Florida Governor Ron DeSantis activates National Guard in response to uptick of migrants in Florida Keys

Florida National Guard Headquarters – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Avaniks After hundreds of migrants have arrived in the Florida Keys, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has activated the state National Guard to bolster local authorities. In order to mobilize the Guard and urge Florida law enforcement agencies and other organizations to provide resources to

10 gorgeous bike trails to visit in Florida

Group of people cycling on bike trail in Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Sheri Armstrong Florida is the land of having fun in the sun. The Sunshine State has an incredible offer of 175 state parks and has been recognized as a leader in the development of recreational trails nationally. From its city

NASA halts moon rocket launch due to Hurricane Ian

NASA halts space launch due to Hurricane Ian – Pictured: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Allard One CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. – NASA is delaying next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket as Hurricane Ian strengthens to a Category 2. This is the third delay this past month

Pigeon Key: Island at the Seven Mile Bridge has dazzling scenery & history

Pigeon Key, Island in Monroe County, Florida – Courtesy: Melissa P., Florida Insider Florida Keys residents and visitors are again walking, running, cycling, rollerblading, and watching sunrises and sunsets along a piece of the famous Old Seven Mile Bridge that parallels the Florida Keys Overseas Highway in the Middle Keys. Rehabilitation construction on the popular

Florida’s lobster miniseason begins soon

Lobster miniseason, Marathon, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Beach Images Summer season means good eating down in the Florida Keys. The 2022 spiny lobster season begins with the two-day recreational miniseason on Wednesday, July 27 at 12:01 a.m. and ends at midnight Thursday night, followed by the regular recreational and commercial lobster season,

Florida Travel Season: When to go for fewer crowds, travel deals, and better weather

General view of the Universal Studios Florida theme park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira Aside from its beautiful beaches, nonstop sunshine, and top-of-the-line theme parks, one of Florida’s biggest downsides is that there’s never a bad time to visit. The weather is nice and warm which means you’ll never have to worry about

How Florida’s Key deer may be close to climate extinction

Key Deer — Courtesy: Shutterstock — moosehenderson When Hurricane Irma destroyed south Florida in September of 2017, it knocked out electricity for millions, inundated homes, and killed more than 30 people. However, the devastation was not confined to humans.  In the Florida Keys, one of the Sunshine State’s most beloved species also took a beating:

A ‘snowbird’ great white shark is making its way across Florida coast

Great White Shark — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Martin Prochazkacz A great white shark has been located off the coast of Florida and is making its way through the Middle Keys. It is believed she could be headed toward the Tampa Bay area in her “snowbird”-like travels. “Sable” the great white shark was tagged by OCEARCH

‘Avatar’ & ‘Titanic’ producer selling $14 million Florida compound

‘Avatar’ producer Jon Landau is listing his Key Largo home for just under $14 million.Courtesy: SPACECRAFTING Legendary producer, Jon Landau, whose list of iconic films includes “Titanic,” “Avatar,” “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and “Dick Tracy,” to name a few, is selling his sprawling Florida compound.  The 6,050-square-foot house was built in 2001 and is

How to make the most of a South Florida vacation this winter season

Carbone — Traditional Italian Fare South Florida Restaurant — Photos by Giovanny Gutierrez/Chat Chow TV South Florida is loved for many reasons, beginning with the fact that vacationing here can be as toes-in-the-sand or sophisticated as you’d like. From Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale to Miami and the Florida Keys, we have all that’s new