October 17, 2021

Miami-Dade

Scientists hope to make vanilla a cash crop in Florida

University of Florida scientists in Homestead hope to add a new crop to the state's agricultural porfolio. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Eight Sleep designs mattresses to improve sleep through thermoregulation

Backed by $85 million in private equity, Eight Sleep makes mattresses designed to improve sleep... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Miami-Dade County collaborates with MIT to launch healthcare A.I. hub Global Co- Creation Lab

In 2019, Miami-Dade County joined with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to bring together entrepreneurs, scientists... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Online travel search engine Kayak expands with its own tech-driven Miami Beach hotel

The 52-room Kayak Miami Beach, which recently opened in a 1934 Art Deco building, functions as a test lab and showcase for the company's new app-based hotel management system... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Miami entrepreneur Evan Leaphart wants to teach kids about credit scores and finance — with a bigger mission in mind

Kiddie Kredit is a chore-tracking app that teaches children about credit. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Thermaband focuses on hot flash help

Technology-driven solution to hot flashes for menopausal women, chemotherapy patients and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Jills Zeder Group sells $1 billion in SE Florida real estate in just over four months

Achieving $1 billion* in sales in four months and 11 days, The Jills Zeder Group is not only shattering industry records, but its own records. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

Miami-based PADL's self-serve paddleboards

In 2019, Key Biscayne native Felipe Jauregui and two childhood friends, Andres Avello and Khalil Khouri, launched Miami-based PADL... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Miami City Council approves a more pedestrian/bicycle-friendly street design

Last fall, the Miami City Council approved a design to make streets in the 50-block Wynwood arts district more pedestrian-and-bicycle-friendly. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Miami Beach is getting new underwater art project: The ReefLine

The ReefLine, an underwater public sculpture park, snorkel trail and artificial reef about 900 feet offshore. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Restoring the Florida Everglades: Where things stand

It's been 20 years since Congress approved the comprehensive plan to restore the Everglades. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Miami's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Miami-Dade receives Partners for Places funding to combat food insecurity

The Funder's Network awarded a $25,000 Partners for Places Grant to fund “Growing Roots for Environmentally Equitable Neighborhoods Miami-Dade County” Read more »
Published on 12/2/2020

Miami-based Neocis develops robot-assisted dental surgery

Miami-based Neocis is using $72 million in new funding to market and develop additional applications for its robotic dental surgery assistant, Yomi. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Miami's Arteza part of artistic renaissance during coronavirus

The coronavirus, with its lockdowns and quarantines, has spawned a new generation of artistic hobbyists, driving up sales at Arteza, an e-commerce company based in North Miami Beach. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Buy a home from CC Homes, get free telemedicine service

CC Homes has partnered with Baptist Health South Florida to offer telemedicine services to home buyers in two of its newest developments Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Developer Royal Palm Cos. revised hotel/condo plans at Miami Worldcenter

In the wake of the coronavirus, developer Royal Palm Cos. has revised its plans for a new hotel and condo at Miami Worldcenter. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Reef Technology and DHL Express to deliver packages via electric cargo bikes

Reef Technology and DHL team up to deliver packages via electric cargo bikes. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

SportsEdTV produces training videos for young athletes

Former University of Miami tennis player John Eagleton and marketer Robert Mazzucchelli have teamed up to create SportsEdTV. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

Remote learning in Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade County officials say they were able to quickly transition to remote learning largely because of a $1.2-billion bond referendum... Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Black Angels Miami helps African-Americans become angel investors

Black Angels Miami aims to boost minority entrepreneur participation by helping affluent African-Americans and other minorities become angel investors. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Miami and Surfside's plan against sea-level rise

Miami has unveiled a “climate ready plan” outlining ways to adapt to sea-level rise. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Rappers help promote Miami snack company Rap Snacks

Rap Snacks uses rappers and other recording artists to promote its treats — often prominently featuring them on its packaging. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Online platform Genius Plaza helps Florida students teach each other

Entrepreneur Ana Roca Castro founded online platform Genius Plaza... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Miami in 2020 - Trains, politics, environment

The residential condo market surprised many people during 2019, with prices holding steady even as more units were delivered, says Ken Krasnow. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

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Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa
Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa

The push for protection against COVID-19 is moving past humans and into the animal world. From lions and tigers in Washington, D.C., to gorillas in Atlanta and a ferret in South Florida, several animals across the country have tested positive for the virus. ZooTampa at Lowry Park says it hasn't had any animals test positive but is getting ahead of the game by beginning to vaccinate animals that have been identified as most susceptible to COVID.

 

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