Billy Joel says "some folks like to get away" from New York and "hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood."
He, on the other hand, prefers a Greyhound bus ride on the "Hudson River line," which may explain why Joel's dumping his Miami Beach mansion located on luxurious La Gorce Island.
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Only one week after playing a gig at the Stage in Miami, a true American original, the 88-year-old Alabama-bred bluesman Eddie Kirkland, died on Sunday morning in a car wreck.
Even at the age of 87, Kirkland never stopped touring and drove himself to every one of his gigs. He also never took th ... More >>
In today's surprisingly light roundup of horrible things and various crimes that happened over the weekend in our fair metropolis: The Epic cruise ship is forced back to the Port of Miami after a man dies after eating food, a greyhound bus is attacked by a gunman, and the city's bond status ... More >>
Olympic athletes sure are incredible -- or at least that's what the people on television keep telling us -- but South Florida's morons perform far more unbelievable feats on a weekly basis. We've had a road-raging woman complete a seven-felony dash in 3.7 seconds. An old man shot his foot in the sho ... More >>
At Northwestern University, there's a remarkable student-led initiative called the Innocence Project. Since 1991, the J-school program has helped free 11 wrongfully convicted men with good old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting on the flawed cases.
via Illinois Dept. of Corrections
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Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out