| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If there's a convenient, get-there-easily beach for Central Floridians, that has to be Alan Shepard Beach Park at Cocoa Beach. Named after the first American astronaut sent into space, this five-acre beach has long been a favorite site to view space...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Days after Eric Hough adopted a pit bull, he took him to Yosemite, unhooked his leash and walked about 50 yards away. Then he turned toward his pet and asked him a question: did he want to go off on his own or stay with him?
“He just got a huge...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Dear Scott, my wife and I have been enjoying your column as long as you have been writing it. BUT I had to read your June 21 column several times to make sure that you had actually made an unforgivable error in the next-to-last paragraph – namely "&...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Kyle Powell, 18, of Palm Bay, is accused of entering two separate offices while serving as a juror at the Brevard County Courthouse and sealing an iPhone and about $227, reports Florida Today in Melbourne.
He was on a break at the time.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:47 AM
While "patients" lined up outside Professional Pain Center, dropped their used needles in nearby parking lots and sold their prescription pills across the street, federal agents were watching and quietly building a case against the Longwood pain clinic....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:56 PM
ST. CLOUD — Sgt. Boyd Graham shook a lot of hands Saturday.
He sat in the shade with his family at the Peghorn Park Nature Trail and Wildlife Habitat in St. Cloud, frequently approached by friends, old acquaintances and people he didn't know at...
| Jun 8, 2013
Even a bad day at the beach is better than being at the office.
I kept repeating that to myself as exceptionally gusty winds threatened to blow everything off my outdoor table on the deck of Coconuts on the Beach, a longtime restaurant and bar on...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
After 22 years of sailing the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas is leaving Central Florida again - this time for good. On April 1, right after its last trip to Royal's private island of CocoCay in the Bahamas, the cruise...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is re-introducing a ticket option that allows admission for four Florida residents for $99. To purchase the Florida Resident $99 Four-Pack, guests must use a printed coupon available online here: http://www....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Third Annual Eau Gallie Founders Day Fish Fry will unfold from noon to 5 pm Saturday, Feb. 16, in Eau Gallie Square at the corner of Highland Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard in Melbourne. A joint project of the Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street and...
| Jan 19, 2013
It was typically quiet on my visit last week to Cocoa Village, a quaint district of antiques shops and eateries in Brevard County, but expect the place to be more rowdy next month — at least briefly.
On Feb. 9, the area tucked between State Road...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 11:03 AM
You're feeling a little better about the state's housing market, aren't you?
Don't worry. You won't jinx it by admitting that.
In Metro Orlando, the median home price has risen 22 percent in the past year. Statewide, the median sale price for single-...