Key Largo

This Is the Ultimate Road Trip From Miami to Key West

1 of 15<p>Say Sayonara to South Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Fuel Up in Homestead<p>3 of 15<p>Follow in Flagler's Footsteps<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Explore a Coral …

Key West

The Listings of the Week: A Historic London Townhome, a Beach House in South Carolina and More

Tour the five luxury homes featured in our Listing of the Day series this week<p>A video tour of homes in Kiawah Island, South Carolina; San Francisco; …

South Carolina

Epic Miami to Key West Road Trip Guide

Shares 5<p>Taking a road trip through the Florida Keys is one of the best adventures you can have in the USA. The 110 mile stretch from Miami to Key …

Key West

Pilot cleared in Airsoft rifle incident, but questions raised about Bimini stabbing death

A jury took slightly more than a half hour to find a Plantation Key man not guilty of improper display of a weapon and simple assault, making violent …

Crime

Famous birthdays for May 18: Tina Fey, George Strait

Actor Tina Fey turns 48 and country singer George Strait turns 66, among the famous birthdays for May 18.

George Strait

Key Largo, Florida, Home of Kathie Lee Gifford is Chock Full of Amenities

The house has a classic design with subtle French touches<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Key Largo, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $10.5 million<p>This Florida Keys home, …

Luxury Homes

10 Houseboats That Offer Some Seriously Amazing Views

Not that we needed convincing, but here's the argument for taking your next vacation on the water.<p>You can rent castles, tree houses, islands, and manors, but some vacation homes don't include land at all. These floating abodes offer stunning vistas of waterways around the globe, with cozy berths to …

San Francisco

She sold phony $100 bills to an undercover cop. Then she offered something else phony.

A Key Largo woman sold 15 phony $100 bills to an undercover detective last year, according to police.<p>Mauris Peralta, 25, when arrested told police …

Crime

New Jersey again loses logo suit with Florida pizza shop

New Jersey once again has been told to hit the road in its legal battle with a Florida-based pizza franchise over its logo.<p>The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office panel found there are similarities between the Garden State Parkway's logo and the one used by Jersey Boardwalk Pizza, but on Monday it …

Business

Looking for a reef-safe sunscreen? Ask a surfer

Maui’s Honolua Bay is a water worshipper's holy place, drawing snorkellers and scuba divers in the warmer months, and surfers waiting for a …

FDA

Interview: Jude Sierra, author of ‘A Tiny Piece of Something Greater’

<b>Joyce: Welcome to HEA, Jude! Please tell us a bit about your new release, A Tiny Piece of Something Greater.</b><p><b>Jude:</b> <i>A Tiny Piece of Something Greater</i> is a love story, coming-of-age, healing and recovery book all rolled into one. For a long time I’ve wanted to talk about and explore the ups and downs …

Writing

This Working Pinball Machine Is Made Entirely of LEGO Bricks

LEGO sets are fun when you're piecing them together, and significantly less fun when they're fully assembled and gathering dust in your closet. …

Lego

How stone crab season survived a hurricane

Stone crab commercial anglers were spared the loss of traps suffered by the Florida spiny lobster fishing industry when Hurricane Irma stormed …

Aquaculture

Surviving The Everglades Challenge: America's Most Challenging Small-Craft Race

Sailing down the west coast of Florida always sounded good to me, especially in March, when my alternatives are either frostbiting, driving long …

Sailing

Obituary: Brian C. Murray, 45; Fairfield Native

Brian was a passionate and talented chef and had a 12-year career learning and working with Chef Emeril Lagasse.<p><i>From Spear-Miller Funeral Home</i><p>Brian …

West Palm Beach

Espadrille season has arrived - here's how to wear them now

According to Google Analytics, searches for Chanel’s classic leather and jute espadrilles hit up to 100,000 per month at this time of the year; now being the peak moment for fans to invest in a fresh pair for the summer ahead.<p>For many, that first glimpse of sunshine (which we fleetingly saw …

Fashion (UK)

The Best Free Events in Miami This Week

Locos Por Juana<p>Photo by George Martinez<p>In a year where winter lasted well into April for most of the U.S., it's hard not to be thankful for the …

Miami

What's Streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix? 'Picnic at Hanging Rock', '13 Reasons Why', and More

Plus, 'Amnesia' and 'Keeping Faith' on Acorn.

Entertainment

This Island in the Florida Keys is for Sale

Who wouldn't want their own private island? It is the perfect place to escape to when you need a break from reality and other people. But, an island …

Private Club

Watch a deer swimming off a California beach, circled by a great white shark

A deer swimming is always a bit of a surprising sight.<p>It's even more surprising when that deer is swimming in the ocean, a decent distance from the …

White Shark

Road Trip down the Florida Keys and Dry Tortugas National Park (Videos #96 & #97)

l<p>The road trip from the Florida mainland to Key West along U.S. Highway 1 down the Florida Keys is one of the classic U.S. road trips. Here are some …

Key West

Inside Coral Restoration Foundation’s 2018 Raise the Reef Gala

Images of coral reefs splashed the walls of the Ocean Reef Club at the Coral Restoration Foundation’s sixth-annual Raise the Reef gala Saturday.<p>“It’s …

Marine Conservation

'Twister' turns 22 years old: My top 22 natural disaster films

In honor of the 22nd anniversary of the release of ‘Twister,’ here are my top 10 natural disaster movies.<p>In order to qualify the movie has to have a …

Rotten Tomatoes

The Best Destinations for Advanced Scuba Divers

At first, the shift is natural: The more you dive, the more ­questions you have about what lies deeper down, inside the wreck or ­farther into the …

Scuba Diving

Christ of the Abyss

An underwater statue of Christ blesses the depths off Key Largo.<p>On August 25, 1965, a nine-foot-tall bronze statue of Christ was lowered into 25 feet …

CC BY-SA

An aggressive aquarium fish gets plucked from the ocean — and is heading to a new home

Divers with a Key Largo environmental group helped track and remove a non-native tropical fish from the ocean off Fort Lauderdale last …

Reef Aquariums

Fiction Book Review: A Tiny Piece of Something Greater by Jude Sierra. Interlude, $16.99 trade paper (264p) ISBN 978-1-945053-60-3

A Tiny Piece of Something Greater<p>Jude Sierra. Interlude, $16.99 trade paper (264p) ISBN 978-1-945053-60-3<p>In this tender, touching romance by Sierra</i> …

Sierra

It seemed like a gift. But 1,300 units of affordable housing has been a headache

Florida Keys business leaders on Thursday urged the Monroe County Commission to endorse Gov. Rick Scott's gift of 1,300 new affordable housing …

Housing

Travel Industry Makes Strides With More Plastic Bans

Single-use plastics are on their way to obscurity.

Sustainability

The first Miami Waffle House was not open quite yet, but dozens of people couldn't wait

When you've been waiting this long for a Waffle House in Miami-Dade — try 63 years — who needs a clock to determine the real opening time for the …

Rainfall