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Miami events this week

”Cine-Kink”: The Short Films of GARTEL: ”Electronica Erotica” Wednesday, March 25, 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way 305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com $12 General, $10 Member/Senior/Student MBC’s “Cine-Kink” night, the semi-monthly tribute to the artistic side of kinky subjects, brings you “GARTEL: Electronica Erotica 1979-2009″, erotic works set to electronic music by the “Father of Digital [...]

March 25th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Families,Music | Read More »

BSO catches cable thieves

When your business advertises free services, you’re bound to get some attention. And when that service is provided illegally, you’re bound to land in jail. Broward Sheriff’s Office Lauderdale Lakes detectives, working with Comcast representatives, obtained information about a vendor at the Swap Shop with an easy sales pitch: Buy my cable modem and you’ll [...]

March 25th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Pioneer community read-in Thursday

Pioneer Middle is celebrating its sixth Community Read-In Thursday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. Each year, school staff ask local community members to visit the students and share a memorable book, article or short story, followed by a group discussion. Guest readers are encouraged to share words of wisdom and to reflect [...]

March 24th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

The Eagles' Don Henley at Hard Rock Live

The Eagles’ Don Henley brings decades of his award-winning and much loved hits to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 27 at noon. Out of all of the Eagles, founding member Don Henley had the most successful [...]

March 24th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Music | Read More »

Judge Leaps (Literally) To Woman’s Defense

After Broward County Circuit Court Judge Ian Richards remanded John Charles Reasee into custody on a domestic violence charge, the defendant ran around his attorney and attacked the woman who had testified against him. As Reasee chased Nicole Ward toward the judge’s bench, pummeling her with his fists, Judge Richards jumped over the bench to [...]

March 24th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Weather officials running tsunami drill April 2

Residents and visitors along the Atlantic coasts of the United States and Canada, the Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands should not be alarmed when they hear tsunami test messages broadcast over their televisions and radios on Thursday, April 2, 2009. That day, at 9:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. CDT), officials will [...]

March 24th, 2009 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Smoky Robinson at Hard Rock April 23

Smokey Robinson, a founding Motown executive, songwriter and producer, as well as lead signer for the Miracles, will bring his four decades of legendary hits to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, April 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Robinson’s countless hits and consistent contributions [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Events,Music | Read More »

April is Fair Housing Month in Broward – free seminars

Broward County will celebrate Fair Housing Month in April, which commemorates the passing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. In honor of this occasion, Broward County Office of Equal Opportunity, Broward County Housing Finance & Community Development Division and HOPE, Inc. Fair Housing Center present the “Fair Housing: One Community, One People” Fair Housing [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Events | Read More »

Easter fun at Bass Pro Shops

Following on the heels of Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Easter Holiday is next in line for big family celebrations. Most of us remember the excitement of this first Spring holiday–the coloring and hiding of Easter eggs, the wonderful after-church dinners of baked hams and scalloped potatoes, and of course, the Easter Basket.  Now you can [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Events,Families | Read More »

Coconut Creek water rates go up April 1

Residents of Coconut Creek will see an increase in water rates as well as a new rate structure that will take effect April 1, 2009. To see how the new rates affect you, please click on the link below. Once you click on the link, you will enter into only one of the search fields [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Celebrate Earth Hour March 28

Broward County residents are being asked to turn all “non-essential” lights out for one hour beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 in recognition of “Earth Hour.” Earth Hour was first celebrated two years ago in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million people and thousands of businesses turned off their lights to send a message [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

County to restrict sex offenders living quarters

If approved after a public hearing, sex offenders will have a tougher time finding a place to live in unincorporated Broward County. Broward County commissioners are holding a public hearing on April 14, 2 p.m., in room 422 of the Governmental Center (Andrews Ave. and Broward Blvd. in Fort  Lauderdale) to change the code for [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

County administration to take closer look at slot machine revenue

In what one can only presume is a means of getting more revenue for Broward County, commissioners are expected to approve a report during the March 24 meeting that would allow them to take a closer look at revenue coming in from slot machines at parimutuel facilities. In a report completed by the county auditor’s [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Train show in Deerfield April 4

Model railroaders, train history buffs and kids of all ages will enjoy the train show on Saturday, April 4, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the Deerfield Beach Railroad Museum will host a Model Railroad Open House, Train Show, and Swap Meet. This event will be at the DBRM museum facility located in [...]

