Five Halloween movies with a connection to Florida

Creature of the Black Lagoon – Courtesy: Creature of the Black Lagoon Movies Franchise There’s still plenty of time to get your spooky festivities in before Halloween wraps up this month. Unbeknownst to many, Florida has served as the backdrop for many terrifying films.  Here’s a list of some movies to watch with the lights

Key West’s famous Duval Street set to receive a makeover

Duval Street redesign rendering – Courtesy: KCI Technologies Monroe County’s biggest tourist trap is set to receive a redesign fit for the future. Only this redesign will use the community’s public input and ideas to revitalize the iconic street in the country’s southernmost city. According to Keys Weekly, the company leading the rebuilding project of

Blue Man Group calls it ‘the end’ for popular Universal Orlando attraction

Blue Man Group – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by alexandre zveiger They’re blue, funny, entertaining, and most especially a staple at one of Florida’s largest theme park attractions—Universal Orlando. The Blue Man Group announced earlier this week via Twitter that it would cease shows and performances at the famed Universal park after 14 years. While

Miami’s Historic Hampton House: An iconic segregation-era Motel

Muhammad Ali pictured at Hampton House after Sonny Liston fight 1964 – Courtesy: historichamptonhouse.org As the nation approaches Black History Month and celebrates the lives of the African-American community, beginning with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan 18., Florida Insider is here to detail an iconic gathering place in the African-American community that

Introducing the new kid on the block: The Florida Boat Show

Indoor Boat Show Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by Aija Lehtonen “Made by Floridians, For Floridians” is their motto, and two Miami natives are hoping to inspire a new series of boat shows in the Sunshine State with “The Florida Boat Show.” Thousands of people from all over the world tend to come to Florida during

Clearwater Beach’s Annual Sugar Sand Festival canceled over pandemic concerns

Sand Sculptures at Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, Florida at Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 23, 2017. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by Ilya Images Just when you thought the festival and event cancelations were behind us in 2020—think again. Florida is known for its beautiful coastline and white sandy beaches along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.

Explore Florida’s Cultural Capital® Art Scene: The Palm Beaches

DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA, USA – AUGUST 7, 2018: Lake at the Morikami Japanese Gardens with wooden bridge in foreground Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo By Holly Guerrio With the holiday season well underway, Yuletide cheer and caroling is abound; and in South Florida it signals the pivotal restart of cultural and artistic happenings and events in The Palm Beaches,