| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is adding another location and other first-time offerings this year as part of efforts to improve the event year after year, organizers announced Monday.
The Pier 66 Marina along Southeast 17th...
| Jul 19, 2014
With confidence rebounding in South Florida's lodging sector as tourism flourishes, a Boca Raton-based foreign investment group has spent more than $60 million in past months to acquire six hotels and small inns in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
And more will...
| Mar 13, 2014
Guy Harvey is perhaps best known for his gamefish T-shirt designs, but the marine artist and conservationist's artwork is about to make waves on a whole new level.
Norwegian Cruise Line has tapped Harvey to design the signature hull artwork for its...
| Mar 7, 2014
Improvements in transportation and infrastructure will be critical to Broward County's economic growth, business leaders said Thursday during a panel discussion.
The All Aboard Florida passenger train between Miami and Orlando, the intermodal railway...
| Apr 19, 2014
Other than Sunday's rains, this year's Tortuga Music Festival was a hit. Big crowds, booked hotel rooms and great performances.
Yes, by many measures, it was a success — except one. The 2014 Tortuga Music Festival fell short of raising the bar...
| Oct 31, 2013
This is what you can expect to find at the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that opens today: More than 1,000 gleaming boats of every size and shape and price range imaginable; a sultry fireworks show and a first-time ever children's clinic...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:32 AM
Fighting fires on land has its risks, but tackling blazes on yachts, whether in the water or docked, presents its own challenges.
That's what more than a dozen Fort Lauderdale and Davie firefighters learned Tuesday during specialized marine firefighting...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Phil Purcell sees potential to increase business collaboration across county lines when it comes to South Florida's marine industry — a roughly $14 billion economic engine.
The newly appointed executive director of the Marine Industries...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Philip Purcell is the executive director of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida. The MIASF promoting advocacy and professionalism works on behalf of the marine industry and its 7 billion dollar plus impact to South Florida with 90,000...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Boatbound, a San Francisco-based boat rental company, is giving away one boat during this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
To win the Bayliner Element boat, worth more than $17,000, show goers need to sign up at the Boatbound...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Seafair: Here's one megayacht worth boarding at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The 228-foot Seafair will feature a dozen original drawings by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Pablo Picasso, plus other works by...