| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Cindy Hutson stood in cockpit of the charter boat Priority off Islamorada Tuesday, taking instruction from captain A.J. Stewart on the finer points of detecting the bite of the yellowtail snapper.
"You don't feel the bite; you see it," Stewart told her....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:16 PM
South Florida's appeal isn't limited to sunshine and beaches: Gaming is a big draw, whether you want to play poker, slip a coin in a slot machine, pick a pony, bet on bingo, wager on jai-alai or take a shot at other games of chance. Bank on your luck at...
| Jan 1, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO MIAMI
From LAX, American and Delta fly nonstop to Miami. American, Continental, Delta, US Airways and United offer connecting flights (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $258.
WHERE TO STAY
Rates noted are for...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy. Chic boutiques, family-friendly chains and intimate hideaways all beckon to tourists — or...
| Jun 15, 2012
When it's hot out, the best place to party is poolside with drinks and music. And this summer, you'll find plenty of splashy events throughout South Florida. We've rounded up a list of the best pool parties for fashionistas, boaters, budget-conscious folk...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:41 PM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy.
Most of the offerings have given new life to historic buildings, including Hotel Breakwater and...
| Apr 8, 2012
For me, the egg hunt didn't stop when I became an adult.
Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake...
| Jan 1, 2012
It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:11 AM
MIAMI — There I was, scooting awkwardly across the floor of the warmed pool, lifting my water weights high in the air, palm trees swaying in the background, when a woman next to me leaned in and whispered, "This place is a miracle. It's changed my...
| Mar 31, 2012
It's the height of tourist season in South Florida, and hoteliers are putting in 15-hour work days to ensure vacationers have enough staff to check them in or bring them room service.
Over at The Shelborne South Beach, Jared Galbut is meeting with his...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – With billion-dollar resort casinos and health-care privatization efforts up for grabs, major gaming and insurance interests are dominating the political money chase in Florida, new state fundraising reports show. Florida Republicans,...