First Official Launch for New U.S. Space Force Happens in Florida

The Atlas V rocket that launched the AEHF-5 satellite rolled out to the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo: United Launch Alliance (ULA) On Thursday, March 26 at 4:18 p.m the United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket took off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying

The Great Oyster Revival of Florida

World-famous Apalachicola oysters from Apalachicola, Florida, USA. Photo: Clayton Harrison/Shutterstock.com If you’ve ever eaten oysters and wondered where they came from, look no further for your answer. In the coming paragraphs, we will give you a history, explanation and results of what the oyster has done for the economy of Florida and what the future

Florida Battles Blue-Green Algae Blooms by Passing New Bill

Cyanobacteria, blue-green algae. Photo: kelseyny/Shutterstock.com Let’s take a moment to get away from Coronavirus news and inform ourselves of what is going on with legislation, law and regulations in the state of Florida.  The Florida Legislature is trying to combat a menace to our environment and to Florida residents that many may not know can

Miami Open ‘Still Moving Forward’ Despite Coronavirus Scare

Tennis courts preparing for the Miami Open 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States on February 29, 2020. Photo: YES Market Media/Shutterstock.com The Miami Open is still happening despite the coronavirus epidemic. The two-week tournament is expected to attract thousands of spectators. The event features the top men’s and women’s players

Ultra Music Festival 2020 (Cancelled)

Ultra main stage. Photo Credit: Hunter Crenian / Shutterstock.com **Update 03/06/2020: Due to the coronavirus epidemic, this event was cancelled by the Ultra organizers per the City of Miami’s request.** If you’ve never been to Ultra Music Festival, you are missing out! The Festival has been voted twice (in 2016 and in 2017) as the

2019’s Best Companies to Work for in Florida

Photo Credit: fourphotography/Shutterstock.com If you are planning to move to Florida (or if you already live here) but are not currently employed, listen up! In the following lists, we outline some places in Florida where your employment will be worth your while. In 2019, FloridaTrends.com released a list of the Best Companies to Work For

Disney Buys Another 235-Acres in Osceola County

Photo Credit: baynews9.com/Orange Co. Property Appraiser Orange County records released on December 23 indicate Disney has just purchased more than 230 acres of land just west of Magic Kingdom. The land was purchased from Winter Garden-based Lake Reedy LLC by Disney subsidiary Compass Rose Corp. The 235-acre property is located near Reedy Lake, which is

$100 Million Florida Keys Coral Reef Restoration Project Gets Approved

Photo Credit: K Grif/ Shutterstock The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are ready to restore nearly 3 million square feet of the Florida Reef Tract thanks to an intent to raise almost $100 million to restore seven coral reef sites off the Florida Keys. This is one

Governor DeSantis Calls for E-Verify to be Mandatory in 2020

Photo Credit: Governor Ron DeSantis’ Twitter A push to make E-Verify mandatory for Florida employers is now being eyed by Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Governor DeSantis called on the Florida Legislature November 25 to pass an E-Verify requirement during the 2020 Legislative Session. The Governor’s office explains that E-Verify is a United States Department