| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:31 AM
There'a a new 'Papa' in Old Town.
Stephen Terry, 56, beat 125 other men in the "Papa" Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West, including the hubby chef Paula Deen, reports the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg.
Terry, a Palm Harbor software developer,...
| Jul 22, 2013
Many would say if you're going to do Key West right, you're going to have to spend a good bit of money. Hotels aren't cheap, food and drink can be surprisingly expensive and popular attractions like author Ernest Hemingway's house don't offer free...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
For Slava Polunin, clowning is serious business.
“There is a lot [to] every one of the characters,” Polunin explains through an interpreter during a telephone interview. “There is delicateness. A fragility, with a lot of detail —...
| Jul 28, 2013
Santiago's Bodega is a new tapas restaurant and bar that comes to Orlando via Key West. It's the first venture out of South Florida for the eatery and the location fits its eclectic beginnings.
The restaurant has transformed the old Logan's Bistro...
| Jul 27, 2013
When it comes to motorcycle tours, Florida's flat landscape doesn't offer the breathtaking scenery of a mountain pass in Colorado or an old New England village.
Yet the state still beckons bikers — and not just for the mammoth, road-clogging...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Diana Nyad just can't stay out of the water.
Less than two months after completing her historic swim from Havana to Key West, the 64-year-old is already well into her next marathon swim -- only this time she doesn't have to deal with pesky creatures...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:37 AM
Key West detectives charged Nahun Paz, 36, last month for allegedly robbing a young woman on her bicycle in February.
On that February evening the woman had been riding her bike when a man rode up on a bike beside her, then suddenly swerved his...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
America, you are an idiot.
You are a moocher, a zombie, soulless, mouth-breathing, ignorant, greedy, self-indulgent, envious, shallow and lazy.
The foregoing is a summation of "analysis" from conservative pundits and media figures -- Cal Thomas, Ted...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
NEW YORK -- Distance swimmer Diana Nyad pulled herself from a pool in midtown Manhattan on Thursday, finishing a 48-hour swim to raise funds for Superstorm Sandy victims that she declared was even harder than her historic Havana-to-Key West feat.
| Oct 11, 2013
Temperatures dip just a few degrees and diners begin to scramble for outdoor tables at restaurants. Al fresco dining in fall, winter and spring is one of Central Florida's strong suits. Here are some restaurants to consider:
Antonio's La Fiamma...