| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:29 AM
If sand and sun is your scene then be sure to visit Gamble Rogers State Park. This unique state park is located snuggly between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercoastal Waterway, which gives visitors the luxury of enjoying the beach and wildlife...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A distant relative of George Washington once owned this beautiful state park, which lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, before it was donated to the state. Formal gardens serve as the centerpiece of the park and 20 acres oak...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Pompano Beach is gearing up to welcome the newest asset in its tourism marketing arsenal — the 219-room Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront scheduled to open July 1.
The oceanfront resort is the first hotel to break ground in Pompano...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Canary Islands — These islands are Europe's Florida: a subtropical climate, sandy beaches edged with palms, even theme parks as large as those in the United States.
Yet, many Americans don't have a clue where these seven...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The City of Rio de Janeiro is set to build a $50 million film and TV studio, Rio Polo de Audiovisual, located a few minutes drive from Brazil's 2016 Olympic Games stadium.
The news was unveiled on Saturday at Cannes by Sergio Sa Leitao, Rio de Janeiro'...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in May across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through May 19: Epcot International...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:54 PM
So you've wanted to explore an estuary on Florida's east coast, but didn't want to bother with having to get, you know, your own boat? Fortunately, the park rangers and volunteers at the Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area, a park of pristine...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:09 AM
MOPTI, Mali (AP) — Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaida's...
| Jan 1, 2013
People have an intrinsic right to know their ancestry — at least Reuben Pannor thought so.
A Los Angeles social worker and trailblazer for the open-adoption movement, Pannor co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," a 1978 book that served as the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
MIAMI FIU has a press conference this afternoon to introduce Anthony Evans as the school's new basketball coach, but the real star in the room is FIU's new basketball court, which was finished this week.
The court features the Atlantic ocean on the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:03 AM
BEACH N’ BOARDS FEST: surfing tournaments, films and activites: today-Sunday; Shepard Park Beach, State Road 520 at the Atlantic Ocean, Cocoa Beach; free; 321-799-8820.
BIKE WEEK: city-wide motorcycle festival: daily through March 17;...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Atlantic Ocean could produce more "major" hurricanes this year than it did in 2012, according to a company that provides weather forecasts for corporate clients.
In an early hurricane forecast released Thursday, ImpactWeather Inc. predicted that 2013...