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Plate� menu. The famous Sunset Grill in Northwood, owned by Chef Terry Marince and Matt Reber, has created Small Plate specials for only $10 every night! Your favorite gourmet cuisine dinners like Chicken Marsala & Francaise or the Sunset Crabcake with vegetable & potato are now offered at the perfect portion for the perfect price! Friday nights the bar is very active with locals both early for Happy Hour and late after 10PM and the ever changing look has changed again. The exterior is now a lighter color and the interior has undergone some changes to. No matter how many times you’ve been to the Sunset Grill, each visit will surprise you! See the front cover and come check out the new Small Plate menu for only $10 and the new look at the Sunset Grill! I visited both the Ouzo Blue locations last Saturday night and they were packed! The PGA location in the PGA Commons looked to be heading for another 800 dinners that night. Close to a thousand people visit this spot on a weekend night and the energy is phenomenal. I’ve never seen so many large tables of 15 or more in any restaurant on one night. Then I went to Ouzo Blue on Lake Avenue and their famous Saturday night “Ladies Drink Free from 9-11pm� was kicking in. Girls were dancing on the bar, the tables and the laps of lucky guys! It was controlled insanity with some karaoke vocal performances by staff and customers. Both Ouzo Blue locations offer inside & outside seating, energetic & friendly staff along with the real star and draw of Ouzo Blue - the food! This is the best Greek Mediterranean cuisine you’ll ever experience -see page 9 for info & check out the photos in this issue for proof of how hot Ouzo Blue is!

Every month I get calls about one the classiest venues in town. Sophisticated people say it’s the friendliest crowd and atmosphere they’ve ever seen in Palm Beach. This party takes place every Sunday at the Paramount Ballroom. It starts at 6PM with a free group dancing class, which is included in the $12 admission fee. Then the class breaks up and the dance party begins! The Paramount Instructors are on hand to socialize and teach you a few steps and the mu-

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erveza is back at Sunfest and I don’t mean the drinking kind. Have no fear. The cold, wet, drinkable and satisfying cerveza will be plentiful. Thank goodness. If you were fortunate to attend Sunfest 2008, and even more fortunate to hear the incredible Ska band Cerveza rocking north float in more ways than one, you will be glad to hear they have graduated to the main stage and will appear along with the big guys. Few bands are able to say they were invited to play Sunfest two years in a row. Like a pied piper, Cerveza has the following of most of PBCC, along with the southern portion of the county. Cerveza was my first real experience with a SKA band. I remarked then, ‘These kids are going somewhere.’ Lead and bass guitars, drums, and horns a plenty; a sax, two trumpets and trombone make a lot of noise coming together in a multi-cultural mix of contagious sound. Originating in Jamaica in the 1960s, on to Trinidad in the 70s, Ska slowly made its way through the Caribbean absorbing island flavors along the way and combining elements of American jazz and R&B. This group is not just out having fun. Cody Maxwell, guitar, and drummer Ryan Cross are both Eagle Scouts. Two out of seven are still in high school. The remaining five attend PBCC. John Provenzano, Daniel Roddenberry, Andrew White and Matt Patsis stand behind the brass. Holding up the bass is Nick Kiriazis. Cerveza means beer. It also means young talent on their way to stardom. Log on to for complete entertainment lineup. New Music Night entertainment is finalized. For New Music entertainment schedule, log on to Band Jams! If you are new to Palm Beach County, be aware that live musical entertainment is available every day of the week. Band jams are plentiful in all directions. Musicians and bands from everywhere are welcome to come and share their talents. North County includes CORNERS on Indiantown Road. Every Tuesday night, enjoy acoustic open-mic hosted by Gary Frost from 8:30 PM until he turns into a pumpkin. Beginning every Wednesday starting April 29th, PJs in Tequesta with Vince Flora of Big Vince and the Phat Cats hosting, from 9 until midnight. Play that harp Vince. AVERAGE JOEs on Indiantown Road, Thursday nights beginning at 9 and hosted by, there’s that Gary Frost of The Faders again. The south end includes HOME RUN SPORTS BAR at Lantana and Jog from 9 pm until. CONNOLLYS’s located at the west end of Belvedere Road at US 441 also beginning at 9 pm. Hosts unknown at this time. Further down south on Tuesday nights enjoy jamming at ELWOODS in Delray with R & B Band hosting. Music starts at 8:30 PM give or take a few minutes. I appreciate all jamming info and would ask that you send it to my email address. I will continue to post “jammin” news as space allows. Thanks to everyone who has been sending some great information! Next month’s list is already getting lengthy.

