Bruce Lowerre had a simple but soaring dream. "I want to finish my plane," he wrote on his blog. "I've been building since 1977... and my plane hasn't flown yet!" Sadly, that dream came to a terrible end on Saturday when Lowerre fatally crashed his home-built seaplane into Lake Okeechobee. Lowerre ... More >>
Chef Allen Susser has made a bit of a name for himself in south Florida. Okay, that might be a bit of an understatement. The New York native and longtime South Florida resident has won numerous awards and accolades: James Beard Foundation's Best Chef 1994, southeast region; one of the top ten in Fo ... More >>
They just voted Sue Gunzburger the new Broward mayor to replace Ken Keechl. Hey, it was her turn. Commissioner Kristin Jacobs made a very lame motion for Gunzburger, saying that "when each jewel is allowed to shine, the whole crown shines." Yuck. Out with the old, in with the ... More >>
Flickr: hbs34Tyrone Carter, celebrating the Steelers' 2009 Super Bowl victory over the Arizona CardinalsWhere do you start with the Tyrone Carter story? Probably in Pompano Beach, where he was one of five children in a three-bedroom home, raised by his grandmother because his parents had drug pr ... More >>
Davenport shows off an ancient smoke-houseA bunch of Palm Beach County employees may be slated to become antiquated relics: Palm Beach County commissioners voted to eliminate the jobs of 141 county workers Monday, hoping what they save on salaries will help offset $133 million in lost property-tax r ... More >>
If only we could fit all the bums in...
Perez Hilton, a pure product of South Florida, makes bitchery pay
Strange creatures haunt the Everglades. And that's just the humans.
When Luyen Nguyen was stomped to death 15 years ago, five men were locked up - but was justice served?
Glenn Sandler had trouble with Betty -- but the real trouble began when he tried to have her whacked
If the snakes or caimans or microbes don't get you, the jungle adventure of a lifetime will
South Florida writers live the life
A routine traffic stop led to Pahokee's own Rodney King incident. Too bad there was no videotape.
Even when your kid is one of the NBA's finest, the cops can heist your car
Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole
He plays small-town, big-time football. But is that enough?
Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.
Hemmed in, polluted, under police guard, the New River is still as untamed as it gets in Fort Lauderdale
Out at Mack's, there are skeeters, gators, fried catfish, pig hunts, and freedom -- with a few strings attached
A dancing dilemma
Should 2700 little sparrows be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?
Sara Lee Creech of Belle Glade tells a long-forgotten chapter of civil rights history
Preston Tillman wants a memorial built in West Palm Beach for victims of the 1928 hurricane. But that's not all.
State workers are cutting down homeowners' citrus trees to save Florida's fruit industry. It's a South Florida chain saw massacre.
It's not just the food that draws an interesting crowd to this lunch wagon by the Everglades
Old-school frogger Norman Padgett may be the last of a dying breed: He makes a living off our slimy, fly-eating friends
That would be Glades Central versus Pahokee, a fierce high-school rivalry that's become a bigtime game
Conservationist Paul Reillo has waged a one-man campaign to save Dominica's parrots from extinction
In barely two seasons, the management has run the Miami Fusion into the ground. The fans are not pleased.
Why is Stuart's revered black superlawyer, champion of the little guy, defending Big Sugar against its own workers? Money.
The City of Belle Glade may be forced to annex the Okeechobee Center and put an end to alleged discrimination against its mostly black residents
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.