Some Good Tax Stuff To Know!

Posted on October 23rd, 2019 · Music/Events/Other · No Comments »

* Some Good Tax Stuff To Know!

Better the money should be in your pocket than the IRS’…

The 6 Key Tax Benefits to Owning a Home

1. A deduction of up to $750,000 worth of mortgage interest.

2. If you buy your home for $500,000, and it is worth $1 million when you die, your heirs’ cost basis re-sets at $1 million and you bypass the capital gains on the initial value gain.

3. A $250,000 tax-free capital! gain deduction for singles and $500,000 for couples upon selling. In order to receive the exclusion, you have to live in the house as your principal residence for 2 out of 5 years.
4. Tax-free rental income of 2 weeks if you rent your home out for 2 weeks per year.

5. A SALT (state and local real estate taxes) deduction up to $10,000.00.

6. The current tax law allows you to take a tax deduction of $5 per square foot, for up to 300 square feet of office space. You can get a maximum deduction of $1,500. To receive this, your home office needs to be your principal place of business where you have regular and exclusive use for business.

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The Day The Music Didn’t Die (Lauderhill Performing Arts Center- Lauderhill)

^ The Day The Music Didn’t Die.

Yeah- I know. we all know the story and we’ve all seen a musical “version” of Buddy-The Big Bopper & Ritchie play a concert and then all three get killed in an airplane crash…

That’s said, The Day The Music Didn’t Die video “convinced” me to pick-up 2 tickets!

The Skinny:

Friday, November 1st, 2020 (7:30 PM)

The Day The Music Didn’t Die

Lauderhill Performing Arts Center
3800 NW 11th Place
Lauderhill, Florida 33311
Box Office: 954-777-2055
Tickets Online: / check for discount tickets


Sixty years ago Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a plane crash, it was called “THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED”.
But what if the plane never crashed?
What if they were still here today?
What if the music NEVER DIED!

This musical tribute will take you on a journey unlike any other show you have seen before while Ritchie still rocks the guitar, the Bopper still answers the phone and Buddy still wears the same glasses.

What if you could say goodbye?

A meet and greet will be held after the show for all who want to take pictures with the band in the front lobby so don’t forget to bring your camera.

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Major League Heros (Fort Lauderdale)

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 · American Fast Food Fort Lauderdale Subs/Salads · No Comments »

***** Major League Heros, 953 West Commercial Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309, (954) 491-7555.

Got a real good sub joint for you guys to checkout- Major League Heros in Fort Lauderdale.

First things first- I always thought that the plural of hero was heroes, not heros- but hey, what do I know?

Real easy tale to tell…yesterday afternoon, Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats “discovered” Major League Heros and I gotta tell you that this- order/pickup at counter, indoor table and counter seating/outdoor table seating, baseball themed decor, subs/sandwiches/salads/soups menu joint is an absolute home-run (pun intended) winner serving-up dynamite stuff!

Let me wrap Major League Heros up by telling you that the joint is open Monday-Friday 11am-3pm/closed Saturday-Sunday, that you can check menu/prices/info at and that if Major League Heros (spelling error and all) was a drop closer to the Eats’ Boca Raton abode, Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats would be real steady customers!

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Win A $20 Charm City Burger Company Gift Card (Deerfield Beach)

This contest started on 10/19/19. This contest has a winner.

* Win A $20 Charm City Burger Company Gift Card.

Jeff Eats got a $20 Charm City Gift Card to give to one of you guys…

The game- the first 15 ”reader-comments” received – will be entered in a “blind hat pick”! You can submit as many comments as you’d like but- Please, only 1- reader comment – per day…play fair!

The $20 Gift Card is good at Charm City Burger Company, 1136 East Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441, (954) 531-0300. Check for menus/prices/info.

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Posted on February 24th, 2015

***** Charm City Burger Company, 1136 East Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441, (954) 531-0300.

Last night Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats ate at fast-food burger joint, Charm City in Deerfield Beach.

