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  • Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!

    Weekend preview: Beer, peeps and chicken wings!
    At last year’s New River Raft Race, the entry from students at the AIAS FAU School of Architecture won the fastest-raft category in a romp. But the one guy hoping for a closer race this weekend is their own admiral, Anthony Abbate, associate provost...
  • Tortuga Music Festival 2014: 10 things you need to know

    Tortuga Music Festival 2014: 10 things you need to know
    Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival returns to Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend for a second year of showing off country music’s biggest names, including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert and Hank Williams Jr. The...
  • Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero

    Weekend preview: Hot air, hot music and a jellyfish sombrero
    It’s not often that the Broward Center for the Performing Arts offers a concert by a singer whose songs are heard among the thumpy pop hits on Y100, but there are all kinds of new things going on at the big house on the New River. To be sure, it&...
  • Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer

    Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer
    With apologies to the many accomplished musicians performing on Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend, the most important improvement at the ocean-ecology-minded Tortuga Music Festival is the news that the house beer this year is Corona (replacing last year&...
  • Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas

    Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans. The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
  • Beyonce, Jay Z to open summer tour at Sun Life Stadium

    Beyonce, Jay Z to open summer tour at Sun Life Stadium
    Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z will open their 13-city On the Run summer tour in South Florida with a June 25 show at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday. Prices range from $39.50 to $275 and will be...
  • Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

    Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party
    Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom....
  • Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air

    Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air
    Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place. Inside, Wu showed off some...
  • Sterling scandal: Loss of Clipper sponsors could spur NBA suspension

    Major sponsors of the Los Angeles Clippers are fleeing in droves as they rush to distance themselves from racist comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling. CarMax, Virgin America, Kia, State Farm, Red Bull and a growing list of other sponsors...
  • Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion

    Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion
    Confectionary giant Mars Inc. is buying most of Procter & Gamble's pet food business for $2.9 billion, a move that will shore up the company's growing pet care business. The all-cash deal will add the Iams, Eukanuba and Natura brands in North America...
  • Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows

    Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows
    The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image. The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...