Friday's here, so it's time for beer. Every Friday, so long as the creek don't rise, this beer enthusiast will take a look at a Florida beer that, hopefully, should be readily available in a local shop or on tap at your favorite bar. Experimental and concept beers are a familiar sight to craft bee ... More >>
Spanish oil giant Repsol YPF recently announced that its exploratory drilling efforts in "ultra-deep" waters off the coast of Cuba were unsuccessful. To drill the test well, Repsol leased the massive Chinese-built Scarabeo 9 drilling rig from Sapiem, an Italian company. The embargo has pretty m ... More >>
Earlier this year, Spanish oil giant Repsol YPF announced that a massive drilling rig had started operating in "ultra-deep water" in the Straits of Florida, somewhere between Cuba and the Keys. One of the more problematic aspects of the operation is the dearth of information about where the ri ... More >>
Bear witness to the Shrimpy King at this year's Key West Food and Wine Festival.How about this for a good time: You could become this year's Shrimp King. I know, I know -- it sounds like a name fit for a bad comic book villain. But it's actually the title bestowed on the winner of the Key West Fo ... More >>
B. BrownOil off of Port Everglades Yesterday, a Fort Lauderdale-based yacht captain was boating about 12.5 miles offshore from Port Everglades when he and his passengers noticed the oil slick pictured above. According to the captain, the slick was about a half-mile long. It was unlike anyth ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
But never like this
Six set sail on the Joe Cool hoping for better luck. Only two saw land again.
Parting the Florida Straits
Mya Handmade Cigars Factory
No one has lived through more of South Florida's baseball past than Vicente Lopez
In which a onetime Cuban rafter and fix-it man takes on the dramatic role of mad bomber
Looking back on ten days in spring that changed the landscape
The characters in A Bicycle Country may be adrift, but the playwright knows exactly where they're going
The importance of being Cuban gets a fresh hearing
Julian Jorge Reyes was a child of Castro's revolution who turned against his leader. Now he's taking on el exilio.
A Bicycle Country
A reporter tags along as a South Florida PI searches for a missing trawler in Cuba, then finishes the job by battling with the boat's owner