South Florida Automotive Icon Rick Case Dies at 77

Photo by Rick Case via www.news5cleveland.com South Florida automotive pioneer Rick Case has died from an aggressive form of cancer at the age of 77. Case passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family members, a spokeswoman for the family said. Case passed away on Monday, September 21. Rick Case was originally from Akron,

2020 Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Photo: www.jacksonvillefair.com/ On Friday, September 18, the organizers of the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair announced it is being canceled due to COVID-19. In a statement released on the Fair’s official website, President and CEO Bill Olson said the following: The safety of the Jacksonville Fair’s visitors, participants and community is the highest priority in producing

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

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