| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Pompano Beach is gearing up to welcome the newest asset in its tourism marketing arsenal — the 219-room Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront scheduled to open July 1.
The oceanfront resort is the first hotel to break ground in Pompano...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:54 PM
So you've wanted to explore an estuary on Florida's east coast, but didn't want to bother with having to get, you know, your own boat? Fortunately, the park rangers and volunteers at the Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area, a park of pristine...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:23 PM
L.J. Kellam Construction, LLC is the first builder on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to achieve the Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification by the United States Green Building Council. The Platinum rating is the highest...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:42 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE -- Two of the nine villas offered in the amenity-rich enclave of Venice Harbor in Las Olas have gone under contract – almost immediately following the recent start of the development's second phase of construction.
| May 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A young humpback whale swam less than six feet away from Bryant Austin while he was snorkeling off the Kingdom of Tonga in 2004.
Lowering his camera, afraid it would get struck out of his hand, Austin was mesmerized by the marine mammal's subtly hued...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Cycling enthusiasts have long dreamed of having a paved trail through the center of Florida that would give riders a continuous path from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Now that vision may become reality.
The budget the Legislature passed...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The Atlantic Ocean is expected to churn out 18 named tropical storms, nine hurricanes and four major hurricanes during the season that stretches from June through November, according to a report released Wednesday by Colorado State University's...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
MIAMI FIU has a press conference this afternoon to introduce Anthony Evans as the school's new basketball coach, but the real star in the room is FIU's new basketball court, which was finished this week.
The court features the Atlantic ocean on the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Atlantic Ocean could produce more "major" hurricanes this year than it did in 2012, according to a company that provides weather forecasts for corporate clients.
In an early hurricane forecast released Thursday, ImpactWeather Inc. predicted that 2013...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Florida's rivers are in trouble.
That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers.
Of the 22 rivers studied,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:37 PM
As if the East Coast needed more problems, on the heels of Sandy's departure now comes the arrival of a Nor'easter this week.
We've all heard the term, but what does it mean? A Nor'easter is a strong area of low pressure that tracks up the East Coast...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The bodies of the two men killed in Saturday's small plane crash in Moriches Inlet, off the South Shore of Long Island, N.Y. have been recovered.
Earlier in the day, the U.S. Coast Guard said a man and woman had been killed. The victims have now been...