Tornado hits South Fort Myers with nearly 95 mph winds & $500,000 worth of damage

Tornado Aftermath, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Lawoowoo A tornado ripped through South Fort Myers on Tuesday, smashing houses and causing trees to fall onto cars while wind gusts nearly reached hurricane status. At least one person was injured. “We were able to get our storm survey completed and we did find a

Pendry Hotel opening first Florida location in Tampa

Tampa Skyline — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sean Pavone A luxury hotel brand is making its first Florida debut and will join downtown Tampa’s bustling skyline.  The luxury hotel brand from Montage International announced on Wednesday that Pendry Hotel and Resorts is coming to Tampa’s Riverwalk. A 37-story tower is scheduled to open in 2024 where

Hot Tickets: 3 Doors Down concerts coming to Florida, J Balvin tickets now on sale

J Balvin Performing — Courtesy: Image by Alexander Tamargo from Getty Images 3 Doors Down, with Seether Formed by lead singer Brad Arnold in 1996, 3 Doors Down secured its first hit in 2000 with “Kryptonite.” The beloved Mississippi-based rock band went on to record several other songs, including “Away From The Sun,” “Here Without

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is closer to finalizing deal to build tunnel in Fort Lauderdale

Elon Musk Underground Transit Loop – Courtesy: Getty Images – Image by Ethan Miller This past Monday, a deadline for several companies to submit proposals to compete with a proposed Boring Co. project set for Fort Lauderdale passed. This move leaves Elon Musk’s tunnel business in a position to begin exclusive negotiations with city officials.

Study finds Florida homes are overpriced by 20% with those in the Tampa area being the most expensive

Beautiful Residential Home – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mike Focus Florida homes continue to sell for much more than what they are worth, and recent buyers who paid high prices might be seeing their real estate investments pay off much later than they originally anticipated. According to a study conducted by researchers at Florida

Peppa Pig theme park opening in Florida

Peppa Pig World – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by alice-photo Everyone’s beloved British piglet is getting her own whole theme park! Hasbro announced that it has partnered with Merlin Entertainments to create a Peppa Pig theme park at the Legoland Florida Resort. The park will open in 2022.  According to the company, the stand-alone theme

Dodge plans on selling an electric muscle car in 2024

Dodge Charger – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by PaulLP Dodge has always been known for its tough, macho, and muscular car image. As that image seems to be stuck in the wrong decade, we have now received some interesting news. American muscle has its sights set on a new endeavor: electrification. The popular automaker and

It’s lit – literally. Floridians can take a see-through kayak tour above bioluminescent lagoons

Bioluminescence – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by WeichengHan Many are unaware of the hidden wonder sitting right along Florida’s Space Coast.  Florida’s Space Coast sits right in the center of the sunshine state’s east coast. Its name comes from Cape Canaveral, the launching point for many of NASA’s space missions. It is just 45 minutes

Florida, UCF officially announce three-game football series

University of Florida Gators – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Gregory Reed The Florida Gators and UCF have finalized an agreement for a three-game football series set for the 2024, 2030, and 2033 seasons. This will be the first meeting between the two instate programs since 2006. “As I’ve said since arriving, we were in desperate

A 12-pack of Florida’s best microbreweries

Local Beer Restaurant – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Siriwat Sriphojaroen Looking for the best beer in Florida? Florida is home to countless large breweries, but what many don’t know is that the Sunshine State has hundreds of small microbreweries hidden within. Most of these breweries have tasting rooms where visitors can sample different brews.