March 18, 2018


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

Florida ranks low as a Millennial-friendly state, says WalletHub study

With millennials today making up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce yet earning 20 percent less than Baby Boomers did at the same age, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Best & Worst States for Millennials. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2017

Miami-based MealPal raises $15 million in venture capital

MealPal, a lunchtime meal service, has raised $15 million in Series A funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Haystack Partners and NextView Ventures. And, in addition to its expansion in cities that include Boston, New York and Chicago, MealPal is launching in the London market. Read more »
Published on 2/16/2017

Nutrition, fitness & executive health: Lifesaving checkup

When the Orlando Magic decided to send its executives for an annual physical in 2011, Pat Williams was the first on the list. “I didn't want to do it,” the NBA team's senior vice president recalls. “It required getting up before dawn and being out there at 7 a.m. with no breakfast.” Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Florida adult and teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago this month, Floridians voted overwhelmingly in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2016

Game-changer for student businesses

Two student-run companies have acquired high-traffic retail space in the Reitz Student Union for a full academic year. Read more »
Published on 9/30/2016

A 30-minute ‘me' break can make you a better worker, study shows

New research suggests that detaching from work during a lunch break can boost energy and help you to better respond to the demands of the day. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2016

Florida ranks #43 in the 'Best (and Worst) States for Families to Live a Richer Life' survey

Is there a place in America where families can have it all — high income, job security, safe neighborhoods, affordable child care and a good education? Read more »
Published on 8/16/2016

Florida's population exploding; expected to reach 20.7 million by end of 2016

Analysis by Cushman & Wakefield depicts a thriving economy in Florida driven by explosive population growth and high consumer confidence. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2016

The spirited growth of Florida distilleries

The number of Florida distilleries is growing thanks to regulatory changes. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement and luxury charter

Bob Saxon Associates, has joined MarineMax as part of the new endeavor that will be headquartered at the MarineMax Yacht Center in Pompano Beach, Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/23/2016

Tattoos don't matter in the workplace, UM finds

Having a tattoo has no impact on an individual's employment or earnings, according to a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Driving for dough: Jazzed-up golf driving ranges are growing

A chain of jazzed-up driving ranges is seeing the kind of growth in traffic that traditional golf courses envy. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

AAA: Number of holiday travelers expected to top 100 million for the first time

Nearly one in three Americans to take a holiday trip this year Read more »
Published on 12/16/2015

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