November 2014 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Florida Sports Business
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik turned around a hockey organization that one person described as a ‘gong show.’ Now he’s buying up property in downtown Tampa around the arena. Can he turn around Tampa’s downtown too?
Almost single-handedly, Aaron Davidson re-established pro soccer in Florida with his media company, Traffic Sports.
Fort Lauderdale-based Orangetheorgy tries to carve out a niche among fitness clubs in Florida.
Tampa/Hillsborough is a metropolis on the move, literally and figuratively...
The business of sports in Florida … Tampa and Hillsborough County in the spotlight … NEXT magazine for Florida high schoolers … Fitness update: Preparing for the Turkey Trot.
“Life deals you so many cards. No one can say that you are self-made. Take one person out of your life or one event out of your life and the whole thing is changed.”
Killing Field: Frank Laumer spreads the word about a Dade battlefield
Each year, Frank Laumer portrays one of two U.S. Army survivors of the clash that started the Second Seminole War...
New York celebrity chefs are flocking to Florida.
Principle -- Or Just Bile?
An effort to compensate a teenager injured by a Broward deputy turns into a legal morass.
Of Counsel - Florida Law
Rules of Engagement: Florida Bar investigates Tampa lawyers
The Florida Bar is investigating three Tampa lawyers for allegedly setting up an opposing attorney for a DUI arrest in a case involving shock jocks Todd “MJ” Schnitt and Bubba “The Love Sponge” Clem.
Florida by Bike
There are more than 50 paved bike/pedestrian trails throughout Florida, most on former rail lines...
Health Care: Hospitals
Many insurers and hospitals say they like the idea of transparency, but not many are going out of their way to make it happen.
Florida Hospital has embarked on building a Health Village near downtown Orlando.
Around the State
Find out how Floridians stack up against Americans overall when it comes to the rate of strokes, breast cancer, coronary heart disease and other health indicators.
Banks in Miami-Dade have stepped up their lending, fueled by a hot real estate market and an influx of international business interests.
The $1-billion, mixed-use Metropica project in Sunrise in west Broward looks ideally suited to the area’s office market and to the neighboring giant Sawgrass Mills mall, but...
: University Town Center opened in October with three anchor stores — Dillard’s, Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue — and commitments for 90% of its space.
Overall, the new SunRail commuter train system is just shy of ridership goals, but two stops in particular are coming up short in ridership...
Hemming Plaza, a 1½-acre park in downtown Jacksonville, survived the great fire of 1901, mob attacks on civil rights demonstrators, an invasion of starlings and urban blight...
Collegium Capital Partners has purchased four apartment complexes in Tallahassee, encompassing 1,000 apartments with 3,155 beds.
Cruise Lines Address ‘Been There, Done That’
With more than 73 million Americans having taken a cruise, mostly in the Caribbean, straying from the beaten path is essential to continued growth for cruise companies.