| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:07 AM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
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 —...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:48 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 10:21 AM
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.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...