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Shreve, Entre Nous will be open for Mother’s Day and is offering some luxurious specials - call for reservations and info. If you haven’t tried Entre Nous, do it for the twilight dinner and you’ll be amazed by the presentation - this is “food art” cuisine at its best! See page 15 for info! Mondo’s American Bistro is continuing its fantastic Early Bird Menu that runs from 3PM to 6PM every night! Starting at only $9.95 your dinner will include fresh bread, entree, side dish, beverage and dessert! You can also enjoy Happy Hour prices from the bar with your Early Bird Dinner - Mondo’s is one of the only restaurants that allow it! Owners Gina & Darin along with the staff at Mondo’s are the reason it is one of the few restaurants in Palm Beach County approaching 20 years in business. This is a family restaurant with top-shelf food - each dish is a masterpiece - you will be amazed by the food presentation! See the back cover and try this Early Bird Menu! If you want to impress your Mom on Mother’s Day make reservations now at Nonna Maria Restaurant on Northlake Blvd! Every holiday Nonna Maria is filled with diners who marvel at Chef Francois special holiday dinners. Owner Judy will make sure your evening is perfect but I suggest you call now for choice times as they will sell out. If you want to experience a $50 dinner for $15.95 try the Nonna Maria Sunset Dinner Special that includes soup or salad, entree & dessert! See page 12 for details and make the call to ensure your Mom has a great meal on her special day! Tulipan Bakery’s new location on Belvedere Road is a big hit with diners! The new layout offers more room and lightning fast service - but

The best Pastelitos, Epanadas, custom breads and cakes in town have been coming out of the Tulipan ovens for 20 years! The Northlake location has the best reputation in town for fresh pastries and fast friendly service. Tulipan is a family run operation and it shows - you’ll sense they really care about your experience there from the minute you walk in the door. See page 2 and order your Mom a special Mother’s Day Cake today! Everybody’s talking about Jade, the trend-setting spot on North-

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wood Road. Owner Wayne Devers & his staff seem to work harder every day to make certain their food is a cut above the rest. If you enjoy food preparation & presentation that is unique, different and a blend of taste that is new to your palate - Jade is your spot! See page 6 for info and try it once - you’ll be telling friends all over town about it the next day! Mark at Fresh Catch has a new economy-busting dinner special two delicious Crab Cakes with two sides for only $9.99! This complements his 10-Shrimp dinner with two sides for only $9.99! Fresh Catch is in Northwood on N. Dixie Hwy and easy to get in & out fast! Fresh Catch is the only place in town for Live Blue Crabs - see page 6 for info. On Mother’s Day there will be a huge party at both Golden Jubilee Arcade locations! Surprise raffles,

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prizes and party music along with the usual fun & games at the Golden Jubilee will happen all day long. This is the best entertainment value in town, especially during lunchtime and on weekends! If you’re sitting on the couch looking for something to do try the hottest new concept in entertainment - the Golden Jubilee is just fun, fun, fun! See page 13 for info and the latest updates! If you are a musician, actor or in the entertainment business at any level the only gathering spot in town for you to network is at the Cuillo Uncorked event every Thursday at the Cuillo Centre on Clematis in WPB. There is a build-a-band jam session hosted by Cooper Getschal that includes musicians from many local bands. Industry folks from stage, film and TV production are always there scouting for talent and gathering associates for upcoming projects. Along with all the industry activity, it’s a great night of music! Cooper Getschal’s band is jamming and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a national star there who steps up and does a few numbers. See page 15 for info and there is no cover!


