Financial sites, real estate blogs, and other websites that delve into figuring out the best places in the U.S. have been coming out and naming Fort Lauderdale to the top of their many best-of lists lately. But one site has come out and bucked the trend, naming Boca Raton the best Florida city to ... More >>
At a time when climate change is the big topic of discussion and debate between scientists and politicians, Fort Lauderdale is at least doing its part to make sure things get green. The city is doing so much for the environment, in fact, that it was named among the top ten greenest midsized cities ... More >>
Detectives are set to announce who they believe to be the suspect in the 1989 disappearance of Tiffany Sessions, a University of Florida student. The Sessions case has been one of Florida's most notorious unsolved crimes, but now the Alachua County Sheriff's Office is poised to announce that Paul R ... More >>
Alex Wilson is attending classes at Pinellas Technical Education Center in Clearwater as a certified nursing assistant with a goal to become a licensed practical nurse. But those goals and dreams might be wiped out by the school itself if Wilson, who is transgender, continues to go to the restroom ... More >>
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary JohnsonAfter his polling numbers dropped this fall and he was no longer being invited to the debates with other GOP presidential candidates, the probability of former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson's running as the Libertarian Party candidate in 2012 looks a bit more lik ... More >>
It's not funny, sir.Poor Barbara Hijek! She's been toiling away on her FloriDUH blog over at the Sun Sentinel for what, by her reckoning, is over 4,100 entries. That takes a lot out of a gal. So you ought to be nicer to her about the minor (yet boneheaded) flub she committed two days ago by repor ... More >>
photo: Deirdra FuncheonDaniel Ramos in the new digs. After months of anticipation (and a few delays), the new farm-to-table eatery Market 17 is now open on 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant is no small undertaking. All dishes are prepared from scratch. It serves ostrich. It makes cev ... More >>
Photo: independentmail.comTosca and Talia AshleyAn Anderson, South Carolina, man was sentenced today to 40 years in prison after he entered a guilty plea to the April 2007 murder of Talia Ashley, a 16-year-old runaway from Hollywood.Anderson's Independent Mail reports that Stanley Dehart, now 30, ... More >>
While serving as a state representative in 2004, Broward County Mayor Stacy Ritter voted on legislation that benefited the fraudulent company that paid her husband $20,000 a month, renovated her Parkland home at a cost of $100,000, docked her family's boat, and provided ... More >>
If you believe the FBI, the late daredevil Evel Knievel made it a habit of harassing his rivals. He even ordered his enemies to be beaten, especially if they wouldn't back down from challenging his records. That's according to a 290-page file on Knievel released by the FBI earlier this year.&nb ... More >>
Elyse Wanshel I’ve always felt like Kendall is a Chinese finger cuff of a suburb. It isn’t particularly interesting (other than some dude who drives around with a weather vane and a toilet seat glued to his car), it’s swarmed with identical peach colored strip malls pumped full of Staples and ... More >>
A Hooters extravaganza means wings, beer, family fun, and, oh yeah, hooters
When a Margate priest misbehaved, the archdiocese punished his secretary
Customers claim AutoNation lured them into bad loans
Planes crash, coke spills, but Mr. O'Connor remains a mystery
An exhibition of the dance master's sets and costumes levitates above the MoCA boards
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune busts the story on the priest who molested Mark Foley. And, in proper priestly style, it's creepy as all living hell. The culprit is Father Anthony Mercieca, who admitted to Herald-Tribune reporters Matthew Doig and Maurice Tamman in a telephone interview from his hom ... More >>
A testament to the importance of guitar lessons.
John Fogerty and Willie Nelson
Two complementary urban shows don't quite add up to a whole.
Noncombatants pushing 40, the Florida Seabees unit weren't supposed to be anywhere near the fighting
Davie's Richard Grayson has built a political career of joke campaigns
A casino's comin' to Hollywood. It's a big gamble.
Rosa Lopez welcomes the Virgin Mary to her home every month. Hallelujah!
Margate's rock 'n' roll troika turns the 'burbs up to 11
An e-caveat for beautiful people trying to find employment via the Internet
Next thing you know, those meddling kids will be eating ice cream in the streets!
MoCA's latest collection of installations will literally bring you to your knees
Long after her novelty hits, Melanie maintains a do-it-yourself ethic
When tuberculosis, one of mankind's most pernicious diseases, threatens public health, the patients are sent to A.G. Holley State Hospital
Four years after hed been convicted of murder in Belgium, Jean-FranCois Buslik was a pilot and a family man living quietly in North Palm Beach. Then justice came calling.
The new king of South Florida philanthropists, Richard Bronson, built his empire on the shady side of Wall Street
March 19-25, 1998