April 16, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/29/2013

› Pop-up restaurants: One-night-only dining in Orlando
Now that Orlando has embraced food trucks, some promoters have turned their attention to another big-city trend: the pop-up restaurant.

› Florida Tech team impresses at national energy challenge
“Clear Choice,” a Florida Institute of Technology MBA student-led team, placed second in the national America’s National Gas Alliance Collegiate Energy Challenge held recently.

› Long-term care contracts will put billions in managed care's pockets
The state has selected five companies to be the gatekeepers for its new $3 billion Medicaid long-term managed care program. And two of the biggest winners are from South Florida.

› An Orthodox vacation surge comes to Boynton
A deluge of vacationing Orthodox Jewish families, enjoying an unusual confluence of winter break and holiday festivals, has descended on some neighborhoods west of Boynton Beach. Many Jewish northerners are visiting South Florida now during this "yeshiva-cation," or vacation time for families with children in yeshivas, or Orthodox Jewish private schools.

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