Boca Raton

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Reginald St. Fleur Arrested for Stealing Biogensis Documents from Whistleblower's Car

    Porter Fisher, the former Biogenesis employee who provided documents to Miami New Times to help blow open the massive Major League Basbeball PED scandal, stored boxes of documents related to the case in the trunk of his Toyota Camry. This past March, while Fisher was getting a spray tan in Boca Rato ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes Kickoff Tonight: The Best Canes Fans on Instagram

    Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another season of Miami Hurricanes football. Tonight the Canes will kick off against the pride of Boca Raton, the Florida Atlantic University Owls. The Hurricanes are 32-point favorites over the mighty Owls, so the game is not exactly expected to come down to the wir ... More >>

  • News

    August 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    James Beard Foundation's Taste America: Tickets On Sale Now

    It might seem like there's a music festival in South Florida every other weekend, and that's probably true, but we foodies want to have our fun too. Filling the void between our own Iron Fork August 1 and South Beach Wine and Food Festival in February, is the James Beard Foundation's Taste America, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Florida Bill Would Allow Advertising on School Buses

    Your kids' ride to school every morning could soon be sponsored by Coca-Cola, Kendall Toyota or Disney Channel. A new bill introduced in the Florida House of Representatives would allow school districts to sell advertising space directly on the school bus.

  • News

    November 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    The Meal at Romney's Boca Fundraiser: Golden Opulence Sundae and More

    There's been a ton of talk going on recently about the video of Mitt Romney's fundraiser in Boca Raton that was leaked to Mother Jones magazine. Yes, we're talking about the one where he called 47 percent of Americans freeloaders. We found out that the private fundraiser had a price tag of $50,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Underappreciated Butchers Want Your Appreciation

    Whole Foods Market recently hosted a competition for butchers. Why? Many of us remember living in other parts of the country, and the world, where there was a butcher shop on every street corner. (Vegans: Reader discretion is strongly advised from here on in.)Rich, tender pieces of meat hung on stai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Meet Mitt Romney in Miami Next Week for Just $10,000

    Mitt Romney will be tearing through Florida next week and hopes to leave the state with somewhere between $5 and $8 million in his campaign's coffers. He'll be making stops in Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Tampa, Jacksonville and Boca Raton during the fundraising flourish on Wednesday and Thursday, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Burger 21 is Offering You A Miami Franchise

    ​Burger 21 is a new "fast casual" concept brought to you by the folks behind a rather old concept, The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. The idea behind this particular burger emporium is to offer 21 "chef-inspired" creations culled from freshly ground beef, chicken, turkey, shrimp, and tuna -- with cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Want to Buy the Naming Rights to a Public School Cafeteria? Proposed Law Would Let You

    ​Lunch might be the favorite school subject of many children across the state, and a new bill filed by a Boca Raton Democrat would allow corporations to capitalize on that by letting them buy the naming rights to public school cafeterias.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Serendipity 3 Plans To Open In South Beach

    Serendipity 3 plans to bring its over-the-top treats to SoBe.​Iconic Manhattan ice cream restaurant and celebrity hotspot Serendipity 3 plans to open in South Beach, bringing Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and sundaes priced like mortgage payments to the rich and beautiful of South Florida.Serendipity 3 h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Philippe Chow Moving to SoFi and Boca Raton; Taverna Opa Closing

    Philippe Chow is moving to SoFi and Boca Raton​Philippe, chef Philippe Chow's high-end Chinese restaurant, has closed its Gansevoort Miami Beach location. Fans of Chef Chow's lettuce wraps and Peking duck need not despair -- the restaurant will reopen with two new locations ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Chef Gonzalo Rivera Says Adios to La Marea

    Photo by Riki AltmanSave that last empanada for us, amigo!Though most of the crowd at last night's March of Dimes Signature Chefs Event was all smiles, yours truly suffered a broken heart when La Marea's executive chef, Gonzalo Rivera, mentioned he has given notice and won't be at the restaurant aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Noisy Sun Chip Bags and Rare Bananas

    Trina Sargalski​This week in Short Order ...Are those Sun Chip bags really that noisy?Chef Paula Da Silva talks about her new job at 1500 Degrees RestaurantWho has the best bandeja paisa?David New of Ability Explosion talks madeleines and dining in the dark.Food writing luminaries are headed to Ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Florida Table Magazine Ceases Publication

    ​Boca Raton-based JES Publishing Corporation, publisher of Boca Raton magazine, has pulled the plug on Florida Table, also its publication. The magazine's latest summer issue -- which featured South Florida's James Beard award nominees on the cover -- was its last. Editor Marie Speed bid farewell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Music Newsletter: iLa Mawana at the Funky Buddha on Saturday

    ​Trusted scribe Alex Rendon puts out a rock-solid music e-mail newsletter for New Times Broward-Palm Beach every week, which you can sign up for right here. Here's one stimulating entry from this week's edition.Ace local booking source the Honeycomb brings massive, nationally-touted reggae ensembl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Photo Gallery: Dashboard Confessional at Lynn University Shots at

    Photo by Ian WitlenDashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba gives back to Boca Raton​Friend of New Times Ian Witlen took some excellent photos at Friday's Dashboard Confessional extravaganza at Lynn University in Boca Raton that are now up at Read our wrap of the event, which honored the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Heads Up: Silversun Pickups, Against Me! Coming to Boca Raton's Sunset Cove June 16

