2023 Gasparilla Festival brings thousands of visitors to Tampa, Florida

Pirate raid boats in the water with a view of the city of Tampa during Gasparilla Festival – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Yes I Shoot Models Arrrgh! The 2023 Gasparilla Pirate Festival is over in a flash and numerous scallywags flocked to Tampa’s streets to take advantage of the bonanza. On Saturday, more than

Florida’s favorite fast food restaurant might surprise you!

Fast food restaurant counter – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sorbis Whether you love it or hate it, there is no doubt that Americans and people all around the world continue to consume a lot of fast food. Fast food can be affordable, practical, and even tasty when you’re in a need of a quick

Over 7,600 fake nursing diplomas in alleged wire fraud scheme were issued in Florida

Nursing – Nurse holding patient’s hand – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by sasirin pamai Following the discovery of an alleged conspiracy at three South Florida nursing schools by federal agents, thousands of currently employed nurses in the United States may be using phony academic qualifications. According to the Department of Justice, the now-closed institutions allegedly

Satellites from the NOAA helped in the rescue of 106 lives in Florida in 2022

NOAA Hurricane Satellite – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alex Erwin A brand-new fleet of cutting-edge technology has launched into orbit over the previous ten years. Several new NOAA satellites have expanded the scope of weather tracking, climate change, air quality, and so much more thanks to their birds-eye view. In addition to being more

Yelp releases Top 100 restaurants in Florida for 2022

Yelp sticker seen at the entrance of a restaurant – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tada Images There is much more to Florida than surf and turf, despite the fact that the Sunshine State is famous for its fresh seafood, key lime pie, and exotic umbrella cocktails. You may find some of the top locations

Florida looks to ban TikTok social media app at state universities

Girl holding phone with TikTok logo – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ti Vla University administrators in Florida are debating whether to forbid students from using TikTok on twelve campuses spread out throughout the state. Board of Governors members for state institutions supported enacting a system-wide policy banning the app during their meeting on Tuesday

Egg-Flation: Florida is ranked as the second-most expensive state to purchase eggs in the U.S.

Eggs for sale at a grocery store – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Colleen Michaels Florida might experience more of the alleged “egg-flation” than the majority of other states. The Sunshine State was recognized as the second most costly state to purchase a dozen eggs by Instacart. According to data, a dozen eggs typically cost

Supreme Court halts Florida and Texas social media cases that could overturn platform moderation

Supreme Court Building – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tinnaporn Sathapornnanont The Supreme Court postponed a decision on whether to consider two cases contesting social media rules in Texas and Florida that could fundamentally alter how platforms choose which posts to erase and which ones to promote. The cases were both brought by tech industry

Governor Ron DeSantis to permanently ban COVID-19 mandates in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis during COVID-19 speaking with a mask on – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Raoul B Photography Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has proposed permanently outlawing Covid mandates in the state. DeSantis stated in a press release earlier this week that he has introduced legislation to “make permanent Covid freedoms in Florida”, adding

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, here are some of the most romantic getaways in the Sunshine State

Romantic beach trip – Key West Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stockdonkey Florida is a great destination for both romantic getaways for you and your significant other as well as fun excursions with your family and friends. The Sunshine State has a lot to offer, including wonderful beaches, outdoor activities, top-notch eating, and