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  • Book seven-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Pearl for as little as $309

    Book seven-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Pearl for as little as $309
    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,...
  • South Florida's perfect pie

    South Florida's perfect pie
    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...
  • Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade

    Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade
    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...
  • Weekend preview: Zombies, squeezeboxes and Snickers pudding cups... Yikes!

    Weekend preview: Zombies, squeezeboxes and Snickers pudding cups... Yikes!
    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...
  • Lauderdale Live music festival: Gotta love it

    Lauderdale Live music festival: Gotta love it
    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...
  • Diana Nyad, 64, completes 110-mile Cuba-to-Florida swim

    Diana Nyad, 64, completes 110-mile Cuba-to-Florida swim
    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...
  • Carl Pelini retracts his resignation

    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...
  • Papa Hemingway rides again in Key West contest

    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...
  • Charlie Smith's 'Men in Miami Hotels' moves beyond the noir playbook

    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...
  • Motorcycling Florida and beyond

    Motorcycling Florida and beyond
    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...
  • Charlie Trotter, famed Chicago chef, found dead in home

    Charlie Trotter, famed Chicago chef, found dead in home
    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...