Monthly Archives: December 2022

Mangroves and The New River at Secret Woods Nature Center

Florida Commercial Aviation in 2023 – What changes might come?

In 2022, Florida experienced a correction in air service, as most of the nation opened back up, and much of the excess capacity airlines poured into Florida in 2021 was pulled down. Florida’s five busiest airports (Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Fort Myers) became overly-congested and delay-prone. Additionally Hurricane Ian has led to further, […]

2022 in a nutshell: Student loan debt – the GOP blind spot which exposed the party’s hypocrisy

The GOP has recently taken to fancying itself as a party of anti-elitism that appeals to the working class. This reversal of history is tinged with irony, and got blown-wide open as hypocritical thanks to one huge pet issue of progressives – student loan forgiveness and debt. Since Donald Trump was nominated for the Presidency […]

Grassy Waters in West Palm Beach – six videos of multiple trails

The Sinking of the Commodore

On New Years Eve 1896, a ship with a famous passenger, Stephen Crane and lots of armaments for Cuban revolutionaries left Jacksonville for Havana. It never made it. We tell the story in this podcast.  You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple Podcasts, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public […]

Rethinking the Turnpike: Rebooting printed Turnpike system maps

Between 1957 and about 2010, Turnpike system maps were an essential part of the Turnpike experience. Having a fold out map of the system with critical information should be part of the turnpike experience. Here are some images from one from 2009 or 2010, the last one printed. In the past as we have posted […]

Saw Palmetto Natural Area

A walk through a small natural area in northern Broward County

Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge- Prairie Boardwalk

Koreshan Homes – A video tour

Some circa 1940’s Florida Postcards