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  • O, Miami at New World Center: Poetry, writ large

    O, Miami at New World Center: Poetry, writ large
    Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Hass was among the most public of United States poet laureates when he took “the very odd job” in the 1990s, saying he wanted “to go where poets don’t go.” On Saturday evening he will take...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'
    Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86. His publisher...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Wild tomato is ideal for South Florida gardens

    Wild tomato is ideal for South Florida gardens
    I cannot seem to grow a tomato to save my life. After purchasing heirloom tomato seeds in fall 2013, I carefully sowed them in individual pots and placed them exactly where I thought they should be: receiving warm, morning light, sheltered from the...
  • Warm and breezy today, chance of storms Tuesday

    Warm and breezy today, chance of storms Tuesday
    We should see plenty of sun and a breeze today. Tuesday, on the other hand, is expected to be potentially stormy, the result of a cold front. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the low 70s and...
  • Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?

    Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?
    When five Navy torpedo bombers took off from Fort Lauderdale in December 1945 and failed to return, they created one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time and popularized the myth of the Bermuda Triangle. Now two aviation sleuths, who have...
  • Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?

    Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?
    Jeb Bush is one of the best options available to the Republican Party in 2016. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Bush is a serious politician with a reasonably good record of governing. He's brave enough to challenge the hard right on...
  • February plant of the month: Everglades tomato

     February plant of the month: Everglades tomato
    February's plant of the month is the Everglades tomato. Grow your own tomatoes year-round? You bet. This swamp-dwelling native grows like a weed and doesn't mind heat or drought. The Everglades tomato, also known as the currant tomato, is well adapted...
  • Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales

    Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales
    Más de 90 ballenas han quedado atascadas en las playas de Florida en los últimos dos meses —casi tres veces el promedio, asombrando así a los biólogos marinos y dejándoles la incógnita de un posible común denominador. La serie de frentes fríos que...
  • Eight Broward and Palm teams in top 20 of flag football state rankings

    The latest Joe Pinkos girls flag fotball Power 25 state rankings feature eight schools from Broward and Palm Beach counties in the top 20. Here are the new rankings:         1. Seminole Ridge (10-0) 94.6       2. Robinson (10-0) 93.5  ...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...