| May 6, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Central Florida often ranks as the nation's riskiest area for pedestrians, but at least one group says Orlando does better when it comes to bicyclists.
This year, Orlando made a list of 11 bike-friendly communities in Florida, which moved to 28th from...
| May 24, 2014
Are South Florida motorists racist?
I didn't want to believe skin color plays a significant role in driving, particularly at a time when many are starting to believe our nation has somehow moved beyond race and racism. But, now I'm not so sure. There may...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The All Stars of Dance serves as the grand finale of the weeklong World Ballet Competition.
But founder Vasile Petrutiu stresses that the dance gala is more than ballet. In fact, it's more than dance.
Among the performers at this year's event,...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
People Express officially launched Friday and said it will offer daily round-trip flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh beginning on June 30. The company made the announcement at Concourse A at Newport News-Williamsburg...
| May 7, 2014
For the first time in its 61-year history, the Boca Raton Garden Club was named club of the year for the state and the Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs, which includes six states.
Club president Carol Brown brought home several wins from back-...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:51 PM
A devoted family man from the north suburbs who was "larger than life" was flying his teenage daughter and a friend to Florida for spring break when he was killed early this morning during a crash that left the two girls injured, according to family and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
James C. Dowdle
Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations
James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Mark Stock, a painter known for his evocative portraits of white-gloved butlers and sad, stylish women in slinky gowns, has died. He was 62.
Stock, who died Wednesday at an Oakland hospital, had an enlarged heart, his publicist Charlotte Parker said....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Takuma Sato weathered a three-hour rain delay on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the first race of the season in the IndyCar series.
Sato, driving for AJ Foyt Racing, posted the fastest lap of 1 minute, 1....