Jamie Laughlin

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  • 7 years ago

    Crystal Dranetz stands out in a crowd. Through the serpentine parade of Obama supporters wrapping around the Bank Atlantic’s parking lot Wednesday afternoon, her tiara bobs up and down. Unless her corresponding sash is wrong (it isn’t), ...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    On the surface, Amber Opsincs and Shawn Reed appear to be ordinary 16-year-old girls. Their hair still has that high school sheen, they giggle at each other's jokes in that special BFF way, and hitching rides from the 'rents is their modus operand...

  • 8 years ago | Interviews

    The plush, blue, velvet seats of Cinema Paradiso will all be filled this weekend, because on Saturday, the church turned movie theater undergoes another transformation, this time into a music venue. The cozy building's stone walls, picket-fenced c...

  • 8 years ago

    Patrick Rice just high-fived the lunch lady, an unexpected bit of camaraderie that elicits a blush and a two-handed hairnet adjustment from the woman before she returns to slopping gravy over mashed potatoes. That was the part-time bartender in Ri...

  • 8 years ago

    Mex One, who also goes by the name David Alvarado, is trying to explain why a surprisingly massive break-dancing exhibition featuring more than 60 crews from around the world would be happening in, of all places, Fort Lauderdale. "We have people f...

  • 9 years ago

    Florida Supercon...