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  • Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant

    Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant
    Once I'm seated in one of the cushy leather booths at Council Oak Steaks and Seafood, located at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the first thing I notice isn't the glorious glass rendering of the Seminole Tribe's sacred tree that gives the...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Three South Florida banks remain troubled

    Three South Florida banks remain troubled
    More than a week after regulators shut down Valley Bank, three other state-chartered banks are considered troubled. Regulators have ordered all three — OptimumBank, Regent and TransCapital — to improve conditions. They all have a similar...
  • Fort Lauderdale PR firm splits into two

    Partners of a long-standing Fort Lauderdale public relations firm — whose combined clients included Winn-Dixie, Simon malls and the Seminole casinos — have split up to run two different companies. Michael Goodman, who joined Bitner Goodman...
  • 'Chicken men' once ruled roost in annual underground ritual

    In some Orlando circles, July 4 once meant more than patriotic celebrations of our nation's birth. It also marked the end of the cockfighting season. In 1948, the season's biggest tournament even made Time magazine, although "no word of it appeared in...
  • Seminole Hard Rock poker prizes: Seats at $10M guarantee tournament

    Seminole Hard Rock poker prizes: Seats at $10M guarantee tournament
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is in the midst of its Full House Giveaway this month. Prizes are two entries in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open championship, with that drawing at noon July 3. Additional seats will be drawn every two hours...
  • Bonnet House to host history-themed river cruise July 26

    Bonnet House to host history-themed river cruise July 26
    Fort Lauderdale’s Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is hosting “Cruising Down the River: A Boat Ride Past 200 Years of History” July 26 at 6 p.m. aboard the Carrie B red paddlewheeler. Featured speakers include Everett Osceola from the...
  • Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park

    Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park
     So the Hallandale Beach City Commission votes Wednesday on whether to approve a condo project at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. I don't really see any reason why it won't be approved.  It's interesting on the gambling front because Gulfstream is...
  • Hard Rock has first European hotel grand opening

    Hard Rock has first European hotel grand opening
    Orlando-based Hard Rock International recently celebrated the grand opening of its first hotel complex in Europe, Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, Spain on Friday with performances by Nile Rodgers, and Chic. The chain of cafes, hotels, and casinos began in London...
  • Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

    Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event
    Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.    A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live...
  • Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years

    Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years
    Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
  • In tough spot on taxes, Jason Brodeur keeps mum

    The Seminole County Chamber of Commerce thinks you should raise taxes this month. But the chamber's own president is refusing to say whether he agrees. Sound odd? Really, it’s just typical politics. See, a few weeks ago, I wrote about how...