| May 12, 2014
| 8:40 AM
If only the airlines operated with such precision.
Now you can see exactly how much time remains until the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens.
A widget on the airport's web site, fll.net, works just like a space-...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Broward County continued its march toward dog-and-cat reduction, pushing forward three new pet-related laws aimed at curtailing puppy mill operations, increasing pet registration and getting more pets sterilized.
Addressing the overpopulation of dogs...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Low-cost Canadian airline WestJet will start direct service between Fort Lauderdale and Winnipeg on Nov. 1.
The once-weekly flight — part of its upcoming winter schedule — will operate Saturdays between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Broward County commissioners continued this week their effort to help employees at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to unionize for higher wages. Even the lone Republican, Chip LaMarca, voted for it.
Click here to read my story about it....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
In an effort to train toddlers to value outdoor play over TV time, and skim milk over chocolate, Broward County is poised to pass a sweeping new child-care law.
Day care operators will be forced to pull the plug on electronic media and offer healthier...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:04 AM
The new airport runway "has been vetted by everyone under the universe," as one local official puts it.
And yet one small but crucial detail has commissioners in cities lying south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport saying, "Now...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Where others see a new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Dawn Roe sees a mountain, and to her the dirt that created it is a lunar landscape.
The Winter Park artist hopes that through her photos and videos, others will perceive...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Dozens of flights were delayed, rerouted or canceled Wednesday when a construction crew cut a fiber optic cable at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, aviation officials said.
The crew was working outside Terminal Four when the line was...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:55 AM
When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future.
It will also bring unprecedented noise....
| May 2, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The airport's new runway project is missing one key component: A ramp leading directly to southbound Federal Highway.
Hollywood officials, who only recently became aware of that fact, met Friday with county aviation officials to discuss whether there...