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  • Career Spotlight: Media veteran heads publicity for Marine Industries Association of South Florida

    Career Spotlight: Media veteran heads publicity for Marine Industries Association of South Florida
    Who: Sharon Abramson was recently named director of public relations and marketing for the Marine Industries Association of South Florida in Fort Lauderdale, the organization that owns the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. As a South Florida...
  • Bahia Mar has storied history

    Bahia Mar has storied history
    The Bahia Mar Resort and Marina started life as an army fort—Fort Lauderdale, in fact—in 1839. In the mid-1800s, it became known as the House of Refuge for shipwrecked sailors. And during Prohibition, the Coast Guard moved in. Fort...
  • After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015

    After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015
    Recreational boating, one of the last industries to recover from the financial crisis, rebounded strongly in 2014 and stands poised to make up even more lost ground in 2015. All segments of South Florida's hefty marine industry are picking up —...
  • Mega-yachts event helps Kids In Distress

    Mega-yachts event helps Kids In Distress
    More than 300 supporters turned out for the lavish seaside Boys N' Toys event in Fort Lauderdale and raised $150,000 for Kids In Distress. The annual event provided attendees a chance to tour mega-yachts at the Northrop & Johnson luxury boatyard, the...
  • Crowds, exhibitors have fun in Fort Lauderdale

    The 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show concludes Monday and based on comments from many people, as well as my own observations, it has been one of the best shows ever. The weather was ideal for walking around the show's six marina sites and...
  • Taiwan's presence grows at Fort Lauderdale boat show

    Taiwan's presence grows at Fort Lauderdale boat show
    Already one of the world's top-10 yacht builders, Taiwan is raising its profile at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which wrapped up its five-day run Monday. This year, the Asian country became a sponsor of the show for the first time. Eight...
  • Success: Fort Lauderdale Boat Show brings sales, contacts, tourists

    Success: Fort Lauderdale Boat Show brings sales, contacts, tourists
    Strong sales. Business leads from around the world. A boost for tourism. Those were some results that participants cited from the 55th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that ended Monday. Exhibitors and attendees called the five-day...
  • Iconic Boca Raton Resort & Club may be sold

    Iconic Boca Raton Resort & Club may be sold
    The owner of the Boca Raton Resort & Club plans to put the iconic property up for sale, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday. An investment fund of Blackstone Group is shopping the resort to prospective owners after 10 years of ownership, said Gregory Rumpel,...
  • Fort Lauderdale Boat Show attendance highest since 2006, organizers say

    Fort Lauderdale Boat Show attendance highest since 2006, organizers say
    It was a banner year for the just-ended Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, with more venues than ever and the highest attendance since the recession hit, organizers said. Overall attendance jumped 6 percent from last year to its highest level...
  • Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls

    Davie Blvd. drawbridge openings lead to snarls
    Q: Can you check the traffic signal timing on Davie Boulevard? In the morning, eastbound Davie backs up from Interstate 95 all the way to Southwest Ninth Avenue. In the evening, westbound Davie backs up from U.S. 1 to Southwest 15th Avenue. Lori Dudman,...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Oct. 19: The 31st annual Ghost and Goblins open bass tournament is on Lake Okeechobee out of Clewiston. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Nancy J. Cotterman Children's Advocacy Center, which helps physically and sexually abused children in...