FL Restaurant In Business For 30 Years Closing Due To High Costs: "Everything Just Keeps Going Up"
Longstanding restaurants are an important part of Florida's communities. They give people a place to create memories and celebrate important milestones that can be repeated over the years.Read full story
FL Is Getting A New Location Of A Hot Chicken Chain Restaurant With $5 Sandwiches On Opening Day
It seems that hot chicken is all the rage right now. Some people just love spicy foods, and hot chicken is a perfect fit for those preferences. The hot chicken craze followed the fried chicken sandwich trend of 2019, according to Watt Poultry.Read full story
This Retailer Has 6 Stores In Florida, But It's Been Named At "Risk" For Bankruptcy
According to a 2013 survey by Huffpost, worry that one's home isn't clean or organized enough was a top concern and source of stress for respondents. According to Simply Productive reporting in the summer of 2033, there are concrete benefits to having an organized home, including improved focus and less anxiety.Read full story
An International Company Is Building A $200 Million Facility In Florida That Could Create 600 Jobs
According to information from Florida's Governor's office released in mid-November of 2023, the state of Florida’s labor force has grown or remained steady for 36 consecutive months.Read full story
The FL Restaurant With The "Best" Burger Smokes its Meats On-Site & Is Similarly Priced To Fast Food
Countless restaurants in Florida serve burgers. And plenty of them do a great job of it. But only one can be considered "the best." And reaching that goal usually means that a restaurant has to go above and beyond - usually by offering something extra, like items that are made from scratch and in-house so that customers can't get the product anywhere else.Read full story
Beloved Retro Florida Restaurant Closes Suddenly, Cites "Insanely Rising Costs"
Many people consider it a treat to go out and eat at a restaurant. After all, someone else does all the cooking and cleaning. And you just get to focus on the food and the experience.Read full story
Billionaire Mark Cuban Invests In Florida-Headquartered Startup With a Unique Product
If you've ever watched the television show "Shark Tank" on television, you've probably seen Mark Cuban. According to Forbes, Cuban's net worth is over $6 billion, and he owned the Dallas Mavericks, but is reportedly selling a majority stake in the team to the Adelson and Dumont families, according to NBA.com.Read full story
A Manufacturing Plant in Florida is Closing, Resulting In The Loss Of Dozens Of Jobs
According to Manufacts, Florida is home to around 20,000 manufacturing companies, bringing in over 380,000 jobs. According to Thomas.net, some of Florida's top manufacturing companies are Stanron Steel Specialities, Fine Line Machine, and Precision Turning, to name a few examples.Read full story
Jack In The Box Is Reportedly Coming Back To Florida
If I were to ask Floridians to name the most popular California-based fast food chain, I'd suspect you'd mention In-N-Out Burger - mostly because there has been some speculation about the chain possibly coming to Florida - with Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis weighing in, according to WPTV.Read full story
The Three Florida Cities Where You Allegedly Need to Be "Rich" To Afford a House
If you live in or are considering moving to Florida, you probably already know that property values are soaring. According to data from Zillow, Florida has the second most valuable housing market in the entire country.Read full story
A Foreclosure "Crisis" Is Possible Due To Florida's New Condo Law, According To FL Politicians
Many expenses in Florida have risen over the last couple of years. Examples are housing, insurance, and energy prices. However, some Floridians are seeing another example of price increases - raising condo fees and assessments in response to Florida's new condo law (Senate Bill 154) that requires inspections for some condos and for associations to set aside monetary reserves for the future funding of necessary repairs.Read full story
FL's Favorite "Fast Food" Joint Is Making Huge Changes To Its Most "Unique" And "Beloved" Item
Floridians who grew up decades ago may remember a time when you could eat at a fast-food restaurant and be rewarded with a simple toy and a side of cookies. Times have changed, and restaurants want to change along with them in order to be as appetizing and competitive as possible.Read full story
After 84 Years, A Well-Known Florida Farm Closed Down. But You Can Still Get Its Farm Favorites
Although the agricultural landscape is changing in Florida as the citrus industry shrinks, agriculture still brings a significant amount of money to Florida's economy. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in 2020, farm cash receipts equaled just over $7 billion.Read full story
A Florida City Is Reportedly A "Costco Desert" Due to Population And "Economics"
Despite its popularity, Florida only has 31 Costcos in the state, according to the company's website. There are entire social media threads devoted to getting more Costcos in Florida.Read full story
This Florida "Iconic Dive Bar Gem" Has Been Called The State's "Best," As Well as The "Dumpiest"
According to the Urban Dictionary, the phrase "dive bar" is rather vague, as it means "a well-worn, unglamorous bar, often serving a cheap, simple selection of drinks to a regular clientele."Read full story
Florida-Based "Innovative Farming Company" Files For Bankruptcy, Equipment To Be Auctioned Off
Florida is arguably conducive to agriculture because of its temperate climate. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2021, Florida accounted for 1.7 percent of U.S. farm sector cash receipts, totaling $7.5 billion.Read full story
Florida's "Worst" Large Airport Was Previously Ranked As The Nation's Second "Worst"
If I were to ask you the factors that make an airport a pleasant place to be with a good user experience, I'd suspect that you'd mention factors such as reliability, value, and efficiency.Read full story
"Beloved" Florida Eatery Has Abruptly Closed And Is Reportedly Being "Razed To Make Way For Condos"
They say that change is inevitable, but sometimes it is also difficult when you lose access to an eatery that you've enjoyed for many years. For some Floridians, long-standing restaurants and ice cream or hot dog stands are signs of a time gone by that has wonderful memories, and few people want to lose them.Read full story
Residents In A FL Community Allege Their HOA Fees May Rise To Over $1,000 Per Month: "Too Much"
According to South Florida Agent reporting in the summer of 2022, a whopping 45% of Florida homes are part of a homeowner's association, which is the highest in the nation. The site also says that the average monthly fee for Floridians is around $389.Read full story
A FL Brewery With 4 Locations & Called A "Great Place" Files For Bankruptcy and Closes One Location
Statistics suggest that bankruptcy filings are up from one year ago. Specifically, according to U.S. Courts, there were 418,724 bankruptcy filings in the year ending June 2023, compared with 380,634 cases for that period in 2022.Read full story