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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Are you prepared? The International Hurricane Research Center and the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department joined forces with the Miami Science Museum to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers. Paige Bresky spent some time with the experts and we learned how to best protect ourselves, our houses, and our pets. Living in South Florida we are all aware of the damage hurricanes can do but with the proper planning lives can be saved. A basic emergency supply […]

by · August 26, 2015 · Featured, Weather
Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice 2015

Miami Spice is in full swing with the offer of prix-fixe lunches and dinners at some of our finest restaurants at the reduced price of $23 for lunch and $39 for dinner. The offer, which runs from August 1 through September 30, is designed to encourage both tourists and locals to explore new restaurants with some value deals. The promotion also helps many restaurants get through Miami’s summer slump, where restaurant attendance drops off as tourist dollars are spent in […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Food, Lifestyle
Broward County Commission Meeting

Broward County Commission Meeting

There will be an important Broward County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, August 11. Please RSVP below if you can make it and show your support! Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Time: 2PM Location: County Commission Chambers 115 South Andrews Ave, Room 430 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 *To speak, complete a “Comments by the Public” card and give it to the Public Affairs representative seated near the speaker’s podium. Click Here to RSVP

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Education, Events
Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

By the Sun-Sentinel – The city of Fort Lauderdale has issued a boil water advisory for several area municipalities and neighborhoods after an untreated water sample at one of South Florida’s water source wells tested positive for E. coli bacteria, officials said. The order was issued late Saturday and remains in effect until further notice. In addition to the city of Fort Lauderdale, the advisory pertains to Oakland Park, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Port Everglades Authority, Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, Wilton Manors […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Consumer
AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

AUDI FORT LAUDERDALE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS Poised as ‘the next level’ in automotive buying and customer service experience, new state-of-the-art Audi dealership provides convenient East Fort Lauderdale location and innovative technological advancements FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 3, 2015) – Qvale Auto Group (QAG) today announced that its newest South Florida dealership, Audi Fort Lauderdale, is officially open to the public. Positioned to be a major game changer in the market, the 158,000 S.F., state-of-the-art Audi dealership challenges convention through […]

by · August 3, 2015 · automobiles, Consumer
Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

It is that time of year again to oohh and ahh with 4th of July Fireworks. Here are this year’s locations for Broward County           Coral Springs: Enjoy some special moments to remember with family and friends at Mullins Park during this Fourth of July celebration. Food and activities will be available starting at 6 p.m. before the fireworks display at 9 p.m. There is a $3 parking fee. Mullins Park, 10180 NW 29th St. 954-345-2200. […]

O’Neil Delapenha as Iskinder, Kevin A. Walton as Dwight, and Christian Vandepas as Aaron Feldman in Ground Up & Rising’s The Recommendation

The Recommendation Satisfies In Its Subtleties At Ground Up

By Michelle F. Solomon, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, July 1, 2015 – Miami’s Ground Up & Rising production of Jonathan Caren’s The Recommendation is compelling on so many levels. Yet, what makes it so formidable doesn’t have much to do with the actors on stage; it’s more about what happens in between the lines. Playwright Caren’s engaging script about promises and betrayals, secrets and lies, the privileged and the not-so privileged, and what we all do to get ahead no matter […]

by · July 1, 2015 · Consumer, Entertainment, Featured, Theater
Restaurants in New Orleans

Restaurants in New Orleans

Compère Lapin: New Orleans Warehouse District’s newest restaurant offers up simplicity with the power of pure flavors. Compère Lapin’s philosophy is to make dishes that remind one of home while transporting one to somewhere new. Executing the restaurant’s beverage program are award-winning mixologist, Ricky Gomez, formerly of Cure and Abigail Gullo of Sobou and Eater NOLA’s “Bartender of the Year 2014.” The talented duo’s well-rounded knowledge of cocktail making and Chef Nina Compton’s St. Lucian background play a major influence with […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Food
Summery drinks at these South Florida Restaurants

Summery drinks at these South Florida Restaurants

Meat Market: South Beach’s glamourous take on a traditional steakhouse, Meat Market, recently unveiled its brand new, summer cocktails in time for the hot Miami summer months. New refreshing libations include Summer Berry Cobbler ($14) – blackberry puree with simple syrup, peach slices, Lustau Oloroso Dry-Seco, Mint Leaves, Bolivar Bitters and topped with Wild Berry Cider; and L’Orange Fumée ($16) – Sombra Mezcal with Blood Orange Juice, lemon juice, Campari, Ancho Reyes and Agave Nectar. A staple on the extensive cocktail menu is the […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Food
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Money talk: UGA study to examine complexities of couples’ financial communication

By HealthCanal , June 29, 2015Athens, Ga. – Cited as one of the most common contributors to couple stress and conflict, disagreements about money use in the household is leading researchers at the University of Georgia to learn more about couples’ financial communication. Researchers within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences are currently recruiting additional participants for a study designed to better understand how couples seeking financial counseling services experience and respond to questions, conflicts and shared goals about money […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Relationship
2009 Freedom Swim in Punta Gorda, (Photo courtesy Sun Herald)

2015 Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim: Cool 4th of July ‘happening’

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 29, 2015 – PUNTA GORDA — It started small and spontaneous. Twenty four years ago, Punta Gorda attorney Michael Haymans and some friends decided to celebrate the Fourth of July by swimming the 1.5 mile distance across the Peace River. They weren’t athletes in training; they had heard stories about how in the 1940s, swimming across the river was a rite of passage for teens. They had a good time, they told their friends, and […]

Roger Stone

Libertarian Opens Campaign For U. S. Senate

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 29, 2015 –  Veteran political consultant Roger Stone’s Libertarian campaign for U. S. Senate is slowly getting underway. Stone opened an exploratory committee (below) in Hallandale Beach earlier this month. Stone was a well-known Republican operative and political trickster since the Watergate era. He also had a key role in the 2012 campaign of Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. In recent years, Stone decided the GOP was on the wrong path and became a […]

by · June 29, 2015 · BrowardBeat.com, News, Politics