Friday's Daily Pulse
What you need to know about Florida today
› Boeing building $39 million components facility at Cecil Airport
Jacksonville approved a permit May 31 for Clayco Construction Co. Inc. to build the $39 million Boeing Component Operations facility at Cecil Airport in West Jacksonville. The 150,385-square-foot building is under development at 5869 Approach Road. The facility will be used for the repair and servicing of aircraft components and will consist of a large general work area, specialized work areas, and break, office, meeting and training spaces.
› Miami’s love affair with omakase continues as new sushi spot opens in Coconut Grove
The restaurant boom in Coconut Grove continues: A popular spot for sushi in Wynwood and Aventura has just opened in the Grove. Omakai Sushi, from brothers Diego and Pedro Quijada and their friends Nicolas Sayavedra and Chef Aaron Pate, just opened on Mary Street in the Grove’s Oak Avenue Plaza, next to Aida Mexican Seafood.
› Bill gives Brevard County's south beaches extra protection from increased development
Each hurricane reminds South Brevard barrier islanders of the perils of beach life: How long it takes to evacuate. How narrow the beaches are. How even modest rain sends sewage spewing into the Indian River Lagoon. They're tired of being reminded, especially when local officials publicly ponder packing in more high-rises and rentals in their remote stretch of the county that harkens back to what much of Florida once looked like.
› Norse Atlantic leaving Fort Lauderdale for Miami International
For Norse Atlantic Airways, the greener runways are at Miami International Airport. The discount airline abruptly announced Wednesday that it is ending its groundbreaking TransAtlantic service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Europe and will start flying out of Miami on Sept. 18. The reason: The customer pool is deeper in Miami.
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