| May 21, 2011
Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West.
It all starts with the final approach.
Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
| May 26, 2011
| 2:17 PM
It turns out it wasn’t a crocodile that overturned a kayak and injured two people off Key Largo last month.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigated the April 28 encounter to see whether an American crocodile had been...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Instead of getting away from it all, go underneath it, and escape to some of the world's unique underwater restaurants and hotels.
You'll have to wear scuba gear and a bathing suit or use a boat to get to some of these undersea retreats.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:20 AM
A search is on for one of South Florida’s rarest butterflies, as researchers and volunteers scour Biscayne National Park and northern Key Largo for the Schaus swallowtail butterfly.
An acrobat among butterflies, the Schaus can perform the trick...
| Jun 18, 2011
It's summer now, but that season is pretty much endless in the Florida Keys, where the weather — and the mindset — is tropical year-round.
From pirates to powerboats, here are the highlights of fall's events in the Keys and the Conch...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 1:55 PM
In life you are told to expect the unexpected, but the last thing I expected was to meet the love of my life so soon in life. I was working at a restaurant as a hostess while attending college, and I had just overcome the most difficult year of my life....
| Nov 1, 2011
Let's face it, Floridians, we don't do the holidays in the Sunshine State the way they do up North.
In previous Postcards installments, I've written about my family's tradition of heading out to the beach on Christmas Day for a game of touch football...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Two South Florida doctors involved in a pill mill operation that collected $40 million and dispensed more than 20 million pain pills within two years are facing charges in the deaths of nine people, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Officials say the...
| Mar 6, 2012
As a kid, Sara Moulton, 60, didn't know she wanted to be a chef, but she says her mother did. "When my parents took me on a trip to Europe, I not only loved all the food we ate but I took notes about it," says the New Yorker, who may be the only chef...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:23 AM
Denise Bozarth's marriage was in choppy seas.
She was 24-years-old at the time; her hubby was 61 — and he had just inherited a lot of money.
Now she stands accused in the death of her spouse, whose body was found wrapped and bound aboard their...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Looking for a good deal on a boat?
This boat was a real steal.
The seller was asking only $20,000 for the 2007 30-ft. custom made Concept vessel with two 350 HP Mercury engines and a trailer — valued at $137,000, according news release from the...