October 19, 2021

Tampa Bay

Charters' Place

Over the past eight years, groups across Florida have been starting charter schools at an average rate of about 40 a year. There are now about 370 charter schools in the state. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

BALD Clout

While the region's 38 lawmakers comprise 25% of the state Legislature, they have rarely coordinated their various agendas, limiting the group's overall effectiveness. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

MacDill Makeover

MacDill Air Force Base unveiled a $300-million renovation project... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Dec. 2006

Charlotte County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Hernando County, Naples, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Wikia Goes West

Wikia, a for-profit spinoff of the St. Petersburg-based online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is moving to Silicon Valley. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Southwest Florida Players - Nov. 2006

Robert Dutkowsky, Steven A. Raymund, Barb Miller, Craig Geer, Steve Smith, Russ Lake, Tom Tosi, Michael Pacini, Chris Tomasso, Dawn Ladd. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Boom

Hillsborough County has 1.18 million residents. It has grown by 34,210 residents since 2005. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Nov 2006

Citrus County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Naples, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Made in Florida

On 40th Street in Tampa, just northeast of Ybor City, a microdistillery produces handmade vodka called Touch Vodka from Florida wildflower honey. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Part-Timers

Approximately 1.57% of all residents in the Tampa Bay region are temporary residents, meaning they reside in the area for only one season of the year. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Oct. 2006

Bradenton, Citrus County, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Naples, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Getting Creative

Michelle Bauer co-founded a group called Creative Tampa Bay in 2003 to attract more creative workers to the area and help companies gain a competitive edge through "design thinking." Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southwest Florida Players - Oct. 2006

Stephen Knopik, Robert M. Beall II, Joseph Troy, William Ohrt, Douglas Stewart, Stephen Stewart, Carole Ketterhagen. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

$1-Million Boost

Fort Lauderdale advertising executive Jordan Zimmerman and his wife, Denise, donated $1 million to the University of South Florida to support the Zimmerman Advertising Program in the School of Mass Communications. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Family and Friends

Oscar J. Horton, Sun State International Trucks, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Risk and Reward

The surge in African-American business growth comes with a disclaimer: Much of the new growth reflects an uptick in sole proprietorships -- one-man or one-woman businesses with no other employees. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Results

From my window here at Florida Trend's main office, I can see close to $100-million worth of new investment without using my peripheral vision. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Tampa Bay: Reaching New Heights

High-impact industries drive growth to new heights. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Condo Challenge

As Tampa Bay's real estate market has cooled, the chill has hit some projects harder than others. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Southwest Florida Players - Sept. 2006

Lisa Kaiser Hickey, Douglass Screen Printers; Jeff Heverling, InfiNetwork; Brian Devlin, Trammell Crow. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Small Steps

In his 1979 novel, "The Fountains of Paradise," science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke penned a fantasy involving a civil engineer's quest to build an elevator from Earth to space. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Hello, Dali

St. Petersburg's Salvador Dali Museum, which attracts 220,000 visitors annually, will get a $30-million makeover. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2006

Clearwater, De Soto County, Fort Myers, Oldsmar, Naples, Port Manatee, St. Leo, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Southwest Florida Players - Aug. 2006

Geralyn McClure Franklin, Robert Conroy Jr., Don DeFossett, Jim De Santis. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - July 2006

Clearwater, Fort Myers, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

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Spook Hill: Central Florida’s legendary road
Spook Hill: Central Florida’s legendary road

In Lake Wales, the gravity hill is an optical illusion where cars appear to roll up the spooky hill. The attraction is adjacent to Spook Hill Elementary School, which adopted Casper The Friendly Ghost as their school mascot. Spook Hill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2019.

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