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New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop” Key West Style (Video)

New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop” Key West Style (Video)

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com,Jan 1, 2015 – KEY WEST, Fla. — New Year’s Eve celebrants in subtropical Key West enjoyed four offbeat warm-weather takeoffs on New York City’s Times Square “ball drop” — including the “drop” of a female impersonator called Sushi in a super-sized red high heel. Thousands of revelers flocked to Key West’s famed Duval Street outside a local pub complex to watch Gary Marion, costumed as Sushi, “drop” while perched in the giant ruby slipper. Dressed in an […]

Armed Robbery Duo have struck at least three times (Video)

Armed Robbery Duo have struck at least three times (Video)

By EyesOnNews.com, Miramar – Dec 29, 2014 – Miramar police today released surveillance video of an armed robbery that took place Sunday. Police need your help in locating and arresting two men who have robbed at least three businesses in the past few days. The men are armed and dangerous. In the video, two customers are seen walking  up to the counter as the robbery is in progress, Police say, the customers were not involved and were laughing because they thought the robbery […]

by · December 31, 2014 · Broward County, Crime, Featured, News, Police, Videos
A dachshund portraying a racehorse, trots down Duval Street in Key West, Fla.(Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

10th Annual Key West Daschund Walk (Video)

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, Jan 1, 2015 – KEY WEST, Fla. — America’s southernmost island went to the dogs New Year’s Eve, when about 175 short-legged, long-bodied canines and their owners staged the 10th annual Key West Dachshund Walk. The procession in the island city’s historic Old Town was an informal, family-friendly prelude to the more exuberant antics planned to accompany 2015’s midnight arrival. Canine participants included miniature and standard dachshunds garbed in costumes and offbeat accessories. Among the standouts were […]

State Rep. Shevrin Jones in the House

Politics To Watch In 2015: Chapter Two

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 1, 2015 – This is the second installment of politics to watch in 2015. Enjoy. I’m sure you’ll tell me what you think:   KATIE EDWARDS:  The Sunshine State News this month named Edwards, D-Plantation, a political winner in 2014. She joined state Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican powerhouse, to push a Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana bill through the reluctant, conservative Legislature. She is different from many Democrats in the Broward Delegation […]

A school of snapper take shelter under a cannon at Pennekamp. Photo by PMC 1stPix via Flickr.

Florida Keys wildlife: How to see dolphins, sea turtles, Key deer

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 1, 2015 – For some, the Florida Keys may be about the nightlife. For my family, it’s always about the wildlife.  Few places in the U.S. offer a road trip with such easy access to such a range of unusual and fascinating creatures, including dolphins, sea turtles, Key deer, tarpon and even butterflies and chicken. Some are rare and endangered, like the petite Key deer, which number less than 1,000. Some are so […]

Soho Bay to open on Miami Beach

Soho Bay to open on Miami Beach

This winter, Miami will get a taste of modern Japanese cuisine via internationally-renowned Soho Bay, which is preparing for a January 2015 debut. Already an established brand throughout Brazil, Soho Bay will import more than fifteen years of sushi and sashimi making traditions to South Florida with an 180-seat waterfront restaurant located at 520 West Avenue in Miami Beach. Behind the restaurant is visionary Karine Queiroz, the Bahia entrepreneur who opened the flagship location in 1998. Since then, the restaurateur […]

by · December 31, 2014 · Food
South Florida Warmth Lingers Into New Year

South Florida Warmth Lingers Into New Year

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Jan.1,2015 – South Florida’s wintertime warmth will linger into the first few days of 2015. After an early morning marked by a few showers mostly in Broward and inland fog in south Broward and Miami-Dade, New Year’s Day will feature some sun, clouds and a few showers on the breeze, and highs around the 80 degree mark as the remnants of the front that passed through on Wednesday drift back northward. We’ll see drier conditions on […]

by · December 31, 2014 · Weather
Winter Warmth Continues for South Florida

Winter Warmth Continues for South Florida

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec 30, 2014 – South Florida’s stretch of winter warmth continues through 2014 and into the new year. After some patchy morning fog again early Tuesday, look for a mix of sun and clouds along with highs in the low 80s. A very weak front moves through on Wednesday, bringing the chance of quick showers and plenty of clouds but not much of drop in temperatures, with afternoon highs topping out around 80 degrees. New Year’s […]

by · December 30, 2014 · Weather
Florida congressman denied access to censored pages from Congress’ 9/11 report

Florida congressman denied access to censored pages from Congress’ 9/11 report

By Dan Christensen, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Dec 29, 2014 – The U.S. House Intelligence Committee has denied a Florida congressman’s request for access to 28 classified pages from the 2002 report of Congress’ Joint Inquiry into the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, told BrowardBulldog.org he made his request at the suggestion of House colleagues who have read them as they consider whether to support a proposed resolution urging President Obama to open those long-censored pages to the public. […]

by · December 29, 2014 · EXCLUSIVE, Featured, Government, News
NEW YEAR’S DAY HANGOVER BRUNCH AT EATING HOUSE

NEW YEAR’S DAY HANGOVER BRUNCH AT EATING HOUSE

Chef/Owner Giorgio Rapicavoli, General Manager/Owner Alex Casanova and the rest of the Eating House crew are hosting a special seven-course prix fixe New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch on Thursday, January 1, 2015with seatings at noon, 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Priced at $45 per person, the family-style menu includes a bit of hair of the dog with one Tang mimosa and seven hearty, alcohol-absorbing tasting dishes featuring twists on eh classics including, Carbonara Hash Brownswith black truffle and […]

by · December 29, 2014 · Events, Featured, Food, Miami-Dade County
Robin Bartleman: Future on the line

Politics To Watch In 2015: Chapter One

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Dec 29, 2014 – In the past an off election year like 2015 would be dull, dull, dull for political junkies. With the advance of the 24/7 Internet bringing with it a bunch of new media outlets (Facebook,Twitter, RedBroward, BrowardPolitics, JAABlog, etc.) and the increasingly cost of campaigning requiring non-stop fund raising, there is no down time for politics. So much is expected to happen next year I am spreading my predictions into several […]

JW Marriott for New Year’s Eve

JW Marriott for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s 2014 Isabela’s  Menu   Charcuterie and Cheese’s Artisanal Meat and Cheese Display to include Mortadella, Salami and Cured Ham, Pecorino, Manchego, Aged Cheddar and Bleu Sunshine Grilled Vegetables and Assorted Olives  Bruschetta and Tapas Bar Florida Tomato, Mixed Mushroom, Grilled Artichoke Assorted Artisanal Crisp and Soft Breads with Shaved Parmesan Salads Caesar Salad Herb Focaccia, Parmesan Cheese and Caesar Dressing  Field Greens Salad with Florida Orange, Sliced Almonds, Dried Cranberries Bocconcini and sundried tomato salad, with tomato Carpaccio […]

by · December 29, 2014 · Events, Food, Holiday