Author Archives: Kartik Krishnaiyer

Vietnam Memorial

In honor of Memorial Day, here are the few pictures I took (limited pictures out of respect) of them traveling Vietnam War Memorial when it visited Coral Springs earlier this month.

Around Pembroke Pines’ Chapel Trail

Ross Allen Island at Silver Springs

The Rocks! Florida’s Rocky Atlantic shorelines

DeSantis Presidential announcement and the US Health Care system

To our loyal Florida Squeeze readers, I’ve not written any original content since last week, because as many of you know, my dad passed suddenly on Friday – he was suffering from cancer, but had not even been hospitalized since 2005 when he collapsed Friday afternoon and was rushed to the ER where he passed. […]

The West Florida Rebellion and Republic of West Florida

As we continue our series on Andrew Jackson and Florida we discuss the West Florida Rebellion of 1810 and the short-lived Republic of West Florida. 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 and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable […]

Everglades City and Gulf Coast Entrance of Everglades National Park

When people think of Everglades National Park they think of Flamingo, the boardwalk close to Florida City or Shark Valley. Often forgotten is the Gulf Visitor Center and Everglades (City) in Collier County on the other side on the peninsula. Iconic locales like Ted Smallwood’s Store make this gaunt well worthwhile.  The below photos were taken in 2010, several […]

Andrew Jackson Steals Florida: The series so far

Episode 1: Overview of Jackson’s theft of Florida Episode 2: Florida and the Louisiana Purchase Episode 3 which covers the West Florida rebellion and US Annexation of portions of West Florida (which are not part of the present state of Florida) is due out Tuesday.

Ocala’s beautiful and unique Shalom Park

CBS News: Florida Panther making a comeback from the brink of extinction