Home » Palm Beach You are browsing entries filed in “Palm Beach”

The Burger-Fi Revolution Has Begun

–Photo and story by Rachel Galvin– Restauranteur David Manero, known for restaurants like The Office, DeVito South Beach and Vic & Angelo’s, has opened his newest concept – Burger-Fi – in Lauderdale-By-the-Sea (4343 North Ocean Dr.). Have you tried it yet? Short for Burgerfication, this locale serves up fast food gourmet style and he keeps [...]

July 1st, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

2011 Florida Renewal Energy Tour


Please join Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy, FARE on Friday, February 11 for the 2011 Florida Renewal Energy Tour. The tour is set for the morning, the afternoon agenda will include a Town Hall discussion at FIU. This is part of a ten city tour of Florida. It will feature discussion of renewable energy legislation to [...]

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

“Bodies of Art” International conference

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University are hosting an international conference titled, “Bodies of Art,” from  December 1 through 3, on the Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. The conference will [...]

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

FAU Lecture to Address 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Cross at Ground Zero

Florida Atlantic University’s department of history presents a lecture on the conspiracy theories about the September 11th attacks entitled “Enemies Within: The Conspiracy Culture of Modern America.” The prize-winning author Robert Goldberg from the University of Utah will speak on Thursday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

SFWMD closes US Sugar purchase to improve Everglades


The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) closed on the purchase of land from the United States Sugar Corporationlast week, providing 26,800 acres of strategically located property south of Lake Okeechobee for Everglades restoration.  The $194 million acquisition places 42 square miles of agricultural land into public ownership for the construction of water quality improvement [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Local news,Palm Beach,Water management | Read More »

New Protocols Seek Improved Balance for Lake Okeechobee Operations

04/28/10 Lake Okeechobee South end

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today provided input on an updated document to guide District recommendations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the management of Lake Okeechobee. Known as Adaptive Protocols for Lake Okeechobee Operations, the document lays out measures to better balance the needs of the lake and [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,Water management | Read More »

Fright Nights open Oct. 14

frightnights 2009 047

You can feel October creeping up on you and that can only mean something else will soon be creeping up as well….  Fright Nights, the scariest Halloween phenomenon ever, returns to the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach.  This year’s terror-full attraction kicks off Thursday, October 14th and has been redesigned to be scarier [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Holiday,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Six amendments on Florida’s Nov. 2 election ballot

Amendment #1: Repeal of public campaign financing requirement.  This amendment passed during the 2009 Legislative Session by a vote of 80-34. Miami Herald writes a good explanation of the issue. Link to full Amendment 1 detail. Amendment #2: Homestead ad valorem tax credit for deployed military personnel. The Florida Legislature passed the proposal in May [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Elections,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach,Tallahassee | Read More »

Halloween events in Broward 2010

Snyder Park Halloween Poster Family

This is a work in progress, so check back regularly as events are added to this list! Email Halloween/Fall festival events to . Click here to enter our Halloween Costume Contest. Post your best pics of Halloweens past to win a four-pack of to the Halloween Festival at Snyder Park. Coconut Creek Halloween Business Expo [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Deerfield Beach,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miami,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Southwest Ranches,Sunrise,Tallahassee,Tamarac,West Park,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Women’s Equality Day Celebration at FAU Aug 26th, 2010

Iron Jawed Angels

Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and other local organizations will hold a Women’s Equality Day Celebration to commemorate the 90th anniversary of women’s voting rights. The celebration will be held on Thursday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union on the Boca Raton campus, 777 [...]

August 18th, 2010 | Posted in College,Culture,Elections,Events,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

FAU’s Center for Ocean Energy designated national center for research


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has designated the Center for Ocean Energy Technology (COET) at Florida Atlantic University as a national center for ocean energy research and development. The new Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at FAU joins centers in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii that also work to advance the operational [...]

August 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,marine | Read More »

NOAA watching tropical wave near Dominican

Computer models July 20, 8 p.m. of potential Tropical Storm Bonnie

Alerts are being issued for a potential tropical storm that could potentially go anywhere from as far south as the tip of Cuba to the center of Florida. Currently the wave, described as “vigorous” by NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), is producing a large number of storms and conditions are such that there is [...]

July 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach,Weather | Read More »

Heads Up Report: Henry’s of Delray Beach

henrys dining room 1

Thanks, again, to the fine folks (Hope and Julie you both rock!) at t.b.a.—the buzz agency—because they set up a tasting for me at Henry’s of Delray Beach this week so I could do my weekly “Head’s Up Report” for the Food for Thought Radio Show. I am super appreciative too because without their help, [...]

