Zika Virus Impossible to Completely Eradicate

Zika Virus Impossible to Completely Eradicate






Zika Virus Impossible to Completely Eradicate The nation’s top health official is warning that homegrown Zika may be impossible to eradicate in the US. Zika and other diseases spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito “are really not controllable with current technologies,” says Dr. Tom Friedan, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]






Florida Fishing News: Watch out for migrating manatees!

Florida Fishing News: Watch out for migrating manatees!






Florida Fishing News: Watch out for migrating manatees! Manatee numbers are up and these bulky aquatic mammals are on the move this month! The annual migration of Florida manatees begins in November, as the weather cools and Manatee Awareness Month is celebrated. Watch out for manatees swimming in Florida’s rivers, bays or coastal waters. Keep […]






Real Estate Report: Miami

Real Estate Report: Miami






Ten-X, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, has released its Second Quarter 2016 Economic and Single-Family Housing Market Outlook Report for Miami, which reveals that while home sales continue to improve, the area’s homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest level since bottoming out in mid-2014. Homeownership in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach metro, […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update With all eyes on the November elections, it is quiet on the medical marijuana front. Minors get admitted to the program in Connecticut, and, speaking of the elections, we have news from Florida.  Connecticut Last Thursday, minors became eligible to qualify for medical marijuana. Under changes in the state’s medical marijuana system […]






Commercial Real Estate Report

Commercial Real Estate Report






Investor appetite for commercial real estate assets remains relatively healthy – despite ongoing geopolitical influences, which lend some uncertainty to the marketplace – as buyers look to increase allocations to the sector in their ongoing quest for yield. Scarcity of available product remains a factor in many markets as stakeholders keep an eye on interest-rate […]






US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index

US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index






US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced appraisals lagged behind what homeowners estimated by 1.26 percent in September, according to the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). This is a slight move toward equilibrium after a 1.56 percent gap between perceptions in […]






Florida Fishing and Boating News

Florida Fishing and Boating News






Florida Fishing and Boating News In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to remind boaters and others to continue using caution. “We have some damaged navigation markers and aids to navigation, derelict vessels, and other debris in some waterways – some of which may be submerged and […]






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Matthew could potentially cause $200-B in damage to coastal homes, and that number could rise depending on the path and intensity of the Category 4 storm. At least 954,000 people are at risk of major storm surge damage, according to […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update No medical cannabis for Missouri this year, polling looks good for the Florida initiative and tense for competing Arkansas initiatives, Colorado moves toward adding PTSD as a qualifying condition, and more.  Arkansas Last Thursday, the state’s highest court threw out a challenge to a medical marijuana initiative. The state Supreme Court has […]






Hurricane Matthew Now a ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm

Hurricane Matthew Now a  ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm






Hurricane Matthew Now a  ‘Powerful’ Category 5 Storm A hurricane southeast of Jamaica strengthened to a “Powerful” Category 5 storm late Friday, forecasters said, and watches were in place for that nation as well as the southeastern coast of Haiti. Hurricane Matthew is now the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since Felix in Y 2007. […]






Controversy Continues, Miami Beach Spraying Naled for Zika Mosquitoes

Controversy Continues, Miami Beach Spraying Naled for Zika Mosquitoes






Controversy Continues, Miami Beach Spraying Naled for Zika Mosquitoes The City of Miami Beach is slated to be sprayed again with Naled, a powerful insecticide, despite the continuing controversy over whether its use is warranted in the fight to eliminate Zika. Friday, Tom Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]






US Real Estate Report: Florida

US Real Estate Report: Florida






Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings and fewer all-cash closed sales in August, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,070 last month, up 8.2 percent from August 2015. “A continued lack of inventory – particularly in the […]






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development $DIS Four new luxury hotels are planned, a larger Convention Center, plus updated infrastructure is tied to the planned ‘Star Wars’ Land. Anaheim, California real estate developer-friendly and $6-B in recent investment, much of which is derived from Disney’s upcoming Stars Wars Land. The $6-B includes […]






US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise

US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise






CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released a new analysis showing 548,000 U.S. homeowners regained equity in Q2 2016 compared with the previous quarter, increasing the percentage of homes with positive equity to 92.9 percent of all mortgaged properties, or approximately 47.2 million homes. Nationwide, home equity […]






Zika Update: Banned Toxin Naled Spaying In Miami Beach

Zika Update: Banned Toxin Naled Spaying In Miami Beach






Zika Update: Banned Toxin Naled Spayings In Miami Beach In Miami-Dade County, Florida, the aerial spraying campaign against Zika-carrying mosquitoes has been referred to as a “blitz” that “could be one for the record books if the CDC records it as a success.”  The area began spraying the insecticide Naled from low-flying planes on 4 […]






