| Dec 7, 2013
At holiday time, the folks up North have home-field advantage.
Sleigh rides in the snow are celebrated in beloved Christmas carols. Wintry towns inspired Norman Rockwell paintings, while snowbirds in cabana-wear are relegated to novelty postcards. Santa...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
[Note to readers: This earlier version of Mr. Shaw's obituary ran online only.]
Former U.S. Rep. and Fort Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw Jr., an institution in South Florida politics, has died at age 74.
Mr. Shaw passed away on Tuesday at Holy Cross...
| Sep 21, 2013
There's plenty of competition when it comes to sand and surf in Florida, which might explain why Daytona Beach has been my fall-back option, despite the nickname "World's Most Famous Beach."
Those beachside concessions on the boardwalk next to the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Name: Steven Acosta
Title: Executive chef
Location: da Campo Osteria, 3333 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-226-5002, daCampoRestaurant.com
Time at this location: 1 year
Style of food prepared: Traditional Northern Italian with...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A veces una buena decoración en el restaurante es más importante que la comida. Con sus cubiertas inundadas de luz y un paisaje donde el ambiente natural de Florida está al alcance de los comensales, los barcos que ofrecen cena a bordo permiten también...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:49 AM
3300 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-772-2209, KaluzRestaurant.com
Only 6 months old, this Frank Lloyd Wright-style endeavor on the Intracoastal Waterway has launched lunch and Sunday brunch menus, as well as new cocktails...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Got photos? It's the Fourth of July and fireworks are on tap across South Florida this evening. If you have some dazzling rocket red glare pictures that you would like to share, email them to email@example.com.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Clearwater Beach is a barrier island off a peninsula, so it takes some bridge-hopping to reach it.
But three miles of powdery white beach and abundant family attractions await in this reawakening old shore town. Mom 'n' pop hotels, shops, restaurants and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Fort Lauderdale has successfully shed its image as a Spring Break circus and become a more tranquil family resort. But something of the old song Where the Boys Are still applies, as the city is regularly voted one of the top vacation destinations for...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:31 PM
14917 Lyons Road, Suite 114, west of Delray Beach, 561-404-1347, ShulaBurger.com
An offshoot of its steak-house chain, this fast-casual concept's fourth branch — its first in Palm Beach County — has opened in the new Delray...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:54 PM
So you've wanted to explore an estuary on Florida's east coast, but didn't want to bother with having to get, you know, your own boat? Fortunately, the park rangers and volunteers at the Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area, a park of pristine...