| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a seven-night Bahamas and western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Pearl for as little as $309, based on double occupancy.
The Norwegian Pearl sails out of the port of Miami on a Friday-Friday itinerary with stops in Roatan,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:10 AM
In South Florida, one of the most sought-after desserts is Key lime pie, which originated in Key West. You can find the tart treat at local grocery stores, fancy restaurants and roadside markets. But despite our obsession with the pastry, only a handful...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:39 AM
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to the Keys without a shark cage, but is she brave enough for Duval Street? Or Ron Jeremy?
Nyad will serve as grand marshal of Key West's Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade on Oct. 26, a lively procession that...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Brandon Kittendorf got his first experience in the haunting business at a corporate Halloween party in an abandoned Fort Lauderdale funeral home. He knows spooky.
And the west Miramar native says the new location of his Festival of Souls haunted...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Lyle Lovett is as mystified about what to expect from this weekend’s Lauderdale Live music festival as its promoter is sure about it. But both agree it’s an extraordinary step for a city trying to develop a reputation as a live-music...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Fighting off jellyfish and chilly waters, and achieving a tremendous physical feat after failing on four previous attempts, American athlete Diana Nyad, 64, completed a roughly 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida on Monday.
By reaching Smathers Beach...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Former FAU coach Carl Pelini wants his job back.
Eight days after Pelini and FAU defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned amid allegations of drug use, Pelini submitted a retraction of his resignation in a letter to FAU in which he asks to be...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Of all the ways to keep a writer's memory alive, the one held at Sloppy Joe's bar in Key West, Fla., is certainly among the best: it's the annual Hemingway Look-Alike contest.
In honor of Ernest Hemingway's nickname, the winner is crowned "Papa" for a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Perhaps my favorite moment in Charlie Smith's terrific new novel, "Men in Miami Hotels," comes not too far from the end. The protagonist, a Miami hoodlum named Cotland Sims, has snuck into Havana, on the run from a relentless line of gangsters who keep...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Charlie Trotter, whose eponymous Chicago restaurant was considered one of the finest in the world, has died.
The 54-year-old chef was found unconscious and not breathing in his Lincoln Park home this morning and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...