July 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

NOAA gives 60-80% chance of oil reaching South Florida

Percent of Spill Scenarios that will cause a dull sheen in a given grid as of Day 120 for a 33,000 barrels/day release for 90 days. Source: NOAA

NOAA has used modeling of historical wind and ocean currents to project the likelihood that surface oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill will impact additional U.S. coastline. This modeling, part of NOAA’s comprehensive response to the unprecedented Gulf oil disaster, can help guide the ongoing preparedness, response and cleanup efforts.

July 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Oil,Palm Beach | Read More »

Fourth of July in Broward County


FORT LAUDERDALE The City of Fort Lauderdale invites residents and visitors to celebrate America’s Independence Day by attending a free celebration on Fort Lauderdale Beach from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, 2010. The Fourth of July festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. on across from the Oasis Café, located at [...]

June 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Pompano Beach,Tamarac,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Southeast Florida Counties Call for Action on Oil Disaster

George Nugent, Monroe County, Kristen Jacobs, Broward County, Katy Sorenson, Miami-Dade and Shelly Vana, Palm Beach County, finished signing the resolution to work together on combatting climate change.

We have all come to realize that unless we take action on a local, state and federal level, the possibility of another Deepwater Horizon rig accident happening is all too possible. The Broward League of Cities recently passed a resolution opposing offshore oil drilling along with several local cities that have already done the same. [...]

June 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach | Read More »

Heads Up Report: III Forks at Village of Gulfstream in Hallandale

PBGWine Room wideLR

By Steve Cabeza For this week’s “Head’s Up” Report for the Food for Thought Radio Show, the fine folks at t.b.a. (the buzz agency) set up a tasting for me at III Forks Steakhouse at the Village of Gulfstream, so a hearty thanks goes out to Julie because the experience was fantastic! There are 7 [...]

June 16th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

First potential tropical storm popping up in Atlantic

Current satellite view of Invest 92

Well, Floridians, our summer of watching weather has begun as the National Hurricane Center reports its first area of low pressure with a 60 percent chance of turning into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach | Read More »

Palm Beach teen killed in Coral Springs motorcycle wreck

A West Palm Beach resident was killed late yesterday morning when the motorcycle he was riding struck a vehicle. At approximately 11:30am yesterday morning, Michael Ferraz Lanzoni, 17, of Palm Beach was traveling east on Wiles Road around the 9000 block when his motorcycle struck a 2005 Ford Escape driven by Andrea Baigorria, 21, of [...]

June 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Fire/police,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Heads Up Report: New Boston Market concept


My “Heads Up” Report this week for the Food for Thought Radio Show (live every Thursday evening at Oceans 234 from 6 – 8 p.m., and coming soon to T.V!) sent me to Boston Market. I have eaten out more than your average bear. For 10 years of my life I was a “road warrior” [...]

June 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Palm Beach,Taste Broward | Read More »

Delray Beach Artist Makes Illustration Magic in Ft. Lauderdale gallery


The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale’s Mark K. Wheeler Gallery will be hosting a guest artist solo exhibition featuring the work of Stanford Slutsky. “The Shape of Things” exhibition commences with the opening reception Tuesday, June 8 and runs through Thursday, July 29, 2010.

June 1st, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Amtrak inspecting FEC Railway for passenger rail

Governor Charlie Crist on Sunday noted Amtrak’s 326-mile, one-way inspection trip of the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) from Miami to Jacksonville.  The trip will help local and state officials evaluate the feasibility of returning passenger rail service along the Florida East Coast Railway. The inspection trip represents only the second time a passenger train [...]

May 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach,Tallahassee,Transportation | Read More »

Tornado warning in W. Broward, SW Palm Beach


From NOAA.gov A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph for Broward County… The leading edge of a large area of thunderstorms is dropping southeast into northern Broward County. This line of storms has had a history of strong winds over Hendry and Palm Beach counties. There [...]

April 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Miramar,Palm Beach,Pembroke Pines,Weather | Read More »

Governor Crist Signs Legislation to Enhance Transparency in Private Attorney Contracting

From the Governor’s office: Governor Charlie Crist today, alongside Attorney General Bill McCollum, signed House Bill 437  (Click here for HB 437)to increase transparency and accountability in contracts between private attorneys and the Office of the Attorney General.  This legislation requires pertinent contracting information be posted on the Attorney General’s Web site for public review.

April 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Ethics in Broward,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,Tallahassee | Read More »

Deutch wins congressional seat

Ted Deutch

Mazel Tov was the resounding statement from many of Ted Deutch’s supporters this morning as word of his election to U.S. Congress made the rounds. On Tuesday, voters headed to the polls to elect a replacement for Robert Wexler, who resigned as District 19 representative in Washington D.C. effective January 4, 2010, to run the [...]

April 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Federal Government,Local news,National politics,Palm Beach,margate | Read More »

Subscribe to BrowardNETOnline.com for free!