Background

The Story of the Coppertone Girl

One of the most iconic pieces of advertising that came out of the 1950s was the Coppertone Girl. She was born when the suntan lotion company needed to rebrand i...

Why Americans Celebrate Flag Day

You have to travel to the small community of Waubeka, Wisconsin to discover the origins of America's observance of Flag Day. That's where in 1885 a grade school...

How a Bench Got its Own Facebook Page

It seems everyone, and every "thing," has a Facebook page these days. Case in point - the world famous Courthouse Deli Bench in Key West. The plain teal-colored...

The Story of Captain Tony’s Saloon

File this one under the “Did You Know?” category. The Sloppy Joe’s Bar that’s heavily frequented by tourists at the corner of Duval and Greene Streets in Key W...

A Cottage With a View

Situated on 444 acres overlooking Biscayne Bay is one of South Florida's historic and cultural gems. Early 20th century businessman and philanthropist Charles D...