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  • Tax Day freebies and dining deals

    Tax Day freebies and dining deals
    Nothing is certain but death, taxes and freebies on Tax Day on Tuesday! As I mentioned in my Sunday column, your taxes may be complicated, but getting free stuff is EZ with my roundup of eats and treats. Score meals to massages on Tuesday, April 15,...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • Dragon Gate appeals to fans of Americanized Chinese food

    Dragon Gate appeals to fans of Americanized Chinese food
    ★★★ I grew up on Chinese food. For a time when I was a kid, my family's Sunday night tradition was to drive downtown for shrimp fried rice, mushroom egg foo young and beef chop suey. I still have a soft spot for that kind of...
  • Baseball: DeLand blanks Apopka

    Baseball: DeLand blanks Apopka
    Chris Hopkins threw a one-hitter Friday night, and Nick Fortes’ first-inning triple knocked in the only run DeLand  needed in a 6-0 victory against visiting Apopka in a Class 8A region final at Stetson’s Conrad Park. DeLand (20-10) will play...
  • Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business

    Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business
    Orlando ranks in the top 50 in a new ranking of the best cities to start a new business, while Jacksonville holds the top spot on the list.  In the recent study from WalletHub.com, Orlando ranks 37th out of the 150 most populated U.S. cities. The...
  • Red-light fight is big money, but does it impact safety?

    Red-light fight is big money, but does it impact safety?
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers have been fighting over red-light cameras well before the Legislature authorized them in cities and counties in 2010. But despite numerous studies, the scientific literature on their safety-impact is problem-plagued....
  • South Florida football referee camp to host scrimmages

    South Florida high school football teams will get their first real taste of spring football action this weekend. At least 40 teams from Broward and Miami-Dade counties will participate in the South Florida Officiating Camp at Tamiami Park in Miami. ...
  • Last-minute Mother's Day gifts and freebies

    Last-minute Mother's Day gifts and freebies
    Mother's Day has arrived! I've rounded up freebies and fun things to do with the lady in your life, from free visits at South Florida attractions to dining deals and flower offers. I also have ways to save on last-minute gifts too, so you can let Mom...
  • Mother's Day mournful for family of veteran police officer found slain in Pines home

    Mother's Day mournful for family of veteran police officer found slain in Pines home
    On Lucille Patrick's coffee table, surrounded by dozens of framed family photos, sits a bouquet of red paper flowers and a heart-shaped balloon — a Mother's Day gift from her oldest son last year. "My son is gone," Patrick said Sunday, tears...
  • Miami police officer found slain inside his Pembroke Pines home

    Miami police officer found slain inside his Pembroke Pines home
    As a veteran Miami police officer, Carl Patrick had his share of close calls while on duty in South Florida, and served honorably overseas with the U.S. military. "It's unfortunate," said Miami Police Maj. Delrish Moss. "He survived military conflict,...
  • Chaotic scene as multiple shots fired outside gas station in Pembroke Pines

    Chaotic scene as multiple shots fired outside gas station in Pembroke Pines
    A chaotic scene unfolded Friday afternoon when multiple shots were fired outside a gas station, witnesses said. No one was wounded in the shooting at the BP gas station at 10070 Pines Blvd., police said. A man and woman got into a confrontation with a...
  • Artist returns to Davie school to paint mural

    Artist returns to Davie school to paint mural
    Children reading, playing guitar, walking dogs and just having fun. Those are some of the images found in a new mural recently created by artist Sergio Lazo at the front of Nova Eisenhower Elementary School in Davie. "Every piece has a different...