Florida Keys

Florida Keys Will Officially Reopen To Tourists Oct. 1

If you had to delay a vacation to the Florida Keys because of Hurricane Irma, you’ll soon be able to follow through on your plan to visit Ernest …

Consumer News

Irma Recovery: Florida Keys Will Open to Visitors Oct. 1

Key West, Fla. (AP) -- Florida Keys officials say the island chain hit hard by Hurricane Irma will reopen to tourists Oct. 1.<p>Officials made their …

Business

Historical nautical maps show coral loss more extensive in Florida Keys than previously believed

Fifty-two per cent of the coral reef habitat mapped by British cartographers in the 18th century no longer exists.<p>A team of researchers based in …

TV

Florida Keys to reopen to tourists on Oct 1

Weeks ahead of schedule<p>The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists starting October 1, which is about three weeks earlier than expected, according to the Miami Herald.<p>Large chunks of the popular vacation destination were decimated by Hurricane Irma. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reported …

Florida

Three Tips for Avoiding Financial Disaster The Next Time a Hurricane Hits

Three tips for avoiding catastrophe the next time a natural disaster hurts your business<p>Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida have wiped out many businesses in those states. The SBA has posted a list on SBA.gov of the counties in Florida where small business owners are eligible …

Small Business

How to find a contractor after a hurricane - MarketWatch

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have left thousands of homeowners across the U.S. scrambling to fix their properties and return to a sense of …

Business

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Florida

Southernmost Point monument in Key West is slammed by waves as Hurricane Irma arrives

The Florida Keys will officially welcome back visitors as early as Sunday, nearly a full three weeks ahead of its original schedule.<p>The reopening is …

Business

Tourism industry to visitors: Don’t #prayforMiami. We’re fine.

For those who don’t live in Florida, Miami may — to them — look a little something like this right now: A vast swampland, devastated by Hurricane …

Business

‘True Lies’ getting a reboot on TV. Will it shoot in Florida again?

Working title: “<i>Truer</i> Lies?”<p>Not sure. All we know is the 1994 blockbuster “True Lies” is getting a reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>You …

Entertainment

First post-Hurricane Irma cruise ship docks in Key West

KEY WEST — Two weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys, the first cruise ship docked Sunday in this southernmost city, providing the first boost of tourist dollars to the storm-ravaged area.<p>Doni Battochi, the first to disembark into the unusually quiet streets of Key West, said she …

Hurricane Irma

1st cruise ship since Irma docks in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Royal Caribbean International's Empress of the Seas docked in Key West on Sunday - the first cruise ship to visit since Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys earlier this month.<p>Officials said resuming cruise ship port calls is significant for the region's economy, and vital …

Florida

Florida bride-to-be donates food to needy after Irma leads to canceled wedding

Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard earlier this month, completely leveling one bride's wedding venue -- so she decided to take the food …

West Palm Beach

Key West Welcomes First Post-Irma Cruise Ship

<i>PHOTO: Empress of the Seas calls upon Key West (photo via Flickr/Jessica Roya)</i><p>Two weeks after Hurricane Irma ripped a path of destruction through the …

Cruise Ships

Hurricane Irma caused delays in courts

Courthouses statewide were closed as Hurricane Irma roared through Florida, but the justice system wasn’t back to normal as soon as skies cleared.<p>In …

Orlando

Irma brought out the truth about the Florida Keys

<b>Key Largo to Key West, Florida (CNN) —</b> It takes a special breed of cat to settle in the Florida Keys.<p>The slivers of land atop an ancient coral reef hold a mixture of hedonism and high water, luring anglers and divers, bikers and burnouts, pirates and professionals down US 1 to forget about life for …

News (U.S.)

Unofficial death toll from Hurricane Irma now stands at 75 across the state

Florida’s official death toll from Hurricane Irma stood at 50 through Friday night — but those numbers do not appear to include 14 storm-related …

Weather

The Key Largo bay appears as though it was gulped up by Hurricane Irma

Something felt different about this one, this Irma. I’m from New York and moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1987. I’ve lived in the Florida Keys since …

Hurricane Irma

Tourism Infrastructure Repairs Moving Forward In Florida Keys

Tourists who planned to visit the Florida Keys overnight are still being asked to postpone their vacation plans and contact their airlines and hotels …

Advertising Industry

Where to Fish in October

<i>Salt Water Sportsman</i> guides you through the month of October in search of your favorite saltwater species. These two locations per popular saltwater …

Fishing

Irma Will Devastate Sun Community Profits - Sell

SUI pays a 3.0% annual dividend.<p>The company has suffered as yet undetermined, but substantial damages as a result of Hurricane Irma.<p>SUI had five …

Business

To understand the end of the world, it helps to run Microsoft Windows 7 or 8

If you’re going out of town this weekend, be sure to pack for the apocalypse.<p>According to David Meade, a research scientist and Christian conspiracy theorist, Planet X—a red dwarf star the size of 3.34 Jupiters—is currently hurtling towards the sun. Meade posits that a Planet X solar collision will …

Telescopes

Florida Keys officially closed to tourists, but some hotels reopening

Officials in the Hurricane Irma-raked Florida Keys have maintained an Oct. 20 reopening date for tourists, even as many area resorts said they would …

Florida

100 Percent of the Profits from This Bag Will Go To Hurricane Irma Relief in the Florida Keys

When Hurricane Irma barreled through the Florida Keys, Kara Franker, a writer and TV host based in Miami, was heartbroken as she watched the …

Hurricane Irma

'There's A Lot Of Heroes In This State': Tim Tebow Joins Florida Keys Irma Relief

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It’s a moment of distraction from devastation and destruction that surrounds people in the …

Tim Tebow

Tebow, Rubio help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida Keys

As Florida Keys residents continue to pick up their lives after Hurricane Irma, they are still coming to grips with the fact that cleanup is nowhere near complete, but on Thursday, some of them got a visit from two well-known public figures committed to helping the region.<p>Bruce Hornsby could be …

News (U.S.)

Irma ‘survivalists’ make do in Florida Keys after ignoring evacuation orders

1:52<p>Pat Riley speaks about Hurricane Irma relief efforts<p>0:33<p>Hurricane Maria causes river to flood neighborhood in Puerto Rico<p>2:07<p>Race is on to record …

Hurricane Irma

Publix, Universal chime in on Irma pay for employees

Universal Orlando theme park paid its employees for shifts lost to Hurricane Irma, while Publix said it didn’t provide such pay but awarded …

Orlando

The Meteorologist’s Lament

Damage from Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Thursday.Photo illustration by <b>Slate</b>. Photo by Hector Reamal/AFP/Getty Images. Imagine a …

Weather

Friday is the first day of fall, but don’t expect a nip in the air. It could feel like 100.

Friday is the first day of autumn, but the Twin Cities won’t know it, as hot and humid air will make it feel like it’s nearly 100 degrees.The …

Puerto Rico