Tampa named ‘Best city to live in Florida’ by Forbes

Ybor Historic District in Tampa, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: kanphiphat Tampa is ranked first in a new list by Forbes Advisor of the top locations to live in Florida. Tampa was named the best place to live in the Sunshine State, citing “pristine beaches,” positive attractions for families and young adults, and

Four Florida cities are listed as the fastest-growing ‘Boomtowns’ in the country

Colorful houses in Fort Myers, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — lunamarina Four cities in the Sunshine State were listed among the top-growing towns in the United States in a report by SmartAsset. The financial information website conducted a study that researched 494 of the U.S.’s largest municipalities for their population growth, housing, income, and other

Fun things to do this weekend in Orlando & beyond

Orlando, FL Skyline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone This weekend upcoming weekend, Orlando and Central Florida have lots going on! Check out the list below to find out which events are coming to the central Florida area this weekend. November 4, 2022 2022 Taste of Space Celebrity Chef Event:  Celebrity chefs Rocco

Here are the Sunshine State’s best cities for outdoor dining this fall

Outdoor Dining Rooftop — Courtesy: Image by Brian Patrick Lim from Shutterstock Gone are the hot and humid nights of summer, because “fall” is upon us in Florida. Although our Florida fall is about a one-degree dip in temperature, this means that outdoor dining season is about to begin. Just in time for the breezy

Tripadvisor names Miami one of the best U.S. cities to visit with family

Family enjoying beach in Miami, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Irina Wilhauk Summer may be coming to an end, but not here in Miami. The city is known to stay warm year-round, while fun never comes to a halt. Tripadvisor has updated its Family Vacation Guide and announced that Miami, Florida is one

Miami tops list of best U.S. cities with a 15-minute lifestyle

Miami, Florida Skyline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Pandemics wreak havoc on cities, but they often highlight opportunities to find ways to improve urban living for communities and their residents. Today, several city dwellers and planners are utilizing ideas from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to create new urban landscapes. These

Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets approval to build Tesla tunnel in Fort Lauderdale

Elon Musk Tesla Rides Through Tunnel — Courtesy: Shutterstock — temp-64GTX Fort Lauderdale, Florida has plans to make a deal with Elon Musk’s ‘The Boring Company’ to construct a Tesla tunnel between its downtown area and the beach. The company would offer rides in Teslas to hundreds of individuals a day for five to eight

Fort Lauderdale moving closer to enlisting Elon Musk’s help for a two-mile tunnel to the beach

Fort Lauderdale – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Two months ago, Florida Insider covered a story highlighting the potential of Miami enlisting the help of Tesla Inc. founder Elon Musk to build tunnels in the city to alleviate traffic congestion. After a flurry of tweets between Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and the billionaire

Florida: Home to some of the most self-pampering citizens in the U.S.

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by  Oksana Shufrych The Sunshine State has approached new levels of topping “best of” and similar rankings in 2021—some good and some bad. So far, Florida has managed to clinch top spots in:  U.S. News & World Report Best States in 2021 #10 Quietest National Parks #13, #15, #30  Deadliest National

Key West’s famous Duval Street set to receive a makeover

Duval Street redesign rendering – Courtesy: KCI Technologies Monroe County’s biggest tourist trap is set to receive a redesign fit for the future. Only this redesign will use the community’s public input and ideas to revitalize the iconic street in the country’s southernmost city. According to Keys Weekly, the company leading the rebuilding project of