| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Boca Raton-based Office Depot had a busy year in 2013, with most of the year spent completing its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax. For South Florida employees, the company's December 10 decision to base the headquarters in Boca Raton was a major...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Shameless plug alert, and an update on my blog/column whereabouts. First, the plug: I'll be on PBS-Ch. 2's Issues this weekend, talking politics, election results and Miami Dolphins wackiness. The show airs tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. and replays at 12:...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Standing less than 2 miles from an algae-plagued Wekiwa Springs, Gov. Rick Scott and Florida's top environmental officials gushed praise Wednesday for $37 million in public money set aside to jump-start restoration work at some of the state's best-known...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:53 PM
This is how it works: Eight local playwrights meet at 7 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 27) at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach and randomly select headshots of four actors and one director.
Then Monday (Oct. 28), they will present short plays they wrote...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
With all eyes on Central Florida for the George Zimmerman trial and its aftermath, one question keeps surfacing: Why are juries made up of just six people?
Throughout most of the country, 12 jurors determine the guilt or innocence of suspects in...
| Jan 2, 2013
Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 12:23 PM
A few weeks ago, Aran S. Graham dined at a Chinese buffet, cracked open a fortune cookie and read: “Your greatest misstep may be the step you don't take.”
That fortune is appropriate, as the Miami-born Graham hopes his new solo...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Let's just admit it: South Floridians start off their professional life in style-deficient mode.
Looking the part as you go into you either enter the workforce after college or start the job hunt can be a bit daunting. Especially if up until now you've...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Florida Department of Children and Families
Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873
Baptist Children’s Home
www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children....
| Jul 20, 2011
Eighteen years ago, two teenage boys abducted 16-year-old Philip Chandler of Ocoee, locked him in the trunk of his car and left him there for more than three hours on a broiling July afternoon.
He was found comatose on a hot slab of pavement hours...
| Nov 6, 2011
For the better part of a decade, Sister Nancy Murray has been performing onstage throughout the world in a one-woman play that tells the story of St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th-century Italian teenager who was instrumental in restoring the papacy to...