Archbishop Thomas Wenski grew up in Lake Worth and went on to become the head of the Catholic Church in South Florida; his archdiocese covers Broward, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. As the battle heats up over gay marriage, Wenski has penned a letter outlining the modern Catholic stance on gays. He ... More >>
Time to bring in the lawn furniture and any cows you might have wandering around your premises.
The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a tornado watch for all of South Florida through 8 p.m. Thursday night.
This, along with a forecast of craploads of rain coming our way.
The tornado wat ... More >>
They were asked not to politicize the issue. And apparently, they succeeded. State legislators both Dem and GOP from throughout South Florida gathered this week to educate themselves (and the public, who can watch it here) on climate change, its impact on our region and what, if anything, can be don ... More >>
Remember Tropical Storm Isaac? What a pain in the ass storm that was. It was particularly damaging to Palm Beach County, which got smacked harder by Ike than Miami-Dade or Broward, leaving more than 8 to 10 inches of rain in the southeast part of the county, damaging schools, homes and leaving ... More >>
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Alright, slackers and/or procrastinators. If you've been putting off purchasing tickets to the fifth annual New Times Pairings -- which goes down to ... More >>
Broward Vice Mayor Kristin Jacobs, who last year tried banning the sale of bongs, is the newest member of the Intergovernmental Coastal Oceans Task Force, a group of lawmakers and eco-experts appointed to protect us from the forthcoming watery woe of climate change.The group is said to represent the ... More >>
Despite the string of national headlines, television specials, a federal ban, and grotesque photographs, it's becoming increasingly unclear whether Burmese pythons are permanently wrecking the Everglades or if they're just an overhyped nuisance. Earlier this year, scientists r ... More >>
The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact released a lengthy draft plan intended to make sure South Florida doesn't become some real-life mashup of Mad Max and WaterWorld when sea levels start to rise courtesy of climate change. The Compact -- a gang of county representatives from Brow ... More >>
It just happened. Florida has officially elected the man who oversaw the greatest Medicare fraud in U.S. history as its governor.
You might think I would welcome this sort of thing. I remember when I covered the 2000 recount thinking at the end of it, after the U.S. Supreme Court gave t ... More >>
Flickr: dinemagChef Oliver Saucy (right), chef at Cafe Maxx.These Boys of Summer don't make a billion-gazillion dollars a year to play what is grandly dubbed "our national pastime," to gobble steroids like M&Ms and scratch their balls in front of a national TV audience. Thankfully, thes ... More >>