Palm Beach Gardens

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Thousands Sign Petitions Against Walmart Development on Endangered Pine Rockland

    Leslye Jacobs is a longtime environmental advocate and a once-proud University of Miami Hurricane. But two weeks ago, when she learned that the university had sold a swath of endangered pine rockland forest to a Palm Beach Gardens-based developer who planned to build a Walmart, Jacobs, the director ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Eight More Couples Sue Florida to Recognize Gay Marriages From Other States

    Following a lawsuit filed in January by six gay couples hoping to strike down Florida's gay marriage ban, a new lawsuit has been filed by eight other couples seeking to have Florida recognize gay marriages performed in other states. Though the first lawsuit named Miami-Dade Clerk of Court Harvey R ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    Another Bootleg Butt Doc Busted After Krazy Glue Surgeries In South Florida Motel Go Awry

    Miami was captivated in November 2011 when a would-be plastic surgeon with a prodigious ass named Oneal Morris was arrested after injecting mixtures including Fix-a-Flat into her patients' butts. Now it seems like Morris was only the tip of the bootleg butt doc industry in South Florida.A Pahokee ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Is Trader Joe's Coming to Pinecrest? UPDATED

    Updated: It has been confirmed that Trader Joe's is opening in Pinecrest. Read: Trader Joe's is Coming to Pinecrest.Trader Joe's, the grocer that features cheap wine, employees in Hawaiian shirts, and a crazed fan base, might be coming to Pinecrest.Read Also: Trader Joe's Replies to Palm Beach Garde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Trader Joe's is Coming to Pinecrest

    Aloha Pinecrest! Trader Joe's is coming your way!The neighborhood grocery store with an adventurer's heart has signed a lease to open its first southeast Florida location in Pinecrest. The new store will be located at 9205 South Dixie Highway, formerly home to Borders Bookstore.Read Also: Is Trader ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    London 2012 Olympics: Introducing Your Florida Athletes

    See also "Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Games" and "London 2012 Olympics: South Florida Athletes (Photos)"Something called "the Olympic Spirit" is in the air, and suddenly, we're suppose to care about equestrian sports and whether or not China is sending 10-year-olds to destr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    London 2012 Olympics: Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Games

    Dun Dun Da Dun Dun Dun Da Dun Da Dun Da Dun. We are 24 hours away from the opening ceremony for the Games of the XXX Olympiad. While Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade aren't joining LeBron James on the basketball court, we've still got some serious Team USA contenders representing the 305, 954, and the 561 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Darden Buys Yardhouse Restaurants for $585 Million

    As if restaurant giant Darden needed any more popular eateries in its catalogue, the good folks at the world's largest full-service restaurant group have just agreed to purchase  Yard House Restaurants, including four in the South Florida area for a steep $585 million. It adds the loc ... 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

    March 28, 2012

    The Grind Burgers Announced

    ​The Grind, Miami's home town burger competition, is this Saturday and we're finally counting down to burger madness.On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will compete with their meat at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex. Tickets are still available for $75 in advance, $85 at the door. V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    National Signing Day: Hurricanes Nab No. 1 CB, Could Finish with Top Ten Class

    ​National signing day started out with a bang for Al Golden and his Miami Hurricanes. Tracy Howard, the number one cover cornerback in the nation and a Miramar High star, surprisingly picked the U over both FSU and UF after only making his first official visit to the school last weekend. The coup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Vic & Angelo's Closes South Beach Location

    ​​Vic & Angelo's Coal Oven Enoteca, the mid-priced Italian eatery that replaced restaurateur David Manero's higher-priced eatery, DeVito, has closed. A visible for-lease sign hung on the building's facade when Short Order stopped by this afternoon.The South Beach outpost held a grand opening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Chad Ochocinco Shops at Urban Outfitters; We Offer Our Styling Suggestions

    ​We at Cultist must confess a certain fondness for Urban Outfitters, purveyors of ironic tees, man-repelling women's attire, and hipster gadgets of all sorts. There's something comforting and innocent about the atmosphere inside the store, like being wrapped in a warm blanket of nonchalance and id ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    October 6, 2011
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    May 16, 2011

