| Dec 14, 2013
So I made a point of not taking any Florida road trips on my recent vacation, odd behavior that qualifies as normal when a typical workweek involves putting a few hundred miles on the odometer.
When I returned last week, my email box was filled with...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The only thing better than being able to play a sport in which someone is passionate about is being able to play two sports in which someone is passionate about at the same time.
Volley tennis (formerly called beach tennis) accomplishes that as it...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will give away a Yukon Denali on Saturday and a bunch of free play before and afterward. From 4 to 7 p.m., five hourly winners will receive $500 in free play....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Get ready for the second coming of Crist.
When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of Florida politics and set in motion a 52-week campaign that could end up making history: a former...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Every Broward County Commission seat up for election next year will face a serious contest, now that Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis has decided to challenge Barbara Sharief's bid for a second term and Coconut Creek Commissioner Lisa Aronson...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:12 AM
Casinos are all about luck, or at least the perception of luck, and in this case, two places are trying to ward off those Friday the 13th demons by offering manna to its customers.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek, 954-977-...
| Sep 18, 2013
Rachel Edna Woodward of Shreveport, La., and Heath Christopher High of Forest Hill announce their engagement.
The groom is the son of Sam and Sherine High of Forest Hill. He is the grandson of Fred Mirmiran of Sparks, Wendie Berdy of Green Valley, Ariz.,...
| Oct 3, 2013
2014 Corvette: Some car names are magic words, and "Corvette" is right up there at the top. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St.) will unveil the 2014 Corvette Stingray at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The casino also will announce details about...
| Oct 3, 2013
Rodney Carrington: The country-fried comedian describes himself as "one sick hick," and notes that "If you come to my show and you learn something, it's an accident." Carrington, whose 1998 debut became the first country album to earn an explicit-lyrics...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Some people say slot machines are just adult video games, so this is kind of a retro promotion: Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) will give away two XBox 360s with Kinect every 30 minutes from 2 to 7...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Ramona Boehler was primed for Obamacare. The 62-year-old retiree from Sunrise is too young for Medicare, and she's been on a bare-bones catastrophic Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan since she and her husband (now deceased) lost insurance when his employer went...