Miami-Dade County School Board To Delay In-Person Teaching Until October

An empty school classroom. Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com As the coronavirus pandemic continues, there are still calls for a sense of normalcy in our lives. Slowly but surely, places are reopening up and schools are now even being considered for reopening after nearly 7 months of being closed down. The Miami-Dade School Board voted unanimously

Bring Your Kids to the Ultimate Florida Pumpkin Patch

Image by cwizner from Pixabay  Autumn may be a season that is appreciated up North but down here in Florida, well, we do what we can with our summer-time, year-round weather. That should not stop you from visiting a worthy pumpkin patch though. The best one in Florida is located in Orlando and will be

Campaign to Help Tourism Industry in Florida Launched

Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay  Governor Ron DeSantis and Visit Florida have teamed up to create a publicity campaign aimed at attracting Floridians to vacation across the state. The new tourism campaign kicked off on Wednesday, September 2, the same day the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale and Art Basel Miami Beach were

Cruisin’ USA: Take A Trip Down Florida’s Waterways on a Motorized Tiki Bar!

Photo : www.cruisintikis.com At Cruisin’ Tikis in Florida, you can rent what is a half motorized boat, half floating tiki bar, and cruise around like you don’t have a care in the world. This is one outdoor experience you do not want to miss. You can rent one of these motorized tiki bars all over

Study Finds Florida Leasing Its Turnpike Could Save the State Billions

Central Florida Expressway Authority – EPASS – SunPass Toll Sign, due to covid-19, sign shows: “Keep Driving Pay Later” as seen on March 21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Cari Rubin Photography/Shutterstock.com In a recent study published Tuesday, August 25 by The Reason Foundation, which publishes Reason magazine, said taxpayers would, for

The 5 Most Relaxing Spas in Florida

Image by Nico H. from Pixabay  Florida isn’t good for just our sandy beaches and fantastic summer weather all year round. Florida has some of the best wellness centers in the country. Don’t believe us? We invite you to visit one of the following five spas, the best Florida has to offer at that You’ll

SEC Order Filed Against VALIC Financial Advisors for Not Disclosing Payments to Florida Educators

Image by Shannon Anderson from Pixabay The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has reached a $40 million settlement with VALIC Financial Advisors (VFA) over failing to disclose payments to promote services to Florida educators. The company made the announcement on July 28 via the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website. The SEC

Republican National Convention to Return to North Carolina after Trump Cancels in Jacksonville

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Image by David Mark from Pixabay  It was just six weeks ago that Trump decided against holding the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte after clashing with Democratic North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper over what the president then deemed to be overly strict demands related to coronavirus. Trump and the Republican

Felons Not Allowed to Vote Yet in Florida Primary, Supreme Court Says

Photo: hafakot/Shutterstock.com The Supreme Court of Florida said on Thursday, June 16 it will not allow convicted felons to vote in a primary until they have paid fees, fines and restitution, according to state law. This is even if the felon has completed his or her sentence previously. The next step is for the case

Florida Museum of Natural History Reopened to Visitors on July 3

Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida, USA on April 30, 2020. Photo: Kyle S Lo/Shutterstock.com Friday, July 3 marked the reopening of the Florida Museum of Natural History. The Museum, located at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, reopened its doors again after three long months