October 7, 2022

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Smartphones push consumers to prefer unique, tailored products

Personalized wine lists. Tailored clothing options. Unique experiences just for you. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2022

Florida is #1 destination for high net worth Americans at four times higher than any other state

Florida is loved for its warm weather, income tax-free status, incredible lifestyle, and more which makes it an ideal spot for high-net-worth individuals to settle in. According to a new... Read more »
Published on 8/23/2022

Florida Is 2022's 6th Worst State to Have a Baby

With the average birth costing over $3,000 for mothers with insurance, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States to Have a Baby, as well... Read more »
Published on 8/8/2022

Florida Crystals announces it is more than doubling size of world's largest barn owl network

Florida Crystals Corporation announces a major expansion to its barn owl box network – already the largest in the world – to naturally protect its South Florida farms and promote... Read more »
Published on 8/4/2022

Audubon celebrates the Florida Department of Transportation's decision to abandon Northern Turnpike Extension routes, focus on I-75

Today, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jared Perdue announced the agency’s decision to drop the study of four Northern Turnpike Extension routes that would have jeopardized state conservation lands and... Read more »
Published on 8/4/2022

Havas Health & You Partners with Republica Havas to create Republica Havas Health

Havas Health & You, the world’s largest health and wellness network, and industry leader Republica Havas today announced the creation of a new agency, Republica Havas Health, to help foster... Read more »
Published on 8/3/2022

Coral Gables Hospital nurses vote to join nation's largest RN union

Citing a desire for improved staffing and a strengthened voice in patient care protections, registered nurses at Coral Gables Hospital in South Florida voted by 57 percent Thursday to join... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2022

Fort Lauderdale's namesake ship, USS Fort Lauderdale, commissioned by U.S Navy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Amphibious Transport Dock ship USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) July 30, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “To the Sailors and... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2022

Limbitless Solutions Celebrates 8th Year of Global Impact

Limbitless Solutions, the UCF-based nonprofit and UCF direct support organization that creates bionic limbs for children, celebrated the eighth anniversary this month. The program has seen impressive growth in the... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2022

University of South Florida breaks fundraising record with over $151 million in gifts

Philanthropic gifts from the University of South Florida community exceeded $151 million in fiscal year 2021-22, the most generous level of support in the institution’s nearly 70-year history. This marks... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2022

Pasco, Citrus, Hernando Departments of Health and WIC recognize World Breastfeeding Week

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco, Citrus, and Hernando counties, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2022 from... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2022

How Florida researchers are using UF's supercomputer

High-impact research is in full swing on UF's HiPerGator ?— one of the smartest machines in the world... Read more »
Published on 7/25/2022

Education Commissioner Manny Diaz, Jr. Addresses Florida Association of School Resource Officers

Officers focused on what's next for Florida's school safety and mental health initiatives Read more »
Published on 7/22/2022

NASA TechLeap Winners Advance Technology to Aid Lunar Landings

NASA has named three winners in the agency's second TechLeap Prize competition, whose results could have important implications for future space exploration missions. Read more »
Published on 7/21/2022

Two Respected Financial Services Firms Choose Miami Beach for Expansion Plans

Miami Beach, FL –Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and JAWS, the family office of Starwood Capital founder Barry Sternlicht, have announced Miami Beach expansions. Both will set up shop... Read more »
Published on 7/21/2022

Florida & Metro Economics Forecast: Pasta-Bowl Recession Headed for Sunshine State

The U.S. economy is headed for a pasta-bowl shaped recession, and Florida can expect to follow suit with a shallow, year-long recession of its own, says Sean Snaith, national economist... Read more »
Published on 7/21/2022

Florida TaxWatch looks at Census 2020 and what Florida's business and community leaders need to know

Following the 2020 Census, Florida could have secured: Extra yearly federal funding; An additional congressional seat; and Reliable data to guide statewide business and economic development, workforce infrastructure, social services,... Read more »
Published on 7/21/2022

Florida-based Cannabis tech platform Alleaves finalizes $40 million funding

Alleaves, an industry-leading cannabis enterprise resource planning (ERP) seed-to-sale technology platform, is finalizing its $40 million Series A funding round led by The Eleven Fund at a valuation of $240 million. Alleaves was... Read more »
Published on 7/21/2022

Florida Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget: Opportunity to aid struggling families

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the fiscal year (FY) 2022-23 budget into law on June 2, 2022. After accounting for $3.1 billion in vetoes, the post-veto General Appropriations Act (GAA) totals $110 billion, an 8.3 percent increase over the FY 2021-22 budget. Read more »
Published on 7/19/2022

Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory

Release follows confirmation of one dengue case Read more »
Published on 7/18/2022

Governor DeSantis launches civics academies to train the next generation of leaders

Governor Ron DeSantis awarded Polk State College, Broward College, and Florida State College at Jacksonville with $6.5 million to launch... Read more »
Published on 7/18/2022

State of Florida deploys tools to address overdose crisis

First Lady Casey DeSantis brought together the Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary Shevaun Harris, State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo and law enforcement to discuss the recent increases... Read more »
Published on 7/15/2022

Duke Energy ignites Florida's workforce with $697,000 in training, development grants

18 Florida-based organizations receive funds to support educational opportunities, career training to help meet local workforce needs Read more »
Published on 7/14/2022

New report shows Florida's seaports are well-positioned for global trade route realignment

Strong investments in Florida’s 15 seaports have well-positioned Florida to answer supply chain demands, and take advantage of a realignment in global trade routes, a new report shows. The Seaport Mission... Read more »
Published on 7/14/2022

New Miami-based Circle Capital Partners closes $215 million in real estate investment deals

Circle Capital Partners - a new Miami-based real estate investment venture specializing in the acquisition, development, and capital raising for strategic multi-family, retail, short-term rental, and mixed-use projects – has closed deals worth more... Read more »
Published on 7/13/2022

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Chef Louie Bossi speaks in Palm Beach Post Storytellers Project
Chef Louie Bossi speaks in Palm Beach Post Storytellers Project

Now the owner of restaurants that bear his name, Chef Louie Bossi speaks about how food and cooking helped him through the darkest times of his life.

 

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