| Dec 22, 2009
| 1:22 PM
SANTA ANA -- A retired California Highway Patrol officer was convicted Tuesday of trying to engage in a sex act with a 13-year-old girl, who turned out to be an undercover policewoman.
Lt. Stephen Robert Deck, 54, who had been out on bail since being...
| Jan 21, 2010
The Seminoles called it home before the Spanish moved in. Then came the Americans.
Now the Cincinnati Reds have pulled up stakes to make way for the Orioles of Baltimore.
Welcome to Sarasota, hon.
The men of orange and black will play their games at Ed...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 10:00 AM
First impression: If the first three rules of a successful restaurant are location, location, location, then this 250-seat, 15,000-square-foot gem on the Intracoastal will be around for many years to come. It's the most casual of owner Burt Rapoport's...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:54 AM
Background: This Dallas-based chain originated in 1994 under the guidance of founders Bill and Lovett Bayne, a husband-wife team who transformed a one-time coffee bar into a restaurant with franchised locations throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Oklahoma,...
| Apr 16, 2011
The notion of jumbo shrimp might not make much sense, as comedian George Carlin once pointed out, but the idea of a big shrimp festival still sounds pretty good.
That will be the attraction later this month at Fernandina Beach, the quaint coastal town on...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:52 PM
Seasons 52 has opened at South Coast Plaza.
Occupying the first floor of the building that used to house the old Clubhouse restaurant, Seasons 52 brings its concept of a seasonally inspired menu with no dish counting more than 425 calories. The award-...
| Nov 25, 2010
On this foodiest of food days, we give thanks to the many wonderful people and places in the state making great dishes, and to our readers, who took the time to salute their favorites, some deservedly well-acclaimed, others little-known treasures.
| Nov 29, 2010
Key West, Florida's "Last Key" is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, the island is a laid-back tropical oasis that has attracted the likes of Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway, and...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 1:35 PM
First impression: Riggins is a little hard to get to because it is tucked behind a Publix in the Lantana Shopping Center adjacent to I-95, but this unpretentious eatery is well worth exploring. It has it all—the sound of wooden hammers hitting...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 12:20 PM
First impression: Restaurant or nightclub? That's the question the Atlantic Ocean Club hasn't answered for itself or its customers. It's the question we asked from the discomfort of plastic chairs, no doubt chosen for the ease with which they can be moved...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:36 PM
First impression: The comfortably elegant restaurant and bar is alive and well at Mojo. The menu is a mostly solid collection of classic American restaurant fare. It might start with escargot or Caesar salad and moved into crab cakes, a filet or pasta....