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24 min ago | Hispanic Business
The free service along Riverwalk would shuttle people across the to the east. The one-year pilot project could be in operation by the middle of October if approved by commissioners at their as it is to cross Himmarshee or Las Olas or any road," said Chiarelli, whose agency runs the Sun Trolley system that provides street transportation in the city.
3 hrs ago | Boating Industry
I spent most of last week down in Key Largo at the Chaparral & Robalo dealer meeting as the company pulled out all the stops as it kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration. It was in 1965 that Buck Pegg started Chaparral in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and about a decade later that he moved the company to its current Nashville, Georgia, headquarters.
7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire
Paydiant co-founder Chris Gardner will speak on the value of mobile wallets for merchants at the 2014 Merchant Advisory Group Annual Conference . The event takes place September 16-18 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Typically, poolside restaurants are all about burgers, fries, salsa and chips, but the Westin hotel chain came up with a different idea-a sushi bar . Amatsu is a Japanese Sushi Bar located directly poolside in the Westin Beach Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
8 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Italian eatery - formerly known as D'Angelo Pizza, Wine Bar, Tapas - is expected to open Sept. 25 at 5920 Coral Ridge Drive.
8 hrs ago | Local10.com
EXACTLY HOW THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO THAT SHOOTING IN THE FIRST PLACE. ALSO RIGHT NOW, A STOLEN STATUE RETURNED.
12 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
Saturday night at Culture Room was even more crowded than the usual sold out show as a Biblical downpour prevented any outside smoking or socializing.
13 hrs ago | Miami New Times
In honor of man's best friend and a great cause, Lokal is introducing the first ever Yappy Hour today. Yappy hours are a thing in Fort Lauderdale and basically invites your dog to drink with you at happy hour.
13 hrs ago | CBS Local
The Fort Lauderdale Police Department wants help from the public identifying a man who robbed a Family Dollar store and the entire theft was captured on surveillance video. According to police, the suspect actually warned other customers while standing in line at the cash register that he was about to do something and they should not get involved.
15 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
Fort Lauderdale has come a long way in its dining scene over the past few years, but the city has been lagging behind in the Asian department all along. Sure, there have been Chinese restaurants, a Vietnamese spot, a million Thai-sushi joints, and a recently opened modern Asian concept on Las Olas ; however, for those who crave the full-flavored fare found across the continent, there has been much to be desired.
16 hrs ago | Daily Mail
On trial for double murder during Dunkin' Donuts robberies, defendant dares the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent' The felonies were racked up during robberies in 2008 where Herard and four accomplices stuck up Dunkin' Donuts locations at gunpoint Awaiting sentencing for a murder committed in 2008 during a robbery of a Dunkin Donuts, a South Florida man took the stand and dared the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent.' A jury convicted James Herard, 25, back in May of 18 felony counts related to a string of armed robberies committed in Broward County in 2008 that ended with the deaths of two men.
MOST people would plea for their life if faced with death. But a convicted murderer has instead dared a judge to execute him.
LATER AND TAKE YOU INSIDE THE DOLPHINS LIKE A ROOM. LOSSLESS BOULEVARD MISSING ONE OF ITS MOST FAMOUS MARKERS NATIVE AMERICAN STATUTE THAT LISTED OUTSIDE OF A CIGAR SHOP FOR DECADES HAS BEEN STOLEN.
It's 8:15 p.m. and the four-member crew of Fort Lauderdale Fire Department Engine 8 has just made its way back to the firehouse after two back-to-back calls - one where an SUV plowed into a store and another where a family smelled something burning in the attic. The station's alarm system blares.
Octavio Reyes, 36, was reported missing on Aug. 31. He'd told family members he was headed to Club 301 the night before, but never showed up. A day later, Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies found his 2000 Ford F-150 burned on Shell Point Road in Ruskin.
A proposed private passenger rail line with plans to eventually run from Miami to Orlando has chosen a company to manufacture its passenger cars. Siemens announced this week that it has been awarded the contract to build the cars and diesel-electric locomotives for All Aboard Florida.
Chef/owner Philip Darmon is an Australian native who spent the past decade traveling the globe, cooking for the rich and famous aboard luxury motor yachts.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:43 pm
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