| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:49 AM
"I'm praying to the stone-crab gods right now," said Stephen Sawitz, two hours before his family's Joe's Stone Crab was set to open for its 100th season Tuesday afternoon. "I'm praying for a healthy harvest."
At the first 5 p.m. seating, Joe's served...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest.
A couple things:
1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The federal damage assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill should take into account the broader economic and social impacts of the 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from.
Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Once again, as he did with the BP oil spill, Anderson Cooper rises to the top on a big story.
And, man, is the actual journalism he's been doing at CNN this week needed now, in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, as MSNBC and Fox sink deeper...
| May 1, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds The editorial board met with Al Jazeera America Tuesday to discuss the channel's launch, which is scheduled for late summer, although it definitely doesn't seem like that time frame is set in stone. The station plans to......
| Oct 25, 2012
It's not implausible that the outcome in Florida's U.S. Senate race this year could determine whether the winner in the presidential election is working with a Democratic or Republican Senate.
Yet for a contest so crucial, the Sunshine State's Senate...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
When Fidel Castro resigned as the president of Cuba in 2008, Antonia Wright bought a big cigar, set up her video camera in her studio apartment and proceeded to vigorously smoke the whole thing. She stopped only long enough to vomit, and then continued...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Fort Lauderdale artist Jonathan Rockford recently exhibited a skateboard in The Rise of Rad: The Influence of Skate Culture on Contemporary Art at the Torrance Art Museum in California. What sets Rockford’s skateboard apart is that he didn’t...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Lenore and Richard Gilbert of Gilbert's 17th Street Grille. Photo by Beth Black
1. Misael Soto
Best performance artist: Misael Soto takes those things we do in isolation and turns them into communal events. The Fort...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Jipsy Castillo (photo by Beth Black)
In typical photographs of Miami social life, oddly dressed society people pose next to giant checks in unaffordable locations, Entourage wannabes clutch overpriced...