| 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 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 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.
| 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 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 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 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 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 1, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is such a worthwhile event even if you're not shopping for a boat, because the show offers so many other things to see and do and buy.
Running around the Bahia Mar Yachting Center and the Broward County...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:59 PM
There are innovations wherever you look at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Anglers will be especially impressed when they check out all the new center console, bay and flats boats at the Broward County Convention Center.
One of the most...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The largest motorboat stretches more than 196 feet and the smallest just over 10.
The biggest has six bedrooms for 12 guests, and the smallest would be a tight squeeze for five to sit.
The price for the largest: $46.25 million. The price for the...