Florida kicks off the week with coldest temperatures of the season

Florida Weather — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Mia2you The coldest weather of this season hit South Florida Monday morning. Throughout the week, temperatures could reach close to freezing or feel that low, and widespread frost can be a threat to sensitive plants and crops if left uncovered. A light northwest wind set the stage for widespread

Florida student’s Super Bowl petition is about to hit 100K signatures; wants Monday holiday or Saturday game

Super Bowl 2022 at SoFi Stadium — Courtesy: AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File A Florida high schooler’s petition to move the NFL’s biggest event—the Super Bowl—from Sunday to Saturday is gaining major attention. Frank Ruggeri, 18, of Palm Bay, Florida, says the game should be held on Saturdays to allow young fans to stay up late

South Florida has passed the peak of the omicron surge

South Florida Omicron Testing Site — Courtesy: Shutterstock — YES Market Media HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — According to experts, the height of the COVID-19 omicron variant surge may be behind us in South Florida.  “In Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, hospitals have already experienced their peak,” Mary Mayhew, president and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association, said

Freezing temperatures hit Florida as another cold front is on its way

Seaside Cold Front, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kristi Blokhin Fresh after the storm that dumped snow and froze much of the northeastern USA, several tornadoes hit Fort Myers, Iona, Naples, and Charlotte County Sunday along with freezing temperatures in Northern Florida Tuesday morning, comes another cold front from Canada.  According to the National Weather

Dodge Challenger is the best-selling muscle car in the U.S.

Dodge Challenger —Photo Source/Copyright: Stellantis The Dodge Challenger officially dethroned the Ford Mustang as the best-selling muscle car in the U.S. The Mustang’s streak (starting circa 2015) reached its demise when Dodge sold 54,314 units of its Challenger model. With a 3 percent increase in sales over its 2020 numbers, Dodge is headed in the

Experts ranked the U.S.’s most beautiful states—Here’s where Florida ended up

South Beach, Miami, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Mia2you Some states offer picturesque state parks, while others are made up of beautiful cityscapes. With its concrete jungles, sandy white beaches, and sky-high palm trees, Florida has truly made a name for itself as one of the most beautiful states in the country. At least, according

IKEA buys hurricane-damaged land in Florida to plant forests

IKEA Store — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Graeme Dawes Ingka Group, owner of IKEA furniture stores worldwide, has bought more land in the U.S. as part of a long-term goal and commitment to handle forest management responsibly. Ingka Group will plant seedlings of mainly longleaf pine on the 3,264 acres of land near Florida’s Apalachicola River

Supreme Court halts vaccine mandate for businesses, upholds mandate for health care workers

United States Supreme Court building — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Steven Frame On Thursday, the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies but allowed a vaccine mandate to remain for medical facilities that take Medicaid or Medicare payments. The rulings come three days after the Occupational Safety and

Miami is once again ranked America’s healthiest city

Miami, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Bogdan Dyiakonovych For the third consecutive year, Mindbody has ranked Miami as America’s healthiest city, followed by Los Angeles and San Diego. Mindbody, the leading experience technology platform for the wellness industry, conducts an annual Wellness Index that aims to provide a holistic view of wellness across the U.S.

Following a $44 million restoration project, Old Florida Keys bridge reopens to bicyclists and pedestrians

Seven Mile Bridge – Florida Keys — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Mia2you Following a $44 million restoration project, a large segment of a 110-year-old Florida Keys bridge is reopening to bicyclists and pedestrians on Wednesday. Rehabilitation construction on the popular 2.2-mile (3.5-km) span of the Old Seven Mile bridge began in late 2017. Originally scheduled as