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Oakland Parkers Express Mixed Feelings About the Sale of the Mai Kai

Almost 65 years ago Bob and Jack Thornton, brothers and tiki lovers,  opened the doors of Mai-Kai, Polynesian Restaurant. With its distinctive Polynesian decor, triangle shaped thatched hut roof and exotic tiki pleasures, the restaurant soon became a landmark in Oakland Park and Greater Fort Lauderdale. It also earned its place on the U.S. National […]
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Lacuna Design: Transforming Wood Into Custom Art

The dictionary will define “lacuna” as a noun and it is defined two ways. One definition is a blank space, or a missing part. The other definition is a small cavity or pit in an anatomical structure. Though Lacuna Design Studios’ name was inspired by an Italian rock band from Italy, Lacuna Coil, the name […]
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What Does $15/Hour Minimum Wage Hike Mean for Small Businesses?

2020 has certainly been challenging on most people, but small business owners may be taking some of the hardest punches. The year has been plagued with a pandemic, major political unrest, a recession and debates on handling the pandemic, compensation for people out of work, financial assistance for everyone else, questions about medical care and […]

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