October 31, 2014

Dining & Travel Archive

5. Quality of Life

"Florida is experiencing increased visitor numbers -- testament to our amazing tourist product, employees and marketing." -- Chris Thompson, President and CEO, Visit Florida read more >

Away Games

This fall, when the team's away, the locals play at these attractions. read more >

Street Eats in Orlando

Hawkers offers small bites of food in a hip, industrial setting on Mills Avenue in Orlando. Nothing is over $6.50. read more >

Test Kitchens

Central Florida's crowds of tourists and large local market provide a tempting cross section for new ventures. read more >

Jerome Brown Barbeque & Wings Gets Grant to Expand

Brown expects to build a $3-million facility and employ more than 50 people. read more >

Legoland is Florida's New Kid on the Block

Legoland's focus is on kids age 2-12. read more >

Slow Growing on Florida Lottery Sales

Chart shows lottery sales in 6 southeast Florida counties. read more >

Fishy is Good at Florida's Fish Camps

Fish camp cooking is suddenly chic. read more >

Chris Sherman's September 2011 Drink Picks

Wine and Spirits - September 2011 read more >

Private Business Clubs in Florida

Today's clubs cater to both genders and have a range of amenities. read more >

Talking Turkey - Turkish Cuisine in Florida

Ethnic restaurants with Turkish flavor are springing up around the state. read more >

Zeroing in on Vero

Floridians rediscover Vero Beach read more >

Tail of Survival at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Because of their star dolphin Winter , the aquarium is undergoing a $12-million expansion. read more >

Stacking the Deck: Gambling is Growing in Southeast Florida

The Seminole Tribe's Coconut Creek casino is completing a $100 million expansion in north Broward. read more >

Employee Retention is Paramount at Gaylord Palms

The key to Gaylord Palms' low turnover: Seeking employee input at every level -- and rewarding performance. read more >

Lodging, Gen Z-Style

Student's at USF's Sarasota-Manatee campus are looking into the future to design a room for the Ritz-Carlton. read more >

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