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  • Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable

    Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable
    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...
  • Susan Straight on learning to write without a room of one's own

    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...
  • Virtually wed: Online weddings present etiquette concerns for couples and guests alike

    Virtually wed: Online weddings present etiquette concerns for couples and guests alike
    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?...
  • Planners meet demands of same-sex weddings

    Planners meet demands of same-sex weddings
    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...
  • Rapper Earl Sweatshirt to play Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale

    Rapper Earl Sweatshirt to play Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale
    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-...
  • Watch: Driver crashes into CVS, narrowly misses shopper

    Watch: Driver crashes into CVS, narrowly misses shopper
    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...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    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...
  • Chicago aldermen back 8 a.m. grocery store liquor sales

    Chicago aldermen back 8 a.m. grocery store liquor sales
    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. Ald....
  • Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines

    Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines
    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...
  • At the new, luxury Coachella, partyers take to the sky to get there

    At the new, luxury Coachella, partyers take to the sky to get there
    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...
  • Lawsuit filed over traffic stop caught on police video

    Lawsuit filed over traffic stop caught on police video
    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....