Archive for March, 2015

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Some Broward & Miami Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch and Dinner

Some Broward & Miami Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch and Dinner

Devon Seafood + Steak: Celebrate Easter Sunday at Kendall’s ultimate dining destination, Devon Seafood + Steak, serving fresh ocean fare and sizzling prime steaks. Bring the whole family for a special Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 5th, featuring a carving station, a great selection of smoked fish and fresh shrimp, an omelet bar and an assortment of delectable desserts, including the restaurant’s famous carrot cake. Priced at $32 per adult and $15 per child ages 5-12; tax and gratuity not […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Food, Holiday
Broward School Board

Corruption-plagued Broward School Board sees no evil in bid rigging allegations

By William Hladky, FloridaBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Mar 31, 2015 – In the last five years, two Broward School Board members were convicted of corruption and a statewide grand jury described the board as both inept and corrupted by “contractors, vendors and their lobbyists.” It was against that backdrop that the School Board this month chose to see no evil in a whistleblower’s sworn complaint that district administrators had “rigged” bidding procedures. Instead, they mostly complained about bad publicity and said […]

An Exclusive Taste From The White House

An Exclusive Taste From The White House

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – On Saturday, April 18, recipes of the White House kitchen will be revealed when former White House Chef John Moeller hosts a dinner, demonstration, and Q&A session in Oakland Park, FL. The event benefits Hospice by the Sea Foundation and Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation. During his extensive career, Chef Moeller served the administrations of President H.W. Bush, President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush. His vast experience led to his recently published cookbook, […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Broward County, Food, Fund raiser
Candidate Backs Away From Campaign For Clerk

Candidate Backs Away From Campaign For Clerk

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 31, 2015 – Pembroke Pines Commissioner Iris Siple was widely believed to be running for her boss’s job in 2016 — Clerk of the Courts. Until last week. Siple, who  currently works in the Clerk’s office, filed last week to run for re-election to the city commission in the March, 2016 election. The March city elections are  five months before the August Democratic primary for Clerk. Ryann Greenberg, who has been running for the […]

Judge Laura Watson

It’s all about the Benjamin’s – Millions of them!

By Dan Lewis For EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 31, 2015 – In a story first reported by Broward Beat, conspiracy, perjury and cover-up by the Florida Bar and the Judicial Qualifications Commission now target Broward County Circuit Court Judge Laura Watson. Between 2002 and 2004, several people were wronged by an insurance company.  After a lot of litigation, the insurance company reluctantly paid their claims.  Because a few had sued for bad faith – an action that could mean the insurance companies would owe […]

39th Carbonell Awards Honors Excellence At Theater Prom

39th Carbonell Awards Honors Excellence At Theater Prom

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 31, 2015 – Roars of applause and waves of cheers greeted recipient after recipient as the South Florida theater community bonded Monday night at the 39th annual Carbonell Awards recognizing excellence. The egg sculptures were bestowed on a wide range of productions, both geographically and stylistically ranging from such edgy fare as Actors’ Playhouse’s jet-black chamber rock musical Murder Ballad to the mainstream strains of the percussive classic musical 42nd Street at The […]

PsychoEducational Evaluations: What are they, exactly?

PsychoEducational Evaluations: What are they, exactly?

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 31, 2015 – As discussed in this recent post, it’s important to consider scheduling a psychoeducational evaluation if a parent or a teacher believes that something is impeding a child’s learning. In spite of how often all of us search on Google, it’s not enough to type into a browser, “How to tell if my child has a learning disorder.” DIY diagnosis, as this recent article clearly spells out, is not appropriate for […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Consumer, Education, Featured, Health, Medical
Pleasant Finish For March

Pleasant Finish For March

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Nar 31, 2015 – March comes to an end in South Florida with another day of pleasant weather. After a cool start on Tuesday, look for plenty of sun, a few clouds, and highs near 80 degrees. Wednesday morning lows will range from the upper 50s inland to the mid 60s at the coast, and the first day of April will feature sun, clouds, and highs in the seasonable low 80s. Thursday will bring a few […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Weather
TEA PARTY TO BENEFIT LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER’ EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

TEA PARTY TO BENEFIT LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER’ EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami (LDEM), presents an innovative tea party, Saturday, April 18th, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Seagrape at the Thompson Hotel, 4041Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. Open to ladies and gentlemen alike, the tea will feature savory and sweet items prepared by James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein and executive chef Jason Schaan along with pastry chef Max Santiago.  Menu items will include white gazpacho and mini ceviche shooters, Seagrape’s signature lobster roll on toasted house […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Food, Fund raiser
Psychological Evaluations: What You Don’t Learn on TV’s “Criminal Minds”

Psychological Evaluations: What You Don’t Learn on TV’s “Criminal Minds”

By Dr. Michelle Hintz, Psychologist, for EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 30, 2015 – Viewers regularly see characters on television getting something called ‘a psych eval,’ including investigators on shows like “Criminal Minds” and “Bones”. They never quite explain what it is, though. Emily Prentiss, the star of Criminal Minds, twists the truth when answering questions from an unseen department psychologist after seeing her friend killed, her mental health assured by the fact that she is seeing a new man, Sergio (which is actually […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Health, Medical, Science
Rob Donohoe and Paul Tei as two members of of the venal family in Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Buried Child  (Photo by Alicia Donelan)

Palm Beach Dramaworks To Unearth Shepard’s Buried Child

By Michelle F. Solomon, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Mar. 30, 2015 – Director J. Barry Lewis has a way of approaching a play like Sam Shepard’s Buried Child, the Pulitzer Prize-winning work that gets a staging by Palm Beach Dramaworks beginning March 27 and through the month of April. “Sometimes with a play like this, you just have to let it wash over you,” says Lewis, about the surrealistic drama that a New York Times reviewer described as a play where […]

Some Easter Sunday Brunch Offerings

Some Easter Sunday Brunch Offerings

Two of Miami’s hottest French restaurants — Pascal’s on Ponce and sister restaurant Brasserie Central – are joining forces for their first annual Easter in the Courtyard at Brasserie Central at The Village of Merrick Park. Taking place on Sunday, April 5from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, a mist the gorgeous outdoor courtyard, Chef/Owner Pascal Oudin and executive chef Fabien Micard will cook-up a glorious three-course prix fixe brunch featuring top dishes from both popular Coral Gables haunts, as well as […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Food