    More Free Burgers, CG's Moves to Kendall

    South Moon Photography/Alissa DragunThe CG Burger. ​The recent proliferation of burger joints has left a remarkable trail of options, so does Miami really need yet another burger chain? Last week Damn Good Burger opened with a burger give-a-way, and now CG's attempts to win fans with a similar bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Mystery Solved (Sort Of), Cinco Coming, and The Chew on TV

    We found out the mystery café that had it's soft opening earlier this week will be called Crumb on Parchment. Michelle Bernstein's momma is making the baked goods. Stay tuned for an interview with her soon.Coral Gables is getting a new eatery: Cinco. Cinco is due--wait for it--on May 5 (uh, yeah, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Eastern European Ring Busted For Setting Up Fake SoBe Clubs To Rob Rich Tourists

    photo by Miamiboyz via Wikimedia Commons​At some point, anyone who's ever gone clubbing on Washington Avenue has felt like the whole thing was an elaborate ripoff. But this? This is insane.The FBI today has busted an Eastern European ring that set up a half dozen fake clubs in South Beach that exi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Reports: QB Jacoby Brissett to Choose Gators Over 'Canes

    ​Al Golden was hoping for one more coveted player to really make his inaugural recruiting class shine, but it appears that four star quarterback Jacoby Brissett of Palm Beach Gardens' Dwyer High will announce his intentions to play for the Gators instead this year. Brissett was one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Hurricanes Land Solid Recruiting Class But Left Waiting on QB Jacoby Brissett

    With only six weeks to recruit and a limited number of scholarships to dole out head coach Al Golden has done a solid, though not spectacular, job at putting together his first recruiting class. The group is led by two five-star (as rated by, anyway) defensive ends: Anthony Chickillo (a th ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 21, 2010
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    March 19, 2010

    Tonight: West Palm Beach's Lavola Shifting Dynamics at Propaganda

    ​What does it say about scorching three-piece Lavola that within a month of their first live show they've booked gigs in Miami, Boca, West Palm, Palm Beach Gardens, Pompano, and Lake Worth? Not just that they are on their hustle, but that they kill it live, which you can find out for yourself toni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    What to Hear in Broward and Palm Beach This Weekend

    ​As usual, there's plenty of music to hear in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend. If you're in the mood for some indie rock AND comedy, you should head out to Propaganda to hear John Ralston, Sweet Bronco, and the Beards of Comedy. If you want your comedy more hard-edged, head out to see Doug Sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Todd English Gets the 10

    Come to us Todd.​Still not announcing any concrete plans to move into our neighborhood, Todd English continues to make us swoon from afar. Now that he's got da Campo Osteria in Fort Lauderdale, Figs in Palm Beach Gardens, and Wild Olives coming to Boca in the old Opus 5 location (oooh--was I suppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Florida Stone Crabs, Florida Vodka, BLT Brunch and Location, Location, Location

    ​Stone Crab Season BeginsDolphins shmolphins -- the season we really care about kicks off at Joe's Stone Crabs next Thursday, October 15th. Stone crabs are always winners.11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365.Florida In A Bottle4 Orange Premium Vodka is the world's first and only vodka dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Dick Armey Sending Army of Dicks After Bill Nelson over Health Care

    ​Dick Armey, the former Republican House majorty leader who's not currently making an ass out of himself on Dancing with the Stars, was in Palm Beach Gardens today speaking to teabaggers, um, Tea Party activists. According to the Palm Beach Post, Armey told the crowd of conservative acti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    In the Studio With Stonefox, and MP3 of the Day

    Stonefox frontman Jordan signs into a vintage Teisco mike.Yes, I just blogged about excellent Boca-based trio (sometimes quartet) Stonefox. Well, these guys are playing some of the best rock and roll to come out of Palm Beach County (!) in a long time. Also, I'm working up a feature about them for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Stonefox and Monty Warren Play Swampgrass Willy's on July 4

    via for some proselytizing? Stonefox is one of the current saviors of South Florida rock. That's a lot to heap on a trio of guys in their early twenties, but this Boca- and Lauderdale-based band has clearly digested the gospel of rollicking, psychedelic, bluesy, rock a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Ten Under $10 For the Weekend of June 5 - 7

