The Big Orange along Griffin Road in Davie has been a staple since the mid 1960s. Al Roth moved from Philadelphia to South Florida with the dream of owning an orange grove. Later, his sons […]
Happy birthday to Trayvon Martin. On February 26, 2012, George Zimmerman shot and killed Martin—an unarmed black child—and was eventually acquitted of murder on self-defense, with the staunch support of the NRA. Trayvon was walking […]
Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the Challenger Disaster. NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L marked the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger (OV-99). The shuttle carried five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists, including Francis […]
On this day in 1989, Ted Bundy was executed in Florida State Prison after admitting to at least 20 murders in the Pacific Northwest and Florida. Robert Keppel, a state investigator that tracked Bundy for […]
The Skunk Ape—or swampsquatch, abominable Florida apeman, abominable swamp slob, Florida Bigfoot, myakka skunk ape, swamp monkey, Holopaw gorilla, Squattam’s growler, stink ape, Sandman, swamp cabbage man, boggy bugger, or Bardin booger—is Florida’s own foul-smelling, […]
Zora Neale Hurston, famed Florida anthropologist and writer, was born January 7, 1891. Among her incredible body of work is a collection of African American songs, stories, histories, and traditions that she gathered from minority […]
Photo-taking, empanada-eating, and cafecito-drinking credits go to Jordan Engelke.