The fate of the Gulfstream Hotel, the faded crown jewel of Lake Worth's historic downtown, appears at first glance to rest in the hands of the Schlesinger family of Palm Beach and Connecticut. The hoteliers/developers bought the property in 2005 but have fallen on hard times. The hotel is in foreclo ... More >>
On the heels of the Miami Marlins' trading away Hanley Ramirez to the Dodgers and Anibal Sanchez to the Tigers and working on a possible deal to send Josh Johnson to the Rangers comes a Forbes report that the Fish are on pace to set the record for drawing the fewest fans to a first-year ballpark sin ... More >>
The big business brains over at Forbes compiled a list of 200 American cities that the magazine says are the best for "business and careers."Don't get your hopes up, folks. Fort Loddy Doddy did terrible, coming in 192 out of 200. We barely beat out notorious hellhole Flint, Michigan.
Florida lawmakers tackled lots of pressing issues this past legislative sessions. They debated whether the barking tree frog should be the Sunshine State's official amphibian. They clashed over making it a crime to pick up pecans that have fallen from privately owned trees. The e ... More >>
If you need affirmation that West Palm Beach is too rich rich for your blood, Forbes has you covered. Using a semiscientific method that accounted for things like housing affordability, the cost-of-living index, and median salaries for college grads, the magazine produced a list of ... More >>
The end of January marks the closing of chef Michelle Bernstein's tenure at her namesake restaurant, Michelle Bernstein's at the Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach. Bernstein and husband partner David Martinez will continue to own and operate Sra. Martinez, Michy's, and Crumb on Parchment in Miami ... More >>
Esquire's Eat Like a Man blog gives us the heads up that according to Forbes, Smashburger is America's most promising company. As you may recall if you haven't been yet, Coral Springs just scored its own branch in early November.
If you've ever wondered where all the members of that oh-so-loathed "1%" that's not too hot with the Occupy Wall Street movement, look no further than Florida -- mostly South Florida.Forbes decided to use an interesting method to figure out the rankings for its list of "America's Millionaire Capi ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsIf you're a young professional, you're allegedly happy here.If you're a young professional in Fort Lauderdale, you probably don't hate your life -- at least according to research done by a company called Career Bliss.The company took surveys from a few thousand so-called youn ... More >>
newmexico.orgBill Koch's new prize: The world's only existing photograph of Billy the Kid.Bill Koch, one of the poorer Koch brothers -- by "poor," we mean he's worth $3.5 billion, compared to Charles and David Koch's $21.5 billion fortune, according to Forbes -- dropped a cool couple of million o ... More >>
As dozens of media outlets descend upon Jupiter this week, looking for any news from the on-going contract negotiations between the St. Louis Cardinals and their mega-awesome, all-time great, super-incredi-star, first baseman Albert Pujols, fans and concerned parties should look a few miles South ... More >>
FlickrThe closest you'll ever get to H. Wayne Huizenga's yacht.The region's economy has been shaken in recent years by the housing slump and by the collapse of Ponzi schemers like Madoff and Rothstein, but South Florida is still home to at least 20 billionaires, according to the most recent Forbe ... More >>
Flickr: marsmet47OK, maybe not everything... but our housing market sure is.We held out for as long as we could. Property values in Florida -- especially South Florida -- were always so much higher than those other Southern states. We were so smug, weren't we, in 2006?That's the year when the hou ... More >>
Flickr: Alliance for Retired AmericansDear South Florida elderly: Forbes says you and all your ballot casting friends should head north.Oh no! We've been dissed by a Forbes list! The magazine popular among rich old people is saying that South Florida is lousy place to be a rich old person. It ran ... More >>
For the H. Wayne Huizenga class, it makes perfect sense. You've already got a private jet for business, so why not get a "rectum water jet" for your most private business? The "bottom drier" comes standard, as the salesman must have mentioned, along with the heated seats and the symphony of pleasant ... More >>
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For the old cat burglars, all that's left is a movie script, a book proposal, and undying hatred for one another
After years of playing political hardball, Ron Gunzburger says he wants to take a softer approach with his nationally known Website
The Throw-the-Billionaire-a-Bone Memorial
Investigators are discovering a number of links between beach developers Albert and Dominick Miniaci and Broward underworld figures
Celebrated by a nationwide cavalcade of hype, Barry Diller's revolutionary new WAMI-TV hits the air. The verdict? Click.