Florida Senators Want to Extend Daylight Savings Time in the U.S.

Image by giselaatje from Pixabay  Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott want to extend Daylight Savings Time in the U.S. until November 7th, 2021. The two senators introduced legislation on Wednesday, September 16th that could keep the United States on Daylight Savings Time through the 7th of November of next year because of the

UF Ranked 6th Best Public University in Florida

Entrance sign at the University of Florida on September 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has placed sixth on the 2021 list of the state’s top-ranked college. As of Monday, September 14, UF is tied for sixth place with the University of California, Santa Barbara,

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

Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Florida

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck Thursday morning at 11 a.m. EDT about two miles northwest of Mount Carmel, Fla. (USGS) Photo: Google Images, Caption: www.foxnews.com Amidst a historically active hurricane season, Florida was thrown for a big surprise when a magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck its Alabama-Florida border on Thursday, September 3. There were no injuries

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

University of North Florida and Eckerd College Receive $150,000 Grant for Ocean Debris Reduction Efforts

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  The University of North Florida (UNF) and Eckerd College have received a $150,000 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two educational institutions have partnered to try and help keep plastic out of our oceans. The money has been granted as part of a Marine Debris Program

Art Basel Announces Virtual Fall 2020 Shows

Art Basel logo at Miami Convention Center as seen on December 2, 2019 in Miami Beach, FL, USA. Photo and Caption: Naoufal Takroumt/Shutterstock.com Art Basel will launch two online viewing rooms this fall. In an August 21 press release, the world-renowned, international art fair said it will move forward “with two freestanding, thematic editions taking