Category Archives: News From the Nation’s Dicktip

Finny or Dye

It’s more than a week since a shark attacked a swimmer off Haulover Park, Miami Beach’s historical clothing-optional beach, but things seem to be back to normal. Or at least as normal as it is to see men and women … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Buzz

Sitting outside on the second full day of glorious summer in south Florida, there’s a loud thud that shakes the earth and sends a cloud of white particles over my head. Can only mean one thing: a seed pod on … Continue reading

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Water This

In my little patch of eastern Hollywood, we’re in Year Two of a project that has featured streets and alleys torn to shreds and barely paved over or just left raw, floods from backed-up sewers and broken pipes, traffic detours, … Continue reading

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The Smartest Guy (No Longer) in Town

Seems as though Hollywood’s business and community leadership is growing inpatient at the lack of interest in Sean Cononie Memorial Vacant Lot, formerly known as a homeless shelter and eyesore. About two years ago, the city of Hollywood handed Sean … Continue reading

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She Wore Blue Velvet

I’m old, so I missed it — what’s YOUR excuse? I refer, of course, to The last week’s eMerge conference at Miami Beach Convention Center, which, according to the breathless account in the Miami Hurled, was dedicated largely to the … Continue reading

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Yawning Gap, FL

When I want a word to describe the lifestyle, vibrancy, culture, and overall experience of living and working in Broward County, the first one to come to mind is “underwhelming.” Despite the astonishing potential created by its fabulous location, mixture … Continue reading

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Safari SoGoody

We know it as the Dead Animal Bar in Islamorada, after its decor that features numerous mounted animal parts on the walls and ceiling, some quite large. As far as I can tell, none of the trophies were assassinated in … Continue reading

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