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by · December 31, 2013 · Consumer, Events, Featured, Lifestyle, News
Key West New Year’s Eve Dachshund Parade

Key West New Year’s Eve Dachshund Parade

Key West – There are parades and then there is a Key West parade. Most common parades feature bands, cheerleaders, cloats and more floats. In Key West the annoal New Year’s Eve parade goes to the dogs – Dachshunds to be precise. Here’s a look at todays parade. Participants in the Key West Dachshund Walk turn off Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. About 200 canines participated in the annual New Year’s Eve procession that is a […]

Cloudy, Breezy Finish for 2013

Cloudy, Breezy Finish for 2013

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec. 31, 2013 – South Florida will close the books on 2013 with a cloudy and breezy day. Tuesday started on the mild side, with lows mostly in the mid to upper 60s. More clouds, along with a few showers on a building breeze, will keep afternoon highs in the upper 70s. The breeze will lead to a moderate risk of dangerous rip currents. For New Year’s Eve, look for more clouds and a shower or […]

by · December 31, 2013 · Weather
Muggy and Cloudy Monday

Muggy and Cloudy Monday

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec. 30, 2013 – South Florida will see more muggy, cloudy, and sometimes showery weather as 2013 comes to an end. Monday began with fog in spots, and the clouds will linger, keeping our afternoon highs around the 80 degree mark. Some showers are likely, especially in the Keys. Tuesday will continue our warm and muggy pattern, with isolated showers, clouds and some sun, and highs in the low 80s. While it won’t be a washout, […]

by · December 30, 2013 · Weather
More Rain on the Way

More Rain on the Way

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec 29, 2013 – South Florida’s soggy weather pattern continues as 2013 winds down. Sunday started out with lows in the muggy mid to upper 70s, but clouds and approaching showers and even some storms will limit highs to the low to mid 80s. Expect gusty winds as the showers arrive in force during the afternoon and evening. Some showers linger on Monday, but there will be periods of sun, along with highs near 80 degrees. […]

by · December 29, 2013 · Weather
Can’t Shake the Showers

Can’t Shake the Showers

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec 28, 2013 – South Florida can’t shake the showers as 2013 comes to a close. As many areas tried to dry out from an overnight drenching, Saturday started with lows in the 70s and the chance of a few additional showers on a building ocean breeze. Look for some sun along with clouds, highs in the low 80s Saturday afternoon, and a high risk of dangerous rip currents at the beaches. More showers will blow […]

by · December 28, 2013 · Weather
Sun Returns, a Few Showers Linger

Sun Returns, a Few Showers Linger

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec. 27, 2013 – South Florida is trying to dry out after Thursday’s drenching. A few showers still lingered in part of the Keys and Miami-Dade early on Friday, but look for a return of the sun, along with clouds and a shower or two on the building ocean breeze and highs in the low 80s. The breeze increases the risk of dangerous rip currents at the beaches. Saturday will be a bit drier, with sun […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Weather
Respect Is A Musical Revue That Actually Deserves Respect

Respect Is A Musical Revue That Actually Deserves Respect

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com  – So, here’s a happy surprise: The revival of the empowerment musical Respect, A Musical Journey of Women at Boca Raton Theatre Guild is so superior to most of the ubiquitous second-rate revues that your discernment may need a double-take to make sure this show is really being done this well. Four powerhouse singers deliver 60-plus pop songs from the past hundred years inserted in a travelogue about the evolution of women in American society, each […]

Whale watching in Florida: Winter thrill on northeast coast

Whale watching in Florida: Winter thrill on northeast coast

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com – Manatees may be the most lovable and panthers are the rarest, but Florida’s biggest endangered mammal may be one you didn’t know about —  the northern right whale. Right whales, which can grow to 70 tons and 55 feet long, are sighted every winter off the Atlantic coast between Jacksonville and Cape Canaveral. Hundreds of volunteers, plus visitors and residents of the northeastern coast, get the thrill of about 75 whale sightings between […]

9/11 “cover up” could collapse as Saudi Arabia restored to victims’ lawsuit, says Bob Graham

9/11 “cover up” could collapse as Saudi Arabia restored to victims’ lawsuit, says Bob Graham

By Dan Christensen, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com – With an unusual acknowledgment of a mistake in a high-profile case, a federal appeals court in New York City has restored Saudi Arabia as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by thousands of 9/11 victims, their families and others. For a decade, the 9/11 plaintiffs have asserted that the desert kingdom bankrolled al Qaeda prior to the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. Now, they can once again pursue their claim […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Events, Featured, Government, News, Politics
Rainy Start, Clouds Linger

Rainy Start, Clouds Linger

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec 26, 2013 – Parts of South Florida woke up to drenching rain on Thursday, as our Christmas Eve front worked its way back and stalled out over extreme southern Florida. After a wet start in much of Miami-Dade and the Keys, the entire area will see clouds and a few showers throughout the day, with breaks of sun. Highs will top out in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. A few showers will linger […]

by · December 26, 2013 · Weather
Cool and Breezy Christmas

Cool and Breezy Christmas

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com Meteorologist, Dec. 25, 2013 – South Florida is getting a break from its warm December weather with a seasonably cool Christmas. Christmas Day features clouds, some sun, a sometimes gusty breeze, highs mostly in the mid 70s, and plenty of cheer for all. Anyone heading to the after-Christmas sales will see lows in the 60s on Thursday morning, followed by some sun, clouds on the breeze, and afternoon highs in the upper 70s. We’ll keep the seasonable […]

by · December 25, 2013 · Weather