| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project?
I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The folks from All Aboard Florida wanted to set me on the right track. They're about to unveil drawings of their downtown West Palm Beach station – sound the trumpets! – and they were concerned with all the concerns I've been raising...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Here's the column I wrote for today's Palm Beach edition, about my recent sitdown with All Aboard Florida officials who are fighting growing organized opposition, along with what they say are unfounded fears and misconceptions:
The folks from All Aboard...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Taking a high-speed train is one way to travel between Miami and Orlando. But there could be other options like hiking and biking.
As All Aboard Florida prepares to provide passenger service on the Florida East Coast Railroad, there's a growing push...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Seth Bramson: He's believed to be one of the few people in the country to hold the title of company historian at a railroad company. But that's his job at the Florida East Coast Railway. Bramson has written three books on the railway's history, and many...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Una mujer que fue rescatada por bomberos tras quedar atrapada en un puente elevado en Fort Lauderdale no será acusada de allanamiento ya que ha sido certificada legalmente ciega, según confirmaron funcionarios del ferrocarril.
“Basándome en una...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
MARATHON — Retired truck driver Norm "Runaway Grandpa" Dille arrived at the old Seven Mile Bridge for his daily ritual. He walked about half a mile roundtrip before plunking down in a green plastic chair to gaze at nature's beauty and at Henry...
| Aug 31, 2012
To hear historian James Ponce tell it, you'd think you were back in Old Florida — when Henry Flagler built the luxury Breakers hotel in an area known for farmhouses, when a fire burned the hotel down likely from "a newfangled curling iron" left...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
This is exactly how it’s supposed to work: the Funky Buddha Brewery opens along the FEC tracks in Oakland Park in June, its made-right-in-the-other-room craft beers and food-truck friends attracting the bearded and the pierced, the musical and the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:48 PM
On shallow Pickles Reef, 3 1 / 2miles off the shore of Key Largo, the sun lit up a mishmash of metal, iron and barrel-shaped cement artifacts that have been commingling with colorful coral and tropical fish for a century or more.
As two curious...