This year, “500” stands for more than the length of the premier NASCAR event in Daytona Beach. As the stock cars zoom around the track at Daytona International Speedway, each mile represents a year of Florida’s history since Juan Ponce de Leon landed on our shores half a millennia ago.
If you prefer your history served with a side of deep-fried snacks, then grab a napkin and get ready to dig in. The Florida State Fair returns to Tampa on Thursday, Feb. 7, offering a 12-day mix of edibles, concerts, rides and exhibits.
What was life like for the soldiers during the Civil War at Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West? Find out at Civil War Heritage Days with over 100 re-enactors, battling on land and sea, complete with booming cannons and artillery demonstrations.
On trend with the quest for the freshest "picked that morning" ingredients, the latest addition to Orlando's dining scene embraces the Farm to Fork concept with an edgy twist on classic Italian staples. Siro: Urban Italian Kitchen, just opened in the Orlando World Center Marriott, raises the bar with a menu filled with unexpected variations on classic pizza and pasta dishes adding local ingredients to up the flavor ante even higher.