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New laws could make craft beer much easier to find in Florida

Craft Beer Pour — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Antov Bannov Craft breweries are heading to Tallahassee to fight for new laws that could make your favorite beers easy to find. Among other requests, they want to be allowed to sell their beer wherever they’d like. Currently, they have to go through a distributor. Matthew Dahm of

Volusia remains world shark bite capital as Florida attacks skyrocket in 2021

Shark Bite; Bull Shark In its Natural Habitat — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Carlos Grillo According to the annual update from the International Shark Attack File, Florida remains the shark bite capital of the world as numbers increased globally after three years of declines. The group released its annual report this month and found a total

Florida auto insurance rates are highest in the U.S., according to study

Auto Insurance Adjuster — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Monkey Business Images A recent study conducted by Coverage.com reveals Florida drivers pay the highest average annual premium of any state in the U.S. for auto insurance—a whopping total of nearly $2,600 dollars a year for full coverage. In comparison, Maine has the lowest at just

Florida kicks off the week with coldest temperatures of the season

Florida Weather — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Mia2you The coldest weather of this season hit South Florida Monday morning. Throughout the week, temperatures could reach close to freezing or feel that low, and widespread frost can be a threat to sensitive plants and crops if left uncovered. A light northwest wind set the stage for widespread

Florida student’s Super Bowl petition is about to hit 100K signatures; wants Monday holiday or Saturday game

Super Bowl 2022 at SoFi Stadium — Courtesy: AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File A Florida high schooler’s petition to move the NFL’s biggest event—the Super Bowl—from Sunday to Saturday is gaining major attention. Frank Ruggeri, 18, of Palm Bay, Florida, says the game should be held on Saturdays to allow young fans to stay up late

South Florida has passed the peak of the omicron surge

South Florida Omicron Testing Site — Courtesy: Shutterstock — YES Market Media HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — According to experts, the height of the COVID-19 omicron variant surge may be behind us in South Florida.  “In Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, hospitals have already experienced their peak,” Mary Mayhew, president and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association, said

Brightline has begun Central Florida test runs before high-speed trains start from Orlando to Miami

Brightline Train — Courtesy: Shutterstock — EQRoy The first Brightline train entered Brevard County for a test run on Tuesday between South Florida and the Orlando airport. The train and crew will conduct dry runs across the 130-mile Florida east coast railway corridor.  There weren’t any passengers just yet, but onlookers looked extremely intrigued by

Freezing temperatures hit Florida as another cold front is on its way

Seaside Cold Front, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kristi Blokhin Fresh after the storm that dumped snow and froze much of the northeastern USA, several tornadoes hit Fort Myers, Iona, Naples, and Charlotte County Sunday along with freezing temperatures in Northern Florida Tuesday morning, comes another cold front from Canada.  According to the National Weather

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

IKEA buys hurricane-damaged land in Florida to plant forests

IKEA Store — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Graeme Dawes Ingka Group, owner of IKEA furniture stores worldwide, has bought more land in the U.S. as part of a long-term goal and commitment to handle forest management responsibly. Ingka Group will plant seedlings of mainly longleaf pine on the 3,264 acres of land near Florida’s Apalachicola River

Dodge Challenger is the best-selling muscle car in the U.S.

Dodge Challenger —Photo Source/Copyright: Stellantis The Dodge Challenger officially dethroned the Ford Mustang as the best-selling muscle car in the U.S. The Mustang’s streak (starting circa 2015) reached its demise when Dodge sold 54,314 units of its Challenger model. With a 3 percent increase in sales over its 2020 numbers, Dodge is headed in the