Vlog

Dinosaurs Invade Orlando’s Leu Gardens

Leu Gardens in Orlando has been transformed into a Jurassic Park of sorts. Now through April 30, the city's 50-acre botanical garden is the temporary home of more than a dozen prehistoric creatures. We had an opportunity to see the "Dinosaur Invasio...

Jeff Sonksen’s Paint the Trail

A bike trail might be the last place you would expect to find an evolving exhibition of pop art. But that's exactly what a stretch of the 14-mile Seminole Wekiva Trail in the suburbs of Orlando has turned into over the past four years. A cabinet mak...

Drinking & Shopping in Winter Garden

Hey gang! Happy 2017!! We spent our New Year’s Eve drinking and shopping our way through the Mayberry-esque Central Florida town of Winter Garden. If you’re going to be visiting Walt Disney World or staying on property, be sure to make some time for ...

Miami’s Lincoln Road

Did you know Lincoln Road Mall in Miami's trendy South Beach neighborhood is one of the most expensive places to shop in North America? But it wasn't always that way. At the dawn of the last century, the thoroughfare was nothing but thick mangroves...

A Town Built on Fried Green Tomatoes

Well off the beaten path near Macon, Georgia is the small town of Juliette. To movie goers, this unincorporated community is perhaps best known as Whistle Stop, Alabama - the fictional town where the 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes is set. Evelyn Cou...

A Museum Dedicated to Medicine & Elephants

Sitting atop a hill in DeLand, Florida is an old hospital that's been around since the 1920s. The stately building was constructed during the land boom era and dedicated to the service men of World War II. After falling into a state of disrepair, th...

A Quick Tour of Downtown Knoxville

When Knoxville was chosen to host the 1982 World's Fair, many people across the country lampooned the decision. "What does this burg at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains know about hosting a first-class international event like a world's fair?" a ...

Barberville Pioneer Settlement

This bridge tender's house (pictured below) was built in Astor in 1926 and is one of the last still in existence in Florida. The men who lived here over the years operated the bridge's swing span to allow boat traffic on the St. John's River to safel...