| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:46 AM
With July 4 landing on a Thursday this year, it is easy to put together a four-day getaway that costs us only one workday. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in the Fourth festivities is appealing to you, here are some popular...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
An Islamorada homeowner called the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday with an interesting concern: A nine-foot long crocodile appeared to be nesting in her yard, Deputy Becky Herrin said.
Deputies and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:29 AM
The sun is shining, birds are chirping, coffee is brewing... and there's a crocodile dilly-dallying in my yard.
An Islamorada woman called 911 dispatchers yesterday morning to report a crocodile nesting in her front yard in a...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:26 PM
?? Hog Heaven, 85371 Overseas Highway, Islamorada was briefly closed April 23 after an inspector observed 10 critical health and safety violations, including:?? Uncovered meats in a holding unit; a cloth being used as a food-contact surface; dish...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:21 AM
My recent travel story on Florida beaches generated some nice email responses, including a terrific request from reader Jeanine Vaerewyck of Orlando:
"With so many dog people around, could you maybe do an article on 'dog beaches' in Florida?"
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
What better way to enjoy summer than by sipping something tall and cool while drinking in the spectacular Florida water scenery? Finding your favorite watering hole with a view can be a highlight of any Florida getaway.
Here are some refreshing...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation???s weekly??list of??food vendors that have a history of two or more clean inspection reports was released today, with 37 establishments recognized. Among them:????M/V Kathleen Windridge,...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A woman had first the 19-year-old teen in the Charger, parked with its doors wide open at Key Largo Community Park, to turn down the blaring "loud, vulgar music" before calling lawmen on Tuesday evening, according to a news release from the Monroe...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Shula Burger is finally home.
After first opening in Islamorada and at Tampa International Airport, the first Broward County location has opened at The Quay, 1515 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-393-1920, ShulaBurger.com.
It’s less than two...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Very sad news today: Eve Olitski, the artist whose charming one-woman show "Naked Ladies with Things on Their Heads" is on the walls now at EBK Gallery in West Hartford, died unexpectedly this week. The show will stay up until its pre-arranged Nov. 21 end...