A Hukilau is a traditional Hawaiian festival which was brought to South Florida from June 10-13. Friday night's main event included live musical performances by The Neanderthals, Marina the Fire Eating Mermaid, and Reverend Valentine.
Wednesday's showcase of local bands Goolsby, Lavola and the Clementines at Propaganda was set up to determine which band would play a side stage prior to next week's Silversun Pickups/Against Me!/The Henry Clay People show June 16 at Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Boca Raton. Lavola won the honors.
Scott Rothstein received a 50-year sentence at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale. Outside were his family members, attorneys in the case, and others who came to witness the end of the billion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
Back in October 2008, our first story on Scott Rothstein wondered how a once-unknown lawyer could rise so quickly to the top of Broward County's power structure. About a year later, Rothstein's empire had crumbled. He had fled to Morocco and admitted to friends that he had stolen more than $1...