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  • Details emerge on Orange killers' capture, how they spent time on lam

    Details emerge on Orange killers' capture, how they spent time on lam
    Orange County killers Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins checked into a motel on Panama City Beach Friday for a two-day stay. Their plans were cut short Saturday when about 20 law officers swarmed Coconut Grove Motor Inn and arrested the men about 5:30...
  • Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'

    Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'
    The paintings in the book "Masterpieces of Haitian Art" are filled with vibrant color and the tropical exoticism of a country whose people, says author Candice Russell, display a "vibe of resourcefulness and excellence" much of the world has yet to...
  • Actor Ronald Lee Hunter Dies at 70

    Stage and screen actor Ronald Hunter died December 3 from heart and kidney failure complications at Woodland Hills Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 70. Over a career that spanned nearly five decades, he appeared on Broadway and regional stages,...
  • All that jazz, and then some

    All that jazz, and then some
    Poncho Sanchez only had one professional conga lesson. The class, which took place in the garage at his mother's house, was a treat from his sister while he was still in high school. "He had asked me to play a little bit of Cal Tjader, and after, he...
  • 'Burn Notice' items up for auction

    'Burn Notice' items up for auction
    The South Florida-set spy drama “Burn Notice” is signing off after seven seasons on television, but not before the show’s producers auction off its many props and wardrobe items. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Coconut Grove...
  • Say goodbye to 'Burn Notice': Series finale set for Sept. 12

    Say goodbye to 'Burn Notice': Series finale set for Sept. 12
    The USA Network's spy caper series, "Burn Notice," is about to burn out for good. The show, in its seventh season, airs its finale 9 p.m. Sept. 12. During a media call last week, show creator Matt Nix and cast members Jeffrey Donovan and Bruce...
  • News of Osama's death resonates in South Florida

    The late night news that Osama Bin Laden was dead resonated through South Florida late Sunday and into the morning. President Obama's announcement from the White House stirred many memories locally since some of the hijackers lived and trained in South...
  • The sound and fury of Ric O'Barry

    The sound and fury of Ric O'Barry
    When the sun rose over the remote fishing town of Taiji, Japan, in early September, activist Ric O'Barry was there, on a beach overlooking a cove, brazenly pointing a camera at the annual slaughter and capture of hundreds of dolphins. Every year, the...
  • A tale of two parts of the same city

    It was the suddenness that shocked me. This is one night 22 years ago. I had just moved to Miami and was visiting Coconut Grove for the first time. I remember being charmed. The side streets were lined with cozy bungalows. On the main streets there was...
  • Iris Acker revamps TV show focusing on SoFlo's performing-arts scene

    Iris Acker revamps TV show focusing on SoFlo's performing-arts scene
    Iris Acker had had enough. The stage and screen actress had been hosting the performing-arts show “On Stage With Iris Acker,” in one form or another, for 25 years, going from WLRN to WXEL and then Comcast. She conducted one-on-one interviews...
  • Passage denied

    Passage denied
    Background: Pop-ups are temporary eating places typically conceived as a means to gain traction before a chef plunges into a permanent restaurant. I don't normally review them. But A Passage to India at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove is different. It's...
  • Convicted killers captured at Florida motel

    Convicted killers captured at Florida motel
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two convicted killers who were freed from prison by phony documents were captured together without incident Saturday night at a Panama City motel, authorities said. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker, both 34, were taken into...