Friday Dec 6
Two art shows with Soviet and post-Soviet ties opening in Southwest Florida
The Cold War ended more than two decades ago, and since then, relationships have largely warmed up between the United States and the former Soviet Union.
Lake Okeechobee water effects lead to hearing
Sporadic weather and heavy rainfall have led to water pollution issues this past month throughout South Florida, prompting state Senate hearings Thursday focused on cleaning up Lake Okeechobee, the Indian River Lagoon and the Caloosahatchee River and its estuary.
Field Notes: Labor camp survivor takes long walk home
It was 2006 when Tropicalia readers first met Anatole "Tony" Kurdsjuk and read his extraordinary story, which he'd detailed in his just-published book, "The Long Walk Home ."
Family-friendly events happening this weekend in Southwest Florida
Family-friendly events happening this weekend in Southwest Florida include a free soccer clinic, the BIG Backpack Event , Horse Interaction Day, Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and "Shrek the Musical."