| Jan 18, 2014
You would have to go to Spain to find a larger exhibit of works by Salvador Dali than the collection at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.
Starting this weekend, the museum's 96 oil paintings, numerous original drawings, prints, sculpture, photos and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:39 AM
I'm sure some of you are already fighting the mobs of shoppers at the malls, but I want to ask you one more time to buy at least one gift from one of our galleries or working artists.
The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery (1470 Highland Ave., Melbourne; 321 259-...
| Nov 17, 2013
It's official. Charlie Crist is running for governor.
If Crist wins, his victory would represent one of the most remarkable political resurrections in the history of the state. It's a long way to November 2014, but given the current tenor of Florida...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: We've had our 5-year-old Great Dane since he was a puppy. I took him through puppy class, obedience call, agility class, private instruction and to my office daily. At the age of 3, he began to get protective of me, lunging and growling at other...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:23 AM
If you've never been out to the Anita S. Wooten Gallery at Valencia College's East Campus in Orlando, Friday could be extra-special "first time" experience for you. You can enjoy a reception at 6:30 p.m. while viewing the artwork of Luba Lukova, a New...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Perhaps there's something special about years that end in 3 or 13, because we've had a bumper crop of anniversaries this year, in 2013. And this week, a friendly Winter Garden building with a formidable history marks its centennial when the Central...
| Jul 31, 2013
The gauntlet has been thrown down! And we are equal to the challenge, fellow Lake Countians! Strap on your swords!
In an article published earlier this month in Slate, an online daily magazine owned by the Washington Post Co., a colleague on the west...
| Oct 24, 2013
Born to a mother in prison, 15-year-old Davion Only has been in foster care all his life. Last month he walked into a church in St. Petersburg, Fla., and pleaded for a family of his own.
"I'll take anyone," Davion said. "Old or young, dad or mom, black,...
| Sep 4, 2010
It seems that my summer reading project will be stretching into the fall.
I'm working my way through classics that I haven't covered on a BBC book list that I discovered on Facebook. The BBC supposes that most people have only read six of the 100 books...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
"Everything old is new again," according to a vintage adage, and I recently experienced a real-Florida example of that truth.
Shuffleboard — celebrating its 100th anniversary this year — is casting off its old image, enshrined in 1950s...