October 28, 2016

Around Florida

The Partly Cloudy State

These days I seem to have to tell the government more, and the government has to tell me less. Terrorism and privacy: Fear has a grip on public policy, and government officials seem to overreact to everything. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

'Shroom' For Growth

Some chains make it a point to feel unlinked. The Mellow Mushroom is one. Then there are Bonefish Grill and Toojay's Gourmet Deli. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Trendsetters - Jan. 2005

Irela Bague, Miami River Commission; David Bailey, Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency; Matt Doster, ITFlorida. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Too Broad

Last year, in its haste to put together a deal to bring the Scripps Research Institute to Florida, state legislators passed a law that carved a giant exemption in the public records law for the deal. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Wine Rack

When the hurricanes seemed about to blow me away, I obeyed the famous advice to "go west, young man!" I went all the way to California, to the Central Coast... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

The New Cypress Gardens

The state's first theme park is set to reopen under new ownership this month after a $45-million overhaul. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

In the News

Roy J. Larson, managing partner of Baker & McKenzie; Sen. Burt Saunders at GrayRobinson; Theresa Van Vliet, partner at Ruden McClosky. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Tips: Getting Together

Team-building helps boost camaraderie -- especially among fast-growing companies with lots of new faces. Before hiring a trainer, ask yourself these questions: Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Travel Trend

Among travel trends identified during a Chicago gathering this fall of the International Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus: Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Resort Trends

Golf essential for resorts; tighter land space may lead to off-site golf courses; golf facilities generate buyers for real estate. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

New Golf Courses

Source: National Golf Foundation Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

The Players

Life after Phragmipedium kovachii. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Picking Up The Pieces

Florida's hurricane-battered restaurants chip in and try to move on. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Feathering Their Nests

Tourism destinations are paying more attention to bird-watchers as the hobby goes mainstream. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Trendsetters - Ecenomic Development - Dec. 2004

Inez Long, Black Business Investment Fund; Crystal Sircy, Enterprise Florida; Wayne Hardy, Seminole Community College; Heidi Brandow, Technological Research and Development Authority. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Building Bonds

Team-building among workers isn't just for big corporations. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

High-Tech Highways

In making transportation "smart," planners and politicians will have to navigate issues of privacy and well-entrenched ideas about driving. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Players - Dec. 2004

Banking, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Professional Services, Research, Restaurants, Retail, Services, and Technology. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Readers - Dec. 2004

Florida's Most Influential, Prepaid College Plans Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Unintended Consequences

Fewer lawyers are lining up to fill vacancies on judicial nominating committees. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

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