September 17, 2021

Lifestyle

Florida adult and teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago this month, Floridians voted overwhelmingly in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2016

Game-changer for student businesses

Two student-run companies have acquired high-traffic retail space in the Reitz Student Union for a full academic year. Read more »
Published on 9/30/2016

A 30-minute ‘me' break can make you a better worker, study shows

New research suggests that detaching from work during a lunch break can boost energy and help you to better respond to the demands of the day. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2016

Florida ranks #43 in the 'Best (and Worst) States for Families to Live a Richer Life' survey

Is there a place in America where families can have it all — high income, job security, safe neighborhoods, affordable child care and a good education? Read more »
Published on 8/16/2016

Florida's population exploding; expected to reach 20.7 million by end of 2016

Analysis by Cushman & Wakefield depicts a thriving economy in Florida driven by explosive population growth and high consumer confidence. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2016

The spirited growth of Florida distilleries

The number of Florida distilleries is growing thanks to regulatory changes. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement and luxury charter

Bob Saxon Associates, has joined MarineMax as part of the new endeavor that will be headquartered at the MarineMax Yacht Center in Pompano Beach, Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/23/2016

Tattoos don't matter in the workplace, UM finds

Having a tattoo has no impact on an individual's employment or earnings, according to a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Driving for dough: Jazzed-up golf driving ranges are growing

A chain of jazzed-up driving ranges is seeing the kind of growth in traffic that traditional golf courses envy. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

AAA: Number of holiday travelers expected to top 100 million for the first time

Nearly one in three Americans to take a holiday trip this year Read more »
Published on 12/16/2015

Strong sales & critical acclaim mark 14th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach

The 14th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach closed amid reports of strong sales and an enthusiastic reception from collectors, institutions, gallerists and critics from across the Americas and the world Read more »
Published on 12/7/2015

Retirement enclaves in Florida

Around Florida, some retiree communities are giving new meaning to the word ‘niche.' From a union-built enclave of retired letters carriers in Polk County to a haven for car buffs and RVers in Marion County, retirement communities are attracting residents who want to be with like-minded people. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Political leanings among Florida's retirees

As a whole, voters born during the Baby Boomer generation are generally more liberal than those born in the earlier “Silent Generation” but more conservative than younger “Generation X” and “Millennial” voters. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Back to business: Volunteering in retirement

Retirees looking to get back to business are tapping many different avenues. Some join the Service Corps of Retired Executives or angel investor networks. Former leaders of Fortune 100 companies simply continue to pursue opportunities that excite them. SCORE has 925 volunteers in Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

UF/IFAS experts predict food trends for 2016

As 2015 starts to wind down, world-renowned food scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are already predicting trends for 2016. Read more »
Published on 11/19/2015

Home-grown menus

Every luxury hotel in Florida worth its stars or diamonds features vast greenswards, riotous hibiscus, rows of Washington Palms, endless coleus. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

A famous juggler's concrete plans

By the time Anthony Commarota was 8, he had become one of the best jugglers in the world, appearing on the ABC variety show “That's Incredible.” Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Counter insurgency: Fighting Jim Crow

Fifty-five years ago, Clarence Fort helped desegregate Tampa by staging non-violent sit-ins. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Bullets before breakfast: Ma Barker's house is for sale

The house where Ma Barker died 80 years ago is being offered to the state. The price: $1 million Read more »
Published on 4/28/2015

Big top for the BigTop: Feld Entertainment finds a home in Manatee County

Feld Entertainment finds a home in Manatee County spacious enough to house its giant productions. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Florida food worth worshipping

When two of the biggest food trends collide -- the booming demand for local ingredients and big-city celebrity chefs -- it's joyous confusion. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Killing Field: Frank Laumer spreads the word about a Dade battlefield

A long-ago battle still echoes for a Hernando County man. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Star Power: Celebrity chefs in Florida

More celebrity chefs are setting up shop in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Driving for dough in Florida's golf resort industry

Sheila Johnson's big move into Florida's golf resort industry began with a cold call. A broker called the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television to gauge her interest in buying one of Florida's best-known golf retreats, the struggling Innisbrook Resort near Tampa. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Orlando's net gain: A major sports venue

The U.S. Tennis Association is planning a $60-million training and competition facility at Lake Nona. The center will have 106 courts for players of all skill levels. It could open by late 2016. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

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