Archive for February, 2015


Showers Around on Saturday

Showers Around on Saturday

By Donna Thomas, Meteorologist, Feb 28, 2015 – South Florida will see some showers on Saturday, thanks to a low that’s developing just off our coast. After a warm and humid start, we’ll see clouds and showers on an ocean breeze and highs in the low 80s. Some showers will linger into the evening and early on Sunday, when morning lows will be around 70 degrees. Sunday will see sun, clouds and isolated showers on the breeze, and highs […]

by · February 28, 2015 · Weather
Coconut Creek officers kill man with Tasers; Police clam up about Wynmoor shooting

Coconut Creek officers kill man with Tasers; Police clam up about Wynmoor shooting

By Dan Christensen,, Special to, Feb 27, 2015 – Coconut Creek Police officers firing Tasers killed a man early Sunday morning inside the sprawling Wynmoor condominium complex, a usually tranquil gated retirement community, has learned. The dead man, described by witnesses as a black man about 40 years old, died after being struck a least twice in the chest by wires tethered to the high-voltage stun guns. The Taser can deliver a painful and immobilizing electroshock from as […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Broward County, Featured,, News
Seminole Hard Rock Music and Entertainment Calendar

Seminole Hard Rock Music and Entertainment Calendar

Hard Rock Live Concerts:  Saturday, March 14 8 p.m. Don Omar and Nicky Jam Friday, March 20 8 p.m. KC and The Sunshine Band Saturday, March 28 8 p.m. Lara Fabian   Council Oak Steaks & Seafood   Sunday, March 1 7 to 11 p.m. MGB Duo Monday, March 2 7 to 11 p.m. The Details Tuesday, March 3 7 to 11 p.m. Davis & Dow Wednesday, March 4 7 to 11 p.m. Dale Powers Thursday, March 5 7 to […]

Newest Salsa Fiesta to offer tableside services at dinner

Newest Salsa Fiesta to offer tableside services at dinner

Salsa Fiesta, South Florida’s homegrown Mexican fast-casual concept, expands with a sixth location in Miami Lakes – now open to the public. Established in Caracas, Venezuela in 2003 by Cesar Olivo, Adriana Perez Benatar and Samuel Perez Benatar, the family-owned concept is located at 6769 Main Street adjacent to the Main Street Shopping Center. New to the concept, the Miami Lakes location offers tableside service – a first for the South Florida eatery. During dinner service – Monday through Friday […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Food, Miami-Dade County
Looking down at the formal gardens

Azaleas Bloom at Ravine Gardens Celebrated Festival

By Bonnie Gross,, Special to, Feb 27, 2015 – Ravine Gardens State Park in Palatka has close to 100,000 flowering trees and shrubs, ready to be admired now and during Azalea Days, March 7 and 8, 2015. With a warm winter, blooming began early, with 50 percent of the azaleas flowering in mid-February. There will be still be blooms for the festival, though, as it is likely they will bloom over the course of several weeks, plus there are so many. […]

Photo of a different production of The Toxic Avenger, part of Actors’ Playhouse’s next season (Photo by Paula Wilson)

New Seasons In Spotlight At The Wick And Actors’ Playhouse

By Bill Hirschman,, Special to Feb 27, 2015 – Familiar titles and lesser known shows punctuate the 2015-2016 schedules released this week for The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton and Actors Playhouse on the Miracle Mile, ranging from West Side Story to Curtains. In its upcoming third season, The Wick Theatre is once again doubling down its bet with a new summer season and a 2015-2016 schedule featuring the kind of mainstream blockbusters that have resulted in nearly […]

South Florida is Humid With Showers

South Florida is Humid With Showers

By Donna Thomas, Meteorologist, Feb 27, 2015 – South Florida will wrap up the month of February with a couple of humid days and some showers. A very weak front has cleared the area, leaving clouds, showers, and seasonable highs in the upper 70s. Showers will linger into Saturday, but some sun will be around, and highs will be near 80 degrees. An ocean breeze builds on Sunday, and a few showers are possible in spots. We’ll begin the month […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Weather
JetBlue Announces Daily Flights from Ft. Lauderdale to the Charm City

JetBlue Announces Daily Flights from Ft. Lauderdale to the Charm City

By Terri Lynn, Reporter, Feb 26, 2015 – Good news for air travelers who fly out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport headed for Baltimore. JetBlue Airways today announced that they are expanding their routes to now include twice daily service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport. The new, non-stop route will launch in November, 2015. A JetBlue Airways spokesperson told EyesOnNews, the company will announce flight schedules and begin selling seats later this spring. “Since […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Broward County, Consumer, Travel
Jessica Farr, Aaron Glickman, Diana Garle and Betsy Graver (Photo by Mitchell Zachs)

Don’t Scratch This Itch At MTC

By Bill Hirschman,, Special to, Feb 26, 2015- We want theater troupes to take chances, bend rules, push boundaries. For years, Miami Theater Center (neé The PlayGround Theatre) has bravely invested its quirky and inventive artistic vision into classics like Three Sisters and Hedda Gablerwith admirable if mixed results that reaffirmed its artistic integrity. But MTC has missed the target so badly in its misbegotten revival of the 1952 sex comedy The Seven Year Itch that you only thing […]

State Rep. Katie Edwards

Bill Would Help Condos, HOAs

By Buddy Nevins,, Special to, Feb 26, 2015 – In a move designed to strengthen neighborhoods, state Rep. Katie Edwards is sponsoring a bill which would change the way fees and taxes were handled in foreclosures. Under current law, home and condo owners are responsible for the association fees and property taxes.  But owners are already in financial difficulty during a foreclosure and often don’t pay the fees and taxes. Edwards’ bill would require lenders pursuing foreclosure to take […]

Former Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigator William Majcher and Miami federal judge Ursula Ungaro

Sexual affair between Miami judge, witness alleged amid tainted U.S. court proceedings

By Dan Christensen,, Special to, Feb 26, 2015 – A dozen years ago, Miami U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro sentenced Martin Chambers to 15 years in prison after a two-week trial at which a jury found him guilty in a scheme to launder millions of dollars for a Colombian drug cartel. Chambers, a Canadian, remains imprisoned today. For years, hushed allegations have swirled that Judge Ungaro slept with the government’s key witness in the case – a dashing Royal Canadian […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Featured,, Government, News
Two strange reflective patches spotted on Ceres. (NASA, JPL)

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

By Chris Taylor,, Feb 26, 2015 – A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are. As bizarre as that sentence sounds, that’s the situation with Ceres — the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, officially designated as a dwarf planet (the same category as Pluto). NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is approaching Ceres ahead of a March 6 rendezvous. The picture above was […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Featured, Government, News, Science