| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:19 AM
For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub.
Kearney, who has two...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:43 AM
Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it.
Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Joyce Brown first came to know Pete Seeger as the child of a Philadelphia labor organizer who, along with his friends and neighbors, found himself in the crosshairs of Sen. Joe McCarthy’s Commie-hunting tribunals in the 1950s. Many of her friends&...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:20 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas' is ranked No. 9 in this week's MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national high school softball rankings. And as you might expect, the defending Class 7A state champion Raiders remain atop the Miracle Sports all classifications poll, which also...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:38 PM
When the first vibrant sunsets and moonlit beaches of Florida Highwaymen paintings blazed to life more than 50 years ago, Mary Ann Carroll and Doretha Hair Truesdell were there.
The Highwaymen painters became known for quickly creating vivid scenes of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:01 AM
A Florida kayaker got the ride of his life when his fishing line snagged an 11-foot hammerhead shark that then took him for an 8-mile excursion near Boynton Beach, the Tampa Bay Times is reporting.
Florida Atlantic University senior Adam Fisk, 22, was...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:29 AM
What's probably more scary than any theme park ride?
Try having a big shark take you for a long, wild tow with no particular place to go.
Adam Fisk got a surprise 2-hour tow from Boynton Inlet to Lake Worth from an 11-foot hammerhead shark -- and...
| Mar 30, 2014
South Florida is one of the con artist capitals of America — if not the capital.
With predictable, embarrassing regularity, headlines proclaim the defrocking of the scammer du jour. There then follow the usual "I'm shocked" from the taken-in, "I...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Neighborhood green markets are sprouting in parks around South Florida.
For a few hours each week, these city-run popups make it easy to stop and shop local from vendors who are your neighbors.
Some urban markets have been around for years and are...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Palm Beach County’s John Prince Park in Lake Worth stays off the list as a potential spring training baseball stadium site, county officials said Tuesday.
The County Commission on March 11 agreed to pursue a potential deal with the Houston...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:13 PM
En un pequeño salón de clases, seis niños de cuarto grado se encuentran sentados en una colorida mesa de trabajo. Ninguno habla, ni siquiera entre ellos. Miran sin expresión, no ríen, tampoco lloran. El gélido silencio del autismo.
| Apr 2, 2014
South Florida's answer to Motown was born amid Overtown's booming soul scene in 1963. Deep City Records, the first black-owned label in Florida, engineered a Miami sound built from gritty soul, funk and brash drumlines reminiscent of marching bands, along...