| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The first time Arthur Friedman walked into Fort Lauderdale’s Gateway Theatre a couple of years ago, he wasn’t put off by the weathered marquee, ragged carpet, gloomy hallways and unwelcoming restrooms. He was charmed.
“It had a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Unless you really love chains, there's not a whole of good eating in Aventura. Shopping, yes. Eating, no.
But one mile south of Aventura Mall in North Miami Beach is an intimate, neighborhood trattoria that keeps getting better. Il Migliore, which means...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
South Florida religious conservatives and others on the political right, determined to transform the political landscape, have gone thorough their own boot camp.
They call themselves "effectivists."
Hosted by the nine-campus megachurch Calvary Chapel,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In an industry that often celebrates artists' antics over their artistry, Walshy Fire is an anomaly.
The DJ wears no bling, and you won't catch him onstage in a mask or costume. A good night for him is not spent wilding out, but hanging out with...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Three more South Floridians have had big finishes at the World Series of Poker:
Noah Schwartz of North Miami Beach finished second of 1,021 in event No. 22, a $1,500 pot-limit Omaha event. He earned $1712,931.
Michael Mizrachi finished fourth of 246...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
South Florida is a great place to be someone else.
Just ask local impersonators — or tribute artists, as some prefer being called — who make a living posing as a famous face and voice.
These lounge lookalikes (and sound-alikes) perform...
| May 30, 2013
Walk into a chic cigar lounge in North Miami Beach where flowing Brazilian zouk dancers — as ethereal as smoky wisps rising from a hookah — command your attention.
Or step back in time at a retro club in Boca Raton, alongside charming...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Javier Diaz, 49, of Miami claimed a $2 million Powerball prize from Wednesday night's drawing, the one with the record $587.5 million jackpot.
Diaz had all five white numbers, but missed on the Powerball. He bought the lottery's Power Play feature,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Noah Schwartz, a popular poker pro from North Miami Beach, notched the biggest win of his career Tuesday, taking down the World Poker Tour bestbet Fall Poker Scramble in Jacksonville.
He earned $402,970 for surviving the field of 477.
The World Poker...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The cable network History has partnered with Morton’s The Steakhouse (Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, North Miami Beach, Miami, Coral Gables; Mortons.com) to offer a Morton’s The Men Who Built America menu.
It coincides with the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:04 PM
New Smyrna Beach 40, Titusville 0
Rockledge 42, St. Cloud 6
Agape Christian 48, Lakeland Santa Fe Catholic 0
Apopka 57, North Miami Beach 20
Belleview 41, Wildwood 21
Boone 30, Ocoee 23
DeLand 55, Deltona 6
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The curved daggers in ornate sheaths displayed atop Michael B. Steinbach's North Miami Beach office credenza reflect his experience as an FBI counterterrorism expert who has worked in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Israel.
And as of Jan. 30, Steinbach,...