| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:50 AM
And then there were two.
Chris Warnig, a candidate for Broward County Commission in the race for Chip LaMarca's seat, is withdrawing from the District 4 contest.
Warnig, a Democrat, is setting his sights on a local race instead. He'll run for Wilton...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:56 AM
It's official now. Christopher Warnig, the young candidate with a colorful background, said he has filed to run for Wilton Manors City Commission.
By 'colorful,' I'm referring to allegations by law enforcement that he was unlawfully posing as one of...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:31 AM
If “Respect: A Musical Journey of Women” comes off a little like a musical revue morphed from a lecture, well, then that is because essentially it is.
Staged at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center with competency, if not panache, by the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Fourteen-year-old Katherine M. wears her new outlook on the back of her PACE Center for Girls T-shirt: "Keep calm and use your voice."
Before she enrolled at PACE nearly two years ago, "I had a horrible attitude. I would express my feelings in the wrong...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:42 PM
On Saturday in Wilton Manors, a traditional fundraising event will be followed by a not-so-traditional one. The second annual Santa's Fun Run/Walk and Sleigh Race will begin at 8 a.m. While many nonprofits are turning to 5K runs to raise money, this...
| Dec 13, 2013
Greater Fort Lauderdale has come a long way since officially rolling out the rainbow carpet to gay and lesbian travelers in 1996.
Back then tourism officials spent $35,000 on gay marketing.
Today that marketing budget is about $750,000 and is aimed at...
| Sep 13, 2013
Victor Flores married Greg Hardy amid the twinkling lights and Broadway posters of New York's Times Square in April, not three months before doctors diagnosed Greg with stage 4 colon cancer that has since metastasized to his liver.
"He was adamant about...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
South Florida religious conservatives and others on the political right, determined to transform the political landscape, have gone thorough their own boot camp.
They call themselves "effectivists."
Hosted by the nine-campus megachurch Calvary Chapel,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A lifelong resident of Broward County, Tim Ryan was elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Mark Gilbert expects you'll meet a pair of gay best friends at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
The first is "G.B.F," the festival's curtain-raiser concerning the hottest fashion accessory among status-seeking teen queens at a high...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Tim Smith, a former Fort Lauderdale commissioner, may run for state House of Representatives.
“I’m giving it some thought, actually. I’m not ready to tell you anything,” he said. “I don’t know if you could consider my...