Southwest Ranches True Business-Class Internet and VoIP Services Service Provider

Sling Broadband’s Network provides reliability, high-performance and security. Sling’s customers receive true business-class service that is fast, reliable, secure, easily scalable, and cost-effective. Your data and voice communications are transmitted over our wholly-owned network, maintaining your vital links with customers and suppliers. Metro Ethernet in Southwest Ranches Why put up with the bottleneck of hard-wired […]

Pembroke Pines True Business-Class Internet and VoIP Services Service Provider

Metro Ethernet in Pembroke Pines Why put up with the bottleneck of hard-wired communications networks when your data can fly at warp-speed through the air? Sling Broadband’s Metro Ethernet service is now available in Pembroke Pines. This award-winning network uses fixed-wireless antennas to send and receive broadband Internet signals across the region. And, since Sling […]

Two Broward dry cleaners find key to longevity, success

Fashion Cleaners, marking 60 years, in Fort Lauderdale, and La Mar 1 Hour Dry Cleaners, celebrating 50 years in Miramar, are family-owned businesses and micro-economies of the demographics they serve. Covey Cantville, of Fashion Cleaners, and Jim Falkowski, of La Mar, say they owe their success to the communities that support them and to loyal […]

Kaplan University to lay off 200, mostly in South Florida

Due to declining enrollment, Kaplan University said Wednesday it is laying off 200 admissions workers, primarily in its Fort Lauderdale, Plantation and Boca Raton offices. Kaplan has been downsizing as it struggles with fallen enrollment and investigations into its sales tactics. “We’ve taken the necessary steps to reduce our workforce … to stabilize after a […]

Puerto Rico’s Medalla beer now distributed in Florida

Puerto Rico’s Medalla beer is being distributed in Florida for the first time, aiming to tap the soaring number of Puerto Ricans who have relocated to the beer-loving Sunshine State. On Father’s Dayat La Cocina Puertorriquena restaurant in Pembroke Pines, Puerto Rican families ordered scores of the light beer to accompany such traditional dishes as […]

South Florida is marked down for companies looking for a new home

A corporate relocation study gives South Florida high marks in terms of affordability. Low taxes and depressed real estate prices help. The recession hammered South Florida’s housing and labor markets more than most, leaving at least one bright side amid the damage. Companies now find the region a cheaper place to do business. Thanks largely […]

Fort Lauderdale postmark soon to be history as postal centers close

Say goodbye to that smudgy black postmark reading “Fort Lauderdale.” Bid farewell also to speedier delivery of mail, at least outside South Florida. In an effort to address budget woes from a severe decline in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service is closing Broward County’s two massive mail processing centers and shifting operations to a […]

South Florida’s dollar stores growing into competition for Walgreens, CVS

While many retailers have struggled to stay afloat in a tough economy, South Florida’s dollar stores chains have been steadily growing to compete with drug store chains. In South Florida, dollar store chains have big plans for expansion and remodeling stores. The discount companies are revamping stores to include larger food sections, health and beauty […]

Miami’s Cuban Guys fast food restaurant offers traditional favorites

Jorge Llapur wants to take the Cuban frita to the masses in South Florida. Welcome to Cuban Guys, where the seasoned hamburger patty comes topped with fried shoestring potatoes on a toasted Cuban bun. It’s served in a stylish red, white and blue fast-food setting, at a bargain price of $3.50. Llapur and his partners […]

Miami event helps small firms start free websites

Hundreds of small business owners showed up Tuesday for the first of two days of free workshops and tutorials at the Florida Get Your Business Online event organized by search engine Google in Miami. The goal: to help entrepreneurs set up a site; teach them how to grow their business online and show them how […]

GPS Could Send You On Long Strange Trip

These days when you get into your car, you probably take an extra step that maybe a few years ago you didn’t: typing your destination in your GPS system. Many of us in South Florida would be lost without the step-by-step directions, but sometimes our GPS’s can send us the wrong way. It happened to […]