Last weekend on a flight from Fort Lauderdale International Airport to Chicago, a man felt queasy and fainted. As paramedics met him at the gate in the Windy City, the rumors spread through the plane: the man had Ebola. He had just come from Liberia. He was contagious. Of course no one actually knew ... More >>
Palm Beach County was built on tourism and agriculture. But once established as a haven for money and power, and as the world grew smaller through the advance of technology, it also became a flashpoint for global intrigue. JFK's apocalpyse bunker was installed here. Cuban sugar baron exiles linked ... More >>
The story of the French Chicken Farmer reminds one of the 1950s sitcom Green Acres. You know, the show about the couple who moves from a glamorous life in New York City to try their hand at working the rural country farm? Only this story begins with a pair of restaurateurs relocating from a North Mi ... More >>
The talented members of Toubab Krewe play not only traditional rock instruments but also traditional African ones. These include noisemakers you've probably never seen in your life: the soku, kamelengoni, and kora. The band is composed of white dudes who marry West African sounds with Americ ... More >>
Photo by Christina MendenhallClick here for a slide show of photos from Beerfest. Forget the drunk fest that the New Times Beerfest used to be, with the longest lines at the light beers that have a faint flavor of something brewed. This year, the crowds seemed to seek out the craft beers, with th ... More >>
In this week's print edition, Francisco Alvarado tells the story of two South Florida film makers chronicling the triumphant rise and embarrassing fall of the Miami Hurricanes. In The U, set to air locally next week and then nationally on ESPN, Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman place the fo ... More >>
North Carolina's Toubab Krewe takes world fusion to new levels
Hugh Masekela talks about the highs and lows of a journey through music
We go into the Ask a Mexican archives for a holiday treat.
At Spontané, two Yanks make peace with France.
Ndakhte Ndiaye is one mysterious bird
The Gospel Comes to New Guinea
Just Like Everybody, Part Two (Ronin)
Mali Music (Astralwerks)
Exploring the rhythms of Africa and the Caribbean at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida
To protect boxers from the fight game, Irv Abramson wants to form a more perfect union
What's a man to do if he doesn't want his balls hanging around? Simple: Just find someone to cut them off.
Peanut Island Bunker, Saint Pierre Botanica Shop and Spiritual Store, Mai-Kai Restaurant and Lounge
Living Color Garden Center
May 13-19, 1999