More Floridians then ever went through the necessary background check to buy a firearm this year. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has conducted 823,653 background checks in 2013, toppling the previous record from last year of 797,610.
A Pompano Beach man hit a bicyclist, who landed in his rear window. The driver then continued two miles, dumped the rider -- who was still alive -- in the woods, and went home to sleep. Axel Inostroza, 27, tried to hide his black 2003 Mustang from his girlfriend. He was arrested at 2 p.m. Monday i ... More >>
We were perusing Complex's "50 Best Strip Clubs in America" with a bit of disgust. The mag rattles off multiple clubs in places like Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Pompano Beach, and we were just sitting there thinking, The hell, you not gonna put some Miami clubs on this list? There's even a club ... More >>
Rick Scott's supposed plan to derail voter fraud in Florida resulted in nothing but long lines and the discovery of very little voter fraud. But now it seems there was at least one case of fraud in the past presidential election: a convicted felon wore an "I Voted" sticker to a meeting with her ... More >>
A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
Forbes thinks that one of the best ways to lead America out of it's mounting debt is to spark long-term financial growth, and they think encouraging entrepreneurship among minorities is one of the best ways to generate that growth. Of course, like everything Forbes.com does, they've accompanied t ... More >>
You leave work at 5 o'clock, hop on the 836 and at what seems like a snail's pace hop on the Palmetto and, if you're lucky, 60 minutes later you're back home at you're three-bedroom house in Kendall. Miami's traffic problems suck, don't they? Not according to a new study that says South Florida's av ... More >>
You know Lisa Hayward? Of course not. She plays the Ann Curry part of newsreader on WSFL-TV's fledgling, often-re-tooled morning show, which hardly anyone watches. Well, she crashed her car into a tree Wednesday night and was arrested with a blood alcohol level two times the legal limit.
Government evidence photo via the New York TimesDavid H. Brooks in full Lord of War bling. Somewhere, Toby Keith is missing a belt buckle.In the chaos that followed the attacks of September 11, 2001, David H. Brooks got rich. He transformed a small, struggling company called DHB Industries into o ... More >>
via his MySpaceWe're not sure exactly what it is, but there's something about Travie McCoy's comical lyrical stylings that just draws us in. He had us at pancakes when the video for "Cupid's Chokehold" first came out in '06 -- and the Katy Perry cameo didn't hurt, either. (As everyone knows, they ... More >>
Listen to "Welcome to Broward County" at least twice, says Kie MoneyWhen it comes to making a regional song into a global phenomenon, gotta hand it to Jay-Z. "Empire State of Mind" isn't disappearing from the airwaves any time soon (although we're partial to his "Brooklyn's Finest" featurin ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioTwo of the biggest selling Latino hip-hop artists join forces for the sake of good music. Legendary rap group Cypress Hill has tapped Miami's own Pitbull to join them on their new single "Armada Latina". They recently shot a music video for the vintage sounding song an ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenClick here to view a full slideshow of photos from the show.Adult Swim Presents the Dethklok Tour 2009With High on Fire, Converge, Mastodon, and DethklokPompano Beach AmphitheaterSunday, November 8, 2009Better Than: Getting home in time for Robot Chicken.The Review: The curre ... More >>
A.F.I. is playing in South Florida on November 18, at Pompano Beach Amphitheater. Longtime fans of the band are in for a treat, as recent fan reviews show the band's set list has spanned its (long!) career. Also excellent is the opening band, Gallows, probably the best straight-up hardcore act to ... More >>
The upcoming national outing headlined by New Found Glory and Dashboard Confessional was going to be a showcase of '90s Broward and Palm Beach County heroes made good. But this past Friday, Dashboard had to suddenly drop off the tour, which was scheduled to land locally at Pompano Beach Amphithea ... More >>
