Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>
The smell of butternut squash brings back one of Naylet LaRochelle's fondest memories. It was during early autumn about 13 years ago that she moved into her first home with her husband. "I remember watching my husband and my dad do repairs, and the anticipation of that time. In addition to me buyin ... More >>
The question was this:Only two people currently working in the South Florida food industry graduated The Culinary Institute of America with the highest honor accorded: The Francis B. Roth Award for Outstanding Performance. Can you name them? Most folks guessed Tim Andriola correctly. Neal Cooper eve ... More >>
Looking for work? The National Restaurant Association estimates a record $566 billion in food and beverage sales for 2009 (more than $1.5 billion per day). The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY, will be holding an Admissions reception at Ocean Prime (Aventura Mall) on Sunday, N ... More >>
Miami-Dade schools superintendent Rudy Crew has made many mistakes. Maybe too many.
The case for breaking up the grossly dysfunctional Miami-Dade County school district
Are charter-school conversions the vanguard for public education or a scam for resegregating the learning experience and making a lot of money?
Miami-Dade County has a hands-off policy toward its schoolchildren, but that doesn't mean corporal punishment has gone away
Superintendent Roger Cuevas and a few dozen of his top administrators received graduate degrees from diploma mills. No wonder Dade's schools are in such great shape.
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most