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It’s that time again, when the Olympics rolls around and that means hours of TV time to follow your favorite athletes. Last night’s opening ceremony was touching, and an amazing site to see, but now it is time for the action to begin. Who will take home the gold? And what courageous stories will we hear? What athletes will you be cheering on?
If you are looking for your hometown heroes, there are some Florida athletes competing in this year’s Olympic Games in Vancouver.
- Jeremy Barrett – Figure Skating
- Caydee Denney – Figure Skating
- Amanda Evora – Figure Skating
- Chris Fogt – Bobsled
- Mark Ladwig – Figure Skating
- Ryan Malone – Hockey
- Jennifer Rodriguez – Speed Skating
- Jason Smith – Curling
Let the games begin.
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Traffic — usually a means for a headache. From long drives to horrible drivers to congested highways, driving to my destination never seems like an easy task. As I was driving down the turnpike this past weekend, I came across a slew of traffic. Accident? Nope Rush hour? No, but this horde of traffic...
January 4th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, florida, highway, sunpass, travel, turnpike
Photo Credit: It's Holly @ flickr
If fine wine and cuisine are what you crave, you have plenty of choices out there, but how do you skim through your options to determine what to attend and what to throw by the wayside? Here are my top choices for this week.
Monday, August 3
(Miami Beach) Guided...
August 3rd, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, florida, Restaurants & Bars, spas, wine
Reality TV has been all the buzz this year in South Florida. First, Miami Social premiered and well…we’d just like to erase that from our memory, but soon another show will make its debut. Police Women of Broward County will premiere on August 6 on TLC. This docudrama will follow four remarkable...
July 28th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: broward county, florida, News, police women, realty tv
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The 4th of July marks the middle of summer and food, parties and fireworks will be all around. Whether you like a small private event, a family-friendly venue or somewhere that is the hub of activity, you won’t be lacking choices this year. Here are some choices you have in South...
June 29th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 4th of July, Events, Family Friendly, fireworks, flagler, florida, las olas, Miami Reviews
Are you looking for somewhere to take your mom on Mother’s Day? There are plenty of options available for brunch or dinner and some will even offer complimentary spa services for mom. Check out the offerings below and don’t wait too long to make your reservations, as Mother’s Day is...
May 2nd, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: brunch, Events, florida, Miami Reviews, mothers day, Restaurants & Bars
Yesterday, I was sifting through some tweets of my Twitter friends and I noticed that @miaminewtimes had posted an update in regards to a Weekend Blog Watch. And, yes, they gave me a nice plug-in. Link love. I always love it. First it was the Sun-Sentinel and now the New Times. Thanks guys.
April 18th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: blogs, florida, Link Love, News, Site News
I must say that I love to try out new restaurants, in fact I spend the majority of my time doing that so I can be a great resource for others (and of course, indulge in a few food fantasies on my own). I eat, I write, I review and give recommendations so you don’t have to waste time going out for...
April 8th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: delicious, florida, food photography, Restaurants & Bars
When you have a lot of family around, having everyone over for Easter, spending hours in the kitchen and having more food than you can imagine might be the way to go, but sometimes, it’s great to escape to a local restaurant and not have to worry about stepping a foot in the kitchen. Leave the...
April 4th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: area 31, brunch, Easter, Events, Family Friendly, florida, opus 5, Restaurants & Bars, zed 451
If you are planning on going to Sunfest, buy your tickets now — I mean right now, run out and buy them today. From now until 5:00 pm on March 31st (that’s Tuesday), a 5 day pass will be available for $54 at TD Bank locations in Palm Beach County. If you don’t buy this ticket deal now,...
March 29th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, David Cook, Events, festival, florida, music, sunfest, West Palm Beach, WILD 95.5
Pow! Bang! Boom! It’s always good to add some pizazz and an educational experience to your vacation. While you are busy planning your Spring Break for your family, you might want to consider taking your children to one of the local children’s museums.
Children’s Science Explorium:...
March 16th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, children, children's science explorium, education, Events, family friend travel, Family Friendly, family vacations, florida, kids, Miami Children's Museum
St. Patrick’s Day is meant to get a little crazy, and there isn’t a better place to get a little crazy than at an energetic Irish Pub. Here’s a run-down of some in the area and what’s going on at each on March 17th.
Paddy Mac’s in Palm Beach Gardens: Come out to Paddy...
March 15th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: corned beef, Events, florida, going out, Irish, march 17, Restaurants & Bars, St. Patrick's Day
If nothing in life is better than finding a bargain deal, an outlet mall may be your shopping destination of choice. Although they may be a drive and the fashions may or may not be from the latest season’s collection, your afternoon getaway is sure to be filled with some interesting finds, both...
March 8th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cinebistro, dolphin mall, Family Friendly, florida, outlet mall, prime outlets, sawgrass mills, Shopping
Are you ready for Spring Break? Well, it is right around the corner. Starting on February 16th and lasting through April 10th, droves of students will be making their way to Florida’s sunny beaches. You are sure to notice the beehive of activity at the beaches, restaurants and bars in the area....
February 15th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, everglades alligator, Family Friendly, florida, myopenbar, spaweek, spring break, spring training, The Arts, Tours
As much as Valentine’s Day is for romance and coupletime, it’s also a time to gather up your family and check out one of the festivals around. For a small price, you are able to shake up your weekend with some outdoor entertainment. No matter where you live or are visiting, there’s...
February 13th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Family Friendly, festival, florida, The Arts
If you like to travel (you know that’s you) and you tend to shoot photos wherever you go, why not gather your hard work, sift through your photos and enter Fodor’s Show us Your Florida Photo Contest? Whether you are swimming with the dolphins, touring the everglades or enjoying a launch at...
February 4th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, contest, florida, fodor's, miami seaquarium, photo, The Arts
Whether you are a football fan or not, the Super Bowl is a must see. Super Bowl XLIII takes place on Sunday, February 1st and kickoff is at 6:00 pm EST. Will you be making your way to Tampa Bay? If you don’t have tickets, they are still available online with the starting price of over $1600 per...
January 27th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bokamper's, Cabana One, duffy's, Events, florida, football, Gansevoort South, outdoors, Restaurants & Bars, roxy's, super bowl XLIII
Tomorrow marks the Chinese New Year. The lanterns, fireworks and festivities surround you, but how much about the holiday do you really know? Here’s some basic information to help you get started including traditions and festivities in the local area.
The Chinese New Year is one of the most important...
January 25th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cafe sambal, celebration, China Grill, chinese-new-year, Events, florida, History & Information, saaga, traditions
You love food. You love wine and you can’t get enough of it. Now you want to be one of the first people to find out about the local wine events going on. Why not sign up for “The Juice,” a weekly newsletter sent out by LocalWineEvents.com? So why sign up? Here are the top reasons to...
January 22nd, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Events, florida, Hotels & Places to Stay, local wine events, newsletter, south beach wine and food festival, The Arts
Almost 2 years ago, there was an article published in my magazine titled Unique Dining Experiences Around the World. It featured an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, a restaurant where people dined in the dark and a place in Belgium where people were lifted 150 feet in the air to enjoy their meal....
January 17th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Dinner in the Sky, Events, florida, Fresh Harvest, Restaurants & Bars, seminole hard rock casino