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Jamaica, Farewell Thrills Audiences at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

A thrill ride from beginning to end, with equal parts suspense and laughter, Jamaica, Farewell has been captivating audiences worldwide for five years and returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse on November 9.

PHOTOS: The Two Sides Of Miami

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
Dwight Brown

It's a win-win situation: World-renown Miami Beach, a flip flop-wearing tourist's haven, and Downtown Miami, a vibrant new hot spot for upscale locals. Vacationing in these districts gives visitors the best of both worlds: Big beach fun and deluxe city life.

Sex In The City: Street Art That is NSFW

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.24.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

This art is not safe for work or school, even though it's openly on display out in the public. It sounds strange to say it but these images of street...

One Size Does Not Fit All: Do Current Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Neglect Race?

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Prostate cancer hits black men especially hard. One out of every 5 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and 5 out of 100 will die of the disease.

PHOTOS: Six Gorgeous Private Island Retreats

Oyster | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel

We've stayed on some gorgeous private islands in our travels.

How Does This 14-Year-Old Own TWO Houses?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.12.2012 | Money

As the housing market begins to post signs of recovery, one precocious teen isn't letting anyone stand in the way of her shot at turning a profit. ...

Florida Gay Strip Club Wins Battle Allowing Nude Dancers

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

A North Miami Beach-based gay male strip club has won a battle against the city, allowing its dancers to continue performing in the nude. South Fl...

Republicans Are Not Bird Killers

Mara Menachem | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Mara Menachem

It has been said your own children teach you the greatest lessons. I agree. My sons teach me something new daily. In fact, my son Neal attempted to...

The Pets' Trust: Will Voters Approve Funding to Curb Pet Population?

Dan Renzi | Posted 12.09.2012 | Miami
Dan Renzi

Miami-Dade County, Florida residents voting in the November 2012 election will vote on a measure to assist some of the county's most desperate residents: homeless dogs and cats.

Crunch, Lisa and Me

Joanna Popper | Posted 12.09.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

The bodies still impress, but the class energy is more about a good sweaty positive workout than a smaller waistline. Or maybe it always was and my attitude and priorities changed.

Closing Doors, Opening New Ones

Tom Falco | Posted 11.29.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

Just as 2005 was the "golden age of blogging" I feel that now is the golden age of webcomics.

PHOTOS: How To Travel Like James Bond

Trippy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Travelers can enjoy the sights, but they do well to avoid the stunts.

Jeb Bush Touts Ryan To Key Voters

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is courting Cuban-American voters with promises to be tougher on the Castro government than Pr...

Cafecito, Cigars, Telenovelas... A Taste of the Latino Life in South Florida (VIDEO)

Visit Florida | Posted 11.12.2012 | Miami
Visit Florida

Miami looks and sounds like the United Nations. We hail from Cuba, Haiti, Latin America and plenty of U.S. cities, too. If you address someone in English and they answer you with a Spanish response, don't take it personally. It's a Miami thing. Just dive in.

ASPCA and Community Partners Team Up to Save Lives

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Ed Sayres

Our goal is an ambitious one -- to end the killing of healthy or treatable dogs and cats in animal shelters. We don't pretend this is easy, but we are always mindful that animals like Oliver need our help.

How We Had A Gorgeous Beach Wedding For Next To Nothing

The Huffington Post | Natasha Burton | Posted 09.11.2012 | Weddings

Think it’s impossible to have a beautiful beach wedding on a budget? Miami-based couple Kristen Abele and James Schulman, both 28, will prove you wr...

A Guide To Florida's Art Walks

Visit Florida | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The colorful vertical lines on the facade of the Robert Fontaine Gallery in the heart of Miami's Wynwood Arts District blend smoothly with the vivid street and graffiti art characteristic of the resurgent neighborhood.

Think Smart, Be Safe Around Miami

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 11.10.2012 | College
The Miami Hurricane

The University of Miami strives to maintain safety on campus, but incidents can happen -- and they do. At around 1 a.m. Saturday, two UM students wer...

Workers Allege Olive Garden, LongHorn Violated Wage Rules

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

MIAMI -- Darden Restaurants Inc. violated federal labor laws by underpaying thousands of servers across the country at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhou...

PHOTOS: 6 Great Pre-Wedding Hotel Spas

Oyster | Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel

There are just so many things to consider before tying the knot, that brides-to-be can often forget about themselves -- and the importance of maintaining their own sanity -- amidst all the hustle and bustle.

Florida Candidate Jokes About Hurricane Isaac, Asks For Campaign Cash

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

A southern Florida chiropractor is reminding campaign backers that even Hurricane Isaac cannot derail his long-shot bid for the state's legislature. ...

Beloved- Michael Beach

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.29.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Michael Beach was the teacher who stood up to Morgan Freeman, the cheating husband who lost everything to Angela Basset, and the husband so unappreciated by Vanessa Williams. This bright talent, who studied at Julliard, has a large repertoire.

Dajo Photography: Miami's Own

Juan Vidal | Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts
Juan Vidal

Dajo Photography's landscape photography is bold and carries with it a strong sense of place. There's a depth to each image, as if the artist were trying to zone in on even the seemingly minute, pointing out its significance to the whole.

PHOTOS: 12 Hotels Built With The Future In Mind

Oyster | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

Although vacation is traditionally a time to get away from the technology that all-too-frequently controls us, these hotels use modern tech as a tool to do away with work.

PHOTOS: Airboats And Alligators In The Everglades

Visit Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The airboats that Erv operates are ungainly machines, light aluminum skiffs powered by muscular automobile engines mounted on the back, above the water line.