Photo by Flickr user Dots Treats CupcakesJust don't order the toasted coconut.• Fire and ice cream is not a happy marriage, as the folks at Palm Beach's Sprinkles ice cream shop found out last weekend. A kitchen fire gutted the shop, which not only dishes everyone's favorite hot-weather treat b ... More >>
Scenes from the life of a racing greyhound.
The answer, apparently, is to exploit Terri Schiavo one more time, as Ave Maria is doing today. The Catholic city, which lies in the swamps east of Naples and was bankrolled by a pizza delivery baron, is staging a mass in Schiavo's honor. Because Schiavo was -- before she slipped into a persistent v ... More >>
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are coming to town anyway. Here's a guide.
C. StilesErin Baryski's unique style of paintingWhen Erin Barylski was about five years old, she discovered a rare talent. She could do the splits, then hop from that position, entirely on the strength of her inner thighs. She'd then land right on the, uh, bottom of her torso -- before her thighs ... More >>
As Short Order reported last week, Gaia Ristorante, the latest venture of seasoned restaurateur Tom Billante, has opened at 101 Ocean Drive (Hilton Bentley Hotel)-- which I erroneously cited as the site of Billante's last Ocean Drive venue, ViVi. In fact, Prime Italian has moved into that space, and ... More >>
A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.
When Joe Kollin began working in the newspaper business more than four decades ago, he began a routine. Every day the self-described pack rat had a story, he would snip it out of the newspaper and glue it onto a letter-sized piece of paper. Then he would staple it with the c ... More >>
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
"All Florida" is surprisingly strong
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Clive Butcher's photos of Cuba's forests and mountains have an otherworldly strangeness about them
A Rash of Revolt
The Boca Museum's portrait show is sooo 1950
The sordid tale of a cunning Marielito, an ambitious ATF agent, and a dead mobster in Lighthouse Point
Look closely and you'll find some gems in ArtServe's slapped-together group show
On Las Olas, paintings and sculptures compete for space with the café crowd
Anarchy and flying French fries collide in the world of Against Me!
A lush idyllic chunk of the Everglades was transformed by bulldozers and a huge tree-eating juggernaut
Fort Lauderdale's African-American Research Library opens to the public
The Sunshine State's busiest animal hospital aims to spread its wings
The debut from the Sol Theatre Project sticks to calm seas
Big, dead cats in the middle of the road -- lots of them
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
Beset by feds and environmentalists, the good ol' boys of Big Cypress National Preserve circle the buggies
The slide lecture "Orchids of the Fakahatchee Strand"
"Boca Museum Artist Guild Juried Competition and Exhibition" and "49th Annual All Florida Competition and Exhibition"
"Haitian Celebration: South Florida Collects Haitian Art" and "A Sense of Place: Gullah Images" at the Coral Springs Museum of Art
Rivers of Time
Outdoor Adventures Klub
January 7 - 13, 1999
Behold the swamp buggy races, South Florida's oddest racing tradition, where the engines roar, the muck flies, and the vehicles sometimes sink
A huge, hairy beast that walks upright and craves lima beans is stalking South Florida's marshland.
February 19-25, 1998