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Breezy and Warmer

Breezy and Warmer

By Donna Thomas, Eyes On News Meteorologist, Nov 30, 2013 – South Florida will see another breezy day on Saturday, but our warming trend will also continue. Saturday started out on the cool side, with morning lows in the 60s. But look for highs in the upper 70s, even with clouds and a few passing showers on the breeze. Watch out again for the risk of dangerous rip currents at the beaches. Sunday will bring more sun, along with those clouds […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Weather
Breezy But Pleasant Weekend

Breezy But Pleasant Weekend

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Nov 29, 2013 – South Florida is kicking off the holiday season with a breezy but pleasant weekend. Our Thanksgiving cold snap is over, and determined shoppers found overnight lows around the 60 degree mark. Friday will bring some sun, clouds and a few showers on the breeze, and highs in the upper 70s. Beachgoers need to beware of the high risk of dangerous rip currents. Saturday will start off just a bit warmer, with lows […]

by · November 29, 2013 · Weather
Cold Turkey!

Cold Turkey!

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist,  Nov 28, 2013 – South Florida will celebrate a cold and breezy Thanksgiving. The morning started out with chilly winds and temperatures bottoming out from the upper 40s to mid 50s. We’ll see the breeze throughout the day (along with a moderate risk of rip currents), and with plenty of sun, highs will reach the low 70s. But the “cold” Turkey Day won’t set a trend for the weekend, but the breezy conditions will linger. Look […]

by · November 28, 2013 · Weather
FBI Warning: “if it looks too good to be true, it probably is”

FBI Warning: “if it looks too good to be true, it probably is”

In advance of the holiday season, the FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims, including fraudulent auction sales, reshipping merchandise purchased with a stolen credit card, sale of fraudulent or stolen gift cards through auction sites at discounted prices, and phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise for bargain prices or e-mails promoting the sale of merchandise that ends up […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Consumer, Featured, Government, Holiday
Almost 100 flights delayed by weather at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Almost 100 flights delayed by weather at Fort Lauderdale Airport

UPDATE 9:15pm –As of 8:15 p.m. FLL has  25 delayed departures and an additional 16 delayed arrivals. These delays are in addition to the fifty delayed flights reported at 1:45 this afternoon. The total for our airport is approximately 91 delayed flights, primarily from Charlotte, N.C. north along the eastern seaboard. Our biggest challenge at this hour is the roadway leading into the airport on the Arrivals (lower) level. Overall, operations have been good despite the high volume of flights, the challenges […]

Two senators short-circuit Legislature’s plan to audit troubled Hallandale Beach CRA

Two senators short-circuit Legislature’s plan to audit troubled Hallandale Beach CRA

By William Gjebre, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com –A Florida Legislature’s joint auditing committee is dropping its inquiry of Hallandale Beach’s questionable use of local redevelopment funds at the urging of two area state senators, one a long-time acquaintance of Mayor Joy Cooper. Democratic Senators Eleanor Sobel and Oscar Braynon II, representing portions of Hallandale Beach, could not be reached for comment, despite repeated calls, to elaborate on a letter they signed recommending against a state audit or any action related […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Broward County, Government, News, Politics
Over 150,000 Ford Escapes recalled

Over 150,000 Ford Escapes recalled

By: Nick Bunkley, Automotive News on 11/26/2013 –  Ford Motor Co. today said it is issuing two additional recalls of its 2013 Escape crossover after receiving reports of fires in 13 more vehicles. They bring the total number of recalls of the 2013 Escape to seven, five of which involve fire risks on models equipped with a 1.6-liter engine. One of the new recalls is to inspect repairs done to 11,821 vehicles as part of a previous campaign, after Ford discovered that service technicians installed […]

by · November 27, 2013 · automobiles, Consumer, Featured
Art Basel should include fine dining

Art Basel should include fine dining

For over a decade, Art Basel has graced Miami with a showcase of talented artists from around the globe; during the first weeks of each December, the city is abuzz with fine art installations, live performances, pop-up bars and restaurants, and hot gallery happenings. Basel creates a synergy between art, food and entertainment that draws an international crowd of visitors who seek the best of what Miami has to offer. With a nod to Miami’s most famed cultural event, local […]

Wet Start, Cooler Temps on the Way

Wet Start, Cooler Temps on the Way

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Nov 27, 2013 – South Florida got a drenching overnight, but that’s ahead of a front bringing the season’s first below-normal temperatures. In the meantime, we’ll see more rain Wednesday morning, making travel a mess. Wednesday’s highs will peak in the mid 70s, because once the rain and clouds clear out, cooler air will spill into South Florida. Thanksgiving Day starts out with morning lows in the 50s, and even plenty of sun won’t warm us […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Weather
Unique holiday gift – Tickets to Food Network SoBe Wine & Food Fest

Unique holiday gift – Tickets to Food Network SoBe Wine & Food Fest

Miami Beach, Florida (November 2013) – The guesswork has been removed from gifting gourmands this year.  Surprise culinary-minded loved ones with an experience that can’t be duplicated: a trip to the 13th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE taking place February 20-23, 2014. Purchase one of the Festival’s special ticket packages and provide the chance for recipients to mingle with their favorite celebrity chefs, winemakers and culinary personalities in Miami, Florida while also supporting a good cause.  All […]

Kitchenetta now open for lunch and weekend brunch

Kitchenetta now open for lunch and weekend brunch

The owners of kitchenetta trattoria tipica Italiana, Vincent and Maria Ferrari-Foti announced that their popular restaurant located at 2850 North Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale is now, open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday. Lunch is served from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Additionally, Kichenetta offers special brunch items on Saturday and Sunday. Both the lunch and the brunch menus offer completely new items exclusive to Kitchenetta. “For years we’ve had customers ask us to open for lunch,” said Vincent Foti. “We finally have.” Kitchenetta […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Broward County, Lifestyle
Boat loaded with Haitian migrants capsized, at least 30 dead (video)

Boat loaded with Haitian migrants capsized, at least 30 dead (video)

MIAMI — Approximately 30 Haitian migrants are reported dead and 110 were rescued by Coast Guard and Royal Bahamian Defense Force rescue crews 15 nautical miles southwest of Staniel Cay, Bahamas, Tuesday. More than 100 Haitian migrants fell into the water Monday night when their overloaded sail freighter grounded and capsized off coast of Staniel Cay. The incident was reported by the Royal Bahamian Defense Force and relayed to Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders Monday evening. The migrants were clinging to the […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Events, Featured, Government, News, Politics, Videos