Nothing for nothing, we have been eating at this- order at/pickup at the counter joint since April 17, 2008-so last night’s terrific- bacon cheeseburger, turkey burger, French fries, onion rings came as no “surprise”…

Seeing all of those New York, New Jersey. Ontario license plates on the road,

Just thought I’d mention Charm City to you guys- who have yet to eat there…this joint is an absolute winner! Trust Jeff Eats when I tell you that Charm City runs circles and I do mean circles around fast food burger players like Five Guys and BurgerFi -now, there is absolutely nothing wrong with either of them (Jeff Eats is a real steady customer of both chains), but they are cookie cutter mold type operations, like-you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all!…Charm City is a one-shot-deal, there is only one…so on and so forth.

Great food. Super reasonable prices. Cool vibe!

Printed down below is Jeff Eats’ “review” from October 20, 2009.
October 20, 2009
***** Charm City Burger Company, 1136 East Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441, (954) 531-0300.

Back on April 17, 2008 I did a review on a “burger” joint named Charm City Burger Company. If you check that review, I absolutely loved the food. At that time, the joint had only been open for something like 3-months…and I questioned its “longevity” based on its piss-poor location. To make a long story short…the joint is still around– has new owners– has a cult-like following—and the food is absolutely DELICIOUS.

At this stage of this re-review check for menu/prices.

All I can tell you, is that I was in the joint last week…delicious bacon cheeseburger, terrific french fries, great sweet potato fries, incredible chicken wings. sensational grilled chicken and soft shell crab rolls.

Order/pickup at the counter. Absolutely nothing fancy here. Just…outstanding food.

Charm City is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

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Posted on April 17th, 2008
***** Charm City Burger Company, 1136 East Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441 (954) 421-3925.

Charm City is a fast-food burger joint. It has been in business for about 3 months and looks like a charming cross between a 1950’s fast-food restaurant and a Greenwich Village coffeehouse. I ate dinner last night and the burger-fries were delicious as was the crabcake on a bun.

Charm City has 2 BIG PROBLEMS…its signage stinks. If you aren’t looking for the joint—you are not finding the joint. In addition, its location on a City Street in Deerfield Beach is absolutely horrendous.

If Charm City was in South Beach, it would be a goldmine. Location, location, location.

If you live in Deerfield Beach or are in the area, Charm City is a good place for a fast-food lunch or dinner. It is open 7 days a week.

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DISH OF THE WEEK (Sunday- 10/20/19- Sandwich Inn- Gainesville)

***** DISH OF THE WEEK (Sunday- 10/20/18- Sandwich Inn).

One of Jeff Eats’ favorite menu items…


Sandwich Inn
110 Northeast 16th Avenue
(352) 376-0924
Latest Review: 8/28/18

Sandwich Inn is an absolute homerun joint…

Posted on August 28th, 2018

***** Sandwich Inn, 110 Northeast 16th Avenue, Gainesville Florida 32601, (352) 376-0924.

Got a fast food- burger/ sandwich joint that you guys gotta checkout, Sandwich Inn in Gainesville.

Simple concept working here- order & pickup at walk-up window/ drive-thru, no indoor or outdoor seating, menu of very reasonably priced-breakfast items/ burgers/ sandwiches/ subs/ scooped ice cream.

Yesterday, Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats found- Sandwich Inn and the joint’s food and 1960’s vibe (Sandwich Inn opened in November, 1960) blew us away! Trust me on this one, off the chart delicious stuff!

Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats did lunch sitting in our leased ($401.25 per (36) month/10,000 miles) 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.OT…

Let me wrap Sandwich Inn up for you guys by saying- this joint absolutely killed! No frills, no drama- dynamite food!

Sandwich Inn is open Monday-Friday 6am-5pm/ Saturday 7am-4pm/ closed Sunday.

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Bronx man sues NBC Universal over ‘unlimited’ soda refills at theme park

Posted on October 19th, 2019 · American Deals Fast Food Music/Events/Other Orlando · 6 Comments »

* Bronx man sues NBC Universal over ‘unlimited’ soda refills at theme park.

Let’s call this one- forewarned is forearmed…

Read this story in yesterday’s New York Post (…


Bronx man sues NBC Universal over ‘unlimited’ soda refills at theme park
By Emily Saul and Natalie O’Neill October 18, 2019 |

A Bronx man is suing NBC Universal after he paid for an “unlimited refill” soda machine deal at one of the company’s theme parks — only to discover he had to wait a whole 10 minutes between each pour.