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Thomas join their comrades in corruption who were busted from the Fane Lozman Palm Beach County Commission? Why would they stand by and condone the abusive behavior of City staff towards long term tenants at the City marina, which included the turning off of electricity to tenants, one struggling with cancer who had her $3000 bone marrow injection go bad due to the lack of refrigeration? The simple reason is that they want the marina devoid of those working class tenants with lower quality boats that do not meet the “elitist” atmosphere that is their vision for what had been a facility for the “general public”. I have paid a high personal and financial price for fighting the corruption that makes up the political infrastructure of Riviera Beach politics. My latest battle has been chronicled by Bob Norman of the Broward Palm Beach New Times. I encourage any comments to be forwarded to me at 2100 Broadway, Riviera Beach, FL 33404. Thanks.

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The following story is courtesy of the Broward Palm Beach New Times. Feds Seize Man’s Home, Tow It Away By Bob Norman Tuesday, Apr. 21 2009 Federal marshals stole city activist Fane Lozman’s home yesterday. In a true jack-booted thug moment, four armed marshals in black raided Lozman’s houseboat at the Riviera Beach Municipal Marina and towed it down to Miami, leaving Lozman homeless and without all his possessions. They also seized the former U.S. Marine pilot’s three guns, which he owns legally. Lozman’s only crime: fighting city hall. “I don’t even have any clothes to wear, man,” said Lozman, who has been paying rent to live at the city marina for three years. “All my clothes are on my homesteaded floating home. I’m just glad my dog wasn’t on there.” The marshals seized the floating home just hours after the City of Riviera Beach filed a federal complaint

against Lozman claiming his boat didn’t legally belong at the marina. Before Lozman had any chance to answer the complaint -- in fact, before he was even served with the papers -- U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas signed an order to seize it. The same afternoon, the federal agents raided the home and took it away. The Palm Beach Post covered the basics in a story this morning. The hasty action by Dimitrouleas is stunning -- and unconscionable. How, in this country, can a citizen’s home be taken away without any due process, without even the chance to state his case? Unfortunately, Dimitrouleas probably relied solely on the city’s faulty complaint and didn’t know the real story. The city, after all, has had a longstanding grudge with Lozman, who has been fighting the takeover of the historic city marina near Peanut Island by developers. Then-Mayor Michael Brown, a ridiculously corrupt politico, was bent on giving the marina and a good part of the city to Viking Yacht Co. and Wayne Huizenga to turn it into a playground for the wealthy. To do that the city planned to use eminent domain to remove hundreds of residents from their homes. Lozman, a dogged activist if ever there was one, was one of those residents. Lozman filed suit against the city and found a powerful ally in his fight, then-Gov. Jeb Bush. In the end, Lozman almost single-handedly killed the $2.4 billion plan (which likely would have been a disaster considering today’s economy). And that apparently earned him the undying enmity of city officials. In what can only be described as pure political retribution, city police began harassing Lozman and the city sued him for eviction. The city trumped up some ludicrous reasons to try to kick Lozman out of the marina (including the absurd allegation that his little dachsund, Lady, was a menace to society). It would have been funny if it wasn’t such a raw abuse of public power. Lozman represented himself in court on that case and, for the first time in my career, I voluntarily took the witness stand. I saw the harassment first-hand and, in fact, came under brief threat of arrest myself simply for standing near the dock. It was pure vengeance on the part of the city. Lozman, a 40-something millionaire who made his money in the stock market, put on a passionate case to save his home. This may sound maudlin, but I was never more proud to live in America on the day the jury found

