May 2014 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Young and Rising All-Stars
From hedge funds to online publishing, these key players are a diverse group of industry leaders, setting trends around the state.
The cost of air travel within Florida can make the drive-or-fly question problematic.
The number of deaths from all cancers is generally down across the state.
What's in the works at Orlando Health, Mayo Clinic, Baptist Health Sout Florida, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Palm Beach County is home to 1.4 million, is a hotbed of technology, innovation, education, health care, agriculture and business services.
The retired Tampa Bay Lightning excutive talks about losing his daughter, what drove him to succeed and things that tick him off.
Florida executives’ must-have apps
Find out why Sunshine State execs consider their favorite apps indispensables.
Florida’s Asian menu is changing. Contemporary restaurants are reaching deep into authentic flavors from Korea, China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand and beyond.
Of CounseL - Florida Law
The nuances of Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law
Florida Atlantic University professor Frank de la Torre warns that his class isn’t about debating ‘stand your ground’ as pundits do on cable television.
Spending big on lobbyists in Florida
AT&T tops the list with almost $1.5 million spent lobbying lawmakers in 2013. .
The New World Symphony trains the next generation of top classical musicians while experimenting with ways to broaden the reach of the music itself.
Are businesses in Florida taking money they don't deserve from an oil spill settlement program, or did BP just rush into an agreement it now regrets?
Find economic/demographic information, the region's biggest employers, quality of life reports and much more in this community feature.
Around the State
A lesson in diversification
For more than a decade, south Florida-based SRT Group survived on government contracts. Then founder Rick Lund began trying to diversify the 15-year-old company’s customer base.
In memory of Reubin Askew
Jim Bacchus, who worked for many years alongside the late Gov. Reubin Askew, writes about the lessons we can all learn from Askew.
Panama City is finally on its way toward a transformation that city officials hope will lure private enterprise and boost the local economy.
Al Warrington and wife Judy’s donation is designed to boost the university’s research efforts.
Commercial vegetable farms and citrus and foliage nurseries have had deep roots in west Orange County for generations and still thrive today, if on a smaller scale.
World of beer offers solids
Paul E. Avery makes it a priority to broaden the beer-heavy tavern’s appeal by adding food and mixed drinks to the menu.
A Goodyear blimp has been part of life in the Fort Lauderdale area since 1979. But now, the days are numbered for Broward County’s two airships.
When Universa Investments relocated to Miami, it became the first firm lured to the city since a finance sector initiative was launched in 2013.