| Sep 24, 2012
Jose Curbelo, a Latin jazz bandleader, agent and promoter who helped popularize the cha-cha in the United States and made Tito Puente a star, has died. He was 95.
A resident of North Miami Beach, Curbelo died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Here's a list of all spring football games in our coverage area. Please alert us of any errors or changes.
Thursday, May 16
Cornerstone Charter at Master’s Academy DNR
Lake Nona 33, First Academy 21 - Final (3 varsity quarters)
| Feb 20, 2013
The trouble began in early January 2012, when Hershey, my then nearly 11-year-old chocolate Lab, developed the first in a series of urinary tract infections. Eventually, the problem worsened to include full-blown incontinence, with Hershey waking up in...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Get free admission at Florida state parks on Sunday, Sept. 8, with a library to celebrate International Literacy Day.
September is Florida Literacy Month and the state park system will waive entry fees oSunday when you show a library card, book or...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Three more South Floridians have had big finishes at the World Series of Poker:
Noah Schwartz of North Miami Beach finished second of 1,021 in event No. 22, a $1,500 pot-limit Omaha event. He earned $1712,931.
Michael Mizrachi finished fourth of 246...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
South Florida is a great place to be someone else.
Just ask local impersonators — or tribute artists, as some prefer being called — who make a living posing as a famous face and voice.
These lounge lookalikes (and sound-alikes) perform...
| May 30, 2013
Walk into a chic cigar lounge in North Miami Beach where flowing Brazilian zouk dancers — as ethereal as smoky wisps rising from a hookah — command your attention.
Or step back in time at a retro club in Boca Raton, alongside charming...