Florida Restaurants

Pier 22 on the Downtown Bradenton Waterfront

BRADENTON – Florida is filled with waterfront restaurants, and one of the more delightful is Pier 22 in downtown Bradenton. Located... 

June 22, 2015 | Read more here »

Must Stop BBQ in Ellenton: Hickory Hollow

ELLENTON – On Interstate 75, stop at the Ellenton exit on the Manatee River. Just about a half mile south on Route 301 is Hickory... 

April 30, 2015 | Read more here »

Revolving St. Pete Beach Restaurant

ST. PETE BEACH – There are fewer and fewer revolving restaurants in the U.S. It is not an easy place to run a restaurant. The... 

April 7, 2015 | Read more here »

Amusing Stuff About Florida

Roadside History: The Night Owl Beauty and North Miami

International House of Pancakes in North Miami, c 1970 NORTH MIAMI – In a December 1970 edition of National Geographic, the cover... 

April 12, 2014 | Read the story »

Remembering Lesters of Miami Beach

MIAMI – Does anyone recall Lester’s, the snazzy coffee shop and lunchroom in Miami Beach? Today, there’s yet another... 

December 28, 2012 | Read the story »

Do You Remember Floridaland in Osprey?

OSPREY – Dozens of theme parks have disappeared from Florida, some more interesting than others. One park in the Sarasota area... 

December 28, 2012 | Read the story »

Events in the Sunshine State

Flavor Palm Beach Begins

PALM BEACH – The fifth-annual month-long dining event held each September is breathing new life into its program, starting with... 

September 2, 2012 | Read the story »

Children’s Trust Event For Kids Sept. 15

MIAMI — The Children’s Trust invites South Florida families to enjoy the 6th Annual FREE Family Expo from 10 AM to 6 PM on... 

September 1, 2012 | Read the story »

Bass Museum Hosts Jazz Series With Brian Murphy, Fernando Ulibarri Quartet

MIAMI BEACH – The Bass Museum of Art resumed its celebrated HOT NIGHTS COOL JAZZ concert series through Friday, July 27 from... 

June 27, 2012 | Read the story »