| May 1, 2014
| 7:15 AM
“Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:10 AM
As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom.
Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant.
Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:47 PM
A Boca Raton Holocaust remembrance group is creating a video pinball game to help children learn about the Holocaust.
Electronic games that offer lessons about the Holocaust, the destruction of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II, have been...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
He wore a badge and served as a law enforcement officer for 20 years in South Florida.
But now Jimmy Dac Ho was wearing handcuffs and leg shackles Friday and facing Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley as a convicted murderer and kidnapper....
| Mar 28, 2014
Arely Baugh's bicep is decorated with the self-empowerment tattoo "Forever Strong." Amy Lou Grande's upper back contains a birdcage flanked by budding flowers and the title of Maya Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." Ashley...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Freaker's Ball '14: Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., known as B.o.B., broke hip-hop stereotypes by favoring romantic songs over sexually charged ones. He grew up in Georgia, and started rapping as a teenager. At 21, his single "Nothin' on You," featuring Bruno...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The University of Central Florida sent out this article this week, detailing a new student project at the College of Medicine that involves the arts. I found it interesting and wanted to share it. Here's the UCF report:
In their latest effort to show...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014.
Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
| Nov 17, 2013
As a corporate executive, Roland Smith is a fixer, repairing beleaguered companies. In his leisure time, he also embraces risk, climbing mountains and riding motorcycles. In the Army, he was a test pilot.
Analysts and merger experts say Smith, 59, may...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Between the smiling blue face of PBS TV star Thomas the Tank Engine, a herd of bright yellow rubber ducks on the New River and the crayons-in-a-woodchipper fashion of Sebastian Masuda at Young at Art Museum, this weekend is looking very bright, indeed....
| Jan 5, 2014
Ilyse Weinshall and John Vanderah were never supposed to meet.
"He's a Catholic boy from East Dubuque, Iowa, and I'm a Jewish girl from Long Island, N.Y.," says Ilyse, 47.
"It's a miracle we ever crossed paths at all," adds John, 48.