Luis Arnaud is bubbling with anger over the “false advertising” — saying he learned while trying to “quench his thirst” that the refills were in fact “limited” to a measly “total of only six per hour,” according to the class-action lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court Thursday.

Arnaud says he visited Universal’s Island of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on July 30 and bought a 16-ounce “Coca-Cola Freestyle” cup — which purported to come with “unlimited” refills all day — for $16.99.

The next day, he reactivated the cup at Universal’s sister theme park Volcano Bay for $8.99, the suit says.

The cups come with a computer chip to show you’ve paid for the bottomless deal — but Arnaud learned they were also tracking how often users top up, and are “programmed” to limit refills to every 10 minutes.

When he tried to “quench his thirst and refill his cup again” before that period was up, the machine flashed a message rejecting his request, the suit says.

“Hi. You are not quite ready to fill up,” it proclaimed — along with the number of minutes he had to wait — according to photos of the failed attempt in his suit.

His suit also includes ads for the “freestyle” deal at the park, which promotes “unlimited” refills with “100+ drink choices” — but doesn’t appear to mention the limits.

The move is a “deceptive” and “unconscionable trade and business practice,” the suit charges.

“He would not have been willing to pay the sum he paid had he known that the Products did not provide unlimited ­refills and were mislabeled and falsely advertised,” the suit reads.

“Defendant delivered Products with significantly less value than was affirmed by their representations, thereby depriving him of the benefit of his bargain and injuring him in an amount up to the purchase price.”

Arnaud is seeking unspecified damages.

NBC Universal didn’t return a request for comment Thursday.

Arnaud could not be reached for comment.

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Here Come The Mummies (Seminole Casino Hotel- Immokalee)

Posted on October 18th, 2019 · American Fast Food Music/Events/Other · 2 Comments »

* Here Come The Mummies.

Just got tickets to see Here Come The Mummies at the Seminole Casino Hotel-Immokalee…on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 (7pm).

Trust Jeff Eats on this one… this cool-campy-dynamite funk band is an absolute must go-see!

Jeff Eats kinda knows his crowd, so I’m thinking that you guys- have never heard of- Here Come The Mummies!… Am I right or am I right!

If you wanna have an absolute blast, go see Here Come The Mummies- they absolutely kill!

You can catch audio/video/tickets/info at


Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment presents the eight-piece funk-rock band Here Come the Mummies live in concert at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale now for $40 and are available by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX or online at or Concert attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

The Here Come the Mummies (HCTM) concert at Seminole Casino Hotel is part of the group’s “The Dark Matter Tour,” which will visit 25 states. Last year, HCTM’s “Wicked Never Rest Tour” saw sold-out shows. Also in 2018, the group released the live record “All Excess” featuring all-new material.

Here Come the Mummies is known for its high-energy live performances of its “Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave.” HCTM has opened for P-Funk, Al Green, Mavis Staples, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Cheap Trick. The band has rocked Super Bowl Village; become a regular on The Bob and Tom Show; played massive festivals like Summer Camp, Common Ground, Voodoo Fest, Musikfest, Suwannee Hulaween, and Riverbend; and sold tickets by the thousands across large swaths of North America.


Where Can A Guy Get A Delicious Kosher or Kosher Style- Pastrami Sandwich In Florida?

Posted on October 18th, 2019 · American Delicatessen · 128 Comments »

Originally posted on 6/23/18.

Posted on June 23rd, 2018.

* Where Can A Guy Get A Delicious Kosher or Kosher Style Pastrami Sandwich In Florida?

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Exclusive Online Presale- BILLY JOEL (Hard Rock Live- Hollywood)

^ Exclusive Online Presale- BILLY JOEL.

Jeff Eats and Mrs. Jeff Eats are huge fans…

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Win A $10 Subway Gift Card

Posted on October 18th, 2019 · American Breakfast Deals Fast Food Subs/Salads · 11 Comments »

This contest started on 10/16/19. This contest has a winner.

* Win A $10 Subway Gift Card

Jeff Eats got a $10 Subway Gift Card to give to one of you guys…

The game- the first 10 “reader-comments” received – will be entered in a “blind hat pick”! You can submit as many comments as you’d like but- Please, only 1- reader comment – per day…play fair!

The $10 Gift Card is good at any Subway location ( for locations, info).