Rebecca McBane is former arts and culture/food editor for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. A native Floridian, Rebecca avoids the sun and beach at all costs and can most often be found in a well-air-conditioned space."
22 days ago | Art
Hurricanes bring wind, rain, and a massive cavalry of windblown reporters and meteorologists who park themselves in front of cameras. But hurricanes move through and then move away and generally take the media attention with them. Inhabitants are ...
1 month ago | Animals
Once upon a time, the proverbial cat lady was maligned in all forms of mainstream media, from novels to sitcoms. But no more. Since the early days of the internet, sites such as LOLcats have given quirky humans with deep affection for kitty cultur...
9 months ago | South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Once upon a time, food was something you ate. Period. The average person couldn't even name a chef, with the rare exception of someone like Julia Child. In case you haven't noticed, food is trending. Nary a meal goes by without being Instagramed, ...
10 months ago | Holidays
You've met the one. Now you need to propose. You like the idea of a grand gesture, but your future life partner isn't the type to want to be on the big screen at a hockey game or be called out by a skywriter.
10 months ago | Cocktails and Spirits
As much as we enjoy not being snowed in by winter's wrath in South Florida, it can sometimes be difficult to get into the spirit of the season. Sure, our toes are a little cooler than usual in our sandals, but it's not quite the taste of winter we...
10 months ago | Things To Do
Perhaps you are asking yourself, what exactly constitutes Australian cuisine? (Because, no offense Outback, we doubt you're keeping it 100% authentic over there.) Well, if you ask native Australian and Four Seasons chef Aaron Brooks: "Awesomeness."