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Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis, Florida, Larry Lease

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor race to Ron DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE:  Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida, Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis. DeSantis is now governor-elect of Florida. Gillum’s decision comes after an automatic recount ended on Thursday.  That recount showed Gillum gaining only one net vote in the process, putting him 33,683 votes behind DeSantis. Andrew Gillum initially conceded on Election Night, rescinding his ...

Brenda Snipes, Broward County, Florida, Jeb Bush, Stephen Nemo

The curse of Republican bipartisanitus and Florida’s election mess

WASHINGTON: The nation’s Republicans are a little miffed of late, resulting from the actions of Florida’s Dr. Brenda Calhoun Snipes, the Broward County Supervisor of Elections. As you’ve probably heard by now, it appears Snipes is either grossly incompetent or a political hack intent on stealing state elective offices on behalf of her fellow Sunshine State ...

1929 Reimagined: The new Biltmore Hotel Miami and Coral Gables

The newly opened Biltmore Hotel Miami is worthy of your U.S. travel bucket list.  Miami offers fascinating architecture from the Art Deco and Art Nouveau eras along with the overly grand style of the Biltmore and its storied history.  Food is fabulous and the history of Southern Florida is worth exploring.

Michael Brown is not Trayvon Martin

OCALA, Fla., August 7, 2014 — The police shooting of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown has invoked memories of Trayvon Martin. While Martin was shot about forty minutes north of Orlando, and Brown in a less-than-fashionable suburb of St. Louis, both were of similar age, unarmed, and, needless to mention, black. None of those who shot them ...

Pensacola: Rich history, heritage and amazing beaches

From the country’s largest tract of protected shoreline to Florida’s only natural bluffs, there are so many reasons the Pensacola Bay Area is the perfect place to indulge your love of nature and the outdoors.