Land swap for Surfside building collapse site rejected

Surfside Building Collapse Site – Courtesy: Twitter – Image by Jason Pizzo SURFSIDE, Fla. — Surfside, Florida commissioners have rejected a proposal to trade public beachfront property to the future buyer of the condominium collapse site so that a memorial in remembrance of the 98 victims could be built there. The decision was made after

Football fans use U.S. flag to rescue falling cat at the University of Miami-Appalachian State University game

Cat clings on to a wire below the 300 level seats during the first half of the University of Miami game versus Appalachian State at Hard Rock Stadium on Sept. 11, 2021 — Courtesy: Image by Jared Lennon The best play at the ACC University of Miami-Appalachian State University football game Saturday night happened within

Community organization looking to restore historic Florida Keys lighthouse

Alligator Reef Lighthouse Florida Keys — Courtesy: Image by HappinessIsTravelling from Shutterstock A massive preservation project is in the works as a community organization is looking to revive a 148-year-old Florida Keys lighthouse. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has approved a proposition from the National Park Service that Islamorada-based Friends of the Pool

International Manatee Day — Experts look for help as Florida species suffers

Manatee Close Up — Courtesy: Image by Andrea Izzotti from Shutterstock International Manatee Day is recognized around the world on Sept. 7.  In Florida, catching a glimpse of a West Indian manatee, a mating pod, or even a group of manatees is extremely common. The manatee has been going through a rough year, with the

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is closer to finalizing deal to build tunnel in Fort Lauderdale

Elon Musk Underground Transit Loop – Courtesy: Getty Images – Image by Ethan Miller This past Monday, a deadline for several companies to submit proposals to compete with a proposed Boring Co. project set for Fort Lauderdale passed. This move leaves Elon Musk’s tunnel business in a position to begin exclusive negotiations with city officials.

Walt Disney World resumes selling annual passes with new options

Cinderella’s Castle Magic Kingdom – Courtesy: clickorlando.com – Image by Matt Bagsic During the COVID-19 pandemic, Walt Disney World stopped selling new annual passes to limit the number of guests at the parks. In early August, Disney officials announced that passes would resume but did not give a specific date.  The good news is that

Concerns for Miami Hurricanes O-line heading into Alabama. Miami reinstating Avantae Williams and revealing new-look uniforms ahead of season opener

University of Miami Hurricanes – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by RyanTaylor The Miami Hurricanes will face the start of their season in a little more than a week in Atlanta, and one major concern is starting to arise as they try to beat the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide led by D’Eriq King. King led a

11 of the best golf resorts in Florida

Courtesy of The Biltmore According to Visit Florida, the Sunshine State has more golf courses per capita than anywhere else in the country, with a grand total of more than a thousand. These courses can be found from its two coastlines to further inland to an array of resorts with exquisite amenities for both adults

Palm Beach celebrates National Cuban Sandwich Day

Cuban Sandwich Closeup – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Maridav Here’s a reason to smile on a Monday: It’s National Cuban Sandwich Day!  Yes, August 23rd celebrates the delicious layering of roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and a touch of yellow mustard on toasted Cuban bread as well as its many variants. The Cuban

Boo! These are Florida’s spookiest theme park events for 2021

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Amonarch ORLANDO, Fla. — As leaves fall, temperatures cool down, and pumpkin spice lattes go on sale, several Florida theme parks prepare for the arrival of the spookiest Halloween-themed events.  All three major theme parks in Central Florida — Walt Disney World, SeaWorld