Category Archives: Central Florida

Dr. Beach names Top Spots by Donna Balancia

When asked by a Florida group to help get some ink from Dr. Beach, Donna arranged a visit by the famous beach scientist, whose ratings are anticipated annually.   By LAURA BLY, USA TODAY — With thousands of snowbirds pointing … Continue reading

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NEWS: Safety of Florida’s thrill rides in hands of amusement parks

BY DONNA BALANCIA Orlando, FL — At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the screams went quiet on SheiKra on Oct. 14, when Florida’s tallest roller coaster shut itself down, stranding as many as 24 passengers at the brink of a 200′ … Continue reading

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COMPANY TOWN : Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Courtesy of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association website — May 1, 2012 – Driven by solid same-store sales and traffic results and an increasingly bullish outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) matched its post-recession high … Continue reading

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Magazine clients include The Florida Law Journal

 Thad Altman: ‘High Speed Rail was Railroaded’ By DONNA BALANCIA, TFLJ Publisher TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Sen. Thad Altman (R-Rockledge) typically doesn’t hold a grudge.  But in the case of the high-speed rail, he will make an exception. Elected to the Florida Senate … Continue reading

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Cruise News by Donna Balancia

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