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  • Broward Calendar: Arts Issue 2014

    Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Lyrics Lab: Poetry Beats and Soul Bailey Contemporary Arts Bring your latest rhymes, poems, songs, lyrics and beats and share in the intimate space hosted by Ian Caven. Artists will be accompanied by live music with Doug Carter...
  • Making an impression: Hand prints from around the world collected on canvas

    Artist Marcos Antonio's "Impressions of Humanity" project is on display in the Broward County Main Library in Fort Lauderdale. Antonio intends to travel to 193 countries to capture one million handprints and document, with photo and video, people from all...
  • Editor's Letter: Arts Issue 2014

    When thinking about art at a macro level, there is a tendency to visualize masterpieces housed in a gallery or exhibit. But I find that when planning a special edition of Society Scene, it helps me to break down the topic - in this case, art - and view it...
  • Facebooking public defender says he tried to apologize

    The attorney for former assistant public defender Gary Sheres issued a statement today on his behalf. Sheres, you might recall, was fired last week for Facebook comments about Palestinians. Click here for a memory refresher. In the statement, Sheres'...
  • Dates set for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference in July 2015

    Dates set for Urban League's Fort Lauderdale conference in July 2015
    Dates are now finalized for the National Urban League's 2015 conference in Fort Lauderdale, according to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. The high-profile conference will run from July 28 to Aug. 1 next year, Albert Tucker,...
  • Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market

    Veterans hopeful in much-improved job market
    Veterans were upbeat about finding work Wednesday at the second annual "Paychecks for Patriots" job fair, one of 17 around the state. "You just have to keep at it. I'm optimistic," said Antonio Chestnut, a 52-year-old father of four in Fort Lauderdale....
  • Foreclosure filings decline in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Foreclosure filings decline in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The number of home foreclosures filed in Broward and Palm Beach counties fell in June, signaling that the housing market continues to climb out of the abyss. Palm Beach County recorded 238 new cases last month, compared with 1,313 in June 2013,...
  • Target donates $25 million in school supplies with buy-one-give-one program

    Target donates $25 million in school supplies with buy-one-give-one program
    Here's a fresh twist on BOGO: Target will donate up to $25 million in school supplies to students in need with a buy-one-give-one program. With each purchase of select Up & Up back-to-school items, Target will donate one supply to the Kids in Need...
  • Grand jury rules police justified in gunning down suspect in Reyka killing

    Grand jury rules police justified in gunning down suspect in Reyka killing
    The police officers who fatally gunned down the wanted fugitive who authorities have fingered as the killer of Broward sheriff's Sgt. Chris Reyka will not face criminal charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the Broward State Attorney's...
  • Real shortage of brains on social media

    When it comes to social media, I have always felt that much of what is posted is buffoonery and boring dreck. And that's the good stuff. I really don't care that your cat sits with you to watch TV. I really don't want to see a picture of the...
  • Philanthropist honored with United Way award

    The United Way has been part of Gale Butler's life since 1983. The local businesswoman, philanthropist and retired corporate vice president of AutoNation said she's run every United Way campaign for the companies she's worked for. For her efforts,...