August 20, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 8/14/2013

› SeaWorld plunges to second-quarter loss
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. plunged to a $15.9 million loss during the second quarter of the year, the company said Tuesday, hurt by bad weather and an earlier Easter holiday. It was a sharp reversal for the Orlando-based theme-park owner, which turned a $39.1 million profit during the second quarter of last year.

› New magnet program for tech-entrepreneurship education in the works
Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Venture Hive, an accelerator and incubator for technology startups, are teaming up to create TEAM (Tech Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program), a new tech-entrepreneurship magnet program that will offer high school students the chance to intern with top tech startups.

› Economic Development Corp. to move into HuB building
The Economic Development Corp. of Sarasota County announced Tuesday that it plans to move its headquarters to the HuB Building on Fruitville Road at the end of next month.

› Dine Tampa Bay provides sample of culinary landscape for less
Across the country, restaurant patronage lags in the summer months. Here in the Tampa Bay area, August and September can be the roughest, requiring the most fortitude and ingenious marketing on the part of restaurateurs. And thus the restaurant week was born.

Tags: Daily Pulse

In case you missed it:

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Trend Video Pick

Balloon sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts will blow you away
Balloon sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts will blow you away

If you've ever been impressed by a balloon animal, prepare to be blown away by a new art exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg made up entirely of balloons.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Should the Feds stop sending so much surplus military weapons and armored trucks to local police?

  • Yes, enough already
  • No, every force should be prepared for the worst

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe