| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Sapphire Indian Cuisine
500 Via De Palma, Suite #79, Boca Raton, 561-362-2299, SapphireBoca.com
Owner Raju Brahmbhatt, a veteran restaurateur from New York City and New Jersey who grew up in western India, wants to dispel notions that his native...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Dan Borislow, a West Palm Beach businessman whose "MagicJack" helped pioneer free Internet phone calls, has died at age 52.
His death was confirmed by Brad Shewmake, a spokesman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., the maker of the device. Borislow was the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange.
Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
| Jul 18, 2014
LeAnn Rimes sees one big benefit from living through the past five tumultuous years: It has given her plenty to write about.
Rimes, who will perform Saturday, July 19, in Hallandale Beach, says her recent life experiences informed her latest album,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Original post | 8:36 a.m.
Updated | 12:13 p.m.
Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers.
They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature.
They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A new city law aims to protect animal lovers from unknowingly buying a sick dog born in a puppy mill.
This week, Sunrise approved a law requiring pet stores within its borders to sell animals from shelters, rescue groups and humane societies.
| May 2, 2014
Pet shops in Sunrise can no longer sell dogs and cats from commercially licensed breeders.
City commissioners unanimously agreed to a new law that will stop the retail sale of cats and dogs that come from commercial breeders, also known as a puppy...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:46 AM
An alert reader sent me a fundraiser invitation for Broward County Commission candidate Quentin "Beam" Furr. These invitations help us connect the political dots in Broward, letting us know who is behind the candidates.
Keep sending them to me at...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County.
In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The state’s dog tracks would be required to report greyound-racing injuries under a measure approved by state senators in the waning hours of the annual lawmaking session.
The measure, SB 742, now must get rushed to the House for a vote there....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Broward's oldest city has joined the pack of municipalities across the county enacting laws aimed at curbing the puppy mill trade.
Under the rules approved Tuesday, Dania Beach pet shops can only sell cats and dogs from shelters, rescue groups and...