The Story of Dade County, FL

Portrait of Maj. Francis L. Dade. Photo Credit: https://usdaughters1812.org/ Perhaps even more famous than Flagler Street in Miami is that of Miami-Dade County itself. The County got its name from someone who is remembered for his service in the military. Hundreds of years ago, this individual played a role in one of the most important

New Year’s Eve 2020, Florida-style

Photo Credit: oneinchpunch/Shutterstock The Sunshine State has no shortage of places to party and have a good time. For New Year’s Eve, this idea is taken to another level. Throughout the entire state of Florida, there are parties hosted for all to attend and enjoy. Here, we will provide you with the places to be

Holidays at the Bok Tower Gardens

Photo Credit: Bok Tower Gardens Instagram If you find yourself in the Central Florida area this December, you may want to make a pit stop at Bok Tower Gardens in Lakes Wales, Polk County, Florida. Bok Tower Gardens is home to some of Florida’s most historic landscape gardens. The Bok Tower “sings” a lovely melody

Christmas 2019: The Best Yuletide Drinks in Miami

Photo Credit: Sea Wave/Shutterstock The Christmas season is upon us, and with that comes parties, gatherings and generally being together with close friends and family members. Maybe even co-workers in some cases. So, if you are with your friends or co-workers (or even your family members), why not do something fun and different for the

The Magic of Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Photo Credit: santasenchantedforest.com As the world’s largest Christmas-themed amusement park, Miami’s Santa’s Enchanted Forest is the perfect place to visit during the holidays. With more than 100 rides, shows, games and attractions, hundreds of thousands of visitors come every year to experience the magic of Santa’s Enchanted Forest. South Florida’s tallest Christmas tree light show

The Spread of Hepatitis A Is Under Control, Say Florida Health Officials

Thanks to efforts for vaccination and education, the Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees says the spread of hepatitis A is being slowed down to a controllable pace here in Florida. A declaration of public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the disease last August sent the Department of Health in Florida and the

Introducing Snowcat Ridge, Florida’s First Snow Park

Photo Credit: Snowcatridge.com Coming soon to Central Florida: Snowcat Ridge!  Pasco County Board of Commissioners approved a permit for a snow amusement park to be built in a rural area of Dade City, just north of Tampa. The park will be located right next to TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park, close to Scream-A-Geddon, the annual Halloween

Memphis’ Mike Norvell to Coach Florida’s Seminoles

Photo Credit: footballscoop.com Memphis Coach Mike Norvell has been hired as head coach of Florida State University’s college football team. The announcement was made on Sunday, December 8 in the morning. On Saturday, December 7, the Seminoles announced an introductory press conference for noon on Sunday, December 8. Norvell’s No.17 Memphis beat No. 20 Cincinnati

Florida Gators Set to Play Against Virginia Cavaliers at The Orange Bowl

Photo Credit: www.floridagators.com The Florida Gators will play the Virginia Cavaliers at the 86th Orange Bowl this December. It is the first time in over 60 years the two football teams meet and play together. The schools recently met in the College World Series in 2015, and have played each other in the NCAA basketball