Mote Battles Endangered Coral Reefs

Mote battles unprecedented threat to Florida’s coral reefs New research results, expanded restoration efforts target stony coral tissue loss outbreak Florida’s coral reefs are facing an unprecedented, deadly and rapidly spreading coral disease outbreak —…

Florida Tourism Up 7%

VISIT FLORIDA announced that Florida welcomed an all-time record number of visitors last year with 126.1 million out-of-state visitors coming to the Sunshine State in 2018. This announcement marks the eighth consecutive record year for…

Thunder by The Bay 2019

Thunder by The Bay 2018 THUNDER BY THE BAY ANNOUNCES MUSIC LINEUP & CHANGES Thunder By The Bay’s relocation to the Sarasota Fairgrounds, and date change to mid-February, proved to be very successful this year…

Virgin Trains Tampa to Orlando

Virgin Trains Tampa to Orlando Richard Danielson Times Staff TAMPA — Leave it to the arrival of a visionary investor like Sir Richard Branson to help flesh out the vision for Brightline’s proposed Tampa-to-Orlando passenger…

Keeping Millennials In Florida

Keeping millennials from leaving for better jobs, preparing for automation are challenges to overcome. by: Jay Schlichter Staff Writer Florida’s population will continue to explode, technology will disrupt every industry and the best and brightest…

Michael’s Surge Uncovers 119 Year Old Vessels

Michael's Surge Uncovers 119 Year Old Vessels Tom McKay   Three ships left marooned on Dog Island after the 1899 Carrabelle Hurricane, including from left the Norwegian bark “Vale”, the Norwegian bark “Jafnhar”, and in…