| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws observed by inspectors at two South Florida restaurants last week prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend their operations....
| Dec 28, 2012
The manager of the Islamorada United Parcel Service warehouse called deputies when he noticed an that Ipad and Iphone were missing that had arrived at the warehouse for delivery, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Once upon a mattress...
When Nicole Ingram Dobol, 26, reportedly went looking for her ex-boyfriend at Hog Heaven Bar and Grill in Islamorada she ran into his roommate who told her that he had gone home, according to a news release from the Monroe County...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Let the good tidings flow. Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, I am kicking off a little liquid merriment for the season. Welcome to the test kitchen's "12 shots of Christmas." Drink responsibility and always have a designated reindeer to drive...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:06 AM
After dispatch received a report of a reckless driver in a red van, a deputy got behind the van and observed it crossing the line on the side of the road several times, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
After making a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:09 AM
This yard guy turned out to be a really bad weed, according to the elderly woman who hired him.
A 65-year-old woman called deputies to report that she hired Roy Willi Robert Drebenstedt, 51, to help her with some yard work at her Islamorada home,...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A woman had first the 19-year-old teen in the Charger, parked with its doors wide open at Key Largo Community Park, to turn down the blaring "loud, vulgar music" before calling lawmen on Tuesday evening, according to a news release from the Monroe...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Shula Burger is finally home.
After first opening in Islamorada and at Tampa International Airport, the first Broward County location has opened at The Quay, 1515 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-393-1920, ShulaBurger.com.
It’s less than two...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Very sad news today: Eve Olitski, the artist whose charming one-woman show "Naked Ladies with Things on Their Heads" is on the walls now at EBK Gallery in West Hartford, died unexpectedly this week. The show will stay up until its pre-arranged Nov. 21 end...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2012
Despite its enduring quirks, Key West is light-years removed from the escapist island that awaited a failed country songwriter who pulled into town a penniless nobody in the 1970s.
That was Jimmy Buffett, of course, whose Key West-inspired 1977 hit...