| May 25, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Some homeowners fearful of high hurricane winds damaging their residences believe they have found a solution.
They have opted to build circular-style homes manufactured by Deltec in Asheville, N.C.
Although Deltec's homes are often described as...
| Oct 10, 2013
D. Cameron Findlay, ADM's recently hired senior vice president and general counsel, last month paid $2.62 million for a 21st-floor condo in a new tower in Chicago's Lincoln Park community.
Findlay closed on the unit in early September, before Archer...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 12 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A giant 40-ton alligator head that turned many heads as it floated along the New River last year on its way to Art Basel has grown a spine.
Hollywood-based artist and wildlife photographer Lloyd Goradesky is bringing back his floating Gator In the Bay...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport officials are investigating whether a design flaw or procedural error was at play after five enormous concrete runway support beams crashed three stories to the ground on Saturday.
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Since Hurricane Wilma struck eight years ago, the majestic, eight-story library downtown has been poked and prodded like a long-term hospital patient.
Scaffolding stood in the way of its acclaimed architecture. Plastic tarps and yellow construction...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:06 PM
MARINELAND, Fla. - Her eyes are cloudy now, a blueish-gray haze blocking out some of the sunlight that glints off the water in her habitat.
She doesn't always move as nimbly as the dozen other dolphins sharing her space, either.
But that's OK, because...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Orange County School Board has agreed to pay more than $375,000 to settle two lawsuits with a former roofing contractor.
The settlement with Curtis Hodges, president of Hodges Brothers Roofing in Orlando, will initially cost the district $425,000,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For Solar Decathlon 2013, we put a virtual microphone in front of some teams and let the competitors explain their home design, in their own words. First up: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which like the 19 other teams in the Department of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:42 AM
It looked other-worldly, three-stories high and offering 55,000 square feet of floor space, floating above four triangular posts at the corner of Glendale Boulevard and East Broadway.
“It was kind of like a spaceship. It just hovered there,”...