Wednesday's Daily Pulse
What you need to know about Florida today
› Two pickleball courts planned for Toon Town in Talleyrand
Pickleball, the quickly growing racket sport, is coming to the Toon Town building in Talleyrand. Jax Pickleball and European Street Cafe owner Andy Zarka, along with three business and pickleball partners Ricky Thais, JT Rhodes and Richard Parkes, propose adding two pickleball courts in the warehouse at 444 Talleyrand Ave. near TIAA Bank Field.
› Orlando City announces training facility naming rights, partnership renewal with Orlando Health
Orlando City renewed its long-standing partnership with Orlando Health on Monday, bringing new features to the longest corporate partnership in the club’s history. The new agreement includes naming rights to both teams’ training facilities. The Lions currently train at Osceola Heritage Park while the Pride train at Sylvan Lake Park.
› St. Petersburg’s Rod Wave sets U.S. tour dates, including Tampa concert
Fresh off his first No. 1 album, SoulFly, St. Petersburg-born Rod Wave announced this week that he’s headed out on his biggest tour to date, including a stop close to home in Tampa. The singer and rapper will play the MidFlorida Amphitheatre on Sept. 11 as part of a U.S. tour stopping in 36 cities this summer and fall.
› Gunmaker Dark Storm Industries relocating from New York to Titusville, bringing 50 jobs
New York-based gunmaker Dark Storm Industries LLC has decided to move its headquarters to Titusville, after multiple states in the South sought to lure the company with financial incentives. Dark Storm plans to bring 50 jobs to Titusville, after Brevard County and city governing boards combined to approve $1.08 million in economic incentives for the company.
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