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

City of Tampa Awarded Grant from USDOT

The Tampa Riverwalk. Photo: www.tampa.maps.arcgis.com A federal transportation grant of $24M is being awarded to the City of Tampa to extend the west portion of Riverwalk North and connect to nearby neighborhoods. The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant. The money will pay

The Show Must Go On: The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Will Take Place This October

Image by Lisa Larsen from Pixabay  The coronavirus may have events cancelled and/or places closed down, but the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is defying all odds and carrying on, as usual, this year, with safety measures in place of course. The annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show got the support it needed Thursday from

Reservations for Annual Sea Turtle Fundraiser Now Open

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  Registration for the Sea Turtle Preservation Society’s annual fundraiser is now open as of September 9. Once registered online, participants will complete the event individually between September 12 to 15. The 2020 Turtle Krawl 5K virtual event offers participants the chance to come together to support sea turtle conservation while

Campaign to Help Tourism Industry in Florida Launched

Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay  Governor Ron DeSantis and Visit Florida have teamed up to create a publicity campaign aimed at attracting Floridians to vacation across the state. The new tourism campaign kicked off on Wednesday, September 2, the same day the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale and Art Basel Miami Beach were

Cruisin’ USA: Take A Trip Down Florida’s Waterways on a Motorized Tiki Bar!

Photo : www.cruisintikis.com At Cruisin’ Tikis in Florida, you can rent what is a half motorized boat, half floating tiki bar, and cruise around like you don’t have a care in the world. This is one outdoor experience you do not want to miss. You can rent one of these motorized tiki bars all over

Dolphins, Hurricanes to Allow Only 13,000 (Masked) Fans in the Stands

Aerial view, drone photography of Hard Rock Stadium of the Miami Dolphins on November 29, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: By YES Market Media/Shutterstock.com On Monday, August 24, life in South Florida started getting back to normal, slowly but surely. The Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes announced they will allow

Art Basel Announces Virtual Fall 2020 Shows

Art Basel logo at Miami Convention Center as seen on December 2, 2019 in Miami Beach, FL, USA. Photo and Caption: Naoufal Takroumt/Shutterstock.com Art Basel will launch two online viewing rooms this fall. In an August 21 press release, the world-renowned, international art fair said it will move forward “with two freestanding, thematic editions taking

Spend a Day at Solomon’s Castle

Solomon’s Castle in Ona, Florida, USA. Flickr/Richard Elzey Just 90 minutes away from Tampa is Solomon’s Castle, a 12,000 square-foot structure that stands in the swamps and backroads of Florida. It was built by a sculptor named Howard Solomon. Solomon began building his castle in 1972 after having moved back from the Bahamas seeking a

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