It's Wednesday again, so Live Nation is rolling back some prices to make concert tickets just a little bit more affordable. This week, tickets for most shows at Cruzan Amphitheatre, Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, and The Fillmore Miami Beach are available at face value. No additional convenience fee ... More >>
Summer is finally over! The insufferable heat finally broke this weekend and its officially fall in South Florida. Yes, we didn't turn on our AC all weekend and we couldn't be more excited. So we hope you enjoyed the reason why we all moved here in the first place.We're sure you didn't stay in this ... More >>
Every death metal, horror punk, shock rock, and costume wearing band in America owes Alice Cooper a debt of gratitude. Without him bringing electric chairs, fountains of fake blood, and corpse makeup onstage, rock and roll would be a much tamer genre. He hasn't been all shock rock and makeup thou ... More >>
via myspace.com/vulturesarewolvesWhy try to originally opine on the sounds of the heavy Miami trio Vultures are Wolves, when the band's MySpace page is so darn descriptive? There, you will find that they tag themselves as being appropriate for fans of "repulsive uncontrolled chaos," and sounding ... More >>
Live Nation's Wednesday deal of the week looks a lot like the last three weeks. Until 11:59 p.m. tonight, all tickets at the Cruzan and Bayfront Park Amphitheaters are buy one get one free. It's a great deal, providing there's something you want to see at those venues. This week, Live Nation is a ... More >>
Live Nation continues to make Wednesday the best (if only) day to get tickets through their site. Last week, they announced the "All-In" tickets: For $29.99 you get lawn tickets, parking, a hot dog, and a soda. This week, they're expanding the "All-In" promotion to include reserved seats at Cruzan, ... More >>
Today is your lucky day jam/modern day hippy fans. The Black Crowes, one of the most successful jam bands in history, have announced an October 6 date at Pompano Beach Amphitheater. The Crowes will be touring in support of their upcoming album Before The Frost, Until The Freeze, which is set to hit ... More >>
Today's Live Nation deal is another all-In event. For $29.99, you get a lawn ticket, parking, all fees, a hot dog, and soda. This offer is good all day today, until 11:59 pm, and is valid on all shows currently on sale for Pompano Beach, Bayfront, and Cruzan Amphitheaters. This deal is available onl ... More >>
It seems as if the last time they did this it went well so on Wednesday, Live Nation is again dropping all the service fees for shows at Live Nation-sponsored venues. That means, any shows at The Cruzan, Mizner, Pompano Beach, or Bayfront Park Amphitheaters will be a few dollars cheaper. This of ... More >>
Wish You Were There is a new column on Crossfade highlighting pictures and videos from around the web of the weekend's biggest shows. One of the most anticipated gigs in town this past Saturday was the kick-off of bass god Les Claypool's national outing with Matisyahu. The weather at the Pompano Bea ... More >>
The mid 90's are coming back to Pompano Beach Amphitheater in the form of the one two-hit wonder band The Offspring. What's surprising about this announcement isn't that The Offspring is coming here, it's that they're still making music at all. Add this to the Nine Inch Nails/Janes Addic ... More >>
As you all know by now, Winter Music Conference is here, but if electronic/dance music isn't your thing, fret not because there are plenty of other acts to check out this weekend. On Friday, Culture Room plays host to As Tall As Lions, Revolution Live has the North Mississippi Allstars and The Radia ... More >>
This past December, Rolling Stone published an interesting industry - centric article detailing the ongoing business battle between ticket-sale monolith Ticketmaster, and live-show monolith Live Nation. Of course, everybody knows that until very, very recently, Ticketmaster was inescapable, even at ... More >>
Art Basel is a little more than a week away, so there will be plenty to do. But until then, this upcoming weekend you'll probably be dealing with unwanted relatives and incompetent airport employees -- sounds like fun. Here is what you miss over the weekend:Heir to the Throne at The King is Dead Ne ... More >>
Meet the Turtles Flo and Eddie at the Pompano Beach Hippiefest.
Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.
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Kudos and kvetches