| Jun 26, 2014
On June 14, Sunni rebels threatened Baghdad after seizing much of Iraq — and President Barack Obama fearlessly played a round at the Sunnylands Golf Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The next day, the militants posted pictures of their mass...
| Jun 7, 2014
Five years ago this December, I took a "climate-change" tour of the Florida Keys. It wasn't the most idyllic of excursions, even if it was time well spent away from the office. Seeing the impact rain and high tide can have on the Keys was eye-opening....
| May 31, 2014
Too often, the nobility of tipping beers at a bar goes unappreciated, even on a leisurely Florida road trip.
Wouldn't it be better to be out exploring the state's history at an old Spanish castle — or standing in line at a popular tourist...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Driving the Florida Keys in a car, I might not have seen them. But riding my bike, it was hard to miss the "V" of about a dozen brown pelicans that glided no more than 15 feet above my head at Little Torch Key, flying in the direction of Key Largo while I...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Beverly Hills institution Kate Mantilini, opened by the late actor Harry Lewis and wife Marilyn in the 1980s, has announced it will close June 14 after 27 years.
The restaurant, which was part of Lewis' Hamburger Hamlet umbrella of restaurants,...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
A Brevard County man was diving near Sebastian Inlet when he had a close encounter with a great white shark.
Jimmy Roseman of West Melbourne was diving and spearfishing southeast of Sebastian Inlet on Florida's East Coast earlier this month and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Race, Bogie and the Duke are themes of upcoming gatherings for Cinema Talk at the Crest series, presented by WLRN radio’s Caroline Breder-Watts and the Palm Beach International Film Festival at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Más de 90 ballenas han quedado atascadas en las playas de Florida en los últimos dos meses —casi tres veces el promedio, asombrando así a los biólogos marinos y dejándoles la incógnita de un posible común denominador.
La serie de frentes fríos que...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Original post | 5:44 p.m.
Updated | 6:37 p.m.
President Barack Obama visits South Florida on Friday, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama. They plan to visit a Miami-Dade County school to discuss, as the White House explained “how a...