Religion

Koreshan Unity Settlement

Florida historians agree that one of the most unusual pioneers to call the state home was Cyrus R. Teed. In 1894, Teed decided to continue the utopian movement he started in New York when he moved to Estero on Florida's southwest coast. Teed and his...

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...

The Story Behind This Beachside Castle

Look carefully the next time you’re traveling up A1A north of St. Augustine and you might notice a piece of roadside architecture that’s a little out of place for the beaches of Florida. Poking above the trees is a series of large turrets that belong...

Say a Prayer at the Philanthropy Chapel

Cause-driven retailing has become big business as shop owners look to give back on a global level. Many small retailers now give a portion of their profits to worthwhile charities, making both the retailer and the customer feel good about doing good....

St. Augustine’s Very Tall Beacon of Faith

It soars high above Matanzas Bay in uptown St. Augustine. Proudly standing 208 feet and serving as a “Beacon of Faith,” the Great Cross has become a landmark of the nation’s oldest city since it was dedicated in 1965. Standing beneath the cross at...