As the summer ends the annual baking of central Florida, action heats up at the Sebring International Raceway - but it won't all be on the track. Oh, there will be plenty of cars on the circuit over the next 120 days or so, but officials at SIR have at least one festival for those who just want...
We recently have been alerted to a new place in the south end of the state that has all the earmarks of a Florida Fun Zone. Fixpresso is the destination for great coffee at a fixed price with everything on the menu set at just $2 each. Food and beverages – from latte coffees, chocolate croissants, to turkey sandwiches –...
   There is a new trend among foodies called Farm to Fork or Farm to Table. In fact, there already are several restaurants in Florida capitalizing on this movement. There's Florida Fields to Forks in Malabar, Farm to Fork Meals in Oakland Park and Farm to Fork Fresh Market in Fort Pierce to name a few.    The movement promotes...
  In our ongoing effort to enjoy minor league baseball here in Florida, we took an evening out to indulge ourselves with a trip to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland to see the Lakeland Flying Tigers.   Because of a rainout the previous night, this turned out to be a double-header against the Charlotte Stone Crabs (another great baseball nickname)...
   Sebring International Raceway Press Officer Ken Breslauer has released a new book that is a must for anyone who enjoys the Sunshine State and the tourists who come here.   "Florida Roadside Attraction History" in fact is a complete guide to the Florida tourist attractions before Disney and offers a real insight to the wide array of ideas that...
As followers of this blog have seen, one of our favorite fun zones has become  Florida minor league baseball games, After visiting several contests involving the Florida Fire Frogs in Osceola, we decided to take a trip over to Jupiter and see the Hammerheads play.   The Hammerheads also are a Class-A Advanced team and are a feeder for the...
   Those who follow us, know we like to dine. And getting off I-4 and heading south down the Florida Ridge on US 27 there are eight restaurants on the ridge you owe it to yourself to try. The Ovation Bistro & Bar   It all begins just below the exit off I-4 on US Highway 27 in Davenport where there...
  It's been a year in the making, now Sugar Sand Distillery is making product and is open for business and we had an opportunity to take the first tour through the newest distillery in the Sunshine State The brainchild of Don Davies and Jessica Giffin, it is located on Henscratch Road, it is just north of Lake Placid and...
  When it comes to Easter, we love a good sunrise service. We have attended the Bok Tower event and gone to a small service at Lake Clinch in Frostproof but this year as a treat to the Missus we drove to the east coast and watched the sun come up Easter Morning over the Atlantic.  It took a...
We have just spent the most incredible three weeks of racing in Florida. It all happens in beautiful little Highlands County where there was a myriad of events from local displays and parties to a transport parade through the city of Sebring.  Race Month - as they call it - actually begins with an event at the Sebring International...

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