May 2022 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Charging Ahead

Sales of electric vehicles are growing, but EVs still amount to less than 1% of registered vehicles, cost more than gas cars and charging stations are far from universal. How fast can Florida really go electric?

Body of Work

Joe Navarro developed an interest in body language that led him to become an FBI spy catcher and a global expert in reading people.

Changing Gears

As business screeched to a halt during the pandemic, two brothers shifted from car sharing to insurance

Economic Backbone

Reaping Dividends

Growth initiatives allow JaxPort to help relieve supply chain issues. Port Canaveral's cruise business is charting a record pace.

Roaring Back

Port Canaveral's cruise business is charting a record pace.

Chasing the Sun

Pinellas County is hoping its new downtown-to-beach bus line will get more people hooked on mass transit.

Gaining Altitude

Northwest Florida's four major airports all had record traffic in 2021.

In the Zone

St. Lucie County reorganizes and expands its FTZ.


Up Front
A Nod to the Past - and Future

This month's Florida Trend is bittersweet for me. It is the final issue for Mark Howard.

Randy Wells

"I've known some of these dolphins since the 1970s. I know their histories, their dramas, what they've been through."

Editor's Page

And so, farewell. I'm off to my next chapter and new adventures.


Knowing the Odds

Knowing the Odds

History offers lessons about when storms are most likely to hit different regions of Florida — and their intensity.

When to Worry

Where storms are likely to hit Florida's different regions.

Community Portrait


Miami: The 'City of the Future'

From its roots as a vacation destination and emergence generations ago as a hemispheric hub of trade and finance, Greater Miami continues to redefine itself.

Reaping the Dividends

Growth initiatives allow JaxPort to help relieve supply chain issues. Port Canaveral's cruise business is charting a record pace.

Around the State

Bot Delivery

Kiwibot aims to expand its fleet of robots by 1,200.

Candy for a Cause

Couple’s nausea-easing candies are infused with natural oils; one line includes CBD.

Secure Drugs

Scripps Safe plans to boost its workforce and is exploring a move to go public.

Making Space for Kids

Sharon Hagle's non-profit aims to put kids on a path to outer space.

Postpartum App Check

UF's app is designed to help doctors better communicate with mothers after they've given birth.

Putting a Lid on Garbage Costs

Elevate Waste Solutions saves commercial customers from incurring penalties.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Alligator loses stare down with crane
Alligator loses stare down with crane

An alligator thought it would have an easy meal outside a Florida pond but it was not to be. The alligator met a crane face to face as a standstill ensued with both animals staring each other down.

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