5 autumnal things to this Fall in South Florida & beyond

Pumpkin Patch — Courtesy: Image by Bill Morson from Shutterstock It is officially fall in Florida, and while the scorching heat, sunny beaches, and swaying palm trees may not resemble the autumn season, there are still plenty of fun activities to take part in. So grab your boots and pumpkin spice lattes, because here are

South Florida makes a major difference on International Coastal Cleanup Day

Trash Beach Cleanup South Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Serenethos Over the past weekend, South Florida joined a global effort to remove tons of trash and debris from our waterways and oceans on International Coastal Cleanup Day.  The mission was launched by the Ocean Conservancy nonprofit 36 years ago and has grown incredibly.

South Florida will welcome hundreds of Afghan refugees

Refugees Afghanistan – Courtesy: Idaho News 6 – Image by Scripps National The Sunshine State is set to become a safe haven for a large group of refugees fleeing Afghanistan. Kristen Bloom is the Founder and Executive Director of Refugee Assistance Alliance, an organization that aids refugee families once they are settled in South Florida.

South Florida celebrates National Dog Day 2021: ‘Yappy’ hour events & paw-fect treats

National Dog Day — Dogs Playing with Ball – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stanimir G.Stoev While there are several unofficial national holidays to celebrate every day, this holiday is im-paw-ssible to miss! Thursday, Aug.26, is National Dog Day. National Dog Day is dedicated to your favorite companion, best friend, and loyal fur baby.  It

Dolphins preseason game vs. the Falcons

Hard Rock Stadium Miami Dolphins – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by YES Market Media The Miami Dolphins first preseason game against the Chicago Bears was a very important milestone for the team’s rookies. This was their very first taste of NFL action. The team’s second regular-season warmup will be against the visiting Atlanta Falcons on

Several Florida restaurants snag spots on Tripadvisor’s “Best of the Best” list of top places to dine

Ocean Drive South Beach Restaurants – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by littlenySTOCK Looking for the best restaurants in Florida?  Cuisine in South Florida is not only known for its tastiness, but also for its diversity. This year, South Florida restaurants were well represented in Tripadvisors’ “Best of the Best” list of top places to dine

Surfside condo collapse victims and families will receive $150M in compensation initially, judge says

Scene Near Champlain Towers – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Felix Mizioznikov A Florida judge has announced that victims and families who suffered losses from the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida will receive a minimum of $150 million to start. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hazman stated that the sum is a total of about

South Florida boaters warned not to take part in flotilla to Cuba

Support of Protestors in Cuba – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Fernando Media MIAMI, Fla. – With several reports of South Florida boaters planning to set sail and travel to Cuba in an attempt to show support for the protests going on, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning sailors to think twice about

People take to streets of Miami and Cuba to demand freedom for struggling island nation

Caravan and Protest Cuba – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Domitille P MIAMI, Fla. – Major changes could be on their way in Cuba. On Sunday, hundreds of Cubans took to the streets in the struggling island nation to protest against Miguel Díaz-Canel’s brutal regime. The Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and other parts

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