A Florida animal rights activist who's fresh off a stint in prison has a new target in her sights -- the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The organization tosses around millions of dollars a year, and some of that money has landed at the University of Florida. That's where Camill ... 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 >>
A Florida man sat in his car, pulled out a bag of cocaine, ripped it open like a bag of Tostitos, and began eating the coke. All in full view of police officers. Gainesville police say they spotted the man sitting in the passenger seat of a car parked in front of a convenience store Wednesday night ... More >>
The joys of the fall seasonal green markets -- even the best of the full-time, year-round markets -- are upon us once again. It's a chance to sample the best foods, fruits and vegetables fresh from harvest. Or try a new treat by South Florida's very own local artisanal chefs. That includes newcomer ... More >>
Like we don't have enough to worry about, now it's forests. According to environmentalists touring the Southeast with the traveling teach-in "The Growing Threat," the creation of enormous plantations of genetically engineered trees -- by corporate interests allied with Big Energy -- poses ecological ... More >>
As the first weekend of summer reared its hot and sun-filled head, the second-annual Palm Beach Craft Beer Festival was there in downtown West Palm Beach to quench its thirst with beer from across the state, across the country, and across the world. Florida brewers including Due South, Miami Brewin ... More >>
The Bill Nelson-Connie Mack race is pretty much America's most closely watched Senate race. And now incumbent Nelson -- the Democrat -- and Mack -- the Republican -- have agreed to the only confirmed statewide televised debate on October 17. The showdown will take place at Nova Southeastern Univers ... More >>
Gainesville pastor Terry Jones says his church has been contacted twice by the Secret Service in response to the display at the Dove World Outreach Center that features an effigy of President Barack Obama hanging from a noose. (The photograph sent to us shows an Uncle Sam dummy hung up; one from the ... More >>
Orange County JailMorales CastroIf Florida's rivers were to fill with molten gold tomorrow and a rainbow of cotton candy stretched from Key West to Gainesville over herds of running unicorns, we'd probably all think Tim Tebow did it. At least, that's what one could deduce from the wild cheers the ... More >>
The Beltones Cheap Trinkets (TKO Records) beltones.com Last year in September, we had the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite local platters from the '90s, the Beltones' Lock and Load seven-inch on the sorely missed Far Out Records. It was, as it usually is within these pages, a great t ... More >>
Ocala Police DepartmentThis guy, allegedly Kenneth Sarsony, pooped several times outside a middle-school classroom.The cops caught the crapper -- Ocala police say 23-year-old Kenneth Martin Sarsony is the man they believe pooped outside a middle-school classroom on four occasions.The incidents st ... More >>
AquaSun EventsConvincing college kids to bare their naughty bits doesn't sound like a tough sell. But Daniel Phillips, 25, says some youngsters must be persuaded that nudists are "not just old hippies." That's why Phillips is helping to organize the Streak Sunsport Gardens 5K, a clothing-op ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user evilmidoriWhip out a fondue pot at a party nowadays and people are likely to think you're about to ask them to drop their keys in a fishbowl. It's also not exactly a hot trend among restaurateurs, who all seem to be going Italian or offering comfort foods.But the old standard ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanI just couldn't resist: Since my partner-in-crime is a graduate of the University of Florida and I'm a Seminole to the core, I had to buy Buffalo Bob's Alligator with Beef stick so I could maw it right before his very eyes. (By some stroke of luck, I found it when searching fo ... More >>
The Citrus Circuit Tour swings through South Florida.
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are coming to town anyway. Here's a guide.
Pure crusty hardcore aggression, 305-style, hits the eastern seaboard on the heels of a No Idea split with Religious as Fuck. Mehkago NT is an admixture of some of South Florida's best known, most notorious HC/punk/sludge/metal musicians. The band features members or ex-members of DNME, To ... More >>
Rachel Goodrich shakes, rattles, and rolls on down her own road
The good art floats to the top in FAU's regional show. The rest? Sinks to the bottom, silly.
New postage increases could put some indies out of business
Like life on the Serengeti, the SoFla music scene maintains a dangerous balance
Cassette (Bakery Outlet)
The record breakers of Gulfstream got shafted but kept winning
Riding shotgun with Broward County's tiny but angry peace movement
The man who changed skateboarding forever skates in Hollywood -- Florida, not California
This year's All Florida competition at the Boca Museum lives up to its name
The best local tunes migrate to the county line
The Boca Raton Museum's "All Florida Invitational" doesn't live up to its name
Hometown punks Against All Authority trade ska for scorn
Baby Robots, with the Rocking Horse Winner
Writers Night, Joni Mitchell
Bryant Troville served out his sentence for his sexually violent acts. His prospects for freedom? Not good.
County Commissioner Scott Cowan paid his daughters $10,000 in campaign funds for not working on his campaign. Hey -- it's legal.