At DeSoto County High School in Arcadia, freedom of speech doesn't extend to silence.
Amber Hatch, 15, sued its principal, its dean of student, and the local school board last week in Fort Myers federal court, claiming she was suspended last year after school administrators tried to coerce her from ... More >>
John LinnElevation's organic burgers are good, but do they top Five Guys?This week on the blog:If Cab is King, Five Rivers Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is a prince. This week's installment of 100 Favorite Dishes takes us to Tom Jenkins' BBQ in Fort Lauderdale, Talia's Table in Boca, and more. ... More >>
One of DeLand's coffee shopsI had a terrible weekend in the south-central Florida town of Arcadia one time. I'd been drawn principally by the name -- but the place turned out to be far from paradisal: restaurants closed at 8 and were mostly dry. The villagers were like something out of a creepy ... More >>