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  • Nelson Mandela mourned by South Florida's leading black politicians

    Nelson Mandela mourned by South Florida's leading black politicians
    Original post | 5:43 p.m. Dec. 6 Updated | 11:45 a.m., 12:43 p.m. and 3:36 Dec. 7 Black political leaders from South Florida, along with many others, are speaking out about Thursday’s death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela. Two of the...
  • Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism

     Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism
    Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon? Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...
  • Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech

    Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech
    Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel. Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
  • Agency becomes 'angel' for girl with cerebral palsy, seizures

    Agency becomes 'angel' for girl with cerebral palsy, seizures
    A social butterfly at heart, Isavella Escobar has clipped wings. The 8-year-old doesn't leave her house unless it's for a doctor's appointment. She doesn't go to school — a tutor comes to her twice a week. She doesn't go to the playground when...
  • What they don't tell you about planning a wedding

    What they don't tell you about planning a wedding
    You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no...
  • REVIEW: 'Son of God' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Son of God' ★&#9733 1/2
    Blame Mel Gibson for it if you like, but no Jesus movie these days is worth its salt without an utterly unflinching treatment of his torture and Crucifixion. And "Son of God" has stretches when the agony we watch this poor man endure is avert-your-eyes...
  • Hero Project pairs greyhounds with wounded warriors

    Hero Project pairs greyhounds with wounded warriors
    Marine Corps veteran Jesse Bergeron used to do his grocery shopping at 2 a.m. — just to avoid the crowds. Family trips to Disney World put the former machine gunner on red alert, searching for escape routes. Baseball games were out of the...
  • Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic

    Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic
    Broward County commissioners Tuesday reaffirmed their desire to reduce euthanasia of healthy dogs and cats, with the goal of running a "no kill'' shelter. By unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to analyze a possible public-private partnership with...
  • Singles at sea

    Singles at sea
    The night before the Carnival Imagination was to set sail from here on a four-day Labor Day cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the 233 people who had signed up for the organized “singles cruise,” part of the general 2,000-passenger cruise...
  • South Plantation High School delivers solid, compelling, memorable production

    Fairy tales have been around for centuries. The vast selection of fables have intrigued audiences for ages.  New stories constantly develop and elder tales fade. There are the select few, however, that are so prominent they can’t be forgotten....
  • Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past

    Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past
    When I visited Berlin last summer to update my guidebook, I also scouted locations for a new TV show. I found the city as vibrant as ever -- with massive infrastructure projects in progress all around town. The cranes speckling the horizon in every...