One of the most viral stories on the internet in the past 24 hours is the news that South Miami City Commission passed a resolution calling for the division of Florida into two separate states. It's not something that's going to happen, but, hey, it's fun to click on. The story behind the story: t ... More >>
Florida has a reputation as America's weirdest state, but there's hardly any national appreciation for the fact that Florida has several culturally distinct regions of weirdness to choose from. In fact, sometimes it seems weird that Florida is considered one state at all. It's high time someone dre ... More >>
Hold the phone.Pollo Tropical has finally answered all of our prayers: they're giving away free Tropi Chops, y'all.Okay, we have to admit, we weren't as excited about this either, but then our sad, rude, and pathetic selves took into account that good ol' Pollo Tropical is giving away food for free ... 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 >>
Ever wonder how much you're making in comparison to the rest of the workforce in Miami-Dade. Well, if you're pulling in less than $57,034-a-year you're below average, according to statistics compiled by The Business Journals. That makes Miami-Dade the fourth best compensated county on average in ... More >>
via Bay News 9It's in the 80s and perfectly sunny here in Miami, but our state-mates in the central part of Florida aren't enjoying the same good weather. An apparent tornado that ripped through Tampa has left many areas in Central Florida in disarray. But a report carried by numerous national me ... More >>
Florida Democratic Party Chair Karen Thurman has offered her resignation letter. Even though she had reportedly been telling several folks even before this month's elections that she was preparing to retire, the election results drove home the fact that the state party desperately needed a shake ... More >>
Last year, for the first time in more than six decades, Florida actually saw a decrease in its total population. University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research reported that the the population fell by about 58,000 people between April 2008 and April 2009.Now that same bureau is ... More >>
Wyoming's Gordon Food Service buys a million square foot distribution center in Hillsborough county, between Orlando and Tampa, for "rapid growth" in Florida. [MLive]Severe crop loss throughout Florida thanks to that no good, sock doubling, two sweatshirt wearing, wearing a blanket around the house, ... More >>
"I've seen racing greyhounds covered in mud, fleas, their own feces, and sores and gashes that would horrify even a vet."
Albert Andre Zimmerman used to have a sweet gig being the mouthpiece for Florida's Department of Children and Families, the department charged with the well being of kids. That was until he was indicted for producing child pornography back in February, 2008, and yesterday he pleaded guilty to the ch ... More >>
"Once again we Americans have successfully married hedonism and controversy for profit."
State officials are spending millions of your tax dollars to stop citrus canker. And they're making a mess of it.
Dade County peddles public records - including yours - for a profit