Singing the marine industry’s praises Music, educational seminars and family-fun activities will take place during the annual Marine Industry Day on Saturday, June 18, at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale. For more information go to www.marineindustryday.org.
New overnight lodging facilities are so sorely missed at Flamingo in Everglades National Park that potential concessionaires are being offered early payback of their construction costs — $5,350,000 at least, and more if they choose to build more than the minimum required by a new prospectus.
The sawfish is a peculiar creature with a long snoot resembling an oldtime lumberjack’s two-man felling saw, with long teeth on both sides. If you haven’t seen one of those, imagine a modern hedge trimmer’s blade.
Hollywood buddies Ed White and Bill Stuber fish frequently in South Florida’s coastal mangroves and the Intracoastal. Though the friends rarely end their outings empty handed, the yield is never seafood. “We find all kinds of weird things; computers, tools, beach chairs — even guns,” Bill Stuber said.
The numbers are in: 2015 set a record for shark attacks around the world with 98 incidents, including six human fatalities. That total is 26 more than the previous year and 40 more than the figure from one decade prior.
Karen Foster and Jim McBrayer aboard McBrayer's sailboat at the Royal Palm Yacht Basin in Dania Beach. The sailing duo, who met about four years ago as members of Sailing Singles of South Florida, fell for each other during a cruise to Key West.
Navigating the singles scene can be as adventurous as sailing the seven seas — one day gliding smoothly under sunny skies and the next day facing the eye of a hurricane. Sailing Singles of South Florida has experience in dealing with both kinds of challenges.
Over 200 vendors will display everything from flip flops to fishing gear on Jan 23-24 at the annual Nautical Flea Market, hosted by the cities of Lighthouse Point and Pompano Beach.
Singing the marine industry’s praises Music, educational seminars and family-fun activities will take place during the annual Marine Industry Day on Saturday, June 18, at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale. For more information go to www.marineindustryday.org.
Karen Foster and Jim McBrayer aboard McBrayer's sailboat at the Royal Palm Yacht Basin in Dania Beach. The sailing duo, who met about four years ago as members of Sailing Singles of South Florida, fell for each other during a cruise to Key West.

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