Why Fort Lauderdale Became Known as “Fort Liquor-dale”

Fort Lauderdale, like its sister city (the world-famous Miami), has its fair share of beautiful beaches and rich history. Whereas Miami has the nickname “Magic City”, Fort Lauderdale used to be known as “Fort Liquordale.” No, really. It did. (Some people still might refer to it as “Fort Liquordale” in a joking tone.) It’s not

Royal Caribbean Founder Ed Stephan Passes Away Aged 87

Ed Stephan of Royal Caribbean Passed Away

Edwin W. Stephan, who is credited with making Miami the cruise capital of the world, passed away Friday.   He was 87 years old.   He was the cruise line’s first president for 27 years and then he served as the vice-chairman of the board of directors until he retired in 2003.   Stephan was

Tampa’s Cuban Club & St. Augustine Lighthouse Nominated For USA Today’s 10Best List For Best Haunted Destination

Are the spooky experiences the Cuban Club in Tampa and the St. Augustine Lighthouse enough to land the two places on USA Today’s 10Best list for Best Haunted Destination?