Come Visit 5 of Florida’s Best (and Scariest) Corn Mazes

Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay  Harvest Holler Corn Maze, Polk City Harvest Holler is a place where you can explore nature, have adventures outside and relax. The farm has a corn maze you can enjoy with your family. Enjoy the “See the Animals” Adventure Hayride, or catch a ride on the Cow Barrel Train. There

Bring Your Kids to the Ultimate Florida Pumpkin Patch

Image by cwizner from Pixabay  Autumn may be a season that is appreciated up North but down here in Florida, well, we do what we can with our summer-time, year-round weather. That should not stop you from visiting a worthy pumpkin patch though. The best one in Florida is located in Orlando and will be

City of Tampa Awarded Grant from USDOT

The Tampa Riverwalk. Photo: www.tampa.maps.arcgis.com A federal transportation grant of $24M is being awarded to the City of Tampa to extend the west portion of Riverwalk North and connect to nearby neighborhoods. The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant. The money will pay

The Show Must Go On: The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Will Take Place This October

Image by Lisa Larsen from Pixabay  The coronavirus may have events cancelled and/or places closed down, but the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is defying all odds and carrying on, as usual, this year, with safety measures in place of course. The annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show got the support it needed Thursday from

Trump Extends OffShore Drilling Ban in Florida

Seascape with extraction platform. Photo and Caption: Jesus Keller/Shutterstock.com President Trump has just extended a drilling ban for the Gulf of Mexico for 10 years. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 8 at a campaign stop in Jupiter after speaking on the environment at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. The memorandum the President signed

Reservations for Annual Sea Turtle Fundraiser Now Open

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  Registration for the Sea Turtle Preservation Society’s annual fundraiser is now open as of September 9. Once registered online, participants will complete the event individually between September 12 to 15. The 2020 Turtle Krawl 5K virtual event offers participants the chance to come together to support sea turtle conservation while

Campaign to Help Tourism Industry in Florida Launched

Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay  Governor Ron DeSantis and Visit Florida have teamed up to create a publicity campaign aimed at attracting Floridians to vacation across the state. The new tourism campaign kicked off on Wednesday, September 2, the same day the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale and Art Basel Miami Beach were

Spent Grain May be Key to Helping Stop Red Tide in Florida

Professional brewery worker getting spent grain with shovels. Photo and Caption: Serhii Bobyk/Shutterstock.com Researchers in Florida are trying to find ways to stop Red Tide. They believe the spent grains (also known as soggy barley) from a brewery in Bradenton could hold an answer in molecules that stunt algal blooms. Red Tide causes not only

Edible Marijuana Now Available in Florida

Marijuana edible pieces close up. Photo and Caption: Israel Patterson/Shutterstock.com The first edible medical marijuana sale took place September 1 at Tallahassee’s Trulieve dispensary on SE Capital Circle, as reported by the Tallahassee Democrat. Arnold Lawson, a retired, 54-year-old man, was the first customer to buy the edibles at the dispensary on Tuesday. Mr. Lawson

Examining Brutalist Architecture Throughout Florida

Sleek, brutalist, concrete architecture of a building. Image by Bromine from Pixabay  Have you ever driven around Florida and wondered why certain buildings look the way they do? They look modern but strange. You can’t quite put your finger on it. You wonder what kind of architecture is that? As it turns out, there is