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Lake Okeechobee

  • News

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Margate Man Dies When His Experimental Plane Crashes Into Lake Okeechobee

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Chef Allen Susser: A Q&A on Flavors of Fort Lauderdale, GMOs, and Robot Fish

    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 >>

  • News

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    A Mayor Named Sue

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Pro Football Player From Pompano Beach Weathers Hardship in Home

    Flickr: hbs34Tyrone Carter, celebrating the Steelers' 2009 Super Bowl victory over the Arizona Cardinals​Where 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Who'll Mind the Middens?

    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 >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008

    The Dirty Dozen of 2008

    If only we could fit all the bums in...

  • News

    November 6, 2008
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    October 23, 2008
  • News

    March 27, 2008

    Revenge of the Nerd

    Perez Hilton, a pure product of South Florida, makes bitchery pay

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    The Gator People!

    Strange creatures haunt the Everglades. And that's just the humans.

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Kick Stop

    When Luyen Nguyen was stomped to death 15 years ago, five men were locked up - but was justice served?

  • News

    July 5, 2007

    Kill My Wife. Please!

    Glenn Sandler had trouble with Betty -- but the real trouble began when he tried to have her whacked

  • News

    December 8, 2005

    Reel Beeg Feesh

    If the snakes or caimans or microbes don't get you, the jungle adventure of a lifetime will

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    Sleaze! Sex! Suspense!

    South Florida writers live the life

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Love & Loathing

    A routine traffic stop led to Pahokee's own Rodney King incident. Too bad there was no videotape.

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    See You Later, Navigator

    Even when your kid is one of the NBA's finest, the cops can heist your car

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Chief Walking Eagle

    Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    The Book of Ruth

    He plays small-town, big-time football. But is that enough?

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Bitter Sugar

    Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    Wild and Dirty

    Hemmed in, polluted, under police guard, the New River is still as untamed as it gets in Fort Lauderdale

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Granny's Roughnecks

    Out at Mack's, there are skeeters, gators, fried catfish, pig hunts, and freedom -- with a few strings attached

  • News

    August 8, 2002
  • News

    July 18, 2002

    For the Birds

    Should 2700 little sparrows be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    Letters for June 13, 2002

    Geriatrics, arise!

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Baby Doll

    Sara Lee Creech of Belle Glade tells a long-forgotten chapter of civil rights history

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Time to Remember

    Preston Tillman wants a memorial built in West Palm Beach for victims of the 1928 hurricane. But that's not all.

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Canker Sore

    State workers are cutting down homeowners' citrus trees to save Florida's fruit industry. It's a South Florida chain saw massacre.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    A Portable Feast

    It's not just the food that draws an interesting crowd to this lunch wagon by the Everglades

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Take It to the Ribbit

    Old-school frogger Norman Padgett may be the last of a dying breed: He makes a living off our slimy, fly-eating friends

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    The Real Sugar Bowl

    That would be Glades Central versus Pahokee, a fierce high-school rivalry that's become a bigtime game

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    No Bird Is an Island

    Conservationist Paul Reillo has waged a one-man campaign to save Dominica's parrots from extinction

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Total ConFusion

    In barely two seasons, the management has run the Miami Fusion into the ground. The fans are not pleased.

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    The Redemption of Crime Boy

    Former criminal-in-training Percy Campbell reclaimed his life and now illuminates a better way to handle hard-core juvenile delinquency

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Willie Gary's Sugar Daddies

    Why is Stuart's revered black superlawyer, champion of the little guy, defending Big Sugar against its own workers? Money.

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    A Southern Belle in Black and White

    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

  • News

    August 13, 1998
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    March 19, 1998

    Big Chief Moneybags

    Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.

  • Calendar

    November 6, 1997
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