History/Culture

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Dwight Shrute, of “The Office” fame, said, “A hero is part-human and part-supernatural. A hero is born out of childhood trauma, or out of a disaster that must be avenged.” Villains, in many cases, are mirror images of their superhero foes. I think there’s a lesson there. While you ponder this quandary, check out these […]

Florida Supercon announces even more amazing guests

Florida Supercon announces even more amazing guests

From July 27-30, thousands of costumed characters, comic fans, and people who just want to know what the heck is going on will converge on the  Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, located at  1950 Eisenhower Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale FL for Florida Supercon. This 4 day festival of fun featuring Celebrity Guests, Comic Book Creators, Anime & Animation […]

Behind the Bun: The 2017 Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

Behind the Bun: The 2017 Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

By Mary Bowers   Mirrors. When I was three, they were the source of entertainment as I would contort my face into silly expressions and press it against the smooth surface. I am still not certain if my mother resented the game because of the sticky smudges I would leave behind or if she looked […]

Local Resident Honored “Hometown Hero” At City Of West Palm Beach’s Fourth on Flagler

Local Resident Honored “Hometown Hero” At City Of West Palm Beach’s Fourth on Flagler

Before the night sky illuminated with red, white and blue, patriotism was already on full display at 4th on Flagler in downtown West Palm Beach. The 29th annual celebration, which ran from 5 – 10 p.m. on the Waterfront, included a Military Honor Ceremony prior to the fireworks extravaganza over the Intracoastal Waterway. The special […]

#SailawaySaturday – Holland America Line to Sail to Cuba on Roundtrip Fort Lauderdale Itineraries Aboard ms Veendam Beginning in December 2017

#SailawaySaturday – Holland America Line to Sail to Cuba on Roundtrip Fort Lauderdale Itineraries Aboard ms Veendam Beginning in December 2017

Holland America Line has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting with the Dec. 22, 2017, 12-day holiday cruise aboard ms Veendam. Holland America Line becomes Carnival Corporation’s third cruise line to be approved to sail to Cuba following the company’s historic inaugural sailings to the island last year. The […]

4th on Flagler offers up everything from flags to fireworks – and even life-size human foosball

4th on Flagler offers up everything from flags to fireworks – and even life-size human foosball

From flags to fireworks – and even life-size human foosball – West Palm Beach’s 4th on Flagler, one of South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day events, will have it all. Returning to the Waterfront on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., tens-of-thousands of guests are expected to celebrate freedom at […]