Tag Archives: South Florida

The Florida History Podcast Episode 2: Region v Region; North v South

In episode two we take a brief look at the historic divisions between south Florida and north Florida. The cracker identity v the “Cincinnati effect.”  We discuss the cultural identity of both regions and the inevitable clash both politically and socially that would come in time. The conflict between different regions of our diverse state […]

FSU, USF and Miami used unfavorable road scheduling to build programs

Read more – Will UCF answer the bell? For all the hand-wringing by UCF about respect and the desire to being given home-and-home series by UF Neil Blackmon has properly outlined in his outstanding piece, it has to be pointed out the process taken by Miami, Florida State and most recently South Florida to gain […]

Tallahassee beware: One month on from Parkland, southeast Florida has awakened politically

Southeast Florida is more distant from the seat of power in this state than any other part of Florida. That distance has through the years created an indifference, an ignorance and perhaps a total disinterest in what happens in state government. The metropolitan area stretching from Jupiter to Florida City is the most unique part […]

FDOT begins construction work on Florida’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange

Last week ground was broken on Florida’s first┬áDiverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) on the Sarasota/Manatee county line. The interchange between I-75 and University Parkway (Exit 213 for those of us that drive up and down I-75 between the Tampa Bay area and South Florida regularly as I do) will be the first in the state to […]