9 years ago | Longform
The dormitory hallways at Florida Atlantic University were uncomfortably quiet. By 3 p.m. Friday, many residents had left to begin their weekends. The air conditioner thrummed loudly in their absence. A stale odor, mixed with the chemical sting of...
If you've always wanted to work for a company with a shady academic track record and legal headaches, here's your chance. Mavericks High in Palm Springs, the newest in a chain of for-profit charter schools headed by Vice President Joe Biden's...
9 years ago | Politics
Remember 2010, when the Medicare scooter-riding lunatic fringe of the Republican Party swept to power? Two years later, the people who gave you Allen West and Michele Bachman have stopped making daily headlines, but their influence is still strong...
South Florida is crawling with famous crazy people. Who has time to keep up with all their yammering? Behold, the weekly roundup: -- Wellington resident Vanilla Ice plays himself in the new Adam Sandler movie That's My Boy, which opens today. As T...
9 years ago | Crime
According to this week's New Times, the best place to spy on cops in Palm Beach County is a website called PBSOTalk.com. It's the rare spot on the interwebs where police officers can gripe about high-profile murder cases and pill-popping lieutenan...
Frank Biden, Ocean Ridge resident and younger brother of Joe Biden, has been talking for years about developing a country club in northwestern Costa Rica. On Friday, the Tico Times published an article saying backers of the $106 million Guanacaste...