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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Weekend preview: Surfing magic, good FAT and a good Rat

    Weekend preview: Surfing magic, good FAT and a good Rat
    This weekend’s Surfers for Autism Beach Festival is South Florida at its most authentic and cliché-defying best, a free three-day gathering of music, food trucks and fellowship made special by moments of transcendent joy, watching children and young...
  • The charm behind the winning burger

    The charm behind the winning burger
    What's the secret to winning Fort Lauderdale's annual Burger Battle? Ask Evan David and Mike Saperstein, owners of Charm City Burger Company in Deerfield Beach, who took home the Burger Battle trophy this year. It's all about the beef: 70 percent...
  • R.E.M. responds to an SOS

    R.E.M. responds to an SOS
    Bob Hawkins was strumming his guitar in front of a live audience at the Cliffs in Laguna Beach, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, when his heart attack hit. "I was playing the first note of the set and I felt kind of odd," he remembered. "I was becoming...
  • Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"

    Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"
    The scripts have changed over the past five years for the lesbian theater festival "Girl Play," which is returning to the Pride Center in Wilton Manors June 27-29. “The first time, the stories were almost universally about coming out and sex,...
  • Bernard Hopkins' move to HBO a 'Canelo' precursor?

    Bernard Hopkins' move to HBO a 'Canelo' precursor?
    Barring a stunning upset Saturday night, the extended HBO blackout of fighters connected to Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions is due to end in the fall. And with that, De La Hoya’s star fighter, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, could very...
  • De La Hoya positioned well politically for possible Mayweather conflict

    De La Hoya positioned well politically for possible Mayweather conflict
    Near the height of his popularity in 1998, Oscar De La Hoya helped Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) win reelection by encouraging state Latinos to vote. “Now, I’ve asked him for a favor,” De La Hoya said Saturday afternoon, in an appearance at...
  • Oscar De La Hoya meets again with Bob Arum, 'Canelo'-Cotto on table

    Oscar De La Hoya meets again with Bob Arum, 'Canelo'-Cotto on table
    The end of boxing’s cold war is at hand. The healing between promoters Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum continued this week with a personal meeting in Las Vegas and momentum toward a Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Miguel Cotto bout on Cinco de...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. uses boxing smarts to outmaneuver opponents

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. uses boxing smarts to outmaneuver opponents
    The smallest detail is never far from Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s mind. It has allowed him to compile a bank account that exceeds $100 million, a testament to the fighter's brilliance. "I once introduced him to a guy I knew, and just the other day, six years...
  • Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more

    Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more
    Sunday marks Cinco de Mayo, but there are sure to be festivities held throughout the weekend. Whether you're in the mood for tequila and tacos or a Mexican-style burger, we've got you covered. Casa Vega: On Sunday, Casa Vega will be partnering with...
  • Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights

    Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights
    In the end, it’s kind of hard to say what won the day for Ray Garcia. Sure, the Fig chef rocked the Cochon 555 competition Sunday at the jam-packed House of Blues with a tender blood sausage served on cotija grits, a letter-perfect pozole and a...
  • Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho

    Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho
    The margarita was made for women.  It was even named for one. No Mexican man “would be caught dead ordering a margarita,” says Jimmy Shaw, chef-owner of L.A.’s Loteria Grill. In a weekend interview with KCRW, Shaw said tequilas...