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Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the Holiday Season By Nicol Jenkins EDITOR

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outh Florida hosts some of the best parties in the country. The biggest party night of the year, next to New Years Eve is Thanksgiving Eve. The party season in Fort Lauderdale will kick off with the 2nd Annual “Gobble Wobble” Pub Crawl in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Back by popular demand, the event will be held on Saturday, November 9th. The cost for this event is $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Registration starts at American Social at 4 p.m. and the party continues down Las Olas ending up at America’s Backyard from 10 p.m. until they close the doors. For more information or for tickets, visit http://www. turkeytrotftl.com. Enjoying your Thanksgiving starts with a great meal and what’s better than having someone else cook for you. Lulu’s Bait Shack, Fort Lauderdale Beach Place offers just that. They will deep fry a turkey for you and add in all the fixings’. All you have to do is order it and go there and pick it up. Who can resist a beautiful deep fried turkey? The biggest party night of the year is Wednesday November 27th. Some of you will have a 4 day weekend, some will be coming home from college and want to catch up with friends,

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whatever your reason for going out on Thanksgiving eve; you won’t be alone! “Thanksgiving Eve is a very busy night in the industry. It seems everyone likes to eat Thanksgiving dinner with a hangover”, said Jon Slack, owner of Lucky’s Tavern. Cowboys Saloon is another great spot to enjoy the festive season with a Thanksgiving Eve party. There will be many specials including Ladies Night, $20 all you can drink, 3-hour premium open bar from 8 pm to 11 pm, and from 12 am to close endless draft beer for $20. Ages 18 and up are welcome; No cover for everyone 21 and over until 11 pm. Plus, if you are InThe Biz®, it is always 25% off! Kimberly Reiss, Marketing Director for Cowboys Saloon, says it is a busy time for those who work InThe Biz®. “It marks the beginning of season which is our busiest time of year. The only drawback is, we have to work the holiday season,” said Reiss. Starting on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th, local restaurants, bars and nightclubs will be serving up plenty of tasty food, overflowing drink specials and themed events. Lucky’s Tavern in downtown Fort Lauderdale will be offering $12 Domestic and

$15 Import Buckets during the game on Thanksgiving Night. DJ Stevie-E will follow the game, with $4 Fireball and $5 Jaeger shot specials. “The crowd goes out a little later on Thanksgiving night. After a nap and a few turkey sandwiches the party will resume as most everyone is off on Friday” said Slack, Slackers Bar & Grill will also be offering $12 Domestic and $15 Import Buckets all day on Thanksgiving until the end of the Steelers game. They will also have a complete Thanksgiving dinner special for those who either don’t have a family in town or didn’t get enough turkey the first go around! It will be followed with a late night Happy Hour starting at 11 pm. “Thanksgiving is a busy time of year for us at Slackers. We get a lot of hotel visitors here on cruises that simply have nowhere to go on Thanksgiving. We try our best to make them feel at home by offering a great homemade Thanksgiving dinner. The only thing missing is the recliner to take a nap in,” said Jon Slack, owner of Slackers. Whatever you decide to do for Thanksgiving, Enjoy with your family, friends and hospitality workers!

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hef Mai, from the landmark Miami Asian restaurant Nobu, is now delivering delicious meals at Tokyo Blue at the Ocean Manor hotel in Fort Lauderdale. Chef Mai has brought his expansive culinary knowledge and operational restaurant skills to provide an exquisite dining experience for guests. Mai specializes in the delicacies of Japanese, Thai and a measure of Peruvian. The Sushi Bar items are simply super fresh. Once passing a discriminating test to make their way on the shelves at Tokyo Blue- they can only dock for a day to assure an elevated esteem of customer satisfaction. All of the menu items are made fresh daily, leaving guests assured that the highest natural flavors will resonate with each taste. Besides a breathtaking view of the sparkling ocean waves and an upscale dining experience, the bountiful menu of fine bali lobster

