Category Archives: News From the Nation’s Dicktip

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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In Tallahassee, Hugs for Thugs

A grand jury’s indictment on Monday of two abortion opponents who covertly recorded Planned Parenthood officials is the latest, most startling sign that a Republican campaign against the group has run into trouble. In a dozen states including Texas, where … Continue reading

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Over and Out

Once upon a time, FM Radio was important. People listened faithfully and formed personal attachments to the music played, the on-air personalities, and the daily routines to which those stations adhered. Rivalries sprung up between competitors, and listeners took sides. … Continue reading

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