Walt Disney World announces Splash Mountain closing date for new ‘Princess and the Frog’ ride

Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida — Courtesy: Walt Disney World Website Disney lovers looking to ride Splash Mountain one last time have less than two months to take the enormous plunge at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The classic attraction will close its doors for good on Jan. 23, at Magic Kingdom,

Why didn’t the Clemson Tigers kneel against Miami?

Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Grindstone Media Group Football at Clemson already won. At the end of Saturday’s game at Memorial Stadium, the score was Clemson 33-10 against Miami. At the 1-yard line, the Tigers faced first-and-goal. A kneel-down? Not with the available backup offense. Not after the

Fun things to do this weekend in Orlando & beyond

Orlando, FL Skyline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone This weekend upcoming weekend, Orlando and Central Florida have lots going on! Check out the list below to find out which events are coming to the central Florida area this weekend. November 4, 2022 2022 Taste of Space Celebrity Chef Event:  Celebrity chefs Rocco

Public universities in Florida have the lowest cost of education in the country

Students walk to classes to pursue their education at the University of South Florida college campus quad in Tampa, Florida, USA on January 15, 2020. Photo and Caption: Leigh Trail/Shutterstock.com Over the last four years, the Florida education system has maintained tuition levels while ensuring Florida’s higher education system is the best in the country.

Florida State Seminoles open as favorite against Miami in historic rivalry game

Florida State Seminoles Carrying “Noles” Sign Across Football Field – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tony Strong It’s official, Miami vs. Florida State week is here.  As thousands of fans prepare to watch one of the biggest rivalries in college football history go head-to-head on Saturday evening, several sports followers have predicted that Florida State

Flood damage to electric vehicles caused by Hurricane Ian is creating major issues in Florida

Electric vehicle on fire on side of freeway – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: DJSinop As Florida residents and officials continue to sweep away the mess caused by Hurricane Ian, they are discovering that the devastating storm has turned certain vehicles into incendiary devices on several roads, parking lots, and even on the back of

Florida highways will resume tolls this weekend after Hurricane Ian’s effects

Tolls are back – View of Florida highway — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Viktoriya A Florida highway tolls were suspended on Sept. 26 ahead of Hurricane Ian’s impact on the state. Now, motorists on most Florida highways will again pay tolls. Toll authorities, including the Florida Department of Transportation, put out a news release announcing that

Here are the worst hurricanes in Florida’s history as the state recovers from Hurricane Ian

Worst hurricanes in FL history: Hurricane Andrew circa 1992 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Joseph Sohm Hurricane Ian gained momentum and transformed into a dangerous Category 4 storm on Wednesday as it ravaged Florida’s Gulf Coast, bringing mass destruction to much of the state. As Floridians recover from the devastating effects of the storm,

Florida State Seminoles offer football game tickets to Florida residents displaced by Hurricane Ian

Florida State University offering free football tickets to those affected by Hurricane Ian – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Felix Mizioznikov Florida State University is giving away free tickets to Saturday’s homecoming football game to those who have been displaced by the devastating hurricane that recently hit the Sunshine State. According to FSU athletic director

Several Central Florida counties are handing out sandbags as Tropical Depression 9 nears

Overview of tropical disturbance, similar to Tropical Depression 9 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lavizzara ORLANDO, Fl. – As Tropical Depression 9 gets closer and closer to Florida, models are projecting the wave will cross the Caribbean Sea and hit Florida as a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center described TD9 as “disheveled, however, warm