Tonight's meeting between two of South Florida's most storied high school football teams has been canceled. The reason: apparently, gang violence.
When I spoke with Kris Wessel by phone yesterday, he was in the Atlanta airport eating a Crystal Burger while waiting for his delayed flight to board. I was curious about his new upcoming restaurant, Florida Cookery, at the revamped James Royal Palm Hotel (originally built in 1939, the hotel is ... More >>
We're just weeks away from the start of South Florida's wet season. Which, not to bum everyone out, means it's almost time for our daily mid-afternoon rain showers. Meteorologists predict that this summer could see even more rainfall than average this year. In terms of water levels and such, that's ... More >>
Since the Occupy movements started pitching tents and politically motivated fits alike, the rest of the world's been asking, "What the hell do you expect to achieve from sleeping under the stars and smelling like last week's lunch?" Futurist Jacque Fresco and his partner Roxanne Meadows, cre ... More >>
Two indigenous Florida species may have gone extinct sometime in the past few decades according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. No one has seen any fairy shrimps or rainbow snakes in years. We don't want to make any assumptions based on their names, but, you know, Florida u ... More >>
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
Back in January, we brought you the story of Janoris Jenkins, the latest in a staggering list of football superstars to emerge from the small towns around Lake Okeechobee, about 80 miles northwest of Miami. Like Fred Taylor and Anquan Boldin before him, Jenkins joined the pantheon of football greats ... More >>
A few miles north of Miami, on the swampy edges of Lake Okeechobee, there are a couple of impoverished little towns called Pahokee and Belle Glade where they churn out gasp-inducing football talent like a cash crop. Without much else to do, the kids chase and skin rabbits and play pig ... More >>
Pahokee's latest superstud hunts a BCS title in Miami.
A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.
A prison stay and bankruptcy can't keep him down.
Charlie Crist gets a bogus hero medal for bailing out Big Sugar.
Water restrictions may be made permanent - Board members of the South Florida Water Management District are contemplating in making the water restrictions imposed during drought periods permanent. With South Florida's booming population, Lake Okeechobee is being pushed to its limits in providing eno ... More >>
Public-radio lovefest, parks and mounted police, humans as panther bait
Forget the awful past, say Alfonso and Pepe Fanjul, Florida's sugar barons. It's time to make nice and go into real estate.
Margaret Atwood details a new dystopia
Go native, preaches plant society
Can one man fix the nation's fourth-largest school system?
Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?
University of Miami administrators called for downfield interference
Without the help of a South Florida conservationist, the island of Dominica may bid farewell to its national bird
Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?
Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda
A weird government plan to help save an endangered species winds up threatening to defile the Everglades
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual
British author Alexander Stuart exiled himself to South Beach before writing the aptly titled Life on Mars
Environmentalist George Barley's untimely death has impoverished the fight to save the Everglades. But look out, Big Sugar! Here comes Mary!
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.
First you take a berry. Then you dangle it in the water. Count to ten and reel in your line. Sound simple? It is.
Miami rolled out the red carpet for visiting travel honchos. They ate, they drank, they went back home.
Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.
Local screenwriter Mark Witzen finds a hot plot in Florida waters