THE LATEST

Nine Must-Have Apps for Your Smartphone

TECHNOLOGY | By Mike Halterman | Dec 20
Who isn't glued to their smartphone nowadays? I have some apps that you should try, and I bet that once you do, you'll wonder how you survived without them!

D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' is a Transcendent Comeback Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 20
Earlier this week, R&B genius D'Angelo shockingly released his third album "Black Messiah" with little warning. Not only did it surprise the world, simply because it exists, but it also turns out to be one of the best records since his 2000 opus "Voodoo."

Winter TV Preview

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Dec 20
Set a date with your DVR and watch at least one of these twelve new offerings. Also, I've got the dish on eight of your returning faves.

'Sandra Bernhard Is #Blessed' Hits Joe's Pub For New Year's Eve

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
The inimitable Sandra Bernhard returns to Joe's Pub at The Public with her all new show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed," as part of her annual year-end residency, which starts December 26 and leads up to her New Year's Eve spectacle.

The Best LGBT TV of 2014

ENTERTAINMENT | By Victoria A. Brownworth | Dec 20
It wasn't the gayest year on TV, but 2014 was still superb for good, better, best TV. Stellar series, incomparable acting, great writing -- it was all there.

Geyser Eruption App Launches

TECHNOLOGY | Dec 20
Yellowstone National Park fans can get a heads up on when Old Faithful and five other geysers are set to erupt thanks to a new app available for smartphones and tablets.

Only in Florida: Thief Fakes Heart Attack at Wal-Mart So Friend Can Steal Toys

NEWS | Dec 20
Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys.

Rich Fun on A Low Budget: South Beach Side Streets

TRAVEL | By Jennifer Kay | Dec 20
New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks, along with other foods, on menus by next November.

Pampered Pets That Don Duds Move to the Mainstream

STYLE | By Sue Manning | Dec 20
Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion designers, whose work is becoming mainstream as animal lovers look to further pamper their pets.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Block Same-Sex Marriages in Florida

NEWS | Dec 19
Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them.


News

Bi Montana Teen's Home Vandalized With Gay Slur

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 19
A teen from Montana, who identifies as bisexual, said that someone spray painted a gay slur on the door of his home last Thursday.


Entertainment

'Serial' Podcast Airs Season 1 Finale

CULTURE | Dec 19
"Serial," the wildly popular podcast averaging more than a million downloads an episode, has posted the finale to its first season.


Business

Gift Guide: Home Products Come with Connectivity

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Dec 19
Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?


Technology

FBI Blames North Korea for Sony Hack

PERSONAL TECH | By Eric Tucker | Dec 19
The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.


Finance

Good Job? Good Home? Good Luck

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Dec 18
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.


Cars

Senate Approves New Auto Safety Chief

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy | Dec 18
The Senate confirmed a new administrator to lead the government's auto safety agency, which faces complaints that regulators bungled two high-profile recalls involving faulty ignition switches and exploding air bags.


Style

Tiffany's Million Dollar Lamps

HOME | Dec 19
Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction.


Health/Fitness

The Soundtrack of Your Workout

FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Dec 18
There is a pulsating, motivating musical soundtrack to guide everyone through his or her workout. But what's the real truth behind the phenomenon of soundtracking your workout?


Travel

Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out Red Carpet for Transgender Travelers

By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 19
The first city to make a splash in the transgender tourism market may surprise you-and Fort Lauderdale wouldn't have it any other way.


Nightlife

SpeakEasy Offering $25 Tickets Until Midnight

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Dec 18
The Speakeasy Stage company is having a One Day Sale, Thursday December 18 with select seats available for only $25. Audience members can save big on tickets to the remaining shows in their 2014-2015 Season, from now until midnight.