Inside Florida’s Natural Orange Juice Visitor Center

Beautiful orange groves of Florida on a sunny day. Photo: Jason Patrick Ross/Shutterstock.com If you’ve ever seen a Florida orange Juice commercial, you’ll know that Florida produces the best oranges and therefore, the best orange juice in the country. Year after year Florida provides America with the most of its orange juice. Freshly squeezed and

5 Old, Abandoned and/(or) Interesting Places in Florida You May Not Know About

Fort Bengali. Photo: Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com 1. Fort Bengali in St. Augustine, Florida  This now-abandoned former jail first opened in the late 1950s by L.H. “Buddy” Hough as the “Oldest Jail.” This forced fellow local man Henry “Slim” McDaniel to rename his tourist attraction “The Authentic Oldest Jail”, the well-preserved Victorian jailhouse on San Marco Avenue.

Disney Purchases an Additional 26.3 Acres of Land West of Magic Kingdom

Cinderella’s Castle at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park. Photo: aliwigle/Pixabay.com Disney World has apparently just purchased even more land near Magic Kingdom. No word yet as to what the intended use of the land is but there are speculation that it is part of Disney’s ever-present need to expand as much as possible. The land

Major Central Florida Construction Projects Continue Despite COVID-19 Concerns

A view of Interstate 4 construction, looking south toward the skyline of downtown Orlando as seen from the Maitland Blvd. overpass, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Photo: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) has decided to move forward with three mega-construction jobs worth many billions of dollars despite the coronavirus outbreak stalling Central Florida’s

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

6 Beautiful Rivers In Florida State Parks You’ll Want to Float Down On

The Suwannee River in Florida. Photo: Ron Bennett/Shutterstock.com 1. Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park Ruth B. Kirby Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is located in Gilchrist County, about 5 miles to the west of the High Springs, FL, just 25 miles south of Lake City and about 20 miles northwest of Gainesville. This spring, also

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

5 Eye-Catching Architecture Designs Throughout Florida

Abstract concept & vintage modern futuristic building facade with round windows and a palm tree. Photo: Nine_Tomorrows/Shutterstock.com Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Location: Hollywood Architecture/Design Group:  Steve Peck, Klai Juba Wald Architecture, Las Vegas; DCL, Boston; Float4, Montreal; Wilson Associates; Rockwell Group About:  As part of a $1.5-billion expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock

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