Attorney discipline: 14 punished in South Florida

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 14 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by The Florida Bar. The actions: Rashmi Airan-Pac e, of South Miami, was granted a disciplinary revocation, with leave to seek readmission after five years, effect.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2015

Tampa, Port Richey attorneys disciplined by state Supreme Court

An attorney in Tampa and one in Port Richey were disciplined this week by the Florida Supreme Court, among 22 attorneys in the state. The Florida Bar is responsible for administering statewide discipline to enforce the state Supreme Court’s rules of pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2015

Local business, tourists not happy about Uber exiting Broward County

South Florida's Uber supporters — including business owners and some of the tourists that the region spends so many dollars to attract — were quick to blast their disappointment on social media platforms about the ride-sharing service's departure from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2015

Nearly 30 local attorneys to be honored for 50 years of service

The Florida Bar later this month will recognize 196 attorneys for 50 years of service, including 29 from Central Florida. The attorneys will be recognized for their dedication to the practice of law during a June 26 luncheon at The Florida Bar Annual Con.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2015

5 things to know, including South Florida"s swift reduction in "zombies"

Good morning, South Florida. 1. 'Night of the Living Dead' may be over for South Florida real estate "Zombie foreclosures" are down 46 percent in South Florida, year-over-year, according to RealtyTrac. This is when a lender comes to foreclose on a house.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2015

5 things to know, including Florida"s two potential candidates for president

Good morning, South Florida. Happy Passover. Happy Easter. 1. Rubio ready to announce his next move It looks like U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will announced his bid on April 13 at downtown Miami's Freedom Tower. A recent poll from Quinnipiac University ranks .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2015

5 things to know, including more noise from Trump and some heat for Vanilla Ice

Good morning, South Florida. Man, that Donald Trump makes a lot of noise. 1. Trump just wants to cut the lawn Donald Trump has sued the city of Doral over its noise ordinance. The city's code compliance department has slammed his resort, the Trump Natio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2015

Universal’s Sapphire Falls permits reveal more than just resort plans

Universal Parks & Resorts' latest water permit applications for Sapphire Falls hint at other activity that might be planned for Orlando — including a new restaurant, parking garage and possibly a water park. The permits, granted by the South Florida Wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2015

5 things to know, including the Uber, Lyft smackdown in Broward County

Good morning, South Florida. Pop quiz: What company is worth more? Exxon Mobil Corp., Berkshire Hathaway, Google or Apple? (See answer in last item.) 1. Uber and Lyft dealt regulatory setback in Broward County "If you're going to run a business ... you .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2015

Avis Budget Expands Fleet, Now Flaunts a Maserati Ghibli - Analyst Blog

Avis Budget Group, Inc. ( CAR ) has added  Maserati's Ghibli to its Avis Car Rental's fleet. Ghibli is available at only select locations, including Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Orlando, San Francisco and South Florida. The 2015.....»»

Category: blogSource: nasdaqJan 9th, 2015

Fifteen South Florida health centers awarded grants under Obamacare

The federal government awarded $13.4 million in grants to 48 health centers in Florida, including 15 in South Florida, through the Affordable Care Act. The money will support the creation of 215 jobs so the clinics can increase access to primary care. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2014

Publicly traded adult entertainment company secures South Florida site for $15.3 million

An affiliate company of RCI Hospitality has purchased a property where one of its brands, Tootsie's Cabaret, is a tenant, Miami-Dade County property records show. The buyer, RCI Holdings Inc., is the largest subsidiary of the Houston-based company known .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 31 min. ago

NVR scoops up Fairfax development site for luxury townhomes

Reston-based homebuilder NVR Inc. is planning to build a 141-unit luxury townhouse community just south of the Vienna/Fairfax GMU Metro station in Fairfax, a long-sought-after property that has been looked at by other homebuilders in the past including Le.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 31 min. ago

Florida gas prices may drop below $2 a gallon by December, GasBuddy forecasts

Gas price drops are expected to accelerate from Labor Day through the holidays, and that means as many as 20 states — including Florida — could have average gas prices below $2 per gallon as the national average for December slips to $1.98, GasBuddy f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2015

Chinese consumers most satisfied with their looks among Asians

When it comes to being confident about their physical looks, it seems that the Chinese are most contented among their Asian peers, including Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea, finds a GfK survey. Nearly one in 10 (9.8 per cent) in ........»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 2nd, 2015

China"s military is jangling nerves again

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military warned on Saturday on its founding anniversary of growing risks along its borders, including in the disputed waters of the South and East China Seas. The Chinese military, the world's largest, has embarked upon an ambi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2015

SNAPSHOT: Sunny; Twins win; Perkins haters; BWCA-area manhunt; New Prince jam; Australia"s challenges (Video)

Today's Twin Cities weather, sports scores and schedules, conversation starters, traffic and flight information: Local weather Sunny, high of 85 National weather Stormy weather for the Gulf Coast and Florida Today's headlines Police seek South St. P.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2015

Morning Movers: Whole Foods Flops on Earnings Miss; ConocoPhillips Gains

Stocks appear set for a quiet open a day after the Federal Reserve appeared to stay on track for a 2015 rate hike. South Florida Virtual Tour S&P 500 futures have gained 0.3%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have risen 0.3%. Nasdaq Composite fu.....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJul 30th, 2015

This region is the fraud capital of America

The big money is in Medicare, mortgage and identity theft-tax refunds schemes. Shady dealings run amok in sunny South Florida where creative crooks are coming up with scams of every sort, from fake Jamaican lotteries to basic identity theft. The three.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 29th, 2015

Cuba Beat Concerts in Miami

Eventus and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, celebrating its now 10th anniversary season, announced today the second season of their concert series, CUBA BEAT, sponsored by Baptist Health South Florida. Due to the un.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 29th, 2015