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FaviconFlorida Congressman Matt Gaetz Keeps Calling Ocasio-Cortez "Attractive" and It's Very Gross 20 Feb 2019, 8:36 pm

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said virtually nothing about Matt Gaetz in public. But, given the life experience and political beliefs of the Democratic U.S. representative from New York, she likely finds her Florida Republican colleague cretinous. She's a former bartender who skyrocketed to fame by making a moral and pragmatic case...

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FaviconThe Zombies' Rod Argent Says His Band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Is a "Big Validation" 20 Feb 2019, 3:42 pm

On March 29, 1969, “Time of the Season” by English rock group the Zombies hit number one on the American Cashbox singles chart — despite the band having broken up 18 months earlier. Fifty years later to the day, on March 29, 2019, the Zombies, with founding members...

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FaviconCarnaval-Themed 2019 Pride Fort Lauderdale Will Host First-Ever Parade on Fort Lauderdale Beach 20 Feb 2019, 2:02 pm

The 42nd annual Pride Fort Lauderdale festival has been expanded to a four-day event including its first-ever parade on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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FaviconHere's Proof Getting Medical Marijuana in Florida Is Becoming Easier 19 Feb 2019, 7:09 pm

When 62-year-old cancer survivor Jer Valentino set out to obtain his medical marijuana card, the Naples, Florida, resident had to wait two weeks before he could even see a doctor. Another three months and several hundred dollars later, he finally had the pot he needed to treat the...

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FaviconMeet the Artist Behind Those Elaborate Sand Sculptures on Fort Lauderdale Beach 19 Feb 2019, 3:00 pm

Owner of a window-washing company by trade, Dutko, 66, lives in Pittsburg. He and his wife Patti vacation to Fort Lauderdale for a month each February, where Dutko creates masterpieces behind their condo on Galt Ocean Mile.

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FaviconBrightline and Tri-Rail Have Killed Dozens 19 Feb 2019, 1:08 pm

The patchy morning clouds had just begun to dissipate when the Tri-Rail train pulled out of the Pompano Beach station, heading south through the fading twilight of dawn. Thick bushes, tall green grass, and squat tan buildings littered with colorful graffiti lined the tracks. The train thumped by, picking up...

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FaviconJoe Biden Personally Earned $150,000 for a Fake Campaign Speech in Broward County 18 Feb 2019, 3:54 pm

It's not clear whether former Vice President Joe Biden will run for president in 2020. But it is apparent that keeping the public guessing is extremely lucrative — as it turns out, he personally pocketed a $150,000 speaking fee for a December trip to the Broward Center,...

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FaviconThe Best National Margarita Day Drinks and Deals in South Florida 18 Feb 2019, 3:12 pm

Bring out the tequila, the shakers, and the limes wedges. Margaritas are always a must on South Florida's cocktail menus, but on Friday, February 22, you'll find special deals and unique takes on the usual options.

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FaviconMeatball Queen Donatella Arpaia Begins a New Life in South Florida 18 Feb 2019, 2:27 pm

You might not know that Donatella Arpaia, the acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and TV personality, was once an attorney in her early 20s. But after practicing law for about three months, she sat at the bar inside her brother's restaurant and realized there was no place she'd rather be. Now, more...

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FaviconThe Best Concerts in South Florida This Week 18 Feb 2019, 1:00 pm

Jake Shimabukuro, Sarah Brightman, Bad Company, and more of the best concerts in Miami this week, February 18 through 24.

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FaviconYNW Melly's "Murder on My Mind" Takes On New Meaning After Double Murder Charges 15 Feb 2019, 4:23 pm

Melly’s hit song “Murder on My Mind” went gold last month, moving half a million units — and this past Wednesday, the 19-year-old turned himself in to Miramar Police on two counts of first-degree murder in the October deaths of his friends Anthony Williams, 21, and Christopher Thomas Jr., 19.

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FaviconMiramar Teacher Called Haiti "the Hood," Said Poor Students "Drink From Sewers" 15 Feb 2019, 3:37 pm

More than 10,000 people of Haitian ancestry live in Miramar, a city with the fifth-highest Haitian population in Florida. Naturally, the local public schools have a large number of Haitian students — after the devastating 2010 earthquake on the island, Miramar High School took in 46 Haitian refugees, more than...

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FaviconBad Company's Paul Rodgers Discusses His Legacy as One of the Greatest Singers of All Time 15 Feb 2019, 2:53 pm

It’s difficult to imagine the honor of being tapped to be the lead singer of the Doors after Jim Morrison's death. But that is exactly what happened to Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers. The only thing is, no one told him about it. “It’s apparently true,” Rodgers says of...

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FaviconSOBEWFF 2019 Goes North With Parties in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach 15 Feb 2019, 2:26 pm

This month marks the 18th-annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival. From February 20 through 24, Miami will turn into a culinary mecca replete with the greatest food celebrities and hordes of adoring fans. As the festival's name suggests, the event was based in South Beach — until it expanded...

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FaviconThe Restaurant at the Norton Art Museum Wants to Be a Hub for the West Palm Community 15 Feb 2019, 1:00 pm

It's impossible to talk about chef David Schiraldo without discussing his love for food. Born into an Italian family who nurtured his desire for cooking, he can't recall a time in his life when he wasn't in the kitchen developing and perfecting recipes — especially his mother's. "She's the best cook in the...

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FaviconCivil Society Brewing Opens a Second Location in West Palm Beach 14 Feb 2019, 7:35 pm

Civil Society Brewing Co. has announced it will open a second brewery and taproom in West Palm Beach on Friday, February 15.

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FaviconFive Road Trip-Worthy Tours Coming to Florida 14 Feb 2019, 6:04 pm

Head north and catch these five road trip-worthy tours coming to the Sunshine State.

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FaviconFlorida Rapper YNW Melly Charged With Killing Two Members of His Own "YNW" Rap Crew 14 Feb 2019, 6:03 pm

Like most Soundcloud rappers, up-and-coming Treasure Coast hip-hop artist YNW Melly has a bunch of face tattoos. Curiously, the 19-year-old Melly had an artist ink the word "Sakchaser" on his forehead, just above his left eye. The tattoo honored a fallen friend: A member of Melly's rap crew, YNW Sakchaser,...

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FaviconThe Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week 14 Feb 2019, 2:03 pm

A post-Valentine's Day Michael Buble concert, Star Wars trivia, Taste of Oakland Park, and more of the best things to do in South Florida this week.

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FaviconWhat Floridians Should Know About CBD, Pot's Nonpsychoactive Sibling 13 Feb 2019, 8:39 pm

Last week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried — the only Democrat elected statewide in the 2018 midterms — shook up her 4,000-employee agency by appointing Holly Bell the state's first-ever cannabis director. While Fried campaigned on a promise to increase medical marijuana access, both she and the new...

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