The family of a Florida man killed several months ago released a video late last week that shows the last horrifying moments of 38-year-old Marlon Brown, who the family's attorney says had fled cops over an alleged seat belt violation. The chase scene through a vegetable garden shown in the video i ... More >>
And we have a new frontrunner for Florida Father of the Year! A DeLand Florida man's 10-month-old baby was crying inside a friend's Sha-De-Land mobile home. And while there are a myriad of things one can do to console a crying baby, such as burping it, feeding it, hugging it, singing to it, walkin ... More >>
blogomatic3000.comHe didn't like the idea of an almost-free high-speed train, and he vetoed plans to restore a Holocaust rail car, but Gov. Rick Scott finally found a train he likes -- the SunRail, with a price tag of $1.2 billion, including a cost of more than a half-billion dollars to the state ... More >>
Dean James Max at Swank Speciality ProduceChef Dean Max, a guy who's tough to impress, swears by Jodi and Darrin Swank of Swank Farms and their hydroponic crops. "I've never seen anyone who can get that kind of flavor out of that kind of set-up," he raves. "It's a mom and pop operation all based ... 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 >>
(sturgeon: It's what's for dinner)The Slow Foods Glades to Coast Chapter, which covers roughly the Palm Beach and Broward areas, is hosting a 5-course Growers' Discovery gourmet dinner at Cafe Boulud in Palm Beach this Thursday, December 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The dinner, overseen by chef Zach Bell ... More >>
In October a skydiver named Mike McDonald made a fatal leap. He was the third client of Skydive Palm Beach to die in a year.