Giant invasive Burmese pythons are slithering their way up Florida

Burmese Pythons — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Heiko Kiera Following several years of close speculation, invasive Burmese pythons have been spotted making their way up north in Florida. “We have finally, unhappily, sighted a Burmese python in the interior of the refuge,” University of Florida wildlife professor Frank Mazzotti, who heads Fort Lauderdale’s Croc Docs research team,

South Florida adopting paid parental leave. ‘We have to evolve as a workforce’

Paid Parental Leave — Courtesy: Shutterstock — New Africa HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Paid parental leave supporters have a new source of hope to point to as more and more cities and counties across South Florida are embracing the leave policy for their employees. The latest employer to join the movement is Hallandale Beach, which

Five Halloween movies with a connection to Florida

Creature of the Black Lagoon – Courtesy: Creature of the Black Lagoon Movies Franchise There’s still plenty of time to get your spooky festivities in before Halloween wraps up this month. Unbeknownst to many, Florida has served as the backdrop for many terrifying films.  Here’s a list of some movies to watch with the lights

Here are the Sunshine State’s best cities for outdoor dining this fall

Outdoor Dining Rooftop — Courtesy: Image by Brian Patrick Lim from Shutterstock Gone are the hot and humid nights of summer, because “fall” is upon us in Florida. Although our Florida fall is about a one-degree dip in temperature, this means that outdoor dining season is about to begin. Just in time for the breezy

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.

Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets approval to build Tesla tunnel in Fort Lauderdale

Elon Musk – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nick_Raille_07 Fort Lauderdale, Florida has plans to make a deal with Elon Musk’s ‘The Boring Company’ to construct a Tesla tunnel between its downtown area and the beach. The company would offer rides in Teslas to hundreds of individuals a day for five to eight dollars per

Jeep’s Push to Go Electric is a Legitimate Priority

Photo Source/Copyright: Stellantis Who would’ve thought that America’s most beloved rugged off-road automaker would remotely consider going electric? Probably no one. For years Jeep has prided itself on creating the most efficient off-road vehicles that can do it all, but a major consumer problem has always been convincing buyers to disregard the dent in their

Royal Caribbean pushes back debut sailing for new ship out of Florida after eight crew members test positive for COVID-19

Courtesy: Joe Raedle-Getty Images Royal Caribbean announced earlier this morning that it will push back its first scheduled sailing out of Florida’s Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale to the end of July. Originally scheduled for a July 3 departure, Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, faced a predictable setback in its debut out

2021 Fort Lauderdale Air Show— Viewers Guide in the Sky

Blue Angels – Courtesy: Fort Lauderdale Air Show website This weekend the Fort Lauderdale Air Show is making its long-awaited return to Broward County’s most popular tourist beach destination along Las Olas Boulevard.  After being sidelined due to the pandemic in spring 2020, the Fort Lauderdale beachside spectacle will return to Hugh Taylor Birch State

PortMiami is now home to the largest container ship to ever dock at a Florida port

CMA CGA Argentina – Courtesy: Vesselfinder.com Florida is home to 14 seaports throughout the state, from as far north as Fernandina Beach to as south as Key West and as west as Pensacola to as east as West Palm Beach.  There is no shortage of ports in the Sunshine State, and thanks to its strategic