The IWAN space The Bubble has officially positioned itself as one of the premier venues to consistently catch great local music in Fort Lauderdale, alongside the Poor House and Alligator Alley. Saturday, September 5, promoter power-couple Garo Gallo and Yvonne Colon will p ... More >>
Check out this new video from the Renegades of Noise. They are The Adjective Noun and Fuck w/ Audio performing together in what they call an "off the grid noise concert in the woods of Fort Lauderdale Broward County, Florida 0% carbon emissions / zero carbon footprint."Warning, mute the audio out ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale-based foursome Fantastic 5 blend indie rock and '90s alternative with echoing guitars, stripped down rock, and grungy vocals, and name The Pixies, Weezer, The Strokes, and Velvet Underground among their musical influences. Their songs vacillate from Nirvana-inspired openi ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists from South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.via myspace.com/anewstartrockA New Start's Loser was #1 on WNSU chart this week. The band hails from Fort Lauderdale where the in-tow ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenRadio-Active's punk selection is serious.Click here to view a full slideshow of photos from the event.Radio-Active Records' Eighth Anniversary Party With Beings, Jose El Rey, and the ShakersRadio-Active Records, Fort LauderdaleJuly 18, 2009Better Than: Stumbling upon a rare 12" or ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives for week of July 20 - 26, 1988 This week in 1988 Blue Oyster Cult came to South Florida and played a show at Summer's in Fort Lauderdale. According to people who like telling stories, at some point in the history of the club New York hardcore band Murphy's Law play ... More >>
The new IWAN Concept Production Facility "The Bubble" is hosting an after-party for Red Eye, the annual Fort Lauderdale event by ArtServe that highlights work by local artists, musicians, fashion designers, and performance artists. The Bubble after-party starts at 8 p.m. and ... More >>
Here's a video of Glocca Morra playing at The Bubble in Ft Lauderdale on June 6 in their first show since signing to Livid Records. The show was thrown by the Independent Artists Working Network.
To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. What I want to talk about this week is how I miss Miami. For the past two months, I've been living back in Ft. Lauderdale again. I was really excited to move back at first because my true friends are here. But as it turns ... More >>
photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.A couple of months ago I wrote about the difference between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. I recently moved back to Ft. Lauderdale, and I've realized the two places are two totally diffe ... More >>
Ah, thank Google Alerts for bringing this gem of South Florida music past to our inbox. The Sunset Strip story is one that has been told, but what of bands elsewhere in the country who were plying the same sound? One of these, it seems, was a band called Poser based in Ft. Lauderdale. (Perhaps "po ... More >>
Want some free Shepards Pie today? Well you're in luck. FishTales on 33rd in Fort Lauderdale has one of the most delicious happy hour buffets in town. From 4-7 pm, all drinks are two for one and the buffet features a different dish every day: Monday it's pasta, tacos every Tuesday, Thursday fe ... More >>
There's dining on a budget, and then there's dining on no budget. For those of you who have a hard time deciding whether that last $10 should go toward food or beer, Maguires Hill 16 in Fort Lauderdale has your answer: Both. Happy hour runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and it include ... More >>
Dogfish, Shipward, Lefthand, Terrapin, and Stone are five of the seven microbrews being poured tonight at Angelo & Maxie's Steakhouse. It's the latest in this restaurant's series of Thursday night beer tastings, which run from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. For twenty dollars, patrons can quaff the aforement ... More >>
The good state of Florida wants gay people to know something: You sure as hell can't adopt here, but we've been counting on your child-free-in-a-recession vacation dollars. (Expensive SoFla hotel? Check. Poolside margarita? Check. Civil rights? Umm, about that...) Along with insanely wealthy folk ... More >>
Belinda Eaton, Girl with Oysters, from Belindaeaton.comPly her with aphrodisiacs all night, and you've got it made, right? This week in New Times, Robb Walsh dispenses pearls of wisdom on the world's favorite bivalve here. And below, a plan to spend your V-Day shelling out:Sage Bistro and Oyster B ... More >>
John LinnFresh grilled Mahi Mahi finds a home in tacos and burritos at The Whole Enchilada in Fort Lauderdale. According to Gail Shepherd's Dish column this week, Palm Beach County residents have at least one more joint where they can sate their cravings for authentic Mex (though Ameri-Mex fans sho ... More >>
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This season FOX's smash reality hit Hell's Kitchen 5 features 3 Florida Chef's, Paula DaSilva is one of them. Paula works as Chef De Cuisine at 3030 Ocean at the Marriot's Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. I spoke to her via telephone and here's what she had to say."I grew up in the business. ... More >>
Not on the V-Day Menu at TrinaRight, gents, it's the most perilous time of year to be a man. Every move you make or fail to for Valentine's Day will pretty much seal up your romantic prospects for the year. My brother once made the hideous gaffe (who knew?) of giving his girlfriend a ring on Februar ... More >>
One of our favorite restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Christine's on Oakland Park Boulevard, rolled out a new menu this week featuring, in addition to entrees, a pretty delectable line-up of small plates priced between 10 and 14 bucks. A good idea, thinks us, especially because the joint is becoming k ... More >>
The local hardcore legend opens his mouth again.
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. With the tattoo convention coming up this weekend in Miami, I want to talk about how these conventions are full of jackasses. I used to work for Eulogy Recordings, one of sponsors of it, and Madball is playing on Saturday - that's ... More >>
There are so many reality tv shows on network television these days, that I've really lost track. Apparently the Fox television network allows this ornery British chef Gordon Ramsay to have not one, but two reality series run on it's airwaves. This second one which I've never heard of until now, "Ki ... More >>
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. Since I've lived and worked in both Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, I want to talk about the differences between the scenes, and also just getting around in each place. First off as far as Ft. Lauderdale goes, transportation sucks. Ever ... More >>
In the Nineties, Erick Lyle, then known as Iggy Scam, lived an enviable, punk-ethics-fueled life around South Florida that is near impossible to imagine today. He booked shows at a warehouse venue, the Junkyard, at the bottom of South Beach, and at one point squatted an entire floor of the crumblin ... More >>
Deep frying a turkey can destroy your home, kill your neighbors, and ruin your life. It happened to a friend of mine. This was in Chicago, some years back. He turned on his heating element -- something red and dangerous looking, made by a company with a Japanese sounding name -- and filled a li ... More >>
Tonight there's a going to be a good set of music going on over at Atmosphere Lounge in Fort Lauderdale. Coral Springs-based folks singer Andrew Bayuk will be on hand singing songs of love, of protest, of peace, and of passion. He's been grinding away in South Florida's indie music scene for years ... More >>
You haven't quite missed the bargains this year: Dine Out Fort Lauderdale has been extended until December 14th for 22 of the restaurants originally participating. Among them, Cero (they have a new chef, Toby Joseph has left to go to Bova Prime); Four Rivers, and 3030 Ocean; Lola's on Harrison in Ho ... More >>
Lots of sailors will be coming our way for Fleet Week.
Snap out of it, 4/20 revelers: Florida legislators want to stomp on your buzz.
Everyones here for White Party
Vessels galore come ashore in Broward