The biggest python ever found in Florida weighs a whopping 200 pounds and is 18 feet long

Burmese Python in the Everglades – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Heiko Kiera According to National Geographic, researchers used another python as bait to coax the largest Burmese python ever spotted in Florida out of its hiding place in the Everglades. The enormous snake is a female that measures nearly 18 feet long and weighs

When is the greatest time in Florida to buy a home?

Florida Home – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mark Winfrey Florida’s real estate market has had a distinct vantage point since COVID-19, with homes throughout the Sunshine State remaining popular during the coronavirus pandemic and continuing in the post-COVID real estate scene.  Florida homes are still greatly desired, with much fewer homes for sale than

Thanks to code change, Naples could soon see medical marijuana dispensaries

Medical Marijuana Being Prescribed by Doctor – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Africa Studio As of now, medical marijuana dispensaries have not been welcomed in Collier County, but that could change in a few months. Collier zoning staff have been drafting an amendment to the county’s land development code to allow these dispensaries to run

NBA Hall of Fame Meet & Greet coming to Naples Hilton Hotel

NBA Hall of Fame — Courtesy: Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism Naples All-Star Events is bringing four NBA Hall of Fame icons to Naples as part of the Legends Basketball III Meet & Greet 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at the Naples Hilton. This year’s NBA Hall of Famers include Artis

Relaxation & adventure await in Florida’s happiest beach town, Naples

Naples, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sean Pavone Naples, Florida has been voted number one in the nation for health and happiness year after year. The Gulfside city offers everything you could ever want from a beach community: more than 300 days of annual sunshine, delicious tropical seafood, boat rides with a perfect view of

Freezing temperatures hit Florida as another cold front is on its way

Seaside Cold Front, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kristi Blokhin Fresh after the storm that dumped snow and froze much of the northeastern USA, several tornadoes hit Fort Myers, Iona, Naples, and Charlotte County Sunday along with freezing temperatures in Northern Florida Tuesday morning, comes another cold front from Canada.  According to the National Weather

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

Eight Florida cities made U.S. News’ top 10 best places to retire list

Couple Enjoying Retirement On the Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Daniel Myjones A U.S. News report shows that Florida cities were very well-represented in U.S. News’ 2021 Best Places to Retire list. Warm weather, crystalline beaches, and low tax rates have attracted retirees to join Florida’s coast over the past few years, and it’s proven

The top 5 most popular camping areas in Florida

Camping Area – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Prapat Aowsakorn The Sunshine State has always been the perfect destination for a beloved beach vacation, but many seem to forget that Florida has more to offer than theme parks and beaches! The camping travel trend is on the rise with the number of first-time campers skyrocketing,

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.