November 1, 2014

Editor's column

Someday, Soon?

In 1958, the state’s universities didn’t even charge tuition, only a $75-per-semester "student fee." Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Healthy

Hotelier Harris Rosen is still making revolutionary inroads on his company's healthcare plan. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Rain on the Roof

Florida Trend has written a lot about water in Florida for the past several years, and some of that professional focus spilled over into a personal trip I made this summer to Bermuda. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Neighbors

NIMBY can look different from the inside. Mark Howard My own back yard is an older subdivision that sticks out, blisterlike, from the southeastern edge of the Pinellas County peninsula... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

An Opening

Discussion of how to improve Florida’s higher-ed system plays out between two poles. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

10 Years Later

A little more than a decade ago I wrote an article for Florida Trend about changes in the federal welfare laws and their potential impact on Florida citizens and businesses... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Nudging the Battleship

Like most of Florida, the seven-county region of Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia counties is wrestling with growth. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Cookies

Published on 5/1/2007

Backbone

From its enactment in 2001, the plan to restore what remains of the Everglades has been a vehicle with a lot of moving pieces. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Experts

Test scores indicate that Florida's AP students know "less about civics and U.S. history than students in virtually every other comparable state." Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Here We Go Again

In 2005, the Legislature created the 15-member Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, to counsel the state on growth issues. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Three C's

These are heady times for the arts in Florida. Miami has a stunning new performing arts center. In St. Petersburg the beautifully renovated Mahaffey Theater has reopened. Tampa's performing arts center is healthy. Miramar wants to build an $18-million cul Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Charters' Place

Over the past eight years, groups across Florida have been starting charter schools at an average rate of about 40 a year. There are now about 370 charter schools in the state. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Premium Solutions

On a plane trip some years ago, I sat next to an insurance company executive who gave me an interesting, if abbreviated, perspective on his business. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Results

From my window here at Florida Trend's main office, I can see close to $100-million worth of new investment without using my peripheral vision. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Roofs

Until the run-up in home prices, discussions involving construction of housing for lower-income people occurred pretty much out of the mainstream, among do-gooders, bureaucrats and the few developers who specialized in "affordable housing." Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Reasoning Animals

Two stories from the state's growth management front this summer. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Rules Of The Game

Looking at Florida's research sector these days, there are a number of reasons for optimism: Florida now ranks among the top 10 biotech centers, according to the Ernst & Young Global Biotechnology Report. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Peripheral Visionaries

For several months now, like many Floridians, I've followed the coverage of the four men who want to succeed Jeb Bush as governor. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Opportunities

Because of her gender, my daughter is likely to have fewer chances to play on a team than her brother at most colleges in Florida and in the U.S. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

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