| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s the same old, same old. Any two people can look at the same photograph but see a different picture.
While some view Edward Snowden as a traitor for disclosing top secret National Security Agency documents, others (myself included) admire...
| Nov 12, 2013
In the haze of the mortgage crisis, Denise Nowak was close to giving up on the profession she had worked in for more than a decade.
She felt constant pressure to close deals. And large chunks of her commissions were going to fees for her real estate...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Los Angeles graphologist Andrea McNichol is no stranger to high-profile court cases. As an examiner of questioned documents, she has worked on the murder trials of O.J. Simpson and Ted Bundy and the legal challenge of Howard Hughes' will. Clients...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., hosted the World Poker Tour's inaugural Lucky Hearts Poker Open in mid-February. Instead of being shown on TV, the final table was streamed online with a 30-minute delay, and commentary for the event was my...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Negative equity. There was a time when most borrowers had never even heard the term.
But with the housing market crash five years ago, millions of homeowners became intimately familiar with the concept of their...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Bonnie Clearwater just about capsized South Florida's cultural scene when the 18-year curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, announced she would be trekking north to become the new director of the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale.
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Cieran Craig Kelso, an 8-year-old lad from England, and Winter the Dolphin, the tailess star of the movie Dolphin Tale, have a lot in common.
Clearwater tourism officials flew Cieran and his family from England to Florida for a surprise visit to the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Florida's Siesta Key has landed on another best beach list for 2013.
The Gulf Coast beach, which was tops in the 2011 Dr. Beach Best Beach in the U.S. list, has once again been ranked among the best beaches in the world by TripAdvisor users in the site's...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:51 PM
The Florida Gators landed their second commitment in the past two days Thursday night when Clearwater Central Catholic defensive end Justus Reed announced via his Twitter account that he has picked UF.
Reed joins Philadelphia Martin Luther King...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Those who think food-focused vacation dining has to cost as much or more than their accommodation expenses may want to reconsider how they approach culinary travel. Here are a handful of my favorite ways to enjoy full-flavored travel experiences....
| Mar 9, 2013
There was a time when I would have considered a trip to a baseball park without a visit to the hot-dog stand as something close to sacrilege.
That was before the crab-cake sandwiches entered the picture.
At Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, spring...