Palm Beach residents went to bed Sunday night thinking everything was hunky dory. Then they woke up Monday to find rainwater up their faces.
Isaac came and went, but not without dumping buckets of rain and leaving widespread flooding that has left Palm Beach with inundated roads, school closings fo ... More >>
Oh, hey, look outside. Isaac's here!
Regardless of what the TV news people standing in the rain are saying (LOCK YOUR DOORS!! ISAAC IS GOING TO EAT OUR SOULS!!!) the hurricane watch on the southeast coast from Golden Beach to the Keys has been lifted.So no, Belkys Nerey and friends, we're not going ... More >>
Update [5:30 p.m.]: Broward County has two shelters open for those living in low-lying areas and mobile homes.Update [2:50 p.m.]: Broward County schools will be closed on MondayUpdate [1:30 p.m.]: Miami-Dade schools will be closed on Monday. Palm Beach County schools remain openIsaac ain't ... More >>
See also: the latest on Aguiar's disappearance, and the lawsuit against Aguiar spurred by this natural-gas deal.In 2003, Texas geologist John Amoruso had a hunch that there was a lot of natural gas, and big money, in a previously unexplored geological area about midway between Houston and Dallas.It ... More >>
Florida has landed in fifth place in the annual beachwater quality rankings from the Natural Resources Defense Council. While some counties had as many as 13 percent of their water samples exceed federal bacteria standards, Broward County's number was down at 2 percent; Palm Beach and Miami-Dade wer ... More >>
UPDATE, 3 p.m.: Added comment from Bob Hirsh, curator of the Mark Twain Project.The plan for a new Mark Twain commemorative coin includes the phrase "In God We Trust," a phrase Twain made fun of 150 years ago.Twain had a complicated relationship with religion. In the quote-collection snippets attrib ... More >>
Open publication - Free publishing"A college food magazine needs to exist," said Miamian Audrey Scagnelli in a dorm room at her alma mater, George Washington University. Scagnelli is founder of College & Cook, an online magazine assembled by undergrads from Florida Gulf Coast, Georgetown, Washin ... More >>
They didn't have much reason to do it before, but the Bahamas and Cuba have defined an international boundary in the waters off the coast of Florida. Now, the reason is clear: both countries are poised to start drilling for oil from floating rigs.Former Florida Senator Bob Graham co-chaired a com ... More >>
via www.floridausaimages.comYes, the Fort Lauderdale gets progressively more upscale every season, and yes, the classy set tries to downplay the annually resurfacing celebration of Fort Liquordale's past, but it seems that as long as there are fraternities and the Elbo Room, there will be s ... More >>
Flickr/James J. YuBig SandwichLunch meat sometimes gets a bad rap -- it's often the brunt of jokes, is served in drunk tanks, and is used in food fights. But lunch meat is so much more -- it can feed hungry families, raise money for people in need, and is just darned tasty.Boar's Head, the Cadill ... More >>