Ah, high school -- easier times for most of us. Our daily concerns back then seem so insignificant now. Your biggest worry was making sure you weren't bored and somehow stayed awake through terrible classes. Also, most things that were hilarious back then don't seem so funny anymore. Our compilati ... More >>
A tanning salon owner in Key West who increasingly blamed his personal struggles on President Obama warned his partner that "I'm not going to be around long" if the president won reelection last week.Two days after the president's victory over Mitt Romney, Keys police found Henry Hamilton dead of a ... More >>
This past Sunday, members of B.R.E.W. FIU hosted their first annual Biscayne Brewers Bash in the pavilion of the Kovens Conference Center overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay. The event hosted 15 local brewers serving over 40 different micro-brews. There was also a booth for beer bread and beer butter ... More >>
The worst of Tropical Storm Isaac has officially blown through the Keys and into the Gulf this morning, though its sloppy remains are still drenching Dade. Riptide's storm experts have begun tallying the damage Isaac wrought in Florida: 80,000 or so without power, minor flooding here and there, and ... More >>
Most of us working stiffs don't have mad cash to drop on huge quantities of good-quality beer. What is the alternative? Twenty-four-hour gas stations stocked with little rescue kits of mass-produced brew.There are many selections, but here is a list of ten that every beer fiend should consider when ... More >>
Florida International University has plans to build a research brewery, with many thanks to the student homebrewing club, B.R.E.W. FIU, which has wielded a considerable amount of influence since their inception last Spring. The acronym stands for Biscayne Renowned Engineers of Wort. This are not jus ... More >>
via YouTubeAs hundreds of spectators on Mallory Pier watched in horror in Key West yesterday, a powerboat skipping across the water amidst the Super Boat World Championships hit a wake, caught too much air, and then violently flipped. A helicopter rushed to the crash, but the boats pilot and thro ... More >>
Bagatelle via FacebookBagatelle's been getting a lot of press latelyBagatelle, the pretty little Key West restaurant on the 100 block of Duval Street has been in the news twice this week..and it's only Wednesday. So do you want the good news or the bad news?OK - good news first:The Florida Keys K ... More >>
DianaNyad.comYou know it's time to rethink US-Cuba relations when 61-year-olds start swimming between the two countries.Granted, Diana Nyad is no abuelita doggy paddling for a taste of American freedom. As today's New York Times explains, she's an American endurance athlete who, much like local p ... More >>
via Schnebly WineryEscape to Homestead this Sunday for good food, bubbly and live music. The Miami chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier will present a bountiful table at their annual Tropical Brunch. The event benefits the ladies' many community projects and will feature dishes prepared by the group' ... More >>
Rick Scott really is a big fan of having people pee in cups. He plans to start mandatory drug testing for both welfare recipients and state employees, but not everyone is on board with the plan. A group of Key West citizen calling themselves Committee for the Positive Insistence on a Sane Society ... More >>
Adam Gersten is a hard-living lawyer who runs a record label.Currently living what sounds like the premise of a television legal drama, Adam Gersten is a dude from Miami Beach who's found himself with the seriously serious job of being a Key West lawyer. Though Matlock and Sam Waterston do inspir ... More >>
In today's roundup of the sins of South Florida: A former county employee faces 20 charges of child pornography, a man is killed after a fight at a South Beach club, a veteran security guard is mysteriously found dead behind a dollar store in Southwest Dade, two men are arrested for a fire exting ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThe Van Aken legacy continues...Here's Part Three of our interview with the Van Akens. You can read the first part of the interview here and get Norman's recipe for sea bass ceviche here.New Times: Was the farm-to-table concept totally absent from your consciousness, Chef Norm ... More >>
via Natalie DeeLast year, it was swine flu, so what's the crazy new disease threatening us this summer? Dengue fever! About 5 percent of Key West residents have been exposed to the mosquito-spread virus, and now the first case has been reported in Miami-Dade.
Amidst the depressing BP disaster, here's a happy story about something dumped into the ocean and washing up on Florida's shores.Dick de Bruin, a sergeant in the Royal Dutch Navy, was stationed in the Dutch territory of Aruba and seven months ago was salvaging an anchor from an a American WWII sh ... More >>
FIU professor Phillip Stoddard is the new mayor of South Miami; with 58 percent of the vote, he beat the incumbent. [CBS4]State welfare officials have decided to offer health insurance and other subsidies to the adopted teenage son of a gay man in Key West, despite Florida's gay adoption ban. [Heral ... More >>
Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. JByrd's Muddy Waters Restaurant and Raw Bar (2237 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach Call 954-428-6577, or visit muddywaters.biz)Out front, the patio area is replete with glider booths, palm trees, and p ... More >>
Authorities in Key West uncovered a porno made by teens, some of age, but most under, and busted them on charges of child porn. Which is never funny ...except it kind of is because it's just teens having weird sex with each other, which they tend to do, except usually not on camera. Anyway, we wonde ... More >>
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The Cracked Conch
April 9-15, 1998
For a hundred years the FEC Railway has been chugging up and down Florida's east coast. The next hundred years shouldn't be much different.