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

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

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

New Year’s Eve 2020, Florida-style

Photo Credit: oneinchpunch/Shutterstock The Sunshine State has no shortage of places to party and have a good time. For New Year’s Eve, this idea is taken to another level. Throughout the entire state of Florida, there are parties hosted for all to attend and enjoy. Here, we will provide you with the places to be

The 411 on Nudity at Public Florida Beaches

Photo Credit: giovanni baldoni from Pixabay If you’ve gone to the beach here in Florida, it’s certain you’ve seen a lot. You know people are conspicuous about the types of bathing suits they wear. Some are conservative, but it seems most are revealing. Then there are some people that have no problem bearing it all. They may arrive