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  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park Saturday and Sunday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park Saturday and Sunday
    Get outdoors and explore Everglades National Park for free Saturday and Sunday to celebrate opening day weekend. The park service is offering free entrances at more than 100 U.S. national parks to commemorate the holiday. There are lots of fun...
  • Fort L Chamber opposes Panthers' request

    Another business group has come out against the proposal for more hotel tax money from the Florida Panthers. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce hadn't taken a position on the controversy, but last night voted unanimously to oppose the...
  • Dania Beach opposes Florida Panthers request

    Another city has come out officially opposed to the Florida Panthers hockey team's request for $80 million in additional tourist taxes. Dania Beach commissioners voted unanimously this week to take a stance against the Panthers request. Dania Beach...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

    For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
    While the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU knew that food would be the subject of its current exhibition, director Jo Ann Arnowitz wanted to be sure the show concerned more than recipes and restaurants. "It starts with the growers, the grocers, the cattle...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships
    With the success of its latest ships, Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its fleet again. The line announced it has come to an agreement with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two "Breakaway-Plus" vessels to debut in 2018 and 2019. The 4,200-...
  • Jan Sherbin: Ukraine needs a Marshall Plan

    President Obama has pledged $50 million to help Ukraine achieve stability and says economic reform should be at the forefront of the program, along with reduced reliance on imported Russian natural gas. To use these funds effectively, he might look to the...
  • Royal Caribbean sending Quantum of the Seas to China in May 2015; Anthem now heading to N.J.

    Royal Caribbean sending Quantum of the Seas to China in May 2015; Anthem now heading to N.J.
    In a move that at least one South Florida cruise industry specialist calls “shocking,” Royal Caribbean International announced late Wednesday plans to base its newest ship in Shanghai, China in May 2015. The 4,180-passenger Quantum of the...
  • Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

    Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard
    The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives. After a...
  • South Florida's top 11 day trips

    South Florida's top 11 day trips
    This is part three of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. When it comes to day-trip adventures in Southeast Florida, we wanted to go beyond the obvious – beaches and Walt Disney World – to offer some off-the-beaten-...
  • Guy Harvey to design hull artwork for Norwegian Escape

    Guy Harvey to design hull artwork for Norwegian Escape
    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...