| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Broward County is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new airport runway.
And you're invited.
Dubbed "Fun Day on the Runway," the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes tours of the elevated runway, aviation exhibits,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:39 AM
After two and half years of construction, the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens on Thursday. The first ceremonial landing will be made by a JetBlue Airbus A320 in the morning, then a regular flow of air traffic will...
| 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 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker.
But are they getting through safer?
It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
| 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...