Bring Your Kids to the Ultimate Florida Pumpkin Patch

Image by cwizner from Pixabay  Autumn may be a season that is appreciated up North but down here in Florida, well, we do what we can with our summer-time, year-round weather. That should not stop you from visiting a worthy pumpkin patch though. The best one in Florida is located in Orlando and will be

UF Ranked 6th Best Public University in Florida

Entrance sign at the University of Florida on September 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has placed sixth on the 2021 list of the state’s top-ranked college. As of Monday, September 14, UF is tied for sixth place with the University of California, Santa Barbara,

Florida One of the Top Destinations for Labor Day Weekend Despite Rising COVID-19 Numbers

Image by David Mark from Pixabay  Despite the number of COVID-19 infections, Florida seems to still be a top spot to vacation for many Americans this year. This comes from official data collected by the travel itinerary app TripIt. The data collected shows millions of people plan to travel to COVID-19 hot spots, with Florida

Florida Mall Temporarily Closed for Protests in Support of Victim of Police Shooting

The Florida Mall dining pavilion entrance in January 2018. Photo:The Florida Mall | Google Images The Florida Mall is closing its doors until further notice following plans for a large protest in support of Salaythis Melvin, a man killed during a fatal shooting with a police officer. The 22-year-old man was shot and killed by

5 Best Kid Attractions in Florida

Image by Dmitrii Bardadim from Pixabay  Daytona Lagoon, Daytona Daytona Lagoon is Daytona Beach’s best water park and the best place to get your fix of water slides, a wave pool and great family fun in general. It makes for an ideal water park due to its size and for the amount of fun activities

Brightline Terminates Partnership with Virgin Trains USA in South Florida

Brightline high speed train (then still known as Virgin Trains USA) traveling south towards Miami, as seen on March 14, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Jillian Cain Photography/Shutterstock.com The COVID-19 pandemic has reared its ugly head once again. This time Virgin Trains USA has been impacted severely. So much so that

Billion-Dollar Reservoir for Florida Everglades Thanks to Federal Contract

Image by emisoo2 from Pixabay  A federal bill worth $1.6B gives the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authority to begin planned water development projects, including a reservoir for the Everglades. The 10,100-acre, $1.6 billion Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) reservoir project would begin as planned under a bill adopted by the U.S. House. The Water Resources

Florida Breweries At Risk of Closing Indefinitely Unless Provided Aid

Image by cerdadebbie from Pixabay  Over 100 Florida breweries are in danger of closing permanently in the next two weeks unless the state government can provide much needed aid. After facing closures because of the coronavirus, many bars and breweries have found themselves in dire straits financially. Unless state or federal aid is provided, these

Disney Reservation System Opens Up Again for Some Guests

Image by HenningE from Pixabay  Disney World is opening its parks next month. Magic Kingdom, July 11 Animal Kingdom, July 11 EPCOT, July 15 Hollywood Studios, July 15 Disney’s online reservation system kicked off on Monday, June 22 and guests online are reporting hours-long wait times and trouble getting through. Disney says new ticket sales

NBA To Allow Return-to-Play in Orlando

Photo: PhotoProCorp/Shutterstock.com The NBA on Thursday, June 4 took the official step to put a schedule in place for a return to action to resume the season in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports with the approval of the teams to implement the plan of NBA commissioner Adam Silver. By a vote of