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  • Orlando council files court brief backing gay marriage

    Orlando council files court brief backing gay marriage
    Orlando waded into the gay-marriage debate Monday when a divided City Council voted to file a court brief opposing Florida's same-sex-marriage ban approved by voters in 2008. The filing puts Orlando on the opposite side of a legal battle in which...
  • In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small

    In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small
    When it comes to this weekend’s new movies, we have high hopes for Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys,” but a little Frankie Valli goes a long way. This may be the weekend to consider a smaller screen for a film with no less ambition....
  • First tropical storm of season, Arthur, slogging off Florida coast

    MIAMI The season's first tropical depression blossomed into Tropical Storm Arthur on Tuesday as it slogged north along the coast of Central Florida. The storm, with tropical force winds extending about 45 miles, was headed northwest at 2 mph and could...
  • Bachata to the future

    Bachata to the future
    Working as a DJ in the South Florida salsa scene, Jorge Charun watched bachata, a Dominican Republic rhythm and dance, take the place of reggaeton in dance clubs and on the radio. "There's a huge demand for bachata music now," Charun says. "A lot of...
  • Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant

    Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant
    Once I'm seated in one of the cushy leather booths at Council Oak Steaks and Seafood, located at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the first thing I notice isn't the glorious glass rendering of the Seminole Tribe's sacred tree that gives the...
  • How the insurance industry sees climate change

    Twenty years ago, I interviewed Frank Nutter, then and now president of the Reinsurance Assn. of America, on the threat climate change posed to the $2-trillion-plus global property and casualty insurance industry. "It is clear," he said back then, "that...
  • Conciertos y eventos culturales en sur de Florida

    Conciertos y eventos culturales en sur de Florida
    MÚSICA BEYONCE-JAY Z FECHA: 25 de junio LUGAR: Sun Life Stadium 2269 NW 199th St., Miami Gardens BOLETOS: $39.50-$275 THE VOICE TOUR FECHA: 26 de junio LUGAR: Broward Center 201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale HORA: 7:30 p.m. BOLETOS: $35-$79.16 TEATRO...
  • Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed

    Half of Broward state reps elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County. In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
  • Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness

    Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness
    Hitting the beach is a favorite pastime for Floridians looking to escape the sweltering summer sun, but heat and humidity could be the least of worries for swimmers who take a dip in polluted waters. The Natural Resources Defense Council recently...
  • Man accused of killing fellow patient at Aventura Hospital

    Francis Paloumbis was cleaning her Miami Beach apartment when she got a frantic call from her younger sister: “Alex is dead! Alex is dead!” her sister screamed into the phone.Paloumbis headed straight to Aventura Hospital where her older...
  • South Florida's teenage poets find their voice in WordSpeak program

    The words and feelings pouring out of Celestelle Webster, 19 and Christelle Roach, 18, on this sunny afternoon seem fiercely, startlingly beyond their years. "The bones in my body are like needles in my skin ... I am a bomb, take shelter." Facing each...