All Aboard Florida, the private rail service that plans on running a passenger train from Miami to Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, has written a letter to its biggest South Florida critic, addressing some of the bigger concerns. Congressman Patrick E. Murphy has spoken ou ... More >>
Tropical Acres reopens to the public tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. for dinner, its first since the restaurant was stricken by a fire August 30. Since 1949, Tropical Acres has stood as a relic of an era in Florida when men wore jackets to dine and the Everglades started just west of the Florida East Coa ... More >>
We all know the danger's of drinking and driving, but drinking and walking?Next time you're out and about in Delray Beach, make sure you're not us unlucky as 25-year-old Reynaldo Arturo Mendez Torres. Torres was fatally struck by a train early Tuesday morning near Railroad Avenue in the are ... More >>
Photos by Eric BartonStickers and graffiti cover the main warning sign at the downtown Fort Lauderdale tracks.Two Lynn University students who tried to cross downtown Fort Lauderdale's railroad bridge early Saturday morning had little warning what was coming. Two signs warn pedestrians to stay of ... More >>
Tony Villegas said he'd never used pepper spray.On March 10, 2008 Plantation police detectives confronted Tony Villegas at the Florida East Coast Railway depot in Fort Lauderdale with a search warrant. He told them he had been expecting them. By this time, detectives had been quietly questi ... More >>
Flickr: Dr. Purp ThumbsWhen the state hired LeMieux to negotiate with Florida East Coast Railway, was he on the wrong side of the tracks?Young Andrew Perez is a bit like the canary in the coal mine. The Plantation native was hired three years ago, as an 18-year-old intern at Rothstein Rosenfeldt ... More >>
Strange creatures haunt the Everglades. And that's just the humans.
Just wait till you see what this bad boy can do out on the open track
Broward commissioners are spending big bucks on an unlikely airport-growth scheme
Efforts to revitalize this rundown West Palm Beach neighborhood have failed. Miserably.