On June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart lifted off from an airfield in Hialeah, bound on the ambitious round-the-world flight from which she would never return. Scholars and enthusiasts have spent the past seven decades arguing about what happened to the aviation pioneer, and this week one prominent Earhart ... More >>
There's nowhere in the U.S. quite like Miami-Dade County. It's larger than Rhode Island, has twice as many people, and is bordered by two national parks. Its 2.5 million residents are among the most diverse in the nation. And they live in a smattering of 34 incorporated cities, which range from 400, ... More >>
In early August, Miami-Dade Police made a big hullabaloo about busting four county employees who allegedly pocketed about $3,100 in entrance fees to Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah. Well, now it turns out the bigger thieves were actually the detectives investigating Jamal Sheffield, Charles Simons, C ... More >>
So we're all still here! More rent! More bills! More traffic! Hurray! But you see, you should tell those sarcastic, cynical grinches that while we still have to deal with the same things we had to deal with before bills, and traffic, and rent and stuff, Christmas is Tuesday. That means while they' ... More >>
With Christmas coming soon, we almost overlooked one minor detail. Doomsday is this Friday. Dun, dun, dun. The Mayans finished their calendar with a last cycle ending on December 21, 2012, which has fueled countless theories about the world ending on this date at precisely 11:11 (UTC). Make a wish ... More >>
While the rest of the nation is celebrating just being able to leave the house without mittens and and a scarf on, it will be just another warm, sunny weekend for us here in South Florida. So why not grill a fabulous selection of barbecued meats while taking in a wondrous view? No we don't mean by p ... More >>
via FacebookBack in 1937 aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart made an un-publicized flight from Oakland, California to Miami, Fl. Once safely landed in Miami, Earhart announced that she'd once again attempt to circumnavigate the globe after technical problems stymied an earlier attempt that ... More >>
Spring, glorious spring. Start your frolicking at the Marlin's first home game or at the Fillmore, where a colorful indie band from Athens, Georgia plays Scandinavian-style pop music. Spend Saturday outdoors watching BMX racing or rugby. You have your pick of celebrating two cult figures on Sunday. ... More >>
Poet Gabrielle CalvocoressiBorn in Central Connecticut, poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi now lives in Los Angeles and teaches. Her accolades are numerous--Stegner Fellowship, Jones Lecturer, Rona Jaffe Women Writer's Award, Bernard F. Conners Prize, Connecticut Book Award--but even they don't prepare ... More >>
toshio via flickr ccMary, a straight-talking senior citizen, is the kind of woman who would jump in front of a car to save a family of ducklings. So you can imagine the sense of horror when -- lying in bed one night -- she heard the sound of a mother duck in pain. She snuck outside to investigate ... More >>
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