Among the many natural calamities in Florida that are foreign to the average American -- killer alligators, Category 5 hurricanes, bath-salts abusing maniacs -- sinkholes are perhaps the most quietly terrifying. Think about it: At this very minute, you could be standing on a small layer of swampy di ... More >>
Swept up in Tea Party hysteria, Pinellas County --Florida's sixth largest county and home to St. Petersburg -- decided to stop the widespread practice of fluoridating its water supply in a surprising 4-3 county commission vote last year. Though, citizens soon got sick of sipping that right wing ... More >>
Next time you have a few minutes to burn in Palm City, Florida, why not book a leisurely afternoon at Negrohead Point? No? Perhaps a relaxing drive over Negro Jim Hammock Bridge near Moore Haven would calm your nerves. Then you could hop up to Jefferson County to cool off in Negro Cove, or s ... More >>
After all of this, when we're put in the ground and we slowly decompose eventually all that will be left is our bones. So how much are those worth? Apparently the going rate on the Florida garage sale market is 8 bucks. That's how much a Florida couple paid for what turned out to be a real skelet ... More >>
Via Gina, Flickr CCTime Magazine has a burning question: What's up with all the horny female teachers in Florida? The publication ran a story a couple days ago, inspired by Maria Guzman Hernandez. You know, the 32-year-old Hialeah teacher who was arrested for allegedly seducing a 15-year-old boy las ... More >>
A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries coverup.
Every time you think that as a nation we've made huge strides past racism, some bullshit like this brings you back to the realization that too many people are bigoted pricks. Carol Carter, a Republican state committeewoman from Hillsborough County, recently sent out this email to a group of eight or ... More >>
Considering most runners in the 2010 Senate race haven't held a position higher than congressman, it might behoove anyone with a stronger resumé to think about entering the fray, and what better job to have in your past when seeking a Senate seat than senator? Reportedly, former New Hampshire Sen. ... More >>
Sometimes I forget that technically Florida is a southern state, with Confederate heritage and all. It seems like the closer you get to the southern beaches the less and less red the necks are. This is probably because all of Hick-America would much rather spend their money on diamond-encrusted truc ... More >>
How not to unload stolen Picassos.
Big names? Big Deal. An alternative take on the Book Fair.
Watch out where you walk in Miami
During a final concert at The Alley, hardcore band All Hell Breaks Loose went out with a bang
With county officials and neighbors determined to squeeze them out, mobile home owners have become an endangered species
Hialeah Gardens buys its gasoline from pumps owned by a city councilman. A Hialeah Gardens city councilman.
Bible thumper Norman Hickey believes the Day of Judgment is at hand. Which ought to make him a shoo-in for Miami Beach city manager.