| Oct 12, 2012
Backed by longtime political supporter and friend, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson kicked off his first full-time re-election tour of the season in an Orlando-Sanford International Airport hangar with a few words about the...
| Jan 3, 2013
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. LITTLE FEAT Hurricane Sandy disrupted peoples’ lives in small ways as well as big. Little Feat guitarist Fred Tackett Proto-jam band Little Feat, which had sold out Musikfest Cafe......
| Jul 18, 2010
"Hey, got any extra Jimmy Buffett tickets?"
The two 50ish retirees, both wearing sunglasses and hoop earrings, laughed as they tried to get passersby to stop and chat awhile, a Southerner's favorite pastime on sleepy summer days. And on this overcast...
| Jul 18, 2010
The Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western Florida Panhandle beaches affected by the oil spill are as different as Venice, Laguna and Solana beaches are from one another.
In years past, finding a good fit here was easy. And perhaps it will be one...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 9:20 AM
We can't overlook Cinco de Mayo!!
Take Cinco: It's time to party
When the Mexicans claimed victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, there were no margaritas to toast the celebration. The concoction hadn't been invented yet.
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Swamplandia! author Karen Russell
by Jake Cline
“Madness, as I understood it from books, meant a person who was open to the high, white whine of everything.”
— Ava Bigtree, in Swamplandia!
“Nobody can get to hell without...
| Aug 24, 2009
| 2:34 PM
KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.
Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
| May 24, 2009
Let's face it: The automotive business is no fun right now. Where's the Family Man when you need him?
Actually, he's right here, on Aurora Road in Melbourne, where he has been since 1993. The sprawling patchwork of small buildings is surrounded by dozens...
| Jun 17, 2009
When I heard Carnival Cruise Lines would begin sailing year-round from Baltimore, I was not excited. I was glad that it meant more jobs and a boost to Maryland's economy, but a Carnival cruise wasn't going to be part of my vacation plans.
| Oct 10, 2009
| 1:49 PM
Millionaires and billionaires can live anywhere, so what's so special about this 2.4 square-mile city of 11,020 people that sits snug between Federal Highway and the Intracoastal Waterway?
Driving along U.S. 1 at Sample Road, if you didn't already know...
| Jan 31, 2010
It's not exactly Margaritaville, but there's no doubt that Jimmy Buffett would approve of the laid-back vibe at Wekiva Island.
On the recommendation of a friend with an eye for watering holes with genuine character, I steered the car out to Wekiva Island...