| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:26 PM
?? One of the Crime & Safety blog's favorite actors avoided serious injury after the Florida Highway Patrol says his bicycle??was??struck by a truck in the Florida Keys. Gene Hackman, 81,??was taken to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on??Friday, Jan. 13,...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Cindy Hutson stood in cockpit of the charter boat Priority off Islamorada Tuesday, taking instruction from captain A.J. Stewart on the finer points of detecting the bite of the yellowtail snapper.
"You don't feel the bite; you see it," Stewart told her....
| Mar 3, 2012
One of the many things that I love about the Florida Keys is that the place has a quirky animal presence.
From the legendary six-toed cats at Ernest Hemingway's home to the roosters that wander among the outdoor diners at the Blue Heaven restaurant...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Billie Swamp Safari
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498 Crawford Blvd., Boca Ratonwww.cmboca.org 561-368-6875
3600 W. Sample Roadwww.butterflyworld.com 954-...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Oscar-winning actor Gene Hackman was struck by a car while riding a bicycle Friday in Islamorada, Florida, the state highway patrol said.
The 81-year-old, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami with "serious"...
| 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...