After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>
The 2014 stone crab season officially began this morning, October 15, at midnight, and all over Miami, people are chomping at the bit for their first taste of the sweet claws. But most restaurants won't have this particular fruit of the sea until tomorrow, when the traps are all raised and the firs ... More >>
See also, "Photos: Remembering Hurricane Andrew" and "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."Twenty years ago today, Hurricane Andrew made landfall at Elliott Key as a Category Five monster before tearing west through Miami-Dade and leaving $26.5 billion in damage in its wake. In ... More >>
Regattus interruptus aboard the Special Warfare dampens historic nude fest
The queen conch, long a culinary favorite and a symbol of life in the Keys, is disappearing from local waters
Forty years after Castro's revolution, the men of Alpha 66 talk tough but sometimes snooze
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
Miami kayaker Miguel Hernandez was having the time of his life on a solo voyage to Cuba -- until a multinational team of drug cops crashed the party
Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary
What do you do with that funky old Chris Craft? Cut her loose in a beautiful, parklike setting.