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2014-06-27 12:28:52

by Bill Ness on June 23, 2014 CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the team at 55 Places is excited to present the 100 most popular active adult communities in America. Communities on this prestigious list won their positions based on the number of visitors to each community's page on 55Places.com over the past year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122332 Below are highlights of the top five most popular active adult communities in 2014,...

2014-06-05 12:27:55

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has acquired Wild Waters, Ocala, Florida's largest water park, announced Board Chairman, Bobby Genovese, and Silver Springs Management President and CEO, Arden Tilghman. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94433 Silver Springs Management, LLC (SSM) was purchased by BG Capital Group last year as part of a three-year deal with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to assume concessionaire...

2014-06-03 16:23:27

PLANTATION, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has acquired a 50-percent interest in the Cowboy Saloon, downtown Ocala, Florida's most sophisticated and largest night club and gathering spot, which opened last month, announced Board Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93871 "Cowboys is the number one entertainment spot in Ocala and the ultimate place for friends and families to gather and have fun in a classic western themed night...

2014-05-09 08:24:32

PLANTATION, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has acquired 50-percent of one of the equestrian industry's emerging magazine companies, announced Board Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86129 Central Florida-based Horse and Pet, Inc, publishes Horse N Pet Journal and Horse N Pet Kids Journal, which is distributed throughout the nation's top equestrian markets: California, Florida, Missouri and Kentucky, among several other key...

2014-02-25 16:21:03

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weeks Auction Company's 19(th) Annual Sugarland Auction was the biggest ever, with more than 2,500 pieces of equipment from U.S. Sugar and more than 400 other consignors selling in two days. The auction featured tractors, excavators, trucks, wheel loaders, loader backhoes and other equipment. "We had bidding going on in two rings all day for two days, with hundreds of people bidding live and others bidding online from all over the world,...

2014-01-22 23:02:52

Increased presence in the exhibition expo field will be big this year for rvandcycleshopper.com, three major shows and over 20,000 attendees will boost excitement and sales for the dealers who advertise on this site and in this magazine. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The RV and Cycle Team Increases Presence and will Exhibit at 3 Annual RV Super Shows in Tampa, Ft Meyers and Ocala, Expected to Reach 20,000 Attendees at these 3 Shows 3 Big RV Shows to start the 2014 new year allows families to...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'