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FaviconThe Five Best South Florida Labor Day Weekend Staycation Deals 23 Aug 2019, 1:03 pm

With beautiful beaches, attractions, and hotel deals, South Florida is one of the best Labor Day getaways.

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FaviconEnvironmental Groups: Trump Sold Out Endangered Species to Benefit Polluters 22 Aug 2019, 7:28 pm

Last week, the Trump administration severely weakened the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in a series of changes that included erasing climate change as a threat to wildlife and removing protections from threatened species. In response, a group of environmental and animal protection organizations has filed a lawsuit arguing the amendments violate the law.

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FaviconSouth Florida Pastor and Trump Ally Courts Latin America's Religious Right 22 Aug 2019, 3:12 pm

The Trump administration has been a boon to all kinds: con men, comedians, corporate shareholders, nativists, white nationalists, pollsters, pundits, political scientists, and even Vladimir Putin. The list is long. But go down far enough and you're sure to find the name of South Florida Pastor Mario Bramnick.

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FaviconThe Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week 22 Aug 2019, 12:55 pm

Your favorite (or second-favorite?) boy band is in town. Also, all-aboard for a craft beer cruise this week... and much more!

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FaviconNew Eatery Set for West Palm Beach Will Give New Meaning to Italian Ice 22 Aug 2019, 12:04 pm

Most of us take the ice in our drinks for granted. But for Ervin Machado, that kind of thinking about cocktail essentials is like James Bond saying, “Just pour the house vodka, mate.” Machado, the Beverage Director for Big Time Restaurant Group, says, “Ice is a building block. It needs...

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FaviconHas Beck's Versatility Hurt His Status as a Rock Legend? 21 Aug 2019, 4:54 pm

Take a listen to his 25-year discography and you might conclude that his forays into different musical stylings add up to an inconsistent career output.

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FaviconFlorida House Democrats Force Vote for Special Session About Gun Violence 21 Aug 2019, 4:52 pm

After a month marked by two deadly mass shootings merely hours apart in El Paso and Dayton, Florida House Democrats have forced the state Legislature to vote on hosting a special session to address gun violence.

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FaviconThe Five Best Concerts in South Florida This Week 21 Aug 2019, 12:15 pm

Let the wave of '90s nostalgia wash over you with Backstreet Boys on Friday or come to the realization that the only Vampire Weekend song you know is "A-Punk" on Saturday. Otherwise, Voltaire's second-anniversary party with the Sh-Booms is free for those looking to not spend too much this weekend...

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FaviconSaxophonist Karl Denson on Playing for Rolling Stones: "It's Not Something You Get Used To" 21 Aug 2019, 11:13 am

Karl Denson doesn’t answer blocked numbers. So, when the saxophone player’s phone rang one day in 2014, he didn’t pick up. But after four calls, he thought it might be important. It was. Lenny Kravitz, for whom Denson played saxophone from 1986 to 1993, was calling to tell him about...

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FaviconSpoon's Jim Eno on Touring With Beck and Cage the Elephant: "Almost Like a Minifestival" 20 Aug 2019, 3:22 pm

Spoon's Jim Eno on the band's recent greatest hits album Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon, and the Night Running Tour with Beck and Cage the Elephant.

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FaviconToes in Sand, Beer in Hand at Brews at the Beach 20 Aug 2019, 2:46 pm

Beer festivals in Florida are typically held at a park or in a parking lot, but Brews at the Beach will let you down some brews while shoving your toes in the sand. Get ready to party December 7 on Fort Lauderdale Beach at Sunrise Boulevard and A1A.

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FaviconFred Schneider on B-52's Early Struggles: "My Voice Was Considered Commercial Radio Poison" 20 Aug 2019, 2:31 pm

Fred Schneider talks about how the B-52's struggled to get radio airtime for "Love Shack," how he overcame an unhappy childhood, and why no one should ever let him near their plants.

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FaviconEnvironmental Groups Blast Trump Administration for Failing Florida's Green Sea Turtles 20 Aug 2019, 2:06 pm

Nearly 90 percent of all sea turtle nesting in the United States occurs on Florida beaches. Every summer, thousands of threatened and endangered sea turtles emerge from the water at night to lay their eggs in the sand.

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FaviconFeds Charge Boca Raton Salesman Involved in $3.8 Million Investment Scam 20 Aug 2019, 1:50 pm

There won't be any movies made about the multimillion-dollar scam sold by Boca Raton resident Scott Strochak. No Leonardo DiCaprio depictions, no adaptions by Martin Scorsese, and no big-money Netflix deal. In truth, Strochak's alleged scheme amounts to small potatoes when it comes to ill-gotten riches in South Florida, and even smaller in the larger world of financial chicanery. Still, $3.8 million is nothing to balk at.

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FaviconOkeechobee Music Festival 2020 Tickets Go on Sale August 23 19 Aug 2019, 9:22 pm

Whether it was through public records or a brief by Lake Okeechobee News, it was clear Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival was set to return in 2020. It was also clear that Insomniac, the event promotion company behind Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), was behind the festival's return.

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FaviconThe Killers, the 1975 Headline Riptide Music Festival 2019 19 Aug 2019, 3:48 pm

The Killers will headline the 2019 Riptide Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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FaviconDespite Nick Carter Allegations, Backstreet Boys Have Avoided #MeToo Backlash 19 Aug 2019, 2:00 pm

Most fans and much of the media largely overlooked sexual assault allegations against Nick Carter during the promotional tour for the Backstreet Boys' DNA.

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FaviconArtist Carol Prusa Honors the Women Behind Moon Landing at Boca Raton Museum 19 Aug 2019, 12:03 pm

With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Boca Museum opens "Carol Prusa: Dark Light," honoring women astronomers.

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FaviconBroward Student Group Leads Way in Addressing Mental Health 16 Aug 2019, 1:30 pm

We now live in a world where students not only have to stress over homework, testing, and college, but also the thought of what to do if a shooter strikes their school. On February 14, 2018, tragedy struck in Broward County. A former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

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FaviconThe New Vampire Weekend Is Way More Fun 16 Aug 2019, 1:25 pm

Vampire Weekend having more fun than ever.

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