| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Caladesi beach is a secret getaway in Florida, an undiscovered gem.
That's what I wanted to tell you, but honestly, I can't.
Why? The secret's out. Way out.
Since Caladesi Island State Park beach near Tampa/St. Petersburg was named the best beach in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:51 AM
Traveling to Florida for Spring Break?
Then please leave your pets at home. A Clearwater cop had been working an an off-duty job near Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach when someone flagged him down to report that a dog was locked inside a car parked nearby,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Jackie Blickenstaff, 76, of Smithsburg, Md., passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at the home of his former wife, Rose Staley, in Funkstown, Md.
Born Feb. 11, 1937, in Wolfsville, Md., he was the son of the late Hobart and May (Smith) Blickenstaff....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Two friends who died in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver on Lake Shore Drive this week were both college students, and one victim was planning to graduate in May.
Fabian Torres, 27, of the 2800 block of South Avers Avenue, and Joaquin Garcia, 25,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:36 PM
In 2009, residents of a Hutchinson neighborhood worried their homes might be swallowed up by large sinkholes. The sinkholes were caused by years of underground salt mining.
The mining company bought out all 32 homes affected, so nobody will be killed...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2013
Q: A few years back I was told that I needed to carry unit owners insurance. The condominium provides insurance for the exterior but not the inside of my unit. Has the law changed and do I not need to have insurance? E.D., Clearwater
A: In 2004 Florida...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Las chicas Hooters están teniendo más competencia. Al menos con dos nuevas cadenas de “breastaurant” que están planeando abrir locales este año en el sur de Florida, que también tendrán chicas con poca ropa.
El mes entrante abrirá Tilted...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Brian T. Dale, a retired Baltimore public school educator, died Friday from lung disease at his Ridgely's Delight home. He was 65.
The son of an aerospace engineer and homemaker, Brian Thomas Dale was born in St. Louis and moved with his family in 1960...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:44 PM
American Heritage and Coral Springs Charter each had three baseball players named state all-stars by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association while Jupiter, Douglas and Archbishop McCarthy each had two.
The teams were selected by representatives...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Four years now have passed since the great Arthur Laurents directed "West Side Story" in its last Broadway revival, a production that sparked some absurd controversy by attempting to instill the notion that veracity would be enhanced if the Sharks...