice Care. So why is she still in charge?

  • News

    August 6, 1998
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    February 26, 1998

    Cleared for Takeoff

    If Fort Lauderdale wants to keep the Baltimore Orioles in town for spring training, it just needs to come up with $36 million

  • News

    January 8, 1998
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