• McCray’s Bar-B-Q in West Palm has made more Super Bowl appearances than the Miami Dolphins

    Hickory and applewood smoke perfumes the room as barbecue boss Derrick McCray flips 50 racks of baby back ribs in the hot kitchen of McCray’s Backyard Bar-B-Q in West Palm Beach. “This is the heart and soul of barbecue right here,” says McCray, stabbing and flipping over a rack, blistered with…

  • Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

    Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. He had been suffering from dementia. Jones’s agent says he died Tuesday evening. In a statement, his family said he died “after a long, extremely brave but always good humored battle with a rare form of dementia, FTD.” With…

  • What’s Top Round and why is it coming to Fort Lauderdale?

    When Top Round — A California-based restaurant chain that specializes in deli sandwiches — opens in Fort Lauderdale near the end of January, it will be one of several firsts. Not only will this be the first location in Florida, it will be the first on the East Coast. Dallas is the only other city…

  • Reivew: Isolation, suspicion and surprises in Kubica’s tense ‘The Other Mrs.’

    ‘The Other Mrs.’ By Mary Kubica. Park Row, 368 pages, $26.99 Mary Kubica’s skill at melding the family drama with the psychological thriller takes another leap with “The Other Mrs.” A marriage and a family are on the verge of imploding. Add in the small population of an isolated Maine island that’s…

  • Wild one: Rapper Flo Rida opening new vodka distillery in Fort Lauderdale

    The club can’t handle Flo Rida, but can South Florida handle the chart-topping rapper’s new vodka distillery? The multiplatinum Miami-based artist is the new co-owner and brand ambassador behind Old Sistrunk Distillery, a food and drink complex scheduled to open in late 2020 or early 2021 in Fort…

  • New Korean BBQ restaurant: A hot Bae starts sizzling at Hard Rock

    Fans of Korean barbecue have a new place to get their grill on. Bae Korean Grill opened this month in the retail wing of the expanded Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood. The 175-seat restaurant is dark, chic and clubby, featuring a bar and lounge with a DJ booth and 28 tables with…

  • III Points festival in Miami will include the Strokes, Robyn, Wu-Tang Clan

    The 2020 III Points indie music and arts festival in Miami will return May 1-2 with a lineup highlighted by a rare appearance by the Strokes, multiple Grammy nominee Robyn, the Wu-Tang Clan and EDM duo Disclosure leading a list of more than 90 performers. Tickets for the seventh annual festival…

  • Wanee Block Party in Fort Lauderdale has Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Allman Betts Band

    The 2020 edition of the Allman Brothers-sponsored Wanee Block Party will return to Revolution Live in downtown Fort Lauderdale on April 25 with performances by Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Stephen Marley, Blues Traveler and Jaimoe & Friends. The Allman Brothers theme of the main event,…

  • Kiss Country’s Chili Cookoff reels in a sea of country music fans

    The 35th Annual KISS COUNTRY 99.9 CHILI COOKOFF featuring musical performances by Kane Brown and more.

  • Super Bowl celebrations in Broward and Palm Beach County

    Let’s face it, everyone thinks of Super Bowl as a Miami-only kind of deal. And yes, getting to Miami Gardens is a lot better than having to schlep all the way to, say, Kendall, Key Biscayne or Cutler Bay. No worries. We got you. Here we’ve compiled a list of Super Bowl-related things to do in Broward…