in Lozman’s favor. But the city wasn’t done. The city and developer Viking were still planning a takeover of the marina and -- partly for revenge and partly just to make sure Lozman doesn’t stop them again -- they still wanted Lozman out. So they came up with a new rule designed to get rid of him and other residents (all the liveaboards must go sooner or later to satisfy Viking’s takeover plan). The city demanded that all boats in the marina have propulsion so that they can vacate in the event of an emergency. Lozman’s boat, which is homesteaded, is a floating structure, a home on the water, not a vessel. It can’t go anywhere on its own. Lozman refused to sign the agreement, saying he was grandfathered in and that it was just another unlawful attempt to take away his home (and the homes of other live-aboards at the marina). And that refusal was the basis the city used yesterday to have the feds seize his home (the city also claimed Lozman had failed to pay rent, failing to mention that officials had mailed Lozman back his April rent payment). Before Monday’s dramatic development, the city had used another method to try to run off Lozman and a handful of other boaters who hadn’t signed the B.S. agreement: It cut off power to their boats. “(Riviera Beach) officials should have given us notice,” fellow live-aboard Vaughn Frye told the Palm Beach Post at the time. “I had no bathroom, no air-conditioning, no refrigeration. They told me I was in breach of contract.” On Friday, Judge Peter Evans, who oversaw Lozman’s eviction trial, ruled that the city must restore power to the boats. That’s when the city filed the federal complaint and Judge Dimitrouleas (who presided over the Ken Jenne case) instantaneously signed the order to seize Lozman’s home. I am hoping that Dimitrouleas will research this matter, look at the state eviction case, reverse his action, and turn his attention to the city. As it stands, the judge’s order is a travesty. Lozman said last night that he’ll fight the city to the end. He spent last night writing an emergency motion to dismiss the city’s complaint and, as I press send on this post, was driving to federal court in Fort Lauderdale to file it. “I am going to have to march back into court and try to talk [Judge Dimitrouleas] out of doing what he’s doing,” he said. “I just want to educate the court on the real facts of the situation. It’s outrageous that this can happen in America.”