    Ex Norwegian Plays Propaganda in Lake Worth TonightHere are ten wallet-friendly music events this weekend around South Florida.Tonight, Friday, June 5*Atlanta-based power-pop-rock trio Last November plays at Transit Lounge. Cover information is kind of murky but it should be cheap or even free. Clic ... 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 >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009

    Wackenhut Stands up to Miami-Dade

    Security firm denies ripping off the county and fires back with a $20 million lawsuit.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    No Blues for Ouzo Blue

    Photo from ouzoblue.comThey're dancing on the tables in Palm Beach Gardens -- literally -- with the debut of Palm Beach County's second Ouzo Blue. The first Blue set up in Lake Worth in January, bringing Greek faves from dolmades and spanakopita to moussaka and lamb kebabs, plus lots of table dancin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    The Scoop from Cafe Bites: Thai Jo Opens in West Palm

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Cafe Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to sign up.When one guy leaves town, there's no reason to waste any time finding the next guy, especially when the new one is spicier than the fir ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009

    Father Hoes Best

    The Williams sisters' pop isn't the first to use celebu-dad status to score a young babe.

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    March 24, 2009

    Father Hoes Best

    Wikimedia CommonsThe Sony Ericsson Open begins tomorrow on Key Biscayne, and that means the tennis world's most notorious one-man circus is coming to town. Forget the athletes; we're following Richard Williams, dad of the top-seeded sisters and Palm Beach Gardens residents Serena and Venus. Richard' ... 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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    January 21, 2009

    Palm Beach and Broward Restaurant Closings

    Your intuition is correct: Restaurants dropped like tasered protesters at a Republican rally last year. The not-so-bad news is that new eateries opened in many of the vacated spaces, offsetting our net loss. Read on for a partial and unofficial Short Order list of closings in Broward and Palm Beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Anthony's Is Busting Out All Over

    Thatsa bruciata! I don't usually approve of chains, but Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is definitely one of the good guys: Born in SoFla, where not long ago you couldn't get a decent slice of pie to save your soul, Anthony's has recently managed to put a coal fire pizza joint within reach of us all. No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Flavor Palm Beach Report: Metronome

    Oh la la, Metronome est bon! Metronome is a relative newcomer to the Palm Beach Gardens dining strip along PGA Boulevard, and in spite of this wearisome location, it's a darling place both outside and in -- oversized French bistro posters, cushy red banquettes, red and white straw chairs, a big pat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    A Little Bellyaching

    Just back from Guatemala, and jonesing for raw fish and the curative powers of pickled ginger, we dragged our sorry carcasses and knotted, rebellious intestines over to Sushi Jo in West Palm Beach late Sunday for a bit of s&s. We just couldn't resist that Guatemalan street food, could we? Had to hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    That Pizza Could Kill You

    Whoever imagined that a simple tomato pie with a bubbly, blackened crust (“bruciata,” in the trade) could potentially cause a cancer cluster? At least one Delray Beach-based letter writer to the Sun-Sentinel did, and she’s not alone (read the down & dirty responses that letter generated here). ... More >>

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    May 2, 2008

    Weakest. YouTube Remix. Ever

    The video with Latarian Milton, the 7-year-old badass/hood rat enthusiasts that stole his mother's SUV in Palm Beach Gardens is definitely making the rounds of the blogosphere right now. So there's no surprise that a remix of the footage has surfaced on YouTube set to music. Initially, that sound ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2008

    Sound Advice

    How to indulge your musical ADD at Ultra.

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    December 16, 2007

    Last Night: Big Bang Radio Record Release Party

    Guess what her favorite band is. Big Bang Radio Swampgrass Willy's December 15, 2007 Saturday seemed like it was a day of Big Bangs. South Florida's hard rock juggernaut, Big Bang Radio, played three shows within a 10-hour span to celebrate the release of their debut album, To Mars from Babylon. ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 18, 2007

    Rosa Mexicano Rocks the Guac

    Miami’s latest Mexican transplant transport diners south of the border

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    March 16, 2006

    The Empire Strikes Back

    You can’t keep a good Max down

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

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    March 22, 2001
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    February 20, 1997
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    July 6, 1995


    Sure, Miami has an empty stadium. And sure, Bruce Frey has pigskin on the brain. But that's no excuse for the Canadian football league.

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