Mark Spitz

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    International Swimming Hall of Fame Is Leaving Fort Lauderdale

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame, which has made its home in Fort Lauderdale since 1964, will be leaving the area when the lease is up in two years. Last week, the hall's board of directors voted to stop contract negotiations with the City of Fort Lauderdale and pack up their memorabilia -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    $610,000 for Courthouse Art? Better Be Good

    An example of public art at the Broward County Jail on the New River. It's a 32-foot high coral circle (or rice cake, as some call it). Cost to taxpayers: $480,000. ​So the Broward County Commission is going to discuss putting $610,000 worth of public art  ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2008

    Swimming Upstream

    Parkland's Dara Torres can outrace Olympic swimmers half her age, but beating the skeptics may prove more difficult

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Hall in Flames

    Strife at swimming's prime shrine threatens to wash away a local icon

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Osama bin Duck

    Our quack investigative team tests Broward County government’s security