1 day ago | Sports
In summer 2012, lawyer Laurence Leavy was late to a Miami Heat playoff game. Before the matchup began, the team had laid out white T-shirts on every seat so the crowd would match. "But somebody had stolen my shirt," he remembers, so he remained in...
1 month ago | Longform
At 7:30 in the evening, Terri Frana noticed two black bears gallop through the backyard of her 10-year-old, $725,000 house in Lake Mary, just north of Orlando. Frana, a 44-year-old banker with brown bangs and a kind face, was used to seeing the be...
4 months ago | Environmental
One sunny afternoon in June, Denise Weinstein was walking Josie, her shaggy, white, Maltese shih tzu mix, outside Century Village, the 55-and-older South Florida retirement complex where she lives. That's when the birds attacked. "Two birds were s...
7 months ago | Technology
Upstairs in a beige church on McKinley Street in Hollywood, a 60-year-old with a full head of dark hair launches into a PowerPoint presentation full of big ideas and a bigger vocabulary. First, Bill Faloon gives a shoutout to Jonas Salk, inventor ...
7 months ago | Interviews
I'll venture to say it. The band whose first single was “Bathroom Wall” (“I gooooot your number off the bathroom wall”)” is the greatest and most underrated band of the 1980s. Taime Downe, the lead singer and only remaining member of the original ...
8 months ago | Environmental
On March 7, off a dirt road 40 miles west of Miami, swamp buggies careened into the thicket and little kids shimmied up a 40-foot wooden pole trying to grab the $50 bill stapled to the top. At a booth, Betty Osceola, a Miccosukee tribe member with...