| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:19 AM
No matter how much you love Fort Lauderdale, the city’s appearance on Livability.com’s list of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in the country had to come as a surprise. For all the complaining that goes on around here (not you, them), perhaps it...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:11 AM
What does it take to be a writer: A room of one’s own? A weakness for words? To celebrate the Festival of Books, we asked five celebrated authors to recall a turning point in their evolution as writers. First up is Susan Straight, recipient of the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:08 PM
New technology is creeping into the world of wedding etiquette, with live streaming of the ceremony to a remote audience being a current example. We searched for a consensus among wedding planners and etiquette experts on its propriety. The result?...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Joey Scaletta didn't grow up dreaming of his wedding day. As a gay man, he figured that a traditional ceremony and reception weren't in the cards — until a few years ago, when suddenly, legally, they were. Scaletta and his husband, Marc Gann, who...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Los Angeles-based alt-rap provocateur Earl Sweatshirt, whose stage name is only out-cooled by that of his home crew, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, will perform May 10 at Revolution Live (100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale).
Tickets for the all-...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:36 AM
An 80-year-old shopper at a CVS in Winter Haven avoided being seriously hurt after a car came crashing through the store Wednesday.
According to the Lakeland Ledger, Adrienne Watkins, 80, was shopping Wednesday afternoon when a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Large grocery stores in Chicago would be able to start ringing up beer, wine and liquor sales three hours earlier on Sundays under a plan aldermen advanced today, a plan billed as a way to help city grocers compete with suburban alcohol retailers.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago residents and businesses who get caught trying to avoid the city's motor vehicle sticker costs and higher insurance rates by registering their cars in nearby suburbs or other cities where fees aren't so steep would face stiffer penalties under a...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Cocktails were already being served when Izzy Lawrence dropped her bags with a smiling Surf Air attendant.
The DJ-slash-model-slash-BBC-TV-presenter-slash-Oxford-grad snapped pics with her friends inside the private-plane terminal of the Burbank...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A federal lawsuit on Thursday accused five police officers from Chicago and Glenview of conspiring to lie under oath at a court hearing late last month, only to be caught by a judge after a video taken from a squad car contradicted their testimony....