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DeLand’s Karegan Wodz Covers Echosmith

At 17, Karegan Wodz is having a major impact on the local music scene in DeLand, Florida. Having produced her first CD in 2014, this talented singer/songwriter is a fan favorite at music festivals and performed with Tim McGraw's former band, The Danc...

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee at Home

It's easy to make cold brew coffee at home using only things found in your kitchen. No special brewing equipment required. You'll need: A large jar (or pitcher), a strainer & a coffee filter. Step 1: Pour 2.5 oz of ground coffee into the ja...

Diamond Dixie Covers “White Christmas”

With temperatures expected to reach record highs in Florida Christmas Day, it will leave most of us dreaming of cool drinks by the pool or taking a dip in the ocean. Frankly, many of us who live in the Sunshine State don't have a clue what it mean...

5 Florida Bands You Should Have in Your Playlist

SoulSwitch This Orlando quintet forges infectious hard rock songs with strands of heavy metal and alternative. SoulSwitch's Bruising riffs, blazing solos, honest lyrics, and massive hooks converge for a sound that's immediately arena-ready during tr...

Useppa is Florida’s Version of Fantasy Island

Florida's take on a "fantasy island" exists near Fort Myers near the northern end of Pine Island Sound. First developed as a resort by real estate mogul Barron Collier in the early 1900s, Useppa Island operates today as an exclusive private island...

Artegon Marketplace Is Not a Mall

When it comes to shopping malls, Orlando isn’t suffering from a shortage. There’s something for everyone from outlet malls that cater to bargain hunters to upscale retail at places like the Mall at Millenia. All good options for sure if you like cook...

The Healing Waters of Green Springs

One of the last sulfur springs remaining in Florida can be found in Volusia County near the historic community of Enterprise. It should come as no surprise that Native Americans were the first to discover Green Springs on the northern shore of Lak...

The Best Coffee Shops in Florida

Not too long ago, Florida didn’t have much to offer when it came to quality independent coffee shops. You were doing well if you could find one of the national chains nearby; and who really wants to drink that crap? But that’s all starting to change ...

This Store Will Meet Your Recreation Needs

A couple years back, I stumbled upon Travel Country in Altamonte Springs. The large shop at 1101 East Altamonte Drive has been around since 1981 and is a must for adventure junkies before hitting the trails or taking the boat out for a long weekend. ...