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Published: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:42:05 -0400

Last Build Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:43:30 -0400


Busch Gardens Summer Nights is in full swing

Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:42:05 -0400

Midway through its June through August run, Busch Gardens Summer Nights is open for after-dark thrills and entertainment. Ride the roller coasters after dark and enjoy the park activities and entertainment during the cooler evening hours in summer.

SeaWorld's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin is open

Sat, 8 Jun 2013 08:51:10 -0400

Cruise through Antarctic-like environment in high-tech, trackless, motion vehicles and be immersed in a spectacle of sights and sounds of the icy wonderland that is home to the penguins.

It's Stingray Season - Be Careful on the beaches!

Thu, 30 May 2013 07:52:26 -0400

As the water warms, stingrays begin to congregate near Florida beaches. The season usually starts around May and goes through October. Unfortunately, this is also the time when most people also go to the same beaches! Stepping on a stingray can lead to a very painful injury from its poisonous barb thrust by its tail.

Another Florida Best Beaches list!

Thu, 23 May 2013 11:22:31 -0400

From Senior Leisure Travel, the 8 best Florida beaches.

15 Florida Companies Make the Fortune 500 List

Thu, 9 May 2013 10:16:30 -0400

Each year Fortune Magazine publishes a list of the top 500 public companies based on revenue. This year Florida had fifteen on the list.

Coast-to-Coast Trailway Under Consideration?

Sun, 5 May 2013 15:12:35 -0400

Inclusion for consideration in the State budget is funding to complete gaps in a coast-to-coast biking/walking trailway.

Royal Caribbean Places New Ship At Port Canaveral

Thu, 2 May 2013 13:08:05 -0400

Royal Caribbean replaced the smaller Monarch of the Seas with the Enchantment of the Seas at Port Canaveral on Florida's east coast. 

Online (only) University Approved for Florida.

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 08:53:07 -0400

The Florida legislature and Governor Scott have approved a plan to establish an online only university offering. The university will offer fully accredited college courses leading to bachelor's degree without the need to attend a physical facility. 

Lights Out to Protect Sea Turtles

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:58:31 -0400

Sea turtle hatching season is upon us. These endangered species need all the help they can get to improve their survival rate as they struggle to the sea.

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 09:08:54 -0500

When: March 23 - 25, 2012 Where: St. Petersburg, FL What: High-horsepower, adrenalin-pumping, Grand Prix racing among the streets of St. Petersburg. The 1.8 mile course runs along the waterfront district and downtown St. Petersburg with 14 winding turns passing Pioneer Park, Salvador Dali Museum, Progress Energy Center for the Arts and onto the runways of Albert Whitted Airport!