History of the Cross Florida Barge Canal

Cross Florida Barge Canal – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Fsendek The Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway follows the same path as the abandoned Cross Florida Barge Canal. Despite never reaching completion, the tremendous public works project has a long history.  Had it been finished, the Cross Florida Barge Canal would have spanned all

Orlando patiently awaits the arrival of Wing It On! — A New England-based wing franchise

Nashville Hot Offerings — Image Courtesy: Wing It On! Wing It On!, a hot wing chain based out of New England, is planning to make its way into Central Florida’s fast-food landscape. Known for its fresh, all-natural, never-frozen wings ‘n ‘wiches, the fan-favorite food joint brings a simple yet innovative menu with a multitude of

Two South Florida developers are collaborating to bring 5 inland Crystal Lagoons to Central Florida

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by heru sukma cahyanto There are no beaches in Central Florida, but that may soon change after news broke that two major South Florida developers are looking to bring public access lagoons to Central Florida. According to Iván Manzur, Senior Vice President of Sales of Crystal Lagoon US Corp, Hollywood-based investment

Florida comes in at No. 2 on 2021 Most “Fun State” in America list according to new survey

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Shift Drive “Fun” is perceived and interpreted differently by everyone. One thing that may be fun for you may not be for someone else. However, one thing that remains constant: Florida has at least 1 fun thing for everyone. Some states are blessed with fun at every turn, and in

Universal Studios Florida Production Group Producer Spotlight: Wayne Morris

Producer Wayne Morris- Photo credit: Universal Studios Florida Production Group ORLANDO, FLA. – (May 27, 2021) – The team at Universal Studios Florida Production Group (USFPG) recently conducted an in-depth video interview with Producer Wayne Morris, which can be viewed in its entirety at http://universalstudios.com/studio/florida. The interview took place on the set for season two

Everyone’s favorite, screaming, Michelin Star Chef Gordon Ramsay to open ‘Fish and Chips’ restaurant in Orlando this August

Close up shot of the Gordon Ramsay’s Fish and Chips restaurant on OCT 12, 2018 at Las Vegas, Nevada – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kit Leong “Where’s the LAMB SAUCE? WHERE’S THE LAMB SAAAAUUUCCCEEEE?” Need we say anymore?  The British superstar, Michelin star award-winning and critically acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay is bringing his yelling

Understanding Florida’s ‘Anti-Riot’ bill—cracking down on protests in the state

Looted storefront business – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by magraphy Yesterday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed and approved a new measure that vows to crack down on rioting, property damage, and violence during protests. DeSantis called the new law the “strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement measure in the country.” CS/HB 1 – Combating Public Disorder

Food & Wine Season has arrived on Florida’s shores: A Comprehensive Guide on Upcoming Waterfront Festivals in 2021

Courtesy: SAVOR SoFLO Foodies rejoice! Food and Wine season is just around the corner, and what better way to ring in the second half of 2021 than with some beachside cocktails and delicious bites? Despite being locked down all of 2020 due to the pandemic, many festivals have found ways to adapt to current-day situations

Universal Orlando unveils prehistoric Jurassic World ‘VelociCoaster’ opening date

Courtesy: Universal Orlando Resort The time has finally come for eager Jurassic World fans at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure theme park with the opening date reveal of the all-new, high thrills VelociCoaster. A projected opening date for the long-awaited apex predator rollercoaster addition to the theme park’s Jurassic World extension has been set for

Universal Orlando will resume Epic Universe park construction following eight-month hiatus

Rendering of Universal Orland Epic Universe Park – Courtesy: Universal Orlando Florida will soon be getting another theme park on Universal Orlando Resort property. Epic Universe will join Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, and Volcano Bay as the fourth member of the theme park family. Work is slated to begin ramping up in the coming