Tag Archives: Silver Springs

Rick Scott’s kleptocracy is coming for our springs (again) — this time we’re fighting back in court

As a kid growing up in Leesburg I spent more time at Silver Springs than any other Florida attraction. My mother loved going out in the glass-bottom boat to the spring. I loved seeing the monkeys which were said to be fugitives from an earlier “jungle cruise” attraction gone wrong. An erstwhile Florida attraction investor […]

Flashback Friday: US 27 in the 1960’s (Citrus Boulevard)

Aa a youngster, I loved the rolling hills of Central Florida and the Orange Groves on those hills both when traveling US 27 through Lake and Polk Counties as well Florida’s Turnpike through Lake. This video about US 27 from Silver Springs down to Miami via the Citrus Tower and Bok Tower Gardens in the […]