| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Chef Norman Van Aken, a founding father of New World Cuisine, and proprietor of Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes is hosting a cookbook signing, discussion and dinner Saturday, Feb. 15, for his two best-selling works: "No Experience Necessary" and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Don't lose it this summer. At least not the way Jennifer and Pat Mangold did when they stayed in the Florida Keys last August.
In their hurry to avoid holiday traffic, Mangold left her $680 in cash in their room at the Hampton Inn and Suites Islamorada....
| 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....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Masked superheroes will soon be swooping, webbing and batmobile-ing their way to Key West -- and their villainous counterparts will likely be waiting. But the Key won’t be hosting some Shyamalan-worthy battle: their themed “Super Heroes,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Celebrity Cruises is offering a 4-night western Caribbean cruise on the Celebrity Constellation for as little as $219 per person.
The Celebrity Constellation sails out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale and makes stops in Nassau, Bahamas and Key...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Marti Frederiksen has written songs with an array of artists, including Carrie Underwood, Gavin Rossdale and Buckcherry. But it's his long-time collaborations with Steven Tyler that stand out. On Aerosmith's latest album, "Music From Another Dimension,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott today is throwing his support behind an idea lawmakers debated last year to roll back some motorist fee increases passed four years ago.
Specifically, the Republican governor says he wants $400 million in motorist fee cuts...
| Dec 5, 2013
The night before the Carnival Imagination was to set sail from here on a four-day Labor Day cruise to Key West and Cozumel, Mexico, the 233 people who had signed up for the organized “singles cruise,” part of the general 2,000-passenger cruise...
| Oct 5, 2013
It's the season for ghost hunting and there are numerous destinations that offer potential encounters with departed souls.
Put these haunted stops on your itinerary, if the spirit moves you.
The Florida House Inn, Fernandina Beach (floridahouseinn....
| Jan 5, 2014
Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille in New Smyrna Beach has upped the ante for upscale-casual waterfront dining in east Volusia County. It's a diamond in the rough with lots of potential.
The restaurant is part of a multimillion-dollar marina project that...