People have blamed Florida on migration patterns, old people, politics, weather, economics and whatnot. Maybe all of those things have something to do with it, but maybe they don't.
Many Santas are in seminars learning how to whiten their eyebrows or tell a good a story, while others vend fake Santa IDs and essentials on the tradeshow floor. A relaxed bunch, they are more than happy to share their love of all things Santa.
Whether the Orlando haters believe it or not, real people with real families working at real jobs live here. And compared to a lot of other places, trust me, Central Florida has a lot going for it.
Not only was the building used as Key West's first morgue, it was also the location of the infamous "Hanging Tree," which was responsible for hanging 16 pirates and one woman who had stabbed her husband and two children to death. Ghost hunters claim she haunts the bar to this day.
This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! Have you ever wondered how corrupt a place would have to be to compel an aw...
As I thumb through a horse supply catalog, I can't help but think of the pony people I met during the research for my book Fringe Florida. The research forever changed the way I look at the world and the humanity of people who do things many consider weird.
This week an appellate court upheld a jury verdict in the trial of a Florida man who sued the City of Boynton Beach after he was violently attacked by City police officers while in their custody following his arrest for DUI.
While the George Zimmerman trial should be a call for national reflection over how Stand Your Ground laws work out in reality, the risk is that yet again, it will turn into just another story about what happens in Florida.
Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida is breathtakingly beautiful. The sweep of earth-toned buildings many of which are inspired by the domes and arches of classic Spanish architecture, contrasts stunningly with the curve of the Tampa Bay waterfront.
This is where the clever estate planning technique comes in: Goodman adopted his girlfriend, Ms. Hutchins, who was then 42 years of age, as his daughter.
The Florida legislature just passed House Bill 1355, which many civic participation advocates view as part of a worrisome national trend to suppress v...
The beast was either dull in the skull or wanted to take a bite out of crime when it latched on to the squad car's front bumper and wouldn't let go, even after the officer put the car in reverse.
Senator Norman's misguided bill is yet another attempt to keep a tight, dark lid on the many, many wrongs being committed today by the factory farming industry.
After a robbery, two men mistook the powder in the urn and the container they stole for cocaine... and allegedly snorted the ashes of the woman's father and her two Great Danes.
Richard O'Barry gets misty eyed when he talks about Cathy. His beautiful girl died in his arms. Suicide he says. Cathy was a bottlenose dolphin, one of five he trained for the 60′s television hit Flipper.
The strippers first robbed a gas station of all its 1 dollar bills. They then broke into an elderly home and gave everyone half-assed lap dances.