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Murals for Mutts

Skip’s Bar and Grill is a popular dive bar in Dunedin. It’s taken on landmark status in recent years thanks to the building’s unique exterior. On the wall fronting Douglas Avenue is a colorful, one-of-a-kind mural dedicated to man’s best friend. Doze...

Why Orange City, Florida Is Considered Endangered

Driving down 17-92 between DeBary and DeLand in Volusia County, one might never realize the town of Orange City actually has a very rich history. Just off the main corridor sits a quaint historic district that includes over 200 buildings. The comm...

This Johnny Rockets is Inside a Bowling Alley

How bout a Johnny Rockets burger and shake next time the family goes bowling? That's what the owners of Sunshine Bowling Center on East International Speedway Boulevard are hoping folks will say. They just spent over one-million dollars on renovat...

The Coolest Place to Have a Drink in St. Augustine

What do you do with a 1927 building that was used as an ice factory? Restore it and turn it into a kickass bar! The people behind the Ice Plant Bar in St. Augustine were apparently thinking the same thing. Located in historic Lincolnville just ...

Florida’s Oldest Plantation House

What's believed by historians to be the oldest plantation house in the state of Florida can be found just north of Jacksonville. Situated on the uppermost tip of Fort George Island is the Zephaniah Kingsley Plantation Home and Buildings, better know...

Contemporary With a Hint of Floridian Flair

The eccentric city of Key West has introduced a dose of South Beach to the island with the opening of its newest boutique hotel. One hundred rooms inspired by the vibe of Ernest Hemingway await guests at The Gates Hotel on North Roosevelt Boulevard....

“Wildest Ride in the Wilderness”

The latest comic to be published under Marvel's Disney Kingdoms banner hits shelves Wednesday. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad #1 from writer Dennis Hopeless (Spider-Woman) and artist Tigh Walker (Avengers Undercover) reveals the story behind the dange...

Moonshine: Disney World’s Most Unlikely Souvenir?

If moonshine is your adult beverage of choice, Epcot has you covered. Since 2014, the theme park has sold two different brands in World Showcase. Firefly Moonshine is a raw corn whiskey that’s made at a distillery on Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina...

A Little Something for Your Pirate Ship

Over the years, St. Augustine has tried to capitalize on its historic association with pirates. There’s even a large museum across from the old fort dedicated to the likes of Captain Kidd and Blackbeard. But it doesn’t take paying admission to tru...