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Asian accented food offerings also keeps a modest price range within these walls of luxury. At Tokyo Blue, it’s always fine dining at its best! Mouthwatering juicy steaks, seafood creations, lobster specialties and much more are favorites. Diners can also indulge in numerous healthy choices, including vegetarian servings. Tokyo Blue is also launching many new menu items by Chef Mai that the entire family can enjoy! You’ll have your pick of appetizers, such as steamed mussels in Thai herbs, octopus carpaccio, crispy bok choy and much more. The latest entrees include a variety of curry dishes, an assortment of noodles, such as seafood ramen noodle soup, drunken noodles, linguine with a creamy spinach sauce, and the new basil chicken stir fry. “Chef Mai comes from an extensive culinary background. He grew up in the restaurant business and was the head chef at Nobu in South Beach with owner, Robert De thomas roll

Niro,” said Bobby Brandt, Food and Beverage Director of the Ocean Manor Resort, “Chef Mai only uses the freshest and finest ingredients. Everyone raves about his food and they say that we have the best steaks and food in town.” Chef Mai has dazzled such notable diners as George and Barbara Bush, Michael Jordan, Matt Damon, Dan Marino, Cindy Crawford, Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Michael Irvin, and Dennis Rodman. Come dine with friends at Tokyo Blue and see for yourself! They will also be opening Tokyo Blue 2 in downtown Miami, across from Bayside. Tokyo Blue is located inside the Ocean Manor Hotel at 4040 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call 954566-2122. Japanese Wagyu Kobe Beef

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Art & Ente

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he month of October was a busy month with breast cancer awareness fundraisers, Oktoberfest and Halloween parties, but don’t fret! November has just as many events to look forward to! Concerts, shows, blockbusters, culinary and wine festivals, beer and food truck nights and charity events will fill up your calendars this month, culminating with the biggest holiday party weekend of Thanksgiving. Kicking off in November is ‘First Friday Jazz Jams’, which will be held at 7:30 pm at Artserve, located at 1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. The monthly jam session featuring student jazz musicians backed by a professional jazz trio runs from November through June 1st. Audience members of all ages are welcome. Free admission and free parking. Glow in the dark while helping a good cause! Don’t miss the Sixth Annual Glow-In-The-Dark Charity Golf Tournament & Party on Friday, November 8th at 5 pm at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. The tournament will benefit Alternative Education Foundation (aefgolf.org), a leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children. Funds raised at the event will support research and programs that help children diagnosed with ADHD, Autism and other social and communication deficits develop the cognitive, social, physical and academic skills necessary to live constructively in society. Participants will enjoy an evening of dinner, nine-hole scramble, silent auction, after party and prize ceremony. Guests can bid on silent auction items including trips, spa days, fine dining and sports memorabilia. For more information, call 954-3274377. Admission for a single player is $200; for a party ticket only is $50. Please your palate, step into your stride and enjoy the largest outdoor Culinary Affair in South Florida during the 4th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival on Friday, November 8th, Saturday, November 9th, and Sunday, November 10th. This is truly a culinary affair and an event not to miss! For more information or tickets, please visit http://www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com. Music lovers will unite at the inaugural South Florida String Festival. Blue grass, country, reg14 • ITB • November 2013

gae and more pulsating music will be played live on November 10th from Noon to midnight at Club Vault Complex, 2801 Green Street Hollywood. There will be 12 bands, 12 hours, and one big party! Some of the hottest musical groups performing include: Uproot Hootenanny, the Short Straw Pickers, Everymen, and Bungled and Botched, among others. $20 for General Admission; $50 for VIP to hang with the band. For more information, visit

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http://southfloridastringfest.com. Dance the night away! Take a journey through the art of tango with ‘Tango Fire’, on November 15th at 8:30 pm at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5 Ave, Fort Lauderdale. In a sensational program choreographed by Argentina’s hottest young choreographer German Cornejo, Tango Fire traces the dance’s roots from the barrios of Buenos Aires into Cabaret and moving through the decades showcasing its growing popularity as a contemporary dance form. Featuring Argentina’s new generation of tango dancers, including five recent world tango champions, they are accompanied on stage by four of Argentina’s most brilliant young musicians, Quarteto Fuego led by the sultry violin virtuosa Estefani Corsini. Admission runs from $35 to $75. Call 954-462-0222 for more details. Hunger Games fanatics can watch the second installment of the blockbuster hit on the big screen! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be playing November 22 through December 10 at the Museum of Discovery & Science & Autonation IMAX at 401 SW 2 Street, Fort Lauderdale. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victory Tour” of the districts. Along the way, Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever. Admission is $14 for adults, and $11 for children, ages 2 to 12. For more information, call 954-713-0930. www.InTheBizMagazine.com


ertainment Get your tickets now for Beachbash 2013! Dubbed as Fort Lauderdale’s Sexiest Party of the Year! On November 23rd from 7 pm to 10:30 pm at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 S.E. 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, dance the night away to the cool vibe of one of South Florida’s hottest DJs while indulging in tasty delicacies from some of South Florida’s most popular culinary establishments. Enjoy open bar all night long with your favorite cocktails poured by Premier Beverage. Purchase raffle tickets today for a chance to win a 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium Edition at www.jebcf.org/events/ford-fusion-drawing. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Admission is $65 in advance, $75 at door. VIP tickets are $100 in advance, $125 at door. Call 954-739-5006 for details. Looking for some laughs? You’ve found it! Called the funniest musical of all time, the Book of Mormon will keep your roaring with laughter. Come see the show November 26th through December 22nd at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5 AVE, Fort Lauderdale. For tickets and information, call 954-462-0222. The BB&T Center in Sunrise will be home to Panthers games and a great lineup of concerts this month. Hockey fans will be excited for the new season! Cheer on your local team as they play the Anaheim Ducks on November 12th at 7:30 pm. The Panthers will also be playing several other teams throughout the month. For more information and for times and dates, visit www.thebbtcenter.com. The ever popular

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra will perform the Encore and Last Performance of The Lost Christmas Eve: A Rock Holiday Tradition for a New Generation, on November 29th at 4 pm and 8 pm. Appease your taste buds and satisfy your love for music at the The ‘Coastline Festival: A Musiculinary Experience’. Indulge in your favorite gastronomic treats from mouth-watering food trucks. Fill your beer belly with at least 25 refreshing beer brew varieties, and get many doses of art inspirations from the Isle of Art. And of course, music will be served by top-of-the-line indie bands you’ve always wanted to see. Indulge in this multi-sensory experience! The ‘Coastline Festival: A Musiculinary Experience’ will take place on November 10th at Noon at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. Then on November 16th at 7 pm, experience Christian recording artist tobyMac at the Cruzan Amphitheatre. Enjoy more laughs, action and romance with friends at the movies! Your favorite actors will keep you laughing at the comedy, Last Vegas. Aging pals Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam

(Kevin Kline) have been best friends since childhood. When Billy finally proposes to his muchyounger girlfriend, all four friends go to Las Vegas to celebrate the end of Billy’s longtime bachelorhood and relive their glory days. However, the four quickly realize that the intervening decades have changed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they had not imagined. If you’re looking for action, Thor is back! Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all. Your favorite funnyman Vince Vaughn is better than ever in Delivery Man. Vaughn plays an affable underachiever who finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. November 2013 • ITB • 15


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Business Spotlight

General Vending:

more than just your average amusement equipment company! By Nicol Jenkins Contributing Writer

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orget about spending hefty fees and getting slow results from banks and lending institutions. If you’re looking to add value to your restaurant or bar, search no further! Digital jukeboxes, pool tables, dart boards, video games, air hockey and more can bring more business and fun to your establishment. Everyone likes to play a game of billiards or darts with friends and family! General Vending offers the best in quality and price for this equipment and much more. Since 1971, General Vending has been the leading market provider of amusement vending services and support. General Vending was acquired by M&A Group in 2005 to grow their coin operated amusements portfolio. “We aim to offer the best and most up to date amusement experiences for your venue, by providing the absolute highest customer service standard in the industry and that newest, most exciting entertainment equipment available,” according to Mark Lipper, Director of Operations; Bobby Johns, Route Coordinator; and Dan Christensen, Director of Market-

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ing for General Vending. With well over 100 years of combined experience, General Vending continues to be a leader in the Florida market. With six locations serving Florida, they are a full service amusement vending company dedicated to providing the best equipment for your business. “We pride ourselves on creating long-term relationships with our valued customers. We believe our customers’ success is our own success, and aim to help them succeed as much as possible in their business endeavors,” said Lipper. General Vending provides services to their partners, which in turn, allows them to offer a great amusement or entertainment experience to their customers. In addition, they work with their partners to create the best atmosphere for their locations. Restaurant and bar owners benefit because amusement equipment draws more customers to their venues. Hospitality workers, servers and bartenders also profit because customers stay longer and tip more if there are games to play with friends. It’s a winwin for everyone! What also makes the business unique is their extensive inventory of amusement vending devices including pool tables, digital jukeboxes, arcade games, and much more. At

General Vending, they understand the importance of creating the right atmosphere for your location or specific event, as well as the need for excellent, dependable customer service and unbeatable prices. Short term rental equipment for a day, week or season rentals are also available. “Entertainment and amusement vending has historically proven to enrich the environment of any hospitality venue,” said Lipper, adding, “We have kept our name as the industry leader in amusement vending services by providing a transparent and hassle-free business partnership. What also makes General Vending unique is its approach to business by fostering partnerships and providing customized placements to assure profitability.” General Vending specializes in providing businesses with a unique, customized revenue generating strategy. They regularly track developments in the coin-op industry for technological enhancements and market trends. Their business partners are assured to have the newest, most popular and profitable machines In The Biz. For more information on General Vending, visit their website at www.generalvending.com. www.InTheBizMagazine.com


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Where do you work? I am a bartender at Goldfinger Gentlemen’s Club Where are you from originally? I was born in the Fiji Islands, however I grew up in San Francisco California What do you like best about bartending? The best part of being a bartender is that I get to meet new and interesting people from all over the world. Why did you choose to become a bartender/server? I chose to bartend first because of the people I meet and work with and second I get to throw a party every time I am behind the bar. What is the most ordered drink? The most ordered drink at my bar would be Vodka, Cranberry with lemon. What is your favorite drink to make? No one particular drink comes to mind, but my regulars like when I create new drinks for them to try. What can you share with new bartenders/server to make the most in tips? My best tip would be, never judge a book by it’s cover, treat every customer the same and smile a lot. What is the worst pick up line you ever heard? The worst pick up line I have heard is “I’ll give you a dollar if you make out with me”. Come to Goldfinger any time to enjoy a great drink with me in the Ultimat Lounge. Be sure to come out on November 18th for our InTheBiz® Holiday Party…. Editor’s Note: InTheBiz® Magazine will feature a story on the InTheBiz® Employee of the Month at your establishment. Please send us your suggestions on star employees to feature at contact@ITBnation.com or Visit us at www.InTheBizMagazine.com

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Wiley Street Pub • 1819 Wiley St. - Hollywood • 954-921-9459

Marsha’s Pub • 358 South State Road 7 - Margate • 954-969-9779

7 Seas Bar • 2200 SW 57 Ave, Miami, FL • 305-266-6071

Sandbar Fort Lauderdale • 900 Sunrise Lane, Fort Lauderdale • 954-990-7578

Green Room • 100 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL • 954-727-0950

Studio Karaoke Club • 1801 Collins Ave, Miami, FL • 305-695-1770

Gerri’s Sports Pub • 6500 W. Atlantic Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL • 954-972-6266

Village Well • 1023 SE 17th St. Fort Lauderdale • 954-524-2531

Murphy’s Law Irish Pub • Hard Rock Hard Rock • 954-791-4782 Goal Line Sports Bar • 6969 Taft Street, Hollywood • 954-399-8156 JD’s Bar & Lounge • 10311 W Sample Rd Coral Springs 954-7523227 Hunters Beach Bar • 235 Almond Ave - Fort Lauderdale • 954-467-9166 The Oasis Pub • 3224 W Commercial Blvd. - Tamarac • Red Dog Cantina • 3134 NE 9th Street - Fort Lauderdale • 954-4404382

Jesse’s Xtreme Sports Bar • 5442 W. Atlantic Blvd. Margate • 954-917-2855 MUGSHOTS BAR & GRILL OF MARGATE • 1049 N. STATE RD 7, Margate • 954-974-4420 Slackers Bar & Grill • 995 State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL • 954-530-4758 Automatic Slims South Beach • 1216 Washington Ave, Miami, FL • 305-672-2220

Turn 3 Sports Bar • 23032 Sandalfoot Plaza - Boca Raton • 561-483-1964

DaVito’s Italian Restaurant • 19635 State Rd. 7 - Boca Raotn • 561-482-2323

Dive Bar • 3233 N. Ocean Blvd. Fort Lauderdale • 954-565-9264

Muddy Waters • 2237 W. Hillsborough Blvd • 954-428-6577

Singers Karaoke • 3521 NW Eighth Ave. Pompano Beach • 954785-1945

Packy’s • 11379 W. Palmetto Park Road • 954-657-8423

My Buddy’s Place • 830 S Dixie Highway, Hollywood • 954-668-0166

New Moon Bar • 2440 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors • 954-563-7660

Blue Jay Lounge • 301 SW 15 Ave, Pompano Beach • 954-941-4616

Smarty Pants • 2400 E. Oakland Park Blvd. Fort Lauderdale • 954561-1724

Bills Filling Station • 2209 Wilton Drive. Wilton Manors • 954567-5978

Da Big Kahuna • 17 S. Federal Highway, 3rd floor at Beach Place • 954-530-4867

Play By Play • 440 S. Cypress Road Pompano Beach • 954-946-7908

J’s Bar • 2780 Davie Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale • 954-581-8400

Cheers • 941 E. Cypress Creek Road Oakland Park • 954-771-6337

Trotter Inn • 2471 E. Commercial Blvd. Fort Lauderdale • 954-788-4801

Flip Flops Dockside Eatery • 3051 NE 32nd Ave. Fort Lauderdale • 954-567-1672

Sports Den at Manor Lanes • 1517 Northeast 26th St. Wilton Manors • 954-566-7457

Atlantique Cafe • 777 E Atlantic Avenue Suite c-8, Delray Beach • 561-272-1170

All Shows are subject to change, Please contact the location for times and dates. To list your location please email Karaoke@itbnation.com

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Drink Recipes of the month Yamazaki Autumn Delight

2 oz Yamazaki 12-Year-Old Japanese Single Malt Whisky 6 oz Apple cider Ground cinnamon Add the whisky and cider to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Dust with ground cinnamon and garnish with 2 apple slices and a cinnamon stick.

The Clockwork Oranje

1 ½ oz Ketel One Oranje vodka ¾ oz fresh lemon juice 1 oz white crème de cacao Add all ingredients to a collins glass. Fill the glass with crushed ice. Use a swizzle stick to stir and blend ingredients. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Autumn Ale

6 parts of silver tequila 2 parts of cranberry juice 1 part of triple sec. Mix well and serve with lots of ice cubes.

Pumpkin Spice

2 oz. SKYY Infusions ginger 0.5 oz. lime juice 1 oz. pumpkin puree splash of honey water* garnish: slice of fresh ginger Combine all ingredients except ginger slice in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Add long slice of ginger into glass lengthwise for garnish. *honey water is made using equal parts honey and water. www.InTheBizMagazine.com

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Boogie Waters BY Kelly Voice Contributing Writer

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rian Cook, A.K.A. Boogie Waters was born and raised in Pompano Beach, Florida. A product of the 70’s, Boogie Waters influences came from family gatherings where he had to be the DJ for the night. While selecting tunes ranging from Gladys Knight, to Herbie Hancock, he didn’t realize it at the time, but he was training his ear, as well as his mind for what was to come later. All through school from the age of 6 till high school he had little training in guitar, percussion, chorus, and drama. Those would be the building blocks for the first time he would ever touch a drum machine. Also while in high school, he started to frequent with a local DJ crew called “Get Some Express”, later to become “The Get Some Crew”, where he would get his first taste in rocking house parties, local neighborhood functions, and his first single from The Get Some Crew called “One Leg Up” in 1991. While all this was going on, He also took part in a boy band by the name of Act 3, but it wasn’t until he left school in 1990 and all the other things behind to pursue a career as a night club DJ. He started at a local spot in Ft. Lauderdale by the name of Rogers Restaurant & Lounge, and worked his way outward. By doing this, he received an invite to play for a month in Grand Cayman. Experienced in the art of D.J.ing, he decided to return to making music. So he joined a 4 man hip hop group in 92 called DILLIGAF where he produced, as well as rapped, on most of the songs. While doing this, he also D.J.’d for a teen night club called Spectrum where his group DILLIGAF would open for groups such as Cypress Hill, Leaders of the New School, Fuschnikins, and Black Sheep. Between the time periods of 93 to 98, he left DILLIGAF, and joined forces with some West Palm Beach natives and formed T.H.E.M., later to be known as THEM2. They also formed a group with old school bass artist, and longtime friend, 40 • ITB • October 2013

Cooley C, by the name of Gods of Quad, completing an album on both groups. With R&B, Bass music, and Hip Hop under his belt, he tackled yet a bigger project between 1999, and 2000, joining a well known local jam band called Hashbrowns. From 2000 till 03, this 4 man band put together an album, and traveled the East Coast from St. Thomas, V.I. to Toronto, Canada. Of course he played the role of the DJ/vocalist for the group. But that wasn’t enough. Boogie Waters then decided that he wanted to have more control over production, so in 04, he moved up to West Palm for a second time to complete a second THEM album with longtime friend, and bass pioneer Jock D. While in the area he also recorded a solo LP. The solo album ranged from hip hop, reggae, funk, crunk, and jazz. Never forgetting his roots as a DJ, he would pop up from time to time working a night at a club, or dropping a set for an event, and could rock the crowd at the drop of a dime. He moved back to Pompano in 2008 and connected with new artists, to start a new project, and put out an EP under Gullah Music Group called The Boogie Waters EP. In 2012, he’s signed to Rap Legends, Sony Red Music, and he’s about to let the world know what’s on his mind, both musically, and vocally. In other words, if Q-Tip would not have used the title for his second solo album, Boogie Waters would be known as The Renaissance Man. Check out Boogie Man with the following links; www.youtube.com/user/boogiewaters15 www.soundcloud.com/boogiewaters, www.fandalism.com/boogiewaters/ Ib4, www.facebook.com/boogiewaters itunes.apple.com/us/artist/boogie-waters/id376751850, www.InTheBizMagazine.com


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Florida College Football Bringing Back the Glory Day

By Allen Levin Sports Editor

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lorida State is ranked No. 3 and Miami is ranked No. 7 in the nation (as of the writing of this article). Yes, all is right in the world of college football. It’s been quite some time since the powerhouse Seminoles and Hurricanes have both been ranked in the top 10. FSU and Miami went through a down period for a better part of the last decade, but now are back with a vengeance. Now, two of the most storied college football programs are ranked in the top 10 for

the first time since 2004, the first year Miami joined the ACC. It’s be a long nine years, but both programs have formidable rosters that are capable of either making the National Championship or a significant BCS bowl. Of the two, it’s clear that FSU is the top dog. They are arguably the best team in the country, led by a ferocious defense and their star quarterback Jameis Winston. The Noles are off to a perfect 7-0 start, and have had resounding victories against the likes of ranked Clemson and Maryland. The Hurricanes have had a lighter schedule and haven’t breezed through it, but look strong in their first 7-0 start in over a decade.

They have solid weapons on offense, highlighted by runningback Duke Johnson. Now, the two in-state foes will clash in an epic showdown in Tallahassee on November 2nd. Not only will it determine bragging rights and state supremacy, but national championship hopes are on the line for both squads. Whatever the result is, there is no doubt that it’s good for college football and good for fans to see these two programs back on top. And with both squads being young and having excellent incoming recruits, everyone will have to get used to seeing FSU and Miami back in the national spotlight.

Miami Heat Season Finally Underway In Year Full of Uncertainty

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he two-time defending champion Miami Heat are finally back to the hardwood looking to make history. It was a long offseason for the back-to-back champs, who kept their roster mostly intact, while adding free agent projects Greg Oden and Michael Beasley. The Heat are seeking to become just the fourth team in NBA history to “three-peat” after beating the San Antonio Spurs in a seven-game showdown last June for the team’s second consecutive title. Miami got its year off on the right foot, defeating the Chicago Bulls, 10795, in the season opener. The offense looked in sync, exploding for 37 second-quarter points to all but put away the pesky Bulls. The shooting looked like it carried over from the playoffs, with the Heat converting on 55 percent of their shots from deep, including a perfect 4-for-4 from Shane Battier. The defense was swarming for most of the game, limiting Chicago to just 33 points in the first half. 42 • ITB • November 2013

All in all, it was a good start for the champs, who are facing a lot of uncertainty this season. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all have Early Termination Options and the opportunity to become free agents at season’s end. Miami will only have one player (Norris Cole) under contract in 2014-15. With the looming free agency of the

league’s best player, it could be hart for the Heat to stay focused. But, all signs pointed to the contrary in the season opener. If this is the last run for the “Big Three,” then the Heat will want to make a last hoorah. And things certainly got off the way you want to see for a team looking to win its third straight ring.

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