Since the 1950s, malls have been destinations—magnets attracting Americans in need of more than just the latest in ready-to-wear fashions. Malls have meant first jobs, blind dates, holiday photos and ear piercings; they’ve been America’s public squares for the last 60 years. And while it seems that in the face of online shopping there’s a general downturn in the retail sector, South Florida’s malls are reinventing themselves—not only to survive, but also to thrive.
Take a deep dive into South Florida’s artificial reef system that’s turning rigs and rubble into underwater jungles of corals that are the perfect playground for marine life and humans alike.
Add the word "big" and you have the description of the modern sport fishing boat in the age of technology.
In addition to the financial benefits the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show brings to the community, the event is also deep-rooted with historical ties to many Fort Lauderdale establishments, like the Bahia Mar—the event’s official host, which is receiving a noteable facelift in time for November.
We asked, you voted. This year’s definitive guide to the best of Fort Lauderdale includes the winners of categories from best beach bar, to best date night, to best grocer. Our year-long poll garnered more than 2,500 votes, so thank you to all who participated.
You know those family passports you filed away and locked up in the home office? Grab them, because this summer is about filling their pages with stamps. We’ve compiled 10 travel itineraries, not just for this year, but also for the years to come. We’re wary of calling this a “bucket list,” because while the phrase emphasizes that each trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, it also makes the goal crossing each item off. We hope you won’t simply draw lines through each number like a to-do list. We hope you try new foods, appreciate foreign architecture and discover other cultures. And most importantly, we hope you are moved. Not just by planes, buses and trains, but by the places you discover and the people you meet along the way.
Researchers wonder why the wild monkeys, escapees of a veritable primate prison, keep disappearing
There was Disneyland in California. The author recalls the early years of the original Disney theme park.
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