| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor.
But it soon may get easier — and less expensive.
Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Broward County’s median price for existing single-family homes hit $285,000 last month, a 3 percent jump from a year ago, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors said Thursday.
In Palm Beach County, the median price was $280,000, 4 percent higher...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Canoe class: South Florida is full of waterways, and the Broward County Parks and Recreation Division wants to help those who are reluctant to dip an oar or paddle in the water. The next class is at 9 a.m. Thursday at West Lake Park, 1200 Sheridan St., in...
| Aug 16, 2014
The countdown to the new school year is on in Broward County, and so is last-minute back-to-school shopping.
Students and parents headed to local stores Friday to stock up on paper, color pencils and other school supplies needed for the new school...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.
Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Home construction is on the upswing across Palm Beach County, with annualized starts increasing 9 percent from a year ago.
Over the past four quarters, builders have started 2,224 homes, townhomes and villas, compared with 2,034 over the same period the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The il Lugano hotel on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale has changed ownership.
The 104-suite hotel was sold Thursday for $21.6 million to Claremont Ft. Lauderdale Suites LLC, said Barry Lapides, a Miami-based attorney and partner with Berger...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:15 PM
MIRAMAR – When you walk into the office of Miramar’s new head football coach, you immediately notice a giant, new banner stretched high across the back wall.
It features the Patriots’ logo – same as the New England Patriots&...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The most expensive piece of real estate in Broward County must lie at the bottom of Port Everglades. That's where officials are going to spend $18 million to buy an extra foot of clearance for ships.
Broward county commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday...
| Aug 17, 2014
Despite strong job creation, South Florida gets fewer financial incentives from the state than Florida’s other large metro areas, a new state report shows.
The reason: Open land and office space are hard to come by here, so the region has a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours.
As an estimated 265,000 students return...