September 24, 2022

People & Profiles

Florida Icon: Rhonda Shear
9/6/2022
You can find love after 40. You can start a new career after 40. It's never too late to start over.
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Miami-based Mind&Melody uses music to lift seniors' spirits
9/6/2022
Cristina Rodriguez moved with her family from Caracas, Venezuela, to Miami at age 7 and has been playing the cello since she was 10. In her freshman year of high school, she noticed that many kids in her advanced classes also played an instrument and wondered if there was something to that. She began reading about music and the brain, and one book, Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks, helped chart her life course.
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Back to Florida's Future
9/1/2022
Like many children of the Cold War era, I have distinct memories of some of the Apollo missions. I grew up in Southern Oregon in the foothills of Siskiyou Mountains, a place so devoid of light pollution that on cloudless nights, it seemed we could step out our front door directly into a blue-black sea punctuated by the moon and stars.
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8/25/2022
Tim Balz initially wasn't a good student in high school. He was told he wouldn't go to college. But he had one teacher who believed in him. That teacher introduced Balz to engineering through robotics, and Balz captained the team in his Plainville, Ind., high school. “Engineers have so much power to change so many lives. I knew then it was the best career I could think of to change the world,” he says.
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Florida Icon: Alicia Cervera
8/11/2022
I have done 48 major projects in Brickell. My daughter Veronica says: ‘Mother, when I see the skyline of Miami, I see your name.' Sometimes when I drive on the causeway and I look over at the city, I feel so much joy to see that we've been able to contribute to Miami becoming a global city.
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Publisher & Editor

Florida's Future is Strong
6/30/2022
As publisher of Florida Trend, I travel the state from its most northern regions to its southern tip and all the places in between. As many Floridians know, many of the state's most precious treasures can be found in the lands tucked between the coasts...
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Florida Ever After
6/1/2022
When you move to a state with a fairy tale castle at its center, a certain amount of magical thinking comes with the territory. Fresh out of journalism school in Arizona, I came to Florida because I wanted to be a storyteller, and no place had — and still has — better stories to be told...
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Florida Business News

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Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone
Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone

Tropical Depression Nine has developed in the central Caribbean. The depression is expected to reach tropical storm strength and even hurricane strength by early next week. The NHC has placed Florida in the system's cone of uncertainty.

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