| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:46 AM
With July 4 landing on a Thursday this year, it is easy to put together a four-day getaway that costs us only one workday. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in the Fourth festivities is appealing to you, here are some popular...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A watercraft tradition in the Florida Keys will return on the second Saturday of May, but the event will be moving to a new location. The Battle In The Bay Dragon Boat Festival will celebrate its 5th annual edition at Truman Waterfront on Saturday, May...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Florida is a popular destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. With great coastal rides and world famous events, there is an something for everyone. Whether you ride or not, you will surely enjoy one of these popular annual events all over the state....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Like the college experience itself, spring break has evolved.
It started with the innocent notions of Connie Francis in the 1960 film "Where the Boys Are," accelerated into the hedonistic MTV-fueled excesses of the early 1990s and down-shifted into...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:34 PM
UPDATE: Board member A.K. Desai did resign, sending a resignation letter to Scott on Tuesday. Gov. Rick Scott has made three appointments to the State Board of Education, the panel that helps set education policies and rules for Florida's public schools...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Sunshine, stellar cuisine and superior vintages will be part of the plan for the 4th Annual Key West Food and Wine Festival, set for Jan. 24-27 in the Conch Republic. Events will showcase local chefs’ culinary flair, indigenous Florida Keys...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Now that Disney Cruise Line is sailing from Miami for the first time and offering Florida resident and other promotions, it’s more convenient and affordable than ever for local families to book their dream cruise vacation.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Not only does Florida have spectacular coasts on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico but the state also has plenty of other opportunities for relaxing, refreshing, renewing H2O fun -- at many water parks around the state.
Here's a selection of...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Update: Because of government sequestration, both the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thubderbirds performance teams have been grounded. Check air show websites for updated performers.
There must be something in the air. Actually, there is, all over...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:28 AM
John Cannon of Petoskey along with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davis of Ocala, Fla., and Susan Cannon of Boynton, Fla., are announcing the engagement of their children, Elaine Elizabeth Cannon to Dale Clayton Davis, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Elaine is a...