News archive from 16 June 2014

A new era for the evolving Lincoln Road

A new era for the evolving Lincoln Road

Stroll down Lincoln Road and, as you shop, dine and people-watch, you'll find an urban metamorphosis taking shape. New York-based institutional investors are buying up properties at record prices, and tenant rents are skyrocketing. Major national and...

 
Q&A with Hilarie Bass, co-president of Greenberg Traurig

Q&A with Hilarie Bass, co-president of Greenberg Traurig

As co-president of legal powerhouse Greenberg Traurig, Hilarie Bass is one of the most powerful women lawyers in the country. As a litigator, Bass led the effort to overturn Florida's ban on gay adoption and has been a key player in suing Chinese...

 
Boca Raton-based Mela Artisans empowers workers in India

Boca Raton-based Mela Artisans empowers workers in India

Mela Artisans is social entrepreneurial to its core. Seeing firsthand that master artisans in India were losing their livelihoods because they lacked a global market for their products, Navroze Mehta and his daughter Sonali Mehta-Rao created Mela...

 
Startup spotlight: Hair Construction connects players in global hair industry

Startup spotlight: Hair Construction connects players in global hair industry

Hair Construction Headquarters: Miami Concept: Hair Construction connects all the players in the global hair industry, including salons, clients, product companies and beauty schools. Not only does the company license instructional content and web...

 
Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note

DATEBOOK TECH TRANSFER: Free workshop will take attendees through the essentials of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program established by Enterprise Florida to help Florida businesses increase...

 
For older business owners, knowing when to sell the business is critical

For older business owners, knowing when to sell the business is critical

I was recently introduced to a successful entrepreneur business owner in his 90s who is considering selling one of his businesses. After our first meeting, his question became one that puzzles many older business owners: “Should I sell my...

 

Orioles miss chance to gain ground in 5-2 loss Sunday

BALTIMORE -- After spending the majority of the season's first two months away from Camden Yards, the Orioles' 10-game homestand was their longest so far this year. And this week's four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays provided a valuable...

 

Angels place reliever Fernando Salas on 15-day DL

ATLANTA -- The Los Angeles Angels have placed right-hander Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. Salas (4-0) pitched two scoreless innings to earn the win in Saturday night's 11-6 win over the Braves in 13...

 

George Diaz: Johnny Manziel flies with no fear of NFL's big stage

There is no use in trying to tame the wild beast we commonly refer to as Johnny Football. Set Johnny Manziel free, unshackled and not bound by watered-down expectations and the preposterous notion that he is just another Jason Campbell or Brandon...

 
Clutch-hitting Casey McGehee comes through again in Miami Marlins' win

Clutch-hitting Casey McGehee comes through again in Miami Marlins' win

Not every roster move made by the Marlins over the winter to upgrade last season's 100-loss debacle has worked out according to plan. Carlos Marmol was a bust. Henry Rodriguez was a flop. And until this weekend, Rafael Furcal was a no-show. But Casey...

 
US Women's Open players arrive at Pinehurst No. 2

US Women's Open players arrive at Pinehurst No. 2

PINEHURST, N.C. -- In the final group at a major for the first time, Rickie Fowler was on the putting green about 45 minutes before his tee time with six other players. All were women. Defending U.S. Open champion Justin Rose was walking over a bridge...

 
Argentina leads 1-0 on Bosnian own goal

Argentina leads 1-0 on Bosnian own goal

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Argentina led Bosnia 1-0 at halftime in the Group F opener for both teams on Sunday, capitalizing on an own-goal in the third minute by Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac. The ball bounced off the defender's foot and into Bosnia's goal...

 

Lawmakers to vote on $108 billion spending plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Lawmakers are facing a midnight deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that is designed to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating some of the surplus to programs...

 

Former top recruit Heaps transferring to Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Quarterback Jake Heaps is transferring from Kansas to Miami, where the former five-star recruit will join a team short on experienced passers. Hurricanes coach Al Golden announced in a news release Sunday that Heaps has signed a...

 

Pressel downs Tait in playoff in Illinois

Decatur, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Madison Pressel birdied the first playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Ashley Tait and win the Decatur-Forsyth Classic, the lone major on the Symetra Tour. Pressel carded an even-par 72 to finish the tournament at...

 

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