October 20, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 9/17/2013

› Arison still the wealthiest Floridian
Once again, Micky Arison is the richest person in Florida. The Carnival Corp. chair and Miami Heat owner ranked No. 70 on the annual Forbes Magazine list of the richest Americans, clocking in at $5.9 billion.

› Some scientific sipping for craft beer and wine lovers
Detecting nuance in craft beer and wine may take a sophisticated palate, but creating our favorite libations takes some scientific know-how. And the South Florida Science Center is out to prove it.

› Peer-to-peer boat rental companies arrive in South Florida
Getting out on the open sea, wind in your hair, enjoying the ride with your family and friends. Then there’s the boat payments, storage fees, fuel, maintenance and repair — these costs can quickly sink the dream of boat ownership. Ahoy, mates — a new breed of boat-sharing services is entering the hot South Florida boating market.

› Publix, Bi-Lo expand into Carolinas
Publix SuperMarkets will buy seven Bi-Lo stores in North and South Carolina in a continued effort to expand into new markets along the East Coast.

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