Culture

Henry Ford’s winter estate

Early 20th century American industrialist first met his boyhood hero Thomas Edison at a conference in 1896. While that encounter was brief, the two men would go on to have a close friendship for many years. Ford and his wife visited the famous inven...

Asian Culture On Display at Orlando Expo

This annual event at Bill Frederick Park in Orlando celebrates the diverse cultures of Asia during the International Dragon Boat Festival. Demonstrations include traditional dances, music, tai chi and more. The Asian Cultural Expo is sponsored by As...

There’s Nothing Too Fancy for Knoxville

Growing up in East Tennessee, I often heard the expression “nothing too fancy.” I can remember going to a friend’s wedding and asking beforehand how I should dress. The response: “Nothing too fancy.” It’s that same casual, laid-back attitude Knoxvil...

Inside the Sanctuary of Sculptor Albin Polasek

Albin Polasek was a Czech-American sculptor who created more than 400 works during his career, many of which are on display at his retirement home in Winter Park. The historic site overlooking Lake Osceola offers daily tours of the home, studio, gal...

Photographer Documents Disappearing Road Stops

A sometimes little-noticed piece of roadside America is quickly fading from the nation’s landscape. Humble, solitary rest stops were commonplace off highways across the United States during the middle of the last century. They were products of a cul...

10 Things Everyone Should Do in Tampa

Millions flock to Tampa every year to spend time in one of Florida's hottest sun-soaked cities. You already know about attractions like Busch Gardens theme park,  the Florida Aquarium, and Lowry Park Zoo. But what about those places and experiences a...

12 Favorite Things in Key West

We asked listeners to name the one thing they love most about Key West and, no surprise, most of them couldn't pick just one. There's something about America's Southernmost City that sucks you in and makes you want to never leave. Maybe it is the tu...