October 2016 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Florida's aquaculture sector has lagged even as demand for seafood has increased. Some see a future in farming finfish like cobia and pompano.
Puerto rican Factor
With Puerto Rico's economy mired in recession and structural problems, scores of the island's residents have come to Florida.
Florida Trend asked a group of Florida leaders for ideas about how to address the gap that's been growing for 30 years between the wealthy and the rest of America.
October's Florida Trend examines the state's growing income gap and features an exploration of Miami-Dade County.
"The basketball court was outside. We didn’t have lights. At night, the neighbors would set up lamps with long extension cords and flood the court with light so we could practice."
Turning the tables
Homeless programs turn to the culinary arts to train clients for jobs.
Pregnant pause for Florida lawyers
Should judges be required to grant continuances to lawyers who need to go on maternity leave?
A bad — but bulletproof — Florida tax
The political climate has made it impossible to fix the communications services tax, even when everybody agrees how.
Creating ramps in place of cliffs
The structure of entitlements programs creates disincentives to moving up to better jobs.
A special on the county, including key sectors like banking, healthcare, tourism, real estate and education. Plus, a compendium of notable firms and key contacts.
Financial moves for small-business owners and high net worth individuals to cut taxes.
Around the State
Change is in the cards
Florida hosts a cohort of music festivals that compete in a crowded live music scene.
Rokk3r started as a marketing agency but changed direction to help people turn concepts into companies.
Missing the boat
Plans for a key boat show venue remain up in the air.
Sarasota’s popular PINC conference aims to spur creativity.
Anthony Catanese’s legacy at FIT
Anthony Catanese retires after 14 years as president of Florida Tech.
A website developer finds a marketing partner in a golf tour.
Tallahassee sees green in brownfields
Tallahassee focuses on neglected sites to spur activity.
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