Experts ranked the U.S.’s most beautiful states—Here’s where Florida ended up

South Beach, Miami, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Mia2you Some states offer picturesque state parks, while others are made up of beautiful cityscapes. With its concrete jungles, sandy white beaches, and sky-high palm trees, Florida has truly made a name for itself as one of the most beautiful states in the country. At least, according

Supreme Court halts vaccine mandate for businesses, upholds mandate for health care workers

United States Supreme Court building — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Steven Frame On Thursday, the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies but allowed a vaccine mandate to remain for medical facilities that take Medicaid or Medicare payments. The rulings come three days after the Occupational Safety and

Miami is once again ranked America’s healthiest city

Miami, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Bogdan Dyiakonovych For the third consecutive year, Mindbody has ranked Miami as America’s healthiest city, followed by Los Angeles and San Diego. Mindbody, the leading experience technology platform for the wellness industry, conducts an annual Wellness Index that aims to provide a holistic view of wellness across the U.S.

Disney World announces Weekday Magic Ticket deal for Florida residents

Walt Disney World — CREDIT: MATT STROSHANE/DISNEY ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida residents looking to head to Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary can now take advantage of a new weekday ticket deal. Starting Tuesday, Florida residents can buy Weekday Magic Tickets to Disney World. A two-day ticket will cost $149 plus tax. Residents can also buy

Miami Dolphins fire coach Brian Flores after three seasons

Former Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores — Getty Images MIAMI, Fl. — In a shocking move, the Miami Dolphins have fired head coach Brian Flores just after three seasons with the franchise, the team announced early Monday morning, barely 12 hours after he helped coach the team to a 33-24 victory against the New England

Tom Brady teams up with non-profit ‘Best Buddies’ organization to give away 2,500 specialty license plates to Florida drivers

Tom Brady — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Steve Jacobson The “GOAT” and a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are offering a way for Florida drivers to put the charity on full display. In 2021, Floridians learned they can order a new specialty license plate that features the six-time Super Bowl

Wawa convenience store chain opening more than 20 new Florida stores in 2022

Wawa Convenience Store — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Eric Glenn Wawa continues to open new locations throughout the Sunshine State and is seeking to hire over 2,000 new employees at the start of the new year. The Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain announced Wednesday they are beginning a new campaign with the goal of hiring 2,000 new

Bout of snow makes random appearance in Florida

Snow Falling In City — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: DedMityay Snow in the Sunshine State!? Some areas in the Florida Panhandle saw snow flurries as temperatures fell below freezing. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office shared a video on Facebook of snowflakes falling throughout the night. “Well how’s this for a temperature change?” the sheriff’s

Clearwater Beach opens a new crypto-themed restaurant with “Hot Doges” & “Bitcoinana Splits”

Owner of Crypto Street Restaurant Ricardo Varona poses for a portrait inside the crypto-themed eatery in Clearwater Beach on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. Courtesy: [ IVY CEBALLO | Times ] “Crypto Cuban” sandwiches, “SHIBA” shrimp cocktails, and “To the MOOOONNN!” brownie sundaes are just a few of the quirky items you’ll find on the menu

The best New Year’s Eve celebrations in Northeast Florida

New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Beach — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Orofinto 2021 is reaching its close with 2022 right around the corner, and soon it’ll be time to ring in the new year.  Here are some of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations planned in Northeast Florida: Jacksonville Jacksonville’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks