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  • Pat Flury says questions over residency not real reason she quit commission in Dania Beach

    Pat Flury says questions over residency not real reason she quit commission in Dania Beach
    Pat Flury was not about to be run out of office. Or so she said. When political foes repeatedly questioned whether the longtime commissioner lived in Dania Beach, she gave this cheeky retort during a meeting at City Hall last year: "Bug off." But on...
  • Dania Beach fails for second time to appoint new commissioner

    Dania Beach fails for second time to appoint new commissioner
    As Mayor Walter Duke predicted, the commission failed for the second time Wednesday to appoint a new commissioner to the seat once held by Pat Flury. "It's very disheartening," resident Terry Hale-Hicks said after the meeting. The four-member board...
  • Fish and chips off the old block

    Fish and chips off the old block
    If the building that houses Bad Boys of England looks curious, it may be because it didn't start out as an English restaurant and pub. It was once a Phillips 66 gas station. Look hard enough, and you can see the outline of bays where cars were once...
  • Dania Beach mom becomes shining star by helping others, says mayor

    Dania Beach mom becomes shining star by helping others, says mayor
    After years of rebelliousness, despair in abusive relationships and spells in homeless shelters, Vivian Jackson is finally the parent she wanted to be. "I thought of myself as broken," said Jackson, of Dania Beach. "I was going nowhere." Then about...
  • Your trash is their treasure

    Your trash is their treasure
    On a pedestal display at Studio 18 in the Pines, Casey Eckels' sculpture "Blackbird the Viking" is a monument to silly design and found objects. The creature's hourglass-shaped body is composed of a pomegranate-juice bottle coated in black feathers and...
  • Three-ring circus in Dania Beach

     Three-ring circus in Dania Beach
    It is past time for the deadlocked Dania Beach City Commission to end its circus-like antics and pick someone to fill its critical, fifth seat. The position has been empty since June, when former commissioner Pat Flury resigned amid questions about...
  • Debora McDonough's story of survival

    Debora McDonough's story of survival
    The day of her breast cancer operation, Debora McDonough wore a colorful parrot hat to surgery. It was that type of humor that she used to keep up her spirits throughout her treatment, and still does today. The most important lesson she learned from...
  • Muscle up!

    Muscle up!
    If you've ever wondered if your weight-training routine has a practical application — other than looking studly — you may find one Saturday at South Florida's Strongman Contest in Dania Beach. Instead of merely seeing who can pump the most...
  • To do Thursday: "Jekyll and Hyde," International Design and a Sylvester listening party

    To do Thursday: "Jekyll and Hyde," International Design and a Sylvester listening party
    Sylvester Listening Party: We Got The Beats record store is throwing a listening party today from 5 to 9 p.m. in Oakland Park for late great disco star Sylvester and the compilation album "Mighty Real: Greatest Dance Hits," due out June 25. For the...
  • DCOTA in Dania Beach offers free interior design events

    DCOTA in Dania Beach offers free interior design events
    The Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach holds "International Design @ DCOTA" - its annual spate of interior design seminars, presentations, panel discussions and parties beginning Thursday, July 18 and going through through next Thursday, July...
  • Art free-for-all

    Art free-for-all
    You’re walking down the street Friday and notice a painting in some random spot — perhaps a canvas leaning on a lightpole or nestled between bushes. If there’s a note attached mentioning “Free Art Fridays,” then scoop it up...