Business & Finance

May 8, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When the Barnes & Noble store returns to The Walk of Coral Springs, it will be a smaller version of the former 27,000-square-foot store that had been there for more than 20 years. The new roughly 10,000-square-foot store will have books, toys, games, puzzles, and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Barnes & Noble store is planning to open in The Walk in Coral Springs by Thanksgiving, ending months of speculation on whether the store would return to its old location, The Walk’s owners announced Saturday. The book store chain signed Friday a leased with Amera ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Everyone loves a celebration. From birthdays and holidays to other special occasions, people look forward to celebrating the goodness of life. Two Parkland friends are such fans of celebrations that they decided to turn it officially into a business. Today, Kara-Jane Wilkinsky and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- New apartments costing around $2,000 a month. A grocery store with hundreds of parking spaces above it. And a roundabout next to two eight-story buildings. Is this a new project for Fort Lauderdale or Miami? No, this is the proposed plan for a new development in downtown ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Have you ever asked yourself: “Why isn’t there a [insert new product or service here] that would make my life better?” We all strive to make things easier or more effective. People often think innovation must be ground-breaking or revolutionary, but something small or seemingly ...

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PARKLAND, FL- This Sunday, the City of Parkland will be celebrating and recognizing Arbor Day at its Sunday Farmers Market. Parkland is one of 3,400 cities across the nation with the designation of "Tree City USA" due to its focus on forested areas within city limits. Additionally, nearly 100 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The possibility of a Barnes & Noble store returning to The Walk in Coral Springs is getting closer, but it’s still not official, representatives said Friday. A spokeswoman for Barnes & Noble said the company continues to negotiate with Amera Corporation, which ...

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PARKLAND, FL- As the school year turns the corner towards summer, many parents are making plans for activities that will be available to their children as the world slowly opens from the pandemic. The Coder School in Coral Springs has prepared a summer schedule that is geared directly towards ...

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PARKLAND, FL- This month's Parkland Chamber of Commerce Virtual Breakfast meeting will feature speakers from two area businesses, including TAPinto Parkland's Matt Pfingsten. Pfingsten will be speaking along with Career Source Broward's Ed Estriplet at the event. The virtual breakfast is held ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A new ALDI store in Coral Springs will open on April 8 in the former location of Lucky’s Market at 9184 Wiles Road, the company announced Thursday. The discount grocery chain store will employ about 15 to 20 people when it opens daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., said Chris Hewitt, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- An Office Depot store is closing in Coral Springs, the latest national retail store to close in the city in the pandemic. The store at 651 N. University Drive will shut down on May 15, said Shera Bishop, a spokeswoman. A closing sale at the store started on March 18. In ...

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PARKLAND, FL- When I launched my new business several years back (a new Sports & Activities Directory geared for local families with school-aged kids), I knew that one of the first things I would need to do was to build relationships with my local business community, earning trust and gaining ...

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PARKLAND, FL- One of the more noticeable adjustments of life in the past year of COVID has been the way group gatherings and celebrations have needed to change. A celebration just isn't the same as it used to be, and neither are the celebrations of graduating on to the next phase of life, which ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The single fastest growing area of education in 2021 is in the world of technology.  For local parents, one of the great challenges of education is figuring out how to place their children on a path for success years down the road. One of the very few "sure things" over the next few ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Dr. Rupert Rhodd loves his job. The Parkland resident is an Associate Dean at the Florida Atlantic University College of Business. While his position carries a big title, it's his love of helping students grow that motivates Rhodd to work each day. "I really love to help students ...

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PARKLAND, FL- While some procrastinators may wait until closer to April 15th to start thinking about their taxes, most proactive business owners are already in the thick of tax preparation, especially because of the many COVID-related tax code changes for this year.  The Parkland Chamber of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Dave Weishaus was perhaps destined to run Tunie’s Market in Coral Springs. As a child, Weishaus grew up going to the store with his mother who used to shop for vitamins when the store was on the east side of the city.   He also had a childhood friend who would, years ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Like many small business owners, I began the New Year with renewed focus and energy, looking to improve not just my own business, but the community around me.  As we soon turn the calendar to February, I’m intently focused on calling attention to a wonderful opportunity that we all ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The owner of El Mariachi restaurants in Coral Springs has died of complications related to Covid-19 – a family man who built his business by going out of his way to support the community during good and bad times, his family and friends said.   Marco Molano, 68, died on Dec.

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual networking event next week featuring two prominent local guest speakers. On Wednesday, January 13 at 8:30 a.m., the Chamber will welcome Parkland Mayor Rich Walker and Congressman Ted Deutch. The event is an opportunity for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As the owner of two medical-related businesses in Coral Springs, Louise Casper still remembers why she got into the medical field some 30 years ago. “I wanted to be a part of helping people feel better,” said Casper, who owns Elements Massage and Salt Room on University Drive ...

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PARKLAND, FL- During one of the most challenging years in memory, the Parkland Chamber of Commerce is making the best of the situation this holiday season. Instead of holding its annual holiday party, the Chamber is holding a drive-by toy donation celebration. The event will be held on December ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The completion of Thanksgiving transitions directly into the beginning of the heavy holiday shopping season for many Americans. Although holiday shopping looks different this year, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday have become reminders to shoppers that great ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- As Alicia Shapira tells it, magazine models, reality TV show celebrities, and other glamour queens trickle in and out of her beauty salon in a not-so-fashionable retail strip in Coral Springs. They come for her lash-lifts-and-tips, hair simulations, and a slew of other makeup ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- It’s happening again: paper towels, toilet paper, and other paper goods are fast disappearing from the shelves of Coral Springs and Parkland grocery stores. The new rush to stock up on these essentials appears driven by fear over another coronavirus lockdown – a reality that ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County's Council of Chambers is aiming to bring local business back in a big way next month. The Council of Chambers is bringing over a dozen Chambers of Commerce together, including Parkland, on December 8th to hold a huge Virtual Business Expo event for the county. A ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  Want a peek inside the new Trader Joe’s store in Coral Springs before it opens Friday to the public? Coral Springs made that possible in a promotional video released Thursday. The video -- featuring the city’s Economic Development Director Kristi Bartlett -- shows the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual breakfast on Wednesday, October 28. The event will feature a couple of unique business experts speaking into their areas of expertise. Broward County Property Appraiser Marty Kiar and City of Parkland Budget and Grants Manager ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Trader Joe’s will open its new Coral Springs store to the public on Oct. 30, the company announced Thursday. The long-awaited, more than 12,700-square-foot-store in The Walk Of Coral Springs will feature artwork focused on South Florida landmarks and attractions, including ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Imagine that it’s a pandemic and suddenly the world is quarantined. At the same time, you just moved into a new neighborhood and don’t know a soul. This was the case with the residents in the newly developing subdivision of Cascata.   One of the residents had an idea. Deborah ...

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