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December 16, 2017

Lifestyle

Lessons about sexual harassment from female tomato pickers in Florida

Long before the #MeToo campaign, women working the nation's agriculture farms have been reporting that the fields were not a safe or dignified place for them — rife with sexual harassment and abuse incidents. But now, Florida's tomato pickers say they've ended the problem in their workplace. It's a big claim, and it may still happen on odd occasions, but the tomato pickers there report that the culture of rampant abuse is no longer. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2017

The Golden Spoons - A golden opportunity for 50 years

This month, Florida Trend celebrates those 50 years with a Golden Spoon package starting here that lists the original 12 restaurants, four of which are still in business, an impressive record in the fast-changing food business. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2017

Tavistock announces new performance resort planned for Lake Nona, featuring a Crystal Lagoon

Tavistock Development Company, a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group, today announced details surrounding an iconic performance resort and spa at its master-planned Lake Nona community in Orlando, Fla. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2017

Fandango to acquire Boca Raton-based MovieTickets.com

Suite of Ticketing Properties - Fandango, MovieTickets.com, Flixster, Ingresso and Fandango Latin America - will Serve Hundreds of Millions of Moviegoers with Movie Discovery, Planning and Ticket-Buying Innovations for Top Mobile and Social Platforms Read more »
Published on 10/16/2017

Three LEGOLAND® Parks to Transform Roller Coasters into Supercharged Virtual Reality Adventure

The Great LEGO® Race to Immerse Families in Exhilarating New Experience at Malaysia, Florida and Deutschland Resorts in 2017-2018 Read more »
Published on 9/20/2017

Spiny lobster regular recreational and commercial season starts Aug. 6

The two-day sport season last week successfully wrapped up, and lobster lovers everywhere are now getting ready for the regular recreational and commercial season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31, 2018. Read more »
Published on 8/3/2017

Wyndham Worldwide Announces Plan to Become Two Publicly Traded Hospitality Companies

Wyndham Hotel Group to Become Pure-Play Hotel Company; Wyndham Vacation Ownership Will Be World's Largest Publicly Traded Timeshare Business Read more »
Published on 8/3/2017

Gulf County scallop season postponed due to naturally occurring algae bloom

As a precautionary measure due to a naturally occurring algae bloom in St. Joseph Bay that affects shellfish, the bay scallop harvest originally scheduled to begin on July 25th in Gulf County waters will be temporarily postponed. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Enhances Summer 2018 Deployment In Alaska And The Caribbean

New for 2018, Norwegian Sun will reposition to Port Canaveral and offer all-inclusive four day cruises to Havana, Cuba and Key West, and three-day cruises to the Bahamas. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2017

Boston Whaler announces major expansion to its Edgewater, Florida headquarters

Boston Whaler has just confirmed a major land acquisition, resulting in the expansion of its Edgewater, Florida headquarters by approximately 60 acres on the facility's northern border. Read more »
Published on 7/10/2017

Budweiser Unveils New State Packaging Inspired by its 12 Local Breweries Across the Country

America's Favorite Full-Flavored Classic Lager Extends its Patriotic Summer Packaging Lineup to Include State Bottles and Cans Read more »
Published on 7/7/2017

Florida city tops list of best beach towns in America

With summer being peak moving season, the personal-finance website WalletHubtook a close look at 2017's Best Beach Towns to Live in. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2017

Anglers can take advantage of more Gulf red snapper fishing starting this weekend

This Friday, June 16, begins the first weekend of an additional 39-day season for recreational red snapper fishing in Gulf federal waters and changes to the state season. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced these expanded fishing opportunities today, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) followed with an executive order setting the updated season in state waters. Read more »
Published on 6/16/2017

Florida Theatre leaves Ticketmaster, insead goes with new ticketing system to benefit its patrons

FloridaTheatre.com and the theatre box office are now the exclusive ticketing sites Read more »
Published on 6/13/2017

WalletHub survey finds Florida not the best state for working dads

Florida is ranked #33 -- below average -- for working dads. Read more »
Published on 6/13/2017

A mall theme-park in Miami-Dade?

Trust Miami to attract the latest jaw-dropping real estate project to Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Visiting Angels of the Palm Beaches Receives 2017 Small Business of the Year Award

Visiting Angels of the Palm Beaches is proud to announce that it has received the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for 2017. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2017

Addicted to rehab: A look at Florida's sober houses

Patient brokering. Kickbacks. Expensive urine tests. Shady operators in Florida's substance abuse treatment industry turned recovering addicts into cash cows -- producing overdoses, suicides and troubled neighborhoods. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Ford Lauderdale Air Show turns South Florida skies into a grand spectacle

The air show returns to Fort Lauderdale this year with a new name and new aircraft. It's official. It's the Ford Lauderdale Air Show, even if the papers sometimes call it the Fort Lauderdale Air Show. After all, the catchy name is what attracted Allan Young in the first place. In fact, it was his idea. Read more »
Published on 4/25/2017

Florida Is 2017's 13th Most Stressed State - WalletHub Study

With April being Stress Awareness Month, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Most & Least Stressed States. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2017

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