| Apr 11, 2014
The 100 Black Men of America Inc. is returning to Broward County for the second time to host its 28th annual conference, which runs June 11-15 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood.
The repeat visit is due in part to the Greater Fort...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy.
In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The organizations that sponsor debates among major candidates in Florida elections have set Oct. 15 as the date for the showdown in the governor’s race.
The statewide televised debate will be produced by WFOR-Ch. 4, and broadcast on that station...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Smokers may soon have to keep their butts away from Broward County schools.
The School Board gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy that prevents tobacco products on any school district property, even outdoors or while parked inside a car. That...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:43 PM
On May 9, South Florida's nonprofit organization 'A Prom to Remember' will offer cancer battling teens a special night they will never forget. Children ages 12-19 from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are treated to a lavish prom, complete with...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:19 AM
At last year’s New River Raft Race, the entry from students at the AIAS FAU School of Architecture won the fastest-raft category in a romp. But the one guy hoping for a closer race this weekend is their own admiral, Anthony Abbate, associate provost...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:07 PM
High prices and worries about poor sightlines have discouraged some Kings and Ducks fans, but anticipated anomalies, such as eating Dodger Dogs at a hockey game, have inspired more than 47,000 people to buy tickets to Saturday's first-ever hockey game...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Can a chick rocker still rock after, you know, she’s best known around the house as Mom? Apparently even harder — or better, when you are also a Baboon.
Nearly two decades after the Baboons first started swinging at Fort Lauderdale’s...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:34 AM
The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:59 AM
Can the solution to South Florida's vexing problems be found in its most plentiful natural resource, complaining?
That is one of the motivations behind Power of Design 2014: Complaints, an inaugural four-day think tank opening Thursday at the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
“Giselle” is tricky to pull off.
You need a large and impeccably trained corps de ballet for the two-act ballet. That may require hiring 16 to 20 dancers, all well-versed in the romantic style.
Toward that end, two local dance companies...