| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Burt & Max's Bar and Grille
9089 W. Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, west of Delray Beach, 561-638-6380, BurtAndMaxs.com
Legendary restaurateurs Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max have rejoined to debut...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Let's face it, you could choose anywhere to stay on a vacation in the U.S. from a Motel 6 to the Ritz, depending on your budget. But why not go for something with a sense of history and style that captures the elegance of a bygone era, like one of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
What better way to enjoy summer than by sipping something tall and cool while drinking in the spectacular Florida water scenery? Finding your favorite watering hole with a view can be a highlight of any Florida getaway.
Here are some refreshing...
| Apr 21, 2012
Whether it's mastering the art of capturing "tiny landscapes" or learning the difference between warblers and shorebirds, there's something for photographers and bird-watchers at the 2012 edition of Florida's Birding & Photo Fest this week in St....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:27 AM
It was sacrilege, and I knew it, but I pulled out my cellphone to call a friend from my perch in the third-base bleachers at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach.
"Do you like baseball?" I asked him. "I love baseball."
We didn't have a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Many of the waterfront mansions are shuttered for the season, and there are few yachts at the private docks along the Intracoastal. The theater season doesn't start until late October, concerts and art exhibits at the Society...
| Nov 1, 2011
Let's face it, Floridians, we don't do the holidays in the Sunshine State the way they do up North.
In previous Postcards installments, I've written about my family's tradition of heading out to the beach on Christmas Day for a game of touch football...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
MIAMI — In a year when three new Miami-Dade hotels drew widespread attention — and two landed on a travel magazine's list of hot new properties —— it's easy to forget that the region's hotel industry is still climbing out of a...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats.
We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The local-commuter agency reThinkYourCommute.com — which promotes car alternatives — alerted me to Florida Greenways and Trails Month, designed to get you out on your bicycle (or feet) now that fall has really arrived in Florida. A full list...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 9:33 PM
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. â People aren't the only ones in Florida who don't like cold weather. Manatees -- those giant aquatic mammals with the flat, paddle-shaped tails -- are swimming out of the chilly Gulf of Mexico waters and into......