| Jun 8, 2014
Central Florida is home to many mom and pop restaurants, but it's often difficult to find a place that specializes in Southern-inspired homestyle food. There are niche Louisiana outposts such as Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen but the buck pretty much stops...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"THE ONLY perfect body I have ever seen was Lana Turner's ... she had it for two weeks in 1947," said Gayelord Hauser, nutritionist and self-help author, of the MGM star.
I AM getting a big kick out of my readers who remember lines and situations and...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The 2014 hurricane season is upon us.
After a very quiet 2013 hurricane season with 14 named storms and only two hurricanes, it looks like we may keep a slow pace for 2014.
However, we have to remember it does not matter how many tropical storms or...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday.
In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was finally starting to feel a little bit like summer, and Crystal de Jesus wanted to spend her day off relaxing at the beach. But after a long bus ride to the Rockaways, she was dismayed to find bulldozers noisily pushing sand on the beach, the...
| Apr 27, 2014
In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:51 AM
With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options.
It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
The region in...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Thanks to the ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and multiple rivers, beaches are plentiful in Hampton Roads. So, weather permitting, break out your blanket and sunscreen and head for a beach near you.
Gloucester Point Beach Park. 1255 Greate Road,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:04 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects.
Those two projects demonstrate...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...