US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees






US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees Beekeepers around the South Eastern US fear a new threat to their livelihoodm it is a fine mist beaded with neurotoxin, sprayed from the sky by government officials at war with Mosquitos that carry the Zika virus South Carolina beekeepers found millions of dead honey bees carpeting their […]






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach

Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach






Zika Virus Bearing Mosquitoes “Trapped” in Miami Beach Protect yourself with safe, natural solutions Florida officials Thursday said they have trapped the 1st Mosquitoes that tested positive for the Zika virus in the Miami area, further confirming reports of local US transmission of the illness that can cause severe birth defects. 3 Mosquito samples tested […]






Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations

Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations






Zika Cases Mounting in Popular Florida Tourist Destinations Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint comes as Zika cases mount in some of the most popular tourist […]






Florida Real Estate Report

Florida Real Estate Report






Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in July, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 24,083 last month, down 8 percent from July 2015, reflecting the state’s current shortfall in inventory. “Florida’s supply of for-sale homes remains tight, which […]






Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case

Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case






Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case The State of Florida is investigating a non-travel related Zika virus case in an area previously not known with active local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus, the state’s Governor Rick Scott said Tuesday. “Today, we learned that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is investigating one new […]






Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito

Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito






Safe Protections from the Zika Virus Bearing Mosquito The number of locally transmitted Zika virus cases has risen to 36 and health officials have confirmed the mosquito-borne virus is spreading outside the Miami neighborhood that has been the outbreak’s epicenter and could extend its reach across the US Gulf Coast. Late last week, the Centers […]






Music Industry Veteran Steven Machat Vs Marco Rubio for the US Senate

Music Industry Veteran Steven Machat Vs Marco Rubio for the US Senate






Music Industry Veteran Steven Machat Vs Marco Rubio for the US Senate In this age of politicians who put their gut “feelings” first and discard facts like fast-food wrappers, he might be the ideal leader for a new political enlightenment. Last September, Steven Machat threw his proverbial hat into the US Senate race to represent […]






Legalization of Marijuana on the Ballot in 9 States in November

Legalization of Marijuana on the Ballot in 9 States in November






Legalization of Marijuana on the Ballot in 9 States in November Ballot measures to liberalize laws involving marijuana use will be on the ballot in 9 states this November Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada all will have measures on the ballot to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Arkansas, Florida, Montana and Missouri, will decide […]






Visit Palm Beach

Visit Palm Beach






Visit Palm Beach The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County offers Northeast residents the perfect chance to plan a quick escape from the stifling Heat Dome — an upcoming week and weekend filled with arts and culture, 45 miles of Atlantic shoreline, and temperatures lower than in the Northeast. With more nonstop flights available from […]






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom? Blue-Green Algae is dangerous to people, pets and the environment The blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, can now be seen from space. And it can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and marine life. Skin rashes and respiratory issues can result from exposure to it, […]






Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.”

Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.”






Steven Machat (I-FL), “I can get things done.” Steven Machat, 64 anni, former Democrat, former Republican, now Independent, has thrown his “hat in the ring”  in a bid to unseat once Presidential hopeful and incumbent Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) from the US Senate. The dashing entertainment mogul, social activist, educator/author vows to overcome political divisions and […]






Florida Real Estate Report

Florida Real Estate Report






Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more closed sales, increased new listings and fewer days to a contract in May, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,518 last month, up 4.5 percent over the May 2015 figure. “Florida’s housing market is growing at […]






Islamic Terrorist Attack in Florida 50 Dead






Islamic Terrorist Attack in Florida 50 Dead Shooter at Orlando nightclub named as Omar Mateen, 29, of Florida: CBS The gunman was identified as Omar Mateen, Rep. Alan Grayson said during a Sunday morning press conference. Mateen was a U.S. citizen, Grayson said, though that was “not true of other family members of his.” Mateen, […]






Miami Bikini Shop Sponsors Marco Polo Florida

Miami Bikini Shop Sponsors Marco Polo Florida






Miami Bikini Shop Sponsors Marco Polo Florida Miami Bikini Shop has teamed up with Lawless Events for this years Marco Polo Florida and it will be the number 1 party to be at this summer. THE CARIBBEAN’ S BIGGEST WATER PARTY COMING STRAIGHT FROM JAMAICA TO FLORIDA…..WITH GIANT WATERSLIDES AND THE LAWLESS 3000 SQUARE FEET […]






Luxury Condominium Properties Now Coming With Private Jets

Luxury Condominium Properties Now Coming With Private Jets






Luxury Condominium Properties Now Coming With Private Jets Not too long ago, rooftop pools, gyms and golf simulation rooms were amenities that helped sell a high-end condominium, no longer. As the luxury housing market expanded after the Y 2008 financial crisis, developers expanded the luxuries with screening rooms, wine cellars, and concierges. Now comes a new development […]