Meat Market's Sean Brasel is having one good spring. First, the chef was proclaimed a "grilling god" by Food Republic. He's also planning to open two new Meat Market locations, in Puerto Rico and Palm Beach. Now, Brasel is headed to New York City to represent Miami Beach at a special James Beard Ho ... More >>
There's no doubt the biggest beer trend in Miami is homebrew. Everywhere you look -- from clubs such as Misfit Home Brewers to individuals brewing batches in their kitchens -- the make-your-own beer craze is here in full force. And why not?Beginning homebrewers simply need a kitchen, a small storage ... More >>
By the size of the crowd at yesterday's BurgerFi friends and family event in Aventura (18139 Biscayne Boulevard), you would think the burgers were made of gold bullion instead of free-range, grass-fed beef.The Aventura BurgerFi is the sixth restaurant in the chain, which itself is just over a year o ... More >>
In what could have been a stupid idea but actually turned out pretty illuminating (especially from Florida's point of view), Floating Sheep mapped each county in the United States by how often its residents tweet about beer compared with how often they tweet about church. Miami-Dade, unsurprisi ... More >>
The unsung victims of the bizarre display of capitalism we call Black Friday? The hundreds of thousands of retail workers who have their Thanksgiving marred by having to get show up to work later that night to prepare.A worker at a Target in Palm Beach was so exhausted after working her Black Fri ... More >>
Did you know that the EPA can now fine you if your house's septic tank is dirty? Or that the EPA now requires toilet paper be made from synthetic materials instead of traditional wood fiber? And that the government agency is banning animal fat from soap?Actually, that's all bullshit. But ... More >>
Nobody's saying Miami-Dade is particularly well-behaved, but GOOD LORD, Palm Beach, you kicked our ass on this one. What a mugshot. Such emotion, such conflict. And a faint suggestion of artful composition, too.Oh -- and this isn't his first arrest.
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 >>
Riptide is staying the hell out of the ocean this week. Beaches from Palm Beach to Key West are swarming with stinging masses of Portuguese men-of-war. And those bastards leave a welt that doesn't always wash off with ammonia: a 64-year-old diver died after running into one off Key West this past ... More >>
NASAA satellite view of the oil spill taken by NASAOn news that some oil had begun leaking into the Loop Current, Governor Charlie Crist declared a state of emergency for Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Monroe counties. A state of emergency had already been decla ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.There are celebrity chefs (Hellooo, Emeril), then there are celebrity chefs.At the top of the list in that second category is Daniel Boulud, whose celebrity has ... More >>
Joshua PrezantTell us what is the best gay bar in Broward or Palm Beach county in the comments section below.Need some suggestions? Click here to view our LGBT club guide.And click here for a master list of all Readers' Poll items.
Via wikimedia commonsCooking demos to flood Whole Foods Florida.Have you ever messed up cooking ramen noodles? If you answered yes, like we did, you could probably use some professional help of the cooking variety.Give thanks for South Florida's bounty of highly touted, greatly revered, very expe ... More >>
Palm Beach County circuit judge Krista Marx sat down with The Palm Beach Post and warned that crime , in the words of the paper, "is inexorably moving northward from Miami-Dade like red tide." Yes, because apparently crime is a mysterious and uncontrollable force of nature. Don't worry Mar ... More >>
via Flickr user SmakuPlenty to check out in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend, and no matter who you are, you'll find something that will scare you. David Allan Coe, for instance, is playing tonight at Culture Room. He's been known to scare more than a few people in his day. KMFDM are out at Re ... More >>
Photo by Kara StarzykAstari NightHalloween won't fall on a weekend again until 2014, and it won't fall on a Saturday again until 2015. So Palm Beach residents will have no excuse Saturday. No "next year," no "I'm too tired after working all week." This is a call for them to take to the streets for t ... More >>
South Florida loves Fat Joe; he seems to be here so often we can almost claim him as one of our own. So it was with some interest that I read this MTV News Mixtape Daily blog post on his latest album, Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 (J.O.S.E. 2). But it was this quote that stopped me, about the trac ... More >>
Punk band To Be HatedShows by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the-radar this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach. Friday: Boca-based trio The Pretty Faces create the sort of garage pop that's dirty enough for a dive, but too tuneful to be wasted on shitty acoustics. They ... More >>
Tom Wilco Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of the State OfShows this weekend by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the radar in Broward and Palm Beach. Friday:Piano and drums mixed with vocals that are simultaneously haunting and tough define the sound of The State Of, ... More >>
LocalThe race-based deal for the Marlins Stadium has crumbled before our eyes. [SFLTimes]USA Today notices that San Francisco, Miami, Minneapolis or Cleveland may soon be without a daily newspaper. This is sad because then they'll have to read USA Today. There's always the fine Village Voice Media p ... More >>
We can't do this alone. This Spring, when we publish our Broward-Palm Beach Best Of issue, we're going to put our reputation on the line: What's the most delicious damn burger in Palm Beach and Broward counties? Who twirls the finest pizza crust? Which restaurant just blows all its competition out o ... More >>
Kick it with the homies at WAKA.
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 >>
Mr. Pupp "Da Quarter Million Dollar Man" and 21 Reese from Palm Beach have a message to any female that would dare bust the window out their cars. Here go the video and lyrics to their remix of Jazmine Sullivan's smash hit as well as I could transcribe them.....
If it seems like Mötley Crüe was just here, well, it's because they were, in July, headlining their Crüefest tour at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. They're coming baaaaa-aaaaack, though, as part of their Saints of Los Angeles Tour, and diehard fans will be happy it's a relatively in ... More >>
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The "Almost" Free Album Vol. 4 (self-released)
A little sweetness goes a long way in South Florida
Local crime fighters get ready to rumble for charity
Gen indigo takes over soon
A group of hot firewomen raised big bucks posing for a sexy calendar. The intended charity got only a pittance.
Theatre League of South Florida