Winter got you thinking of Florida property? As I discovered, you better watch out for mould, hurricanes — and Palmetto bugs

Winter got you thinking of Florida property? As I discovered, you better watch out for mould, hurricanes — and Palmetto bugs

All it takes is one big snowstorm! After last week’s winter blast, I received several emails asking about the financial implications of buying a Florida property. My advice was to be cautious. I owned property in the Sunshine State for several years. It’s great to have somewhere to retreat to from the ice and snow […]

How hurricanes generate deadly storm surges and catastrophic floods

How hurricanes generate deadly storm surges and catastrophic floods

The U.S. National Hurricane Center forecasts “life-threatening” storm surge along the coasts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas from Hurricane Dorian — the second most-powerful Atlantic storm ever recorded. Here are the <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Dorian?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Dorian</a> Key Messages for Sept 3rd 11 AM EDT: Many new <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hurricane?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#Hurricane</a> Watches and Warnings have been issued for the Carolinas […]

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in 2OT Game 7 win

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in 2OT Game 7 win

WASHINGTON — Jordan Staal tied it in the third period, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions. McGinn dived to prevent a goal in the final minutes of regulation and […]

Hurricanes equipment man lives the NHL dream for 7.6 seconds

RALEIGH, N.C.—Jorge Alves usually sharpens the Carolina Hurricanes’ skates. Lately, the team’s equipment manager has been lacing up his own. It’s been a wild past few days for Alves. The 37-year-old former Marine, ex-minor leaguer and veteran of the team’s equipment staff suddenly found himself in uniform for an NHL game — and even, for […]