    ​To the delight of local skinny-jeaned optometrists, Los Angeles alt-shoegaze rockers Silversun Pickups will bring "Lazy Eye," as well as more recent material off 2009's Swoon to the scenic Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Boca Raton June 16. See the whole tour itinerary here. Ticket sales are forthcom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Help Haiti and Find a Positive Groove in Boca This Weekend

    Cypress' happy vibes will help a good cause​The jam-friendly sounds of local combo Cypress lead a benefit concert for Haiti relief this Saturday in Boca Raton. The party, presented by Aura Music Events, begins at noon at the North Dixie Shopping Center (500 East Spanish River Blvd.), and runs unti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Peter Boulukos: "The Best Thing I Ever Ate"

    Foodnetwork.comOur turn!Peter Boulukos, chef/owner of YOLO Restaurant and Tarpon Bend restaurantsThe best fried food I ever had wasn't from a restaurant. When I was a kid my uncle owned a marina that was about 10 minutes from our house. One night he showed up after work with a bucket overflowing w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    We Swear We Won't Watch Scott Storch's Reality Show -- OK, Just the Pilot

    In substance-abuse circles, you often hear talk of the moment you "hit rock bottom." For your average schmo, it usually involves stealing abuela's jewelry or fellatio behind a Burger King. For celebrities, there's an even more clear barometer of when you're smashing head-first into your own failure: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Now On Open Table

    Sprint Sprint is the "Official Sponsor of Now" Open Table pioneered reservation-making in the Big Apple, and has taken the world byte by juicy byte ever since.  Miami's catching on.  Some faves have yet to jump on the Internet reservation bandwagon, but many have recently conve ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Peter Max = Front-Runner

    Somewhere in a factory in Candyland, there's a giant grid of John McCain portraits, casting 44 slightly insane smiles into the pinkish darkness

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Rogue Morimoto Hazelnut

    Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Short Order will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured in Beer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Stone Crab Frenzy Tonight at Truluck's

    Truluck's seafood restaurant got its start in Texas, but its appearance in Florida is reason for stone-crab lovers to rejoice: The company keeps its own crab fishing fleet of 16 boats outside of Naples, Florida, where it hauls in enough crab to provide the chain with seriously fresh claws during sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Spring Lamb, a la Armenian

    You wonder how a tiny, nine-table, family run Armenian cafe could survive two years on the fringes of Boca Raton's ritzy Mizner Park: But order a plate of Boca Skewers' falafel, and you'll get the picture. These crunchy little balls of fried, spiced chickpeas may be served on a plastic plate with pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    The Addison -- Chef Joe Hahn Talks Boca Raton

    I recently spoke to chef Joe Hahn of The Addison in Boca Raton. He talked about being a dishwasher, brunch, and volcano tuna. Here's what he had to say."I'm just the chef, been the executive chef for about a year now.Last five years before coming here, I was at Maxwell's Chop House. I brought all th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Florida Trend Dispenses Golden Spoons

    Christine's runs away with a SpoonFlorida Trend's 2009 Dining Guide is out, with a new editor in chief: Chris Sherman has replaced Robert Toff as the dispenser of Golden Spoons. This year's guide cites plenty of South Florida gems among the 20 Best New Restaurants. In Fort Lauderdale: Christine's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Football & Margaritas

    Football and margaritas. There is less than one month left of football season; less than one month to transform your culturally bankrupt, Dorito- and Budweiser-filled Sundays on the couch into something genuinely awesome. And for that purpose, we suggest Moquila the classy nu-Mexican joint in Mizner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Birthday Celebrations For Lance-O of Kulcha Shok Muzik

    Anyone who knows Lance-O of Kulcha Shok can attest that he's one of the hardest working local DJs in the business. Hell, to call him simply a DJ seems limiting since he not only plays out at bars and clubs on a weekly basis, but also does radio, promotes shows, and produces his own television progra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    Palm Beach County Greenmarkets Open

    The illusion of plenitude, at least We've got a breeze. Hurricane season's almost over. And the Greenmarkets are opening again. It's everybody's favorite time of year, and starting this Saturday we'll be getting used to the quaint sight of folks tottling along our streets with a loaf of bread under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008
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    May 20, 2008
  • Music

    April 17, 2008

    Cat Shell

    Cat's Outta the Bag (Self-released)

  • Music

    February 28, 2008
  • Dining

    June 28, 2007

    Moon Shines

    UM grad Jack Punma creates a stir in Coral Gables

  • Dining

    January 19, 2006

    City Slicker

    A new wine bar paints the town red, white, and rosé

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    The Loman Family Picnic

  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004


    Geoffrey Wade

    Fortune's Fool

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004
  • Dining

    December 18, 2003

    Inspiration, Activity at Every Turn

    Exciting new restaurants are transforming the taste trip north of Miami-Dade.

  • Film

    October 26, 2000

    Here, There, Everywhere

    This year's Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is bigger and ... well, bigger

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Cyber Stakes

    South Florida is at the heart of the Internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it

  • News

    May 28, 1998
  • Culture

    August 15, 1996
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