| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
At one time, it was known as the tallest wooden amusement park ride in Florida: the mighty Hurricane roller coaster.
Today, the Hurricane is little more than a 100-foot-tall timber statue sitting silently next to Interstate 95 in Dania Beach. Its...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Homeowners will see a slight decrease in their tax rate under the town's $105.6 million budget plan for next year.
Residents will continue paying the same annual fire fee of $166.
Davie's base tax rate will remain at $508 per $100,000 of assessed...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:53 AM
One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea.
Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Broward County's Port Everglades will need to spend an extra $9 million if the seaport wants to host loaded supersized ships that will soon pass through an expanded Panama Canal, officials say.
A group within the Army Corps of Engineers is recommending...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Do you live in one of the 13 districts served by the Broward Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue, or interact with deputies at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades or the county courthouses?
BSO wants to hear from you. It's...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy has begun construction on a new $150,000 two-story 'wet trainer' that's expected to be completed in mid-September, the outfit announced this week.
The 640-square-foot training facility will feature a wet...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Fishing offshore has been easy with the light winds and anglers were catching bass around peppergrass and rockpiles using stick worms and topwater lures.
Capt. Alan Zaremba, of Hollywood, said...
| Jul 31, 2014
Broward County's popular export seminar, "11 Steps to Exporting – A Roadmap to Your Exporting Success!" will be offered Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Keiser University campus in Pembroke Pines at 1640 SW 145th Ave.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Customs processing for cruise passengers and cargo shipments at Port Everglades is expected to get a boost under a new agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The Fort Lauderdale seaport is one of 16 new partners in a program that allows...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Holland America Line's ms Amsterdam cruise ship will depart Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5 on a 114-day Grand World Voyage.
The world cruise will visit 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents, Holland America announced Monday. Shorter...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Yo, dude, it looks like you bombed out in Terrorism 101.
This is a DUHble doozy.
Deputies are looking for someone to drop the dime on a dude who reported a fake bomb threat at the Florida Power and Light plant at Port Everglades, reports the South...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...