| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:46 AM
Gator fans aren't going to like this deal.
Get half-price admission on Monday-Thursday this month at Florida state parks to celebrate the Florida State Seminole's BCS National Championship win and the University of Central Florida's victory in...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 12 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Boca Real Estate Investment Club will hold an interactive seminar at its next monthly meeting Nov. 14.
Guest speaker Oscar Arias’ presentation will focus on networking, completing more deals and maximizing business relationships. Arias heads...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A North Miami Beach police officer has been arrested, accused of refusing to take off a mask he wore while on the street protesting the federal government's new healthcare law, according to a police report.
Ericson Harrell, 39, was at the 1600 block...
| Nov 29, 2013
It wasn't surprising to learn that chef Andres Avayú, of the 2-month-old Piccolo Ristorante, has both a culinary and a fine-arts degree.
The plates Avayú sends out at the tiny, 30-seat restaurant he owns with wife Alison are mini objets d'art. Tender...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Spaghetto isn't the first fast-casual pasta restaurant to open in South Florida, but it may be the best.
I remember a now-closed spot in North Miami Beach where I received egg noodles instead of regular pasta. There was no advance warning. Italio, a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:43 AM
If you looked up the word "restaurant" in the dictionary, I'd hope you'd find a picture of Petit Rouge. It's a throw-back, in many ways, chef-owned and operated. There are just eight tables in what sometimes feels like a very crowded dining room.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Unless you really love chains, there's not a whole of good eating in Aventura. Shopping, yes. Eating, no.
But one mile south of Aventura Mall in North Miami Beach is an intimate, neighborhood trattoria that keeps getting better. Il Migliore, which means...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
South Florida religious conservatives and others on the political right, determined to transform the political landscape, have gone thorough their own boot camp.
They call themselves "effectivists."
Hosted by the nine-campus megachurch Calvary Chapel,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In an industry that often celebrates artists' antics over their artistry, Walshy Fire is an anomaly.
The DJ wears no bling, and you won't catch him onstage in a mask or costume. A good night for him is not spent wilding out, but hanging out with...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The first time Arthur Friedman walked into Fort Lauderdale’s Gateway Theatre a couple of years ago, he wasn’t put off by the weathered marquee, ragged carpet, gloomy hallways and unwelcoming restrooms. He was charmed.
“It had a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at five South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.