Articles Posted by Eric Barton

by Eric Barton July 2017 Also on Digital Edition

The bully from the Oscar-winning film now hopes fame can pull him up and out.

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by Eric Barton April 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Chef Dean Bergman, who got his start at ARC Broward, proves his merit at one of Fort Lauderdale's finest restaurants.

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by Eric Barton January 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Can a local billion-dollar tech startup finally pull something astounding from its sleeve?

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by Eric Barton January 2018 Also on Digital Edition

South Florida is doing something very Japanese, combining public and private-public transit, for the first time ever.

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by Eric Barton November 2017 Also on Digital Edition

The Galápagos Islands remain just like Darwin found them, filled with the same discoveries that changed how we think of the world.

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by Eric Barton Sep 25, 2017 03:02 PM

There was a time, not long ago, when many young people in the Dominican Republic dreamed of life elsewhere. Maybe it was Miami or Madrid, but a generation ago becoming something often meant leaving the island. 

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by Eric Barton Sep 21, 2017 03:54 PM

You still see the unlucky ones around South Florida. By some stroke of bad luck or fallen branch, they’re still without power, imposing on friends or sweating through their sheets every night, and by day searching for free AC at coffee shops or supermarkets. 

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by Eric Barton Aug 07, 2017 01:37 PM

If you’re wondering what Fort Lauderdale’s new Invasive Species Brewing is pouring and what it’ll be known for as a brewery, you might want to take a sip of the Bleu Bird.

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by Eric Barton Aug 04, 2017 12:16 PM

Brandon Wells was maybe 18 or 19 when he had a cup of coffee that really redefined what he thought of the stuff. It was at his grandmother’s house in small-town South Carolina. She broke out an ornate and old-fashioned coffee set, and then she slowly started brewing, taking time producing something that smelled and tasted entirely different. 

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by Eric Barton Jul 24, 2017 01:14 PM

If you’ve seen Geoffrey Zakarian on TV, then you probably think of him as a tough-guy celebrity chef. According to one of his right-hand-men, that perception is spot on. That’s what we learned from a recent Q&A with Jorge Negron, the new executive chef of Zakarian’s restaurant in Hollywood.

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by Eric Barton Jul 10, 2017 05:29 PM

The Fort Lauderdale City Commission will vote on July 11 on a proposal that would give commissioners and the mayor hefty raises next year.

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by Eric Barton July 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Researchers wonder why the wild monkeys, escapees of a veritable primate prison, keep disappearing

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