Five Florida Hospitals Set To Receive First Wave of COVID-19 Vaccine Upon Approval

A single bottle vial of Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine in a research medical lab. 3D illustration. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By solarseven Perhaps the only silver lining Florida will have in regards to the coronavirus is access to the first wave of COVID-19 approved vaccines. Over the past two weeks, pharmaceutical powerhouses Moderna and Pfizer announced the

Florida Mayors want Gov. DeSantis to scale back Opening of the State—Push for COVID restrictions

Fort Lauderdale, Florida/USA – April 17, 2020: Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis Press Conference at Urban League of Broward County, answering on questions about coronavirus situation in Florida–Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo By YES Market Media Since Gov. Ron DeSantis’ order to reopen Florida to Phase 3 (no restrictions) in September, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise and

High-speed, electric air mobility network coming to Central Florida— ‘flying taxi’ startup Lilium announces

Courtesy: Lilium website Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium.  The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States,

Florida county backlogged with concealed weapons permit appointments

Man with concealed carry permit application and pistol gun firearm Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by ja-images In June, Florida Insider covered a story about the rise in screenings for background checks for gun purchases in the state. In the week following George Floyd’s death, Florida processed more than twice the number of background checks than it

‘Psychic Capital of the World’ in Florida: What we know

Courtesy: Image by Jordan Stimpson from Pixabay As Halloween turns the corner later this week, we at Florida Insider want to take a look into this creepy town in Florida, labeled the “Psychic Capital of the World.” Located just six miles north of Deltona lies a small unincorporated community in Volusia County called Cassadaga.  Not

Largo, Fla., DK Farm Festival brings seasonal fun to residents

Courtesy: Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Itching to get out of the house and get some fresh air? Fall is in the air and that means it’s pumpkin patch season. DK Farms in Largo, Fla., is hosting a fall festival extravaganza for families with a range of activities. Included in this year’s festival are

Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park breaks Florida record

Courtesy: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission A Burmese python caught in Everglades National Park has broken the previous length record by one inch. On Oct. 2., snake trappers Kevin Pavlidis and Ryan Ausburn captured the Florida record, 18 foot and 9 inch long Burmese python roughly 35 miles west of Miami along the L-28

Enjoy a Family-Friendly Vacation at the Pyramids in Fort Myers

Photo: Google Images You don’t have to travel to Egypt to see the pyramids or pyramid-like structures anymore. We have some right here in Florida. And they’re unlike anything else you’ve seen in the United States. In 1997, two Austrians, one being founder and hostess Gerti Höntzsch, began building 26 pyramids villas in Florida. The

Florida Considers Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Train Project

Hyperloop all cutaway. Photo and Caption: Camilo Sanchez / Wikimedia Commons According to a report in the Fort Myers News-Press, Florida is looking at a company developing a 700 mph hyperloop that could run from Tampa to South Florida. It allows small groups of passengers to travel in pods in tubes at high-speed, using magnetic

Cable Networks Unite to Help Out Felons in Florida

In this photo illustration, the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) logo is seen on a smartphone. Photo and Caption: rafapress/Shutterstock.com MTV is helping in an eleventh-hour push to help Floridians with felony convictions register to vote in time for the November election. MTV, Comedy Central and VH1 announced they would be making a joint $250,000