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Kennedy Space Center unveils Apollo 11 astronaut statue, reimagined Apollo/Saturn V Center

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex unveiled the new Apollo 11 astronaut statue, Moon Tree Garden and reimagined Apollo/Saturn V Center at an event on July 12.

Florida Springs Guide: De Leon Springs State Park

De Leon Springs State Park features a rich history and a 72-degree natural swimming pool for visitors' enjoyment, plus scuba diving, snorkeling and boating opportunities.

Sweet! Florida man wins July 4 key lime pie-eating contest

A Key West man has won the Mile-High Key Lime Pie Eatin' Contest on the subtropical island where the pie originated.

Margaritaville’s new water park makes a splash with high-tech innovations

Margaritaville's new water park uses tech in new ways. Island H20 Live embraces what the youth market wants: social-media options.

Florida Springs Guide: Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring State Park features a first-magnitude spring that's 72 degrees year round, perfect for cooling off during the hot summer months with tubing, snorkeling and scuba diving.


Music, Dining, Bars & Comedy

Ultra Music Festival, returning to Miami’s Bayfront Park, announces 2020 dates

The Ultra Music Festival returns to downtown Miami's Bayfront Park March 20, 21, and 22 in 2020. Tickets will go on sale Aug. 6 with prices starting at $299.

Florida Keys: Road food landmarks on the Overseas Highway

A trip through the Keys isn't complete without a stop for a fish sandwich, Key lime pie or conch chowder at one of the iconic roadside cafes on the Overseas Highway.

Adult-themed weekend to turn up the heat in Key West

Key West’s annual Tropical Heat festivities returns Aug. 14-18 with dance and pool parties, drag shows and at least one toga contest. It’s a long weekend of all-male adult activities for the LGBTQ community.

Hard Rock guitar hotel rooms go fast for grand opening — even at $2,498 for a two-night stay

The reservations window opened Wednesday, July 24 for the stunning new guitar hotel tower at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino complex in Hollywood, FL., which is wrapping up a $1.5 billion expansion. The new hotel formally opens Oct. 24. The company learned this week that the hotel operation was rated No. 1 in customer satisfaction among upscale hotels by a J.D. Power ranking of hotel services

Brightline could stop in Boca Raton by end of next year

A potential Boca Raton station location is in the downtown area, east of the city library and a few blocks west of Mizner Park. Brightline currently has stations in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The company said it wants service in Boca in the "immediate future."

Florida Springs Guide: Silver Springs State Park

Silver Springs State Park near Ocala offers visitors glass bottom boat tours, the oldest attraction in Florida, plus paddling opportunities, hiking trails, a restaurant and campground.

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will be able to tag along on your vehicle

Fans of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will able to get a license plate that features the South Florida landmark. Beginning Aug. 1, drivers can buy a specialty plate with an image of the red-bricked lighthouse which was built in 1860 and rises 108 feet.