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3 hrs ago | Local10.com
Police are searching for a man who snatched another person's gold chain off their neck at a Fort Lauderdale McDonald's restaurant. Fort Lauderdale police, FLPD K-9 units and the Broward Sheriff's Office air unit are all canvassing the area in hopes of finding the culprit.
6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
With soft piano music in the background, an anonymous Republican in Gov. Rick Scott's latest attack ad levels an explosive claim about Democrat Charlie Crist and Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein. But not only is there no evidence to support this accusation about Crist, the Miami Herald has identified the man as Fort Lauderdale investor Dean Kretschmar - and found that he never made that allegation in his successful lawsuit to recover millions of dollars in Rothstein-related losses.
6 hrs ago | Business Journal
If you've taken a cruise out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, you've likely noticed the tall building on the east side overlooking the port.
9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
The bay area's economic output - the metro version of the country's gross domestic product - rose 2.3 percent last year, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis. That's down from Tampa Bay's bounceback year of 2012 when its economy grew by 3.2 percent.
13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
Ft. Lauderdale's opinion of the Las Olas pedestrian flag program seems to be similar to that of Hollywood's opinion of the Transformers franchise: Yes, it's really silly, and probably useless.
13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
There have been any number of films about dysfunctional family reunions, with Madea's Family Reunion , Meet the Fockers , Garden State, and Ordinary People among the many. Most involve some measure of comedy, although ultimately all tend to offer a special insight that any ordinary family can inevitably relate to, either through similar circumstance or an insanely weird relative.
14 hrs ago | National Review Online
In times of yore, alas, no more, cruise lines had Catholic chaplains on ships, an acknowledgement to the days of obligation we papists hold dear. So NR will bring a Catholic chaplain along on the Post-Election Cruise.
The free service along Riverwalk would shuttle people across the to the east. The one-year pilot project could be in operation by the middle of October if approved by commissioners at their as it is to cross Himmarshee or Las Olas or any road," said Chiarelli, whose agency runs the Sun Trolley system that provides street transportation in the city.
I spent most of last week down in Key Largo at the Chaparral & Robalo dealer meeting as the company pulled out all the stops as it kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration. It was in 1965 that Buck Pegg started Chaparral in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and about a decade later that he moved the company to its current Nashville, Georgia, headquarters.
Paydiant co-founder Chris Gardner will speak on the value of mobile wallets for merchants at the 2014 Merchant Advisory Group Annual Conference . The event takes place September 16-18 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel.
Typically, poolside restaurants are all about burgers, fries, salsa and chips, but the Westin hotel chain came up with a different idea-a sushi bar . Amatsu is a Japanese Sushi Bar located directly poolside in the Westin Beach Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Italian eatery - formerly known as D'Angelo Pizza, Wine Bar, Tapas - is expected to open Sept. 25 at 5920 Coral Ridge Drive.
EXACTLY HOW THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO THAT SHOOTING IN THE FIRST PLACE. ALSO RIGHT NOW, A STOLEN STATUE RETURNED.
Saturday night at Culture Room was even more crowded than the usual sold out show as a Biblical downpour prevented any outside smoking or socializing.
In honor of man's best friend and a great cause, Lokal is introducing the first ever Yappy Hour today. Yappy hours are a thing in Fort Lauderdale and basically invites your dog to drink with you at happy hour.
The Fort Lauderdale Police Department wants help from the public identifying a man who robbed a Family Dollar store and the entire theft was captured on surveillance video. According to police, the suspect actually warned other customers while standing in line at the cash register that he was about to do something and they should not get involved.
Fort Lauderdale has come a long way in its dining scene over the past few years, but the city has been lagging behind in the Asian department all along. Sure, there have been Chinese restaurants, a Vietnamese spot, a million Thai-sushi joints, and a recently opened modern Asian concept on Las Olas ; however, for those who crave the full-flavored fare found across the continent, there has been much to be desired.
On trial for double murder during Dunkin' Donuts robberies, defendant dares the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent' The felonies were racked up during robberies in 2008 where Herard and four accomplices stuck up Dunkin' Donuts locations at gunpoint Awaiting sentencing for a murder committed in 2008 during a robbery of a Dunkin Donuts, a South Florida man took the stand and dared the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent.' A jury convicted James Herard, 25, back in May of 18 felony counts related to a string of armed robberies committed in Broward County in 2008 that ended with the deaths of two men.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:12 pm
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