Florida man smashes Rod Stewart's mailbox in DUI stop

November 7, 2015 | Miami Night Life
A Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he was driving drunk and crashed into singer Rod Stewart's mailbox. … Click to Continue » ...read more
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First-time home buying falls to historic low

November 7, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
The median price of a new U.S. home was $296,00 in September. The percentage U.S. homes sold to first-time buyers this year fell to the lowest level in almost 30 years. The percentage fell for the third consecutive year to 32 percent in 2015 from 33 percent last year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported. That was the smallest percentage of home sold to first-time buyers since 1987. The NAR, which has been collecting such data sinc
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9-year-old girl bitten while surfing off Florida coast

November 7, 2015 | Miami Beach
A 9-year-old girl has been taken to the hospital after being bit while surfing off the Florida coast. … Click to Continue » ...read more
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The 9 best new buildings on the planet

November 7, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
Some of the year's best new architecture The World Architecture Festival — now in its eighth year — is the world's largest annual celebration of architectural innovation. This year, buildings in 15 categories were recognized for their impeccable design and daring originality. The festival's committee also picked 12 winning planned constructions, which they dubbed the best buildings of the future. From shopping malls and housing developments t
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UF business incubator spurs peripheral projects

November 7, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
The University of Florida's Innovation Hub in Gainesville. The University of Florida wants to further redevelop the former site of a Gainesville hospital as a hub of entrepreneurial activity, and private developers are investing nearby. The university is promoting the former location of Alachua General Hospital, between the UF campus and downtown Gainesville, as “Innovation Square.” UF has built a 48,000-square-foot business- incubation facil
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5-foot venomous cobra escapes from Florida home

November 7, 2015 | Miami Beach
Wildlife officials are warning residents in southwest Florida to be on the lookout after a cobra has escaped from its home. … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Realtor opens new brokerage in Cape Coral

November 7, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
Sal Di Stefano Sal Di Stefano, a Realtor in Cape Coral, has opened a new residential real estate brokerage there called Royal Palm Realty. Royal Palm Realty's team will include another Realtor, Suzanne Grady, and his daughter Calee Di Stefano. Sal Di Stefano, a 25-year resident of Cape Coral, began investing in real estate with his father in 1983. Di Stefano has extensive experience in sales training. His daughter Calee Di Stefano recently gradua
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Man gets 1 year for biting dog, popping eye out of socket

November 7, 2015 | Miami Beach
A Florida man convicted of biting a small dog on the face and choking him so hard his eye popped out has been sentenced to one year in prison. … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Construction of Akoya Boca West set to start

November 7, 2015 | Miami Real Estate
Akoya rendering and Richard Siemens, CEO of Siemens Group. Siemens Group chose West Palm Beach-based KAST Construction as general contractor to build a luxury condominium in Boca Raton called Akoya Boca West. Scheduled for completion in the spring of 2017, Akoya is the first luxury residential development in more than 20 years at the Boca West Country Club. Construction will start in a few weeks. KAST Construction, founded in 2005, is a privately
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Search for missing cruise ship passenger suspended

November 7, 2015 | Miami Beach
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the passenger who fell off the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas. It happened about 1 a.m. Friday. Cruise ship workers told the Coast Guard that a 35-year-old man jumped from the seventh deck onto a life raft below and then fell into the water. Video taken by a passenger shows him holding on to a ledge near the life raft before falling into the water. He was last seen wearing a pin
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