via CNNThe epically named Allure of the Seas, whose home is in Fort Lauderdale, made headlines today after it cleared a bridge in Denmark by less than the height of a toddler. And it didn't crawl underneath, it gunned it to get a little lower since the squeeze was as tight as leggings would ... More >>
People are trying to make a big deal that Alex Sink's campaign relayed a forbidden message to her with a cell phone during the CNN debate. Cal Deal Who will replace this guy? But people seem to be missing the really scary part: Rick Scott thought the message was ... More >>
Flickr: WonderlaneHello, sweetness.If there was an official dessert of South Florida, it would be ice cream. Rich or light, thick or creamy, gummy-bear topped or sprinkle-spotted, the cold concoction has seen all of us through some fiercely hot days. In the 1980s, Reagan declared July "National I ... More >>
In case you missed it, Susan Stanton was featured in this documentary that aired Saturday on CNN. Alas, it doesn't have much to do with Lake Worth politics. Rather, it's primarily interested in the perilous journey that Steve Stanton took to become Susan. Then Susan Stanton was hired to become city ... More >>
A reporter for CNN's Campbell Brown came to South Florida to hear Scott Rothstein's Ponzi story from the man who's been telling it better than anyone: New Times columnist Bob Norman. He appears at the one-minute mark of the video below. At the three-minute mark, Norman shows the reporter Rothstein's ... More >>
Aaron Jackson and his younger brother, Will, at a fundraiser for Haiti last year.When the earthquake first hit, Aaron Jackson immediately announced that his charity, Planting Peace, would help as many Haitians as possible with food, water, medicine, and shelter. Within days, Aaron was on the grou ... More >>
U.S. aid workers are pretty busy today, what with Haiti experiencing apocalyptic conditions and all. But the coordinators of that incredibly complex and chaotic rescue effort surely have enough time to chat with our Broward-born Sen. George LeMieux, who wants to learn about their effort. Otherwise, ... More >>
Foster: Proving South Florida still has a few good menWhat are the odds? Of 10 extraordinary people chosen from around the globe as the finalists for CNN's Heroes of 2009, two of them are doing their good deeds based in South Florida. And until this Thursday the 19th, you can click here to ... More >>
flickr.comCNN's loss is probably NOT Florida's gain.This week Lou Dobbs the last of the original CNN anchors, announced he was leaving the station and ending his show on that network to "go beyond the role here at CNN" and "engage in constructive problem solving."While this could mean many things ... More >>
The Meatist's post this morning on which supermarket bacon is the best made me excited all over again for my favorite new holiday: Bacon Day. That's right, September 5 this year will be to bacon what Labor Day is to really cheap beer and barbecue, a day to revel in the wonders of cured pork belly ... More >>
Photo: ClydeElliottFAU research aims to stave off dystopian future full of American amphibiansFlorida Atlantic researchers are racing against melting polar ice caps and dwindling natural resources in hope of developing energy technology that exploits the vast powers of the ocean tides.Sue Skemp, ... More >>
At only 21 years old, Hillary Dobbs of Palm Beach (and Sussex, N.J. -- among other homes) is now a veteran of the same horse-jumping world where two years ago she was a prodigy. This week the daughter of the grumpy CNN financial anchor goes up against an 18-year-old who's also from Florida -- Winder ... More >>
I just got off the phone with the Juice Washington Bureau Chief Deirdra Funcheon. "The riff raff" -- a group that includes Funcheon, despite her prestigious title -- "have to stay far away. I've had to walk about ten or 15 blocks just to end up behind the Capitol. Every time you turn a corner, there ... More >>
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