| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
The big news about cruise options this spring and summer is that more lines are basing their best ships in Florida ports and keeping them here year-round.
Just in the past year, PortMiami has welcomed the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze, 3,877-passenger...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Celebrity Cruises is offering a 3-night Bahamas cruise on the Celebrity Century for as little as $169 per person.
The Celebrity Century sails out of Port Everglades and makes one stop in Nassau, The Bahamas plus one day at sea.
The $169 deal, as of Feb....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Mavin Saunders, TE, Houston The Kinkaid School
Ht: 6-6 Wt: 220 Class: 2014
Recruiting Buzz: A basketball and football standout, Saunders brings a basketball player’s mentality to the gridiron. He does an excellent job boxing out defenders for...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends."
The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Disney Magic has gone under the knife and is on its way to Miami. The re-imagined cruise ship spent four weeks at the Navantia Shipyards in Cadiz, Spain and is set to show off its new gams so to speak at its winter home of PortMiami before...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 AM
For the first time ever Disney Cruise Line is sailing three ships out of Port Canaveral, marking the beginning of a year of expansion for the cruise industry in Central Florida.
The line repositioned the recently refurbished Disney Magic, which had been...
| Dec 12, 2013
Most of Chicago's major zoos and museums are more than just showpieces for their collections, animal or anthropological.
Two new scientific studies — both based in the Bahamas and deriving from 18 or more years of work there — highlight...
| Dec 26, 2013
When the kids tire of their holiday gifts and start whining that they've got nothing to do, just hand them some holiday wrapping paper, crepe paper, cardboard, glue and some wire.
Challenge them to create a costume. That's what thousands of Bahamians...
| Dec 29, 2013
To many readers, environmental stories are dead on arrival. They lack human characters, the thinking goes, and they're predictable: a creature or ecosystem is gravely damaged by humanity's greed. So maybe it's best not to bill "Full Fathom Five: Ocean...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:35 PM
American Athletic Conference officials announced the creation of the Miami Beach Bowl Thursday providing the league with another postseason venue starting in 2014.
The bowl game, which will take place in Marlins Park in Miami, is the third game to be...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails.
Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...