Miami Rum Renaissance Festival director Robert Burr is what you might call "rum obsessed." The author of Examiner.com's national rum page has about 900 bottles of rum in his private collection, hosts rum cruises on which fans can tour various distilleries at exotic ports of call, and is hosting ... More >>
The end of the world is near - time to drink!We've all seen the billboards - the end of the world is this Saturday (well, according to Harold Camping, a radio evangelist crazy person who's counting down the days until the end of time (watch the countdown here).
We were sure Camping was ano ... More >>
Assange's worst enemy: A former Key West trailer park resident.While asset-hiding Wall Street traders perch on their windowsills waiting for the latest from WikiLeaks -- which plans to soon release more than 2,000 secret banking records of tax-cheats -- founder Julian Assange has bigger fish to f ... More >>
Arlo HaskellArlo Haskell is a Key West native, a poet and, for the last three years, a member of the small staff responsible for putting on the annual Key West Literary Seminar.In January 2011 the annual event -- which started in 1983 and has a different theme each year -- will explore food in li ... More >>
Photo by Victor GonzalezJoe Turino in his Flanigan's costumeLast week we met Joe Turino, a contestant vying for the final spot of the second annual Joe Flanigan look-alike contest. His mission was simple: to be crowned the best Joe Flanigan look-alike in Hialeah and represent his favorite restaur ... More >>
Photo by Benjamin ThackerJ.J. Colagrande is an adjunct professor at Miami Dade College. His first novel, Headz, was just released by Buffalo, New York-based publishing house BlazeVox Books, and this Tuesday, Colagrande will give his first official reading in Miami at -- where else? --& ... More >>