| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:07 PM
A day after a deadly gunfight outside an Irish pub, Fort Lauderdale Detective Mark Shotwell was in the hospital recovering from gunshot wounds while being lauded as a hero for possibly saving the life of a woman in distress.
Shotwell, 56, was wounded...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
At one time, it was known as the tallest wooden amusement park ride in Florida: the mighty Hurricane roller coaster.
Today, the Hurricane is little more than a 100-foot-tall timber statue sitting silently next to Interstate 95 in Dania Beach. Its...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Lobster mini season is so popular in South Florida because of the thrill of catching a delicious dinner.
That's also why the two-day season can be hectic and, to those who are not careful, could pose some harm.
During the mini season, which opens at...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating a Dania Beach shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead and his friend wounded Friday night.
Brandon Jones, of Fort Lauderdale, and another man were found on the ground with gunshot wounds outside Gulfstream...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Hallandale Beach residents turned out en masse for National Night Out, featuring an evening of fun, safety and community at Gulfstream Park.
National Night Out, started in 1984, is aimed at promoting crime prevention, community awareness and safety....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Vice Mayor Chickie Brandimarte, still recovering after a 25-day hospital stay, returned to City Hall on Tuesday to get back to business.
"This is home," she said after taking her seat on the dais.
Had she been a no-show, she could have been out of a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Bonnie Canino knows how to work the room.
At her boxing gym in Dania Beach, the soon-to-be Hall of Famer shuffles across the wood floors from the heavy bag to the jump rope to the speed bag, while bellowing advice to her pupils who have varying levels...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Danny Scarfone makes outstanding coal-fired pizza, but the best reason to eat at his popular new Wilton Manors restaurant may be his chicken wings.
Those wings ($11 for 10/$17 for 20) are marinated for 48 hours in a mixture...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Stranded at the airport with terminal boredom? You can only stare trance-like at your smartphone or tablet for so long. How do you distract yourself from the snaking lines, the crowded chaos, the tempting peanut butter and jelly sandwich cart at the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Electric Piquete, Hialeah’s “Latin Funk Kings” perform at Dania Casino & Jai Alai (301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach) at 8 p.m. Friday in the Cesta Lounge.
Electric Piquete features a three-piece horn section featuring Rich Dixon...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The peer-to-peer rental concept popular among travelers has gone pier-to-peer.
Like Airbnb.com, where homeowners rent out a room or the whole house to vacationers, boat-sharing websites give landlubbers who want to spend a few hours on the water an...