South Florida will welcome hundreds of Afghan refugees

Refugees Afghanistan – Courtesy: Idaho News 6 – Image by Scripps National The Sunshine State is set to become a safe haven for a large group of refugees fleeing Afghanistan. Kristen Bloom is the Founder and Executive Director of Refugee Assistance Alliance, an organization that aids refugee families once they are settled in South Florida.

Condé Nast Traveler names four Florida beaches as best in the U.S.

Aerial View of Miami Beach, South Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you Summer officially comes to an end on September 22, but all Floridians know that there’s really no such thing as “the end of summer.” Summer in the Sunshine State lasts year-round. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that

Palm Beach celebrates National Cuban Sandwich Day

Cuban Sandwich Closeup – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Maridav Here’s a reason to smile on a Monday: It’s National Cuban Sandwich Day!  Yes, August 23rd celebrates the delicious layering of roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and a touch of yellow mustard on toasted Cuban bread as well as its many variants. The Cuban

According to Volkswagen: American’s Curiosity for EVs is spiking

Photo Source/Copyright: Volkswagen It’s no secret that electric vehicles (EVs) are on the up and up, and the vehicles on the road are indicative of the almost overnight shift from gas to electric. To gauge the market and truly understand where EVs are going, German-automaker Volkswagen surveyed a segment of the American car-buying community and

Florida Man builds a rollercoaster for his kids

Courtesy: NBC 2 News Florida For once, a positive “Florida Man” story. This time it’s a feel-good story of a father who decided to make his kid’s wish come true by building an exhilarating rollercoaster on one of his properties. “When the pandemic came in they shut the parks down so I built a basketball

Thanksgiving Week: Florida’s Most Popular Side Dish May Not Be What You’d Think

Homemade Roasted Thanksgiving Day Turkey with all the Sides. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Brent Hofacker Thanksgiving. The one day in the year where you don’t have to make an excuse to go in for another plate at the dinner table. Heaping piles of mash potatoes and gravy, turkey, stuffing, rice and beans, cornbread, apple pie,

South Florida is out of the eye of the storm, but sees record rainfall and flood warnings

Courtesy: National Weather Service Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in the central part of the Florida Keys late Sunday night, bringing heavy rains and strong wind gusts throughout the night and much of the early morning announced the National Hurricane Center. The 28th named storm of this year’s busy hurricane season entered Lower Matecumbe Key

$20,000 Treasure Hunt adventure arrives in Orange County

Courtesy: Image by David Schwarzenberg from Pixabay Attention all treasure and scavenger hunting fanatics, grab your maps, and gather your hunting tools— an adventurous treasure hunt is coming to Orange County with a large prize for the winning team. Treasured Adventures Florida is hosting a $20,000 adventure-filled treasure hunt taking participants all around Orange County,

Snowcat Ridge to become Florida’s first Snow Park

Courtesy: Snowcat Ridge website Whoever told you it doesn’t snow in Florida lied. Coming next month to Dade City, Snowcat Ridge will become the first and only outdoor snow park in the Sunshine State.  Construction for the park began in the spring of last year by transforming existing flat fields into a 60-foot tall hill

Select Central Florida Walmart locations to offer FREE drive-thru Trick-or-Treating

Courtesy: Nancy Drew WordPress Walmart to the rescue. If you live in the greater Orlando/Kissimmee area, your Halloween trick-or-treat adventure plans may not be completely ruined this season. Three Walmart locations in the 407 are offering free drive-thru trick-or-treat Halloween events, and everyone’s invited. “For customers seeking less traditional Halloween haunts this year, Walmart is