Five Florida Hospitals Set To Receive First Wave of COVID-19 Vaccine Upon Approval

A single bottle vial of Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine in a research medical lab. 3D illustration. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By solarseven Perhaps the only silver lining Florida will have in regards to the coronavirus is access to the first wave of COVID-19 approved vaccines. Over the past two weeks, pharmaceutical powerhouses Moderna and Pfizer announced the

Popular Florida bar shuts down day after reopening its doors due to maskless patrons and insufficient social distancing

The Wharf Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Patrons without masks. Courtesy: South Florida Sun Sentinel – Photo sent in by Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan A popular Broward County outdoor bar got the ax from county officials late Saturday night after videos and photos surfaced showing hundreds of maskless patrons in close proximity, ignoring

The Show Must Go On: South Florida Fair Set To Go On In January

Courtesy: Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay The show must go on.  The mighty popular South Florida Fair will be returning in 2021, despite rising COVID-19 cases throughout the state. The annual affair which draws tens of thousands of patrons every year will be held Jan. 15-31 and include the usual greasy and delightful food stand

High-Speed Train To Disney From Miami Could Soon Be A Reality For South Florida

MIAMI, FL/USA – JULY 14, 2018: Brightline is a high-speed train service between West Palm Beach, Florida and Miami. This is the West Palm Beach, station. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Thomas Barrat On Monday, Miami-based high-speed rail service Brightline and Walt Disney World Resort announced initial agreement plans to construct a train station at the

New Report Projects Florida Will See A Yearly 300k Population Increase In The State

Traffic Jam – Courtesy: Image by pixaoppa from Pixabay Florida is about to get a lot more traffic… According to a new report from the Demographic Estimating Conference, Florida should braces itself for a significant uptick in new residents. The report said the population is expected to increase by an average of around 303,000 residents

Despite Travel Advisory Heading Into Thanksgiving Weekend South Florida Airports Are Packed

Family with two children going on holiday, wearing face masks at the airport. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Halfpoint Despite cautionary health advisories issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pertaining to the 2020 holiday season, people seem to be ignoring the advice and are traveling in droves.  Historically speaking, Thanksgiving weekend is one

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,

Did America’s First Thanksgiving Actually Happen In Florida And Not Plymouth Rock?

First Thanksgiving depiction—Courtesy: State Archives of Florida/Florida Memory Leave it to Florida to somehow be connected to everything. For years, it has been thought and taught in many schools that the first Thanksgiving gathering and feast was held between the Pilgrims and resident Indian Wampanoag tribe of New England at Plymouth Rock in 1621. Some

Florida Tourism Numbers Down More Than 30 Percent According To Q3 Data, But There Is Hope

Courtesy: Image by Stela Di from Pixabay Visit Florida released its data regarding the current state of Florida’s tourism numbers for the third quarter of 2020. And let’s say the numbers were not where we’d like them to be, but for obvious reasons. According to the data collected, the state’s tourism numbers were down 31.8

Florida Mayors want Gov. DeSantis to scale back Opening of the State—Push for COVID restrictions

Fort Lauderdale, Florida/USA – April 17, 2020: Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis Press Conference at Urban League of Broward County, answering on questions about coronavirus situation in Florida–Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo By YES Market Media Since Gov. Ron DeSantis’ order to reopen Florida to Phase 3 (no restrictions) in September, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise and