Where the Wild Things Are: The Butterfly House of Coconut Creek

Waterfall. Photo: www.butterflyworld.com The largest butterfly habitat is right here in Florida. If you’re a fan of butterflies and their conservation, you may want to visit Butterfly World. This habitat for butterflies is also the largest in the entire world. Thousands of different types of butterflies call this place home and flutter around the premises

Polite Suggestions for Where to Eat in Miami

Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive in sunlight on February 2, 2020.   Photo Credit:  baileyc1/Shutterstock.com If you are heading to South Florida soon, you may want to stop and enjoy all the delicious food and sweets that are offered in Miami. From local bistros to fine dining restaurants Miami has it all. The following polite suggestions

How Coronavirus is Affecting Business(es) in Florida

Downwntown Business District in Tampa, Florida, United States. Photo: Ruth Peterkin/Shutterstock.com The coronavirus health crisis is being viewed as an economic threat to Florida.  The coronavirus has been wreaking havoc not just in those affected by the virus themselves, but in the news headlines. For months now there have been reports of people in places

How the Burmese Python Took Over the Florida Everglades

Burmese Python. Photo: Vince Adam/Shutterstock.com Imagine a predator invading your space that can grow up to 20 feet long or more and has a telephone-pole-sized girth. This intruder eats everything it can swallow, and indeed has been known to swallow animals twice its size. Small and medium-sized mammals are no match for this fiend that

Matlacha, a Hidden Gem on Florida’s West Coast

Colored pink Elena’s art house on Matlacha Island, Cape Coral, Florida on January 18, 2016. Photo: Nadezda Murmakova/Shutterstock.com Matlacha (pronounced MATT-luh-SHAY) is one of Florida’s best-kept secrets.  This small coastal village nestled near the Gulf of Mexico just west of Fort Myers is full of charming attractions. Less than 700 residents live here, making it

Florida Shares Spring Training Hosting Duty for the MLB

An advertisement for 2020 spring training season tickets is shown on the scoreboard at the new Atlanta Braves spring training baseball facility on January 29, 2020 in North Port, Florida, United States. Photo: Kent E Roberts/Shutterstock.com With the start of the Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 2020 spring training campaign comes hopes for a great economic

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

Florida Lawmakers Seeking to Ban Local Regulations of Airbnbs

State of Florida Capitol Building and the entrance for legislators in Tallahassee, Florida, United States on February 21, 2018. Photo: KMH Photovideo/Shutterstock.com Vacation rental companies like Airbnb support prohibiting local rental regulations. There are communities with large numbers of rentals, however, that oppose the bill. Florida cities and counties have fought state legislation from imposing