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Floridians paying for extravagance at FPL..........Recent filings with the SEC show that Florida Power & Light executives are living like kings while claiming poverty and asking us for a huge rate increase. FPL CEO Lewis Hay, while the rest of nation was mired in recession, raised his pay 9.5% from 2007 and got a whopping $11.7 million in pay & benefits. That’s $225,000.00 a week! FPL President Armando Olivera paid himself $3.6 million. He scraped by on $69,230 a week. As I told you in this column a few months ago these pirates continue to charge us a “Storm Charge” every month, adding hundreds of millions to the company coffers, even though there has not been a major storm in years. Then there are the listings of the numerous and outrageous personal expenses being paid for by you & me. 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I can understand her being upset, I can understand her husband using his power to help her. That does not make it right. She was a great one........... She first appeared as the wholesome model on the box of Ivory Snow. One of thousands of pretty young girls who move to Hollywood to become famous, her star did shine bright, but not as she planned. After getting the Ivory Snow gig, work dried up and she drifted to San Francisco where she hooked up with two brothers who were opening a theatre downtown. Jim & Artie Mitchell became famous, some say, for inventing the video porn industry. Their first star was the Ivory Snow girl and a movie called “Behind the Green Door.” Proctor & Gamble was unaware of her starring in the movie and rushed to pull the Ivory Snow boxes off shelves when they found out. She would go on to make hundreds of blue movies and the films took off when video players became available to most of America in the 1970’s. She was now a star, enjoying fame in L.A. and living the fast life. Two months ago she was in NYC, meeting with a Broadway producer who signed her for a play about the original blue hit Deep Throat. She returned to L.A. and had a massive heart attack, dying alone with her dog & two cats. She was working at an animal shelter - she always loved animals. But this play “Deep Throat The Play” was her ticket back to a cash flow. Marilyn Chambers, only 56, was an original, one of the first stars along with John Holmes & Linda Lovelace in the blue business. Playboy Magazine ranked her in the top 100 sex stars of the 20th Century. She leaves behind her daughter, McKenna, 17 and attending her prom this year. Marilyn also leaves behind the modeling industry’s “Marilyn Chambers clause” which forbids models from appearing in nude photos or porn movies of any kind while under contract. A memorial was held in L.A. on April 22. What they won’t tell you.........About 120 miles from Spokane is a place called Hanford. It’s this country’s biggest plutonium production complex, about half the size of Maryland. The plutonium that exploded on Nagasaki came from Hanford. In 1991, nearly 2,000 local residents filed a lawsuit regarding their community, which was contaminated by radiation that came from the plant, resulting in death and disease for 2 generations. Our government has picked up the legal tab for defense contractors and spent about $60 million in attorneys fees defending the lawsuit, so far not one sick person still alive has received a penny in compensation.......The government prosecution of the W.R. Grace & Company in what many say is the nations biggest environmental disaster in history is half over, after nearly 20 years of litigation. The prosecution called it’s final witness last week in the case involving over 1,200 workers going back to 1963 in Libby, Montana. The company and five former executives are charged with knowingly exposing workers and the public to vermiculite ore contaminated with asbestos, Libby is the worlds biggest vermiculite mine and supplied 80% of the product, used in insulation and contaminated with asbestos, all over the planet. Have you heard about.............Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole’s daughter, is desperately trying to find a kidney donor. Her kidneys are diseased from years of heroin abuse and contracting the Hepatitis C virus from dirty needles.........That Filmmaker Edmund Druilhet is doing a documentary called “Madoff: Made Off With America” which will detail Madoff’s life from childhood to thief.........A book coming in July -“The Supremes: A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success and Betrayal” will detail Diana Ross’s backstabbing and sleeping with record executives to make it to the top and get airplay for her solo records..........That Paul Newman was a hopeless alcoholic, wearing a bottle opener on a chain on his neck and drinking more than a case of beer a day, and that many women he had on the side left him because he could not perform in bed due to constant drunkenness...........A new study shows that Florida right now has over 50,000 homeless children, mostly in Dade & Broward county..............That several biker gang meth-dealers have left town, giving up on this area after being unable to move product - they learned this is a disco-dust town, not meth-head bangers.........That 3 major escort service operators from Miami have started operating out of Jupiter, promising “30-minute arrival guarantees” to Palm Beach & Jupiter Island clients........... 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ENTRÉE SALADS RICE and BEAN SALAD A tantalizing blend of black beans and brown rice served over mixed greens with Jicama, tomato, red onion and crispy tortilla strips with salsa vinaigrette . . . $9.95 ORIENTAL SESAME CHICKEN SALAD Sesame crusted chicken breast with garden greens, Honey-Soy Dijon, daikon, Mandarin Oranges, broccoli and julienne vegetables . . . $9.95

OPEN Sunday: Noon – 9:00 pm Monday-Saturday: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Please note: Early bird promotions may be combined withh Happy Hour prices, however, no other discounts will apply.

713 US Hwy 1 • NPB 561-844-3396 •


Includes your choice of cup of soup or house salad PASTA WITH MARINARA OR ALFREDO Your choice of pasta with marinara . . . $9.95 With Alfredo . . . $10.95 Add a meatball or ground Italian sausage: $1.50 ea Add chicken: $3.00 PETITE CHICKEN MARSALA Four ounce chicken breast with our famous Marsala sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli . . . $11.95 CHICKEN PARMIGIANA One 4 oz. chicken breast topped with marinara, sweet roasted peppers, mozzarella and parmesan served over linguine. Please specify fried or grilled . . . $11.95 CLASSIC RAVIOLI Two handmade raviolis filled with ricotta and Italian cheese blend. Marinara: $10.95 Alfredo: $11.95 Half & Half: $11.95