| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves.
Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:51 AM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Although I was not able to take the family to a foreign country this time around, Coral Gables, just southwest of Miami, proved itself a fair substitute. People stepping into shops and restaurants would start with Spanish without...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
The night before the Carnival Imagination was to set sail from here on a four-day Labor Day cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the 233 people who had signed up for the organized “singles cruise,” part of the general 2,000-passenger cruise...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:28 PM
A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami.
A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
| Oct 12, 2011
Sarkis Soghanalian, an international weapons broker who was nicknamed "The Merchant of Death" for selling arms to dictators on behalf of the United States, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Hialeah, Fla. He was 82.
The cause was heart failure, said his son,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:52 PM
It was a bad night at Miami International Airport. First, a computer failure in the passport-control system at Miami International Airport forced hundreds of international travelers to wait much longer than usual, and caused lines that snaked back far...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Stormy weather Friday afternoon delayed a flight in search of exactly that — stormy weather.
After an ironic 90-minute delay because of bad weather, a Convair 580 two-engine turboprop plane lifted off from Miami International Airport with a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
By now, it would seem that just about anyone living or working in downtown Orlando or any town north to DeBary in Volusia County has seen the brightly colored SunRail commuter train rolling along the tracks.
Back and forth the locomotive and two...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Miami International Airport welcomed its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Sunday operated by LAN Airlines.
The LAN 787 is equipped with 217 seats in economy and 30 seats in premium business, and will operate daily nonstop flights between Miami and...