| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:45 AM
KEY WEST, Fla (Reuters) - The Florida Keys are the end of the road, where the legendary U.S. Route 1 stops for the ocean at mile zero, a classic American road trip.
For many, it did end here, a place where ships crashed and wreckers saved sailors and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:43 AM
Two teen girls, 15 and 16-years-old, were walking home from Key Largo park last Saturady when they realized they were being followed. They ran up the stairs to their respective condo units on the 2nd and 3rd stories of the building to get away from the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:03 AM
Kari Ann Bradford Dangler was taken to the slammer on Wednesday after she allegedly pointed a revolver at one of her Key Largo roommates who hid her vodka, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office
When deputies asked the 51-...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Fort Lauderdale-based yacht interior designer Patrick Knowles has gained a worldwide reputation for creating one-of-a-kind interiors for some of the most luxurious yachts.
The yacht interior design work created by his company is varied, and recent...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Actor-turned-restaurateur Harry Lewis -- he founded the Hamburger Hamlet chain of restaurants, and later Kate Mantilini -- has died. He was 93.
Lewis starred alongside the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson in 1948's "Key Largo" and had a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Harry Lewis, who started as an actor in films such as "Key Largo" and went on to found the Hamburger Hamlet and Kate Mantilini restaurants with his wife Marilyn, died of natural causes Sunday in Beverly Hills. He was 93.
Born in Hollywood, he started...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:46 AM
With July 4 landing on a Thursday this year, it is easy to put together a four-day getaway that costs us only one workday. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in the Fourth festivities is appealing to you, here are some popular...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran, died April 29 of complications from dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98.
The son of Edward H. Welbourn, who owned Rennous Kleinle...
| May 11, 2013
There is a finite number of destinations in the Sunshine State, a fact that is becoming apparent to me after more than three years of writing a column about Florida travel.
Fortunately, many of the state's most popular spots boast an enduring appeal....
| May 6, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Visit Florida botanical gardens for free on Friday to celebrate 2013 National Public Gardens Day. This could be a fun thing to do with Mom for Mother's Day.
Get free admission for up to 10 people at more than 80 botanical and public gardens around the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at five South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.