| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Lyle Lovett is as mystified about what to expect from this weekend’s Lauderdale Live music festival as its promoter is sure about it. But both agree it’s an extraordinary step for a city trying to develop a reputation as a live-music...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:19 AM
For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub.
Kearney, who has two...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Parker Millsap left the Pentecostal faith of his youth some time ago. But the singer-songwriter still performs with the passion of an evangelist at an old-time tent revival.
Only 21, Millsap is gaining considerable notice with his self-titled Okrahoma...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:23 AM
An explosion that killed two inmates and paralyzed a corrections officer at a Pensacola, Fla., jail was caused by a natural gas release inside the facility, investigators said Friday.
At least 184 people suffered injuries among the more than 600 inmates...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:27 PM
A 23-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting a man twice in the head outside a Hollywood night club last year, authorities said.
A jury took less than a day to find Robert Earl Thomas III guilty of first-degree murder. They also...
| Nov 29, 2007
Best known for deciding whether medications are safe and effective, the Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to crack down on plain old salt, which doctors say is harmful in the quantities most Americans consume.
At a hearing today, the...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
| Sep 19, 2006
The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" was the first hip-hop single to break into the national Top 40 pop charts, although anyone listening to it now for the first time probably would have a hard time picking up on what made the 1979 recording such a rap...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:36 PM
For artists like Jimmy Buffett, it seems the road goes on forever and the party never ends -- to borrow a phrase from the great songwriter Robert Earl Keen. Buffett's coming back to Virginia Beach for a show on May 24 and his fans -- Parrotheads -- will...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in...
| Dec 23, 2008
| 10:22 AM
My college-sophomore son and I make an interesting pair. He'll listen to country music all day long and is teaching himself to pluck a tune or two on the guitar; I'll tolerate the music in limited doses, but if I never heard another country song again,...
| Nov 16, 2009
Personal trainer Bob Harper of "The Biggest Loser" has purchased a home in the Hollywood Hills for $2.9 million.
The single-story midcentury-style home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 2,600 square feet and sits on a cul-de-sac. Floor-to-...