| May 15, 2013
| 4:51 AM
UPDATE: A free tour of El Galeón is the hottest ticket in town.
By Tuesday, history-hungry South Floridians had snapped up 20,000 free tickets to tour the 170-foot replica, according to Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law.
| Dec 1, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A possible conflict with Miami's massive boat show is not enough to sink South Florida's hopes of hosting the 50th Super Bowl, officials working to secure the landmark game contend.
The concern was raised in a media report that the NFL may schedule...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Last week: The passing of E. Clay Shaw was sad for our community — not just because he was a great statesman but because he embodied a bygone era when congressional leaders worked for the betterment of the country with a bipartisan spirit rather...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:13 PM
As the city marks its first 100 years this weekend, officials are planning what the future should look like.
Downtown will expand with more offices and shops as well as more nearby condos and townhouses. The New River would be abuzz with entertainment...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Es una novedosa forma de atraer turistas latinoamericanos: hacer equipo con el cantante Tony Bennett en su nuevo álbum de duetos con artistas de América Latina e invitarlos a grabar videos de las mismas canciones en el condado de Broward.
La oficina de...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:08 AM
El año pasado un funcionario del condado de Broward hizo un viaje de cinco días a Nueva York para atender a la entrega de los premios de televisión Emmy. El público pagó por todo.
Tres empleados de la división de bibliotecas, con problemas de dinero,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday to you. We know you're all anxious to get on with your day so the weekend will come that much faster. So with that, here are the top five stories you should be reading this morning. * The Sun-Sentinel...
| Jun 6, 2010
At age 78, taxi tycoon and real estate investor Jesse Gaddis could easily afford to retire, hopping on his small plane to relax at his vacation homes in the Bahamas and North Carolina.
But the straight-talker who grew up poor on an Indiana farm, built...
| Jan 29, 2010
When South Florida hosted Super Bowl XLI in 2007, tourism officials and the Miami Dolphins knew the big game would be returning in 2010.
Today, when the region hosts its record 10th Super Bowl, there are no such assurances the game will be back.
| Aug 24, 2007
The leadership of Broward County's multibillion-dollar tourism industry demanded Thursday that Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle stop his attacks on homosexuality even as he pressed them to change a marketing campaign meant to attract gay tourists.
| Aug 8, 2007
Broward County commissioners sought Tuesday to stem the impact Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle's spate of inflammatory comments about homosexuality could have on the area's $1 billion-a-year gay tourism business.
Using words such as bigoted and...