March 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Wine and Dine with Pompano Chamber March 31

The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting  their Annual Fine Food and Wine Festival and Auction on Tuesday, March 31, at the Plaza at Oceanside, an opulent 17 story luxury tower at the corner of A1A and East Atlantic Boulevard from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy the samplings of delicious cuisine from over [...]

March 21st, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

$5 million on display at Seminole Casinos

What does an enormous amount of cold, hard cash look like? Get a spectacular close-up view as the Seminole Casinos unveils the largest amount of money ever publicly showcased in a casino – a $5,000,000 traveling cash display. It started at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and will travel nearly 1,000 miles within the [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

End Of Business Begins A Nightmare

Two supermarket employees were caught off guard and forced into a nightmare as two armed suspects stormed into their place of business and held them at gunpoint while they robbed the store. At around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, two employees at an Oakland Park Winn-Dixie were collecting shopping carts from the parking lot. [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Video | Read More »

Local youth poet on HBO

Brave New Voices, airing at 11 pm Sunday nights on HBO beginning April 5, will chronicle the activities of youth poetry groups around the country participating in the HBO Def Poetry Jam. The April 12 episode will feature Lauderhill’s own Write Side Poets, who are based in the Lauderhill Arts Incubator at the intersection of [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Teacher's union schedules 1000+ protest Tuesday

More than 1,000 teachers, parents and students will protest in front of Plantation High School auditorium (6901 N.E. 16th St. off of Sunrise Boulevard) at 5:30 p.m. before the School Board Impasse Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 24. School Board members will vote on whether or not to fund teachers’ raises for the 2009-2010 school [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Small Businesses Urged to "Get Certified" to Participate in Super Bowl XLIV Opportunities

The Broward County Small Business Development Division is working with the South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee 2010 to maximize opportunities for local small businesses to participate in the procurement process for Super Bowl XLIV. Scheduled for February 7, 2010, Super Bowl XLVI is expected to have a $400 million direct economic impact to Broward [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Parks and Recreation Neighborhood Parks Offer Free After-School Programs

Six neighborhood parks operated by Broward County Parks and Recreation Division are offering free After-School Programs for children ages 6 to 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Activities vary by site and include cultural programs, youth sports, arts and crafts, homework time and more. The six parks offering the After-School Programs, all [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

NBMC to host FREE CyberKnife & Cancer Center community event

You’ve seen it on TV… in the newspaper… on billboards. Well, now it’s time to see it in person! North Broward Medical Center is conducting tours of the newly remodeled Comprehensive Cancer Center featuring the first and only CyberKnife® in Broward County. Community members are invited to witness firsthand this amazing anti-cancer breakthrough and speak [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Cast Members from The Sopranos at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek March 28-29

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is bringing in a few “wise guys” as five former cast members of the hit HBO TV show The Sopranos will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs on Sunday, March 29, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the West Lot Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. The appearance [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

BSO searching for Davie man who went missing after robbery

BSO detectives are searching for a 20-year-old Davie man who went missing under mysterious circumstances and may be in danger. The last time anyone heard from 20-year-old Yakov Evan was when the Subway employee dialed 911 Wednesday night from his cell phone and told dispatchers he was being robbed. On a 911 recording, Evan tells [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Broward County Teen Parent Advisory Hosts Fathers Matter Event

The Broward County Teen Parent Advisory is hosting the third annual Fathers Matter event on Saturday, April 4 at Seagull Alternative High School (425 S.W. 28th Street, Ft. Lauderdale), beginning at 9 a.m. The event includes breakfast, a keynote speech from former NBA star guard Kenny Anderson, entertainment from the Write Side Poetz and three [...]

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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