United Airlines, who last winter experimented with many point-to-point routes of Florida, are adding nonstop flights from Fort Myers to both Los Angeles and San Francisco. When COVID hit, Southwest Florida did not have a single nonstop flight to the Pacific Coast, but after Alaska Airlines added Fort Myers to both Seattle and Los Angeles […]

Ron DeSantis calls himself a “conservative.” However, it’s telling he’s stopped talking about being a “free market conservative.” Why? Because quite frankly his ideology now is a mixture of culture fascism and leftist state control of private industry and the economy. Last week, The Governor posted the above graphic claiming wanting responsible public health standards […]

We’re making our TFS + and TFS + Pro series on classic Florida postcards, Citrus Crates and travel promotions available for free during June. You can see all of the posts of this nostalgic Florida series during June at our TFS + page.

Governor DeSantis and his allies on the State Board of Education have banned the teaching of “Critical Race Theory.” This is fascinating given the ban which applies to public schools have never taught “Critical Race Theory,” something that is solely discussed at the University level. However, with all of the recent discussions about “Critical Race […]

See Jupiter Inlet, the mouth of the Loxahatchee River and beginning of the Indian River Lagoon from the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. The Lighthouse was built between 1858 and 1860. It was designed by General George Meade who in 1863 became the hero at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Congresswoman Val Demings has announced her candidacy for US Senate. Despite Florida’s clear trend toward the GOP at the statewide level, national Democrats are crowing about this “get” in terms of candidate recruitment and now see the race as a potential pick-up in a 50-50 US Senate.  Demings is at least on paper about as […]

Days after Broward-County-based Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale‚Äôs market leader announced thirty new destinations from rival Miami International Airport, Southwest has quietly loaded five international routes into its reservation system from Fort Lauderdale. The newly loaded routes are from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau and the Turks & Caicos islands. The services […]

UPDATE: On Thursday morning, Southwest Airlines loaded five resumptions of international destinations from Fort Lauderdale beginning roughly around the same time as Spirit’s foray into Miami this Fall. The assumption in this article and among that of many aviation analysts was that Southwest which has built up Miami recently at Fort Lauderdale’s expense may get […]

The Guanaa Tolomato Matanzas Reserve is a beautiful natural Florida beach area In St John’s County. Here are some videos of the location.

This week’s Florida History Podcast, is the second-part of our four-part series on runaway slaves and freedom in Florida – the first underground railroad. This episode covers the period from 1739 to 1763. For the British in London, knocking Spain out of the war of Austrian Succession was strategic in a larger global conflict. For […]