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Fort Lauderdale

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009
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    October 15, 2009
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    September 8, 2009

    The Killing Floor, a London-NYC Act Featuring a Ft. Laud Transplant, Plays the Bubble and Propaganda This Weekend

    via myspace.com/tkfrocks​Growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Marco Argiro was a precocious talent on the local rock scene. As frontman of the Screeching-Weasel-style pop-punk act the Outrights, Argiro was headlining at local clubs by the time he was barely old enough to drive. A few years later, after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Video: "Out In Public" by Fort Lauderdale's Murderous Rampage

    ​What would members of Dethklok and Tool do if they had to create a music video for the most brutal band in Broward with a $20 budget? Raise its lead singer from the dead, have him sacrifice a baby doll, and make blood flow backwards. Fort Lauderdale's Murderous Rampage, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The Bubble is One of South Florida's Best New Venues

    ​To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. While this blog has covered events there several times already, this week I want to talk about the Bubble in Fort Lauderdale. This place is what this town needs to bring back the D.I.Y. fist-raising of the late '80s and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Seven Bands For $5 at the Bubble Saturday, September 5

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Video: Off The Grid Noise Concert In The Woods of Fort Lauderdale

    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 >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale Foursome Fantastic 5 Plays Radio-Active Records This Saturday, July 25

     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 >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Dialed In: Top Tens From Local College Radio

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Concert Review: Radio-Active Records' Eighth Anniversary Party, July 18

    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 >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Archive Diver: Blue Oyster Cult at Summer's in Fort Lauderdale, July 1988

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Red Eye After-Party Will Include Local Bands and Art on Friday, July 24 at the Bubble

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2009
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    June 12, 2009

    Video: Glocca Morra Live at the Bubble In Ft. Lauderdale on June 6

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Turns Out I Really Miss Miami

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
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    May 13, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Miami vs. Ft. Lauderdale, Revisited

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Throwback Tuesdays: Poser - "Give It Up"

    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 "pose ... More >>

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    April 10, 2009

    A Dream of a Brownie Contest

    On a recent, unseasonably cool afternoon, I drifted away into one of those vivid naptime dreams, the ones where you wake up and think for a second that what you just went through was real. There was a knocking, no, a pounding at the door, as if Grendel were on the other side. I tried making my way t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Free Food! FishTales on 33rd

    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 >>

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    April 1, 2009

    Free Food! Maguires Hill 16 in Fort Lauderdale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Microwbrew Tasting Tonight at Angelo & Maxie's

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Shocking: Gay Travelers Aren't Down with Florida

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    V-Day Planner: In Search of the Big O

    Ply 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 Bar 2000 Harrison St,, Hollywood, 954-391-9466 This sw ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    More Broward Places to Get Your Mexican Fix

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    No Money, No Love

    But you can find an affordable gift when you Shop Lover’s Lane

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Hell's Kitchen 5 - Chef Paula DaSilva Interview

    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. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Valentine's Day Planner: When you go down on one knee, try not to knock over the Cliquot

    Right, 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 February 14th. It was a very nice ant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Christine's Embraces Change

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn

    The local hardcore legend opens his mouth again.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: Tattoo Conventions are for Jackasses

    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 >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Gordon Ramsay Looking For Local Restaurants to Embarrass on National TV

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Miami According to Brooklyn: Miami vs. Ft. Lauderdale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Q&A With Author/Activist Erick Lyle, at Books & Books Tonight and the Firefly Tomorrow

    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 crumbling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Don't Try This At Home, and other reasons to eat at Lulu's

    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 >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Timb and Andrew Bayuk Tonight at Atmosphere Lounge

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Dine Out Lauderdale Extended

    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 >>

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    October 13, 2008
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    October 13, 2008
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    September 26, 2008

    The Weekend In Live Music, September 26 - 28

    Friday, September 26: *Smart-guy metal bands the Sword and Clutch play at Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale. Click here to read more about both. *The South Dakota-based, Nakota nation band Indigenous performs at the Seminole Hard Rock, blending classic rock riffage with Native American traditions. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008
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    September 25, 2008

    Fort Lauderdale Water Contamination and You

    Murphy's Law works after all: No sooner then we preach the benefits Florida's clean tap water in this very publication, the hand of the Almighty descends from on high and dumps a bunch of industrial lubricant into Fort Lauderdale's water supply. Now, residents and restaurateurs alike are scrambling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Sit On It and Spin: Brunch at Pier Top

    You could be here. Brunch at Pier 66. The Pier Top lounge on the rotating top floor of the Pier 66 Hyatt Regency hotel closed down some time ago, and it was too damned bad. With its ever-changing view of the marina, the port, downtown, and the beach, there was no better place in Fort Lauderdale to ... More >>

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    September 5, 2008

    The Weekend in Live Music, September 5 - 7

    Friday, September 5: *That retro-fried garage rock stuff that's going strong in the rest of the country doesn't often seep down here, so catch a little of while you can tonight, when the Seattle foursome the Boss Martians hit Churchill's. Click here for the scoop. *The Microdots play the weekly ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008
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    July 8, 2008

    Karma Records is Having a Blowout Sale

    Hey vinyl lovers and electronic fans, the highly under publicized Karma Records in Fort Lauderdale just announced that they're having a huge sale for the rest of the summer. I normally wouldn't advertise a business specifically on the blog, but supporting independent record stores is a different ani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2008

    Major League Drops a New Video

    If you haven't heard of the Fort Lauderdale based hip-hop group, Major League, they've been making a strong name for themselves as one of the hardest working groups in South Florida for close to a year now. They gig all over town, throw a weekly every Friday at the White Room, and operate one of the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2008

    In The Navy

    Lots of sailors will be coming our way for Fleet Week.

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Toke It Easy

    Snap out of it, 4/20 revelers: Florida legislators want to stomp on your buzz.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Orlando's Shak Nasti to Perform Two Shows in South Florida

    One of Central Florida's most popular jam bands, Shak Nasti, is in town and playing a couple of shows--one in Fort Lauderdale, the other in Coral Gables. Langerado is just around the corner and if you want to get in an early jam fix, go check these guys out tonight and tomorrow night at a club near ... More >>

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