May 7, 2021

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/5/2021

› SLAM Radio, the nation’s first student-run Sirius XM station, is in Little Havana
Nestled in the heart of Little Havana, just a few blocks from Marlins Park, is one of the most unique radio stations in America. SLAM Radio is the first and only satellite radio station in the nation run by high school students. Broadcasting on Sirius XM-Channel 145, SLAM is on air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and features content produced and presented by 80 to 100 local high school students.

› Super Nintendo World won't open in Florida until 2025
It seems Super Nintendo World won't be coming to Orlando, Florida, for another four years. The opening of Universal's Epic Universe, which will house the Nintendo park, was pushed from 2023 to early 2025 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings told the Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday.

› As Amazon adds centers all across South Florida, here’s the latest site set to open
Another big Amazon center is poised to open in South Florida, the latest in an ever-growing list of facilities the e-commerce giant is adding to offer speedier delivery service to thousands of people. The delivery station will be opening at an existing 269,000-square-foot warehouse in Pembroke Park at 3375 SW 24th St. It’s under renovation now within the town’s industrial park district.

› TopSecret Resort adult-lifestyle condo-hotel launches in Orlando
The new owners of a former APM Inn & Suites hotel in Orlando have a secret to share. A company led by real estate developer Michael Spielvogel has launched a new adult-lifestyle, members-only boutique condo-hotel at 3155 S. John Young Parkway called TopSecret Resort of Orlando, according to a report in GrowthSpotter.

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Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure
Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure

The sound of laughter and clacking dominoes returned to Little Havana's popular Domino Park on May 3, 2021, as it reopened after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19.

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