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Florida Food: In Search of the Perfect Deviled Crab

There are a lot of Florida food favorites such as Key Lime Pie and Stone Crab Claws, but no food can cause more debate than the humble Deviled Crab. 403 more words

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Flashback Friday: Expressway revolts in Dade, Broward, Pinellas and Hillsborough

In the 1960’s urban planners were preparing for explosive growth in the Tampa Bay area and southeast Florida. Population was exploding in both areas and various proposals for expressways were floated and eventually adopted by regional planning councils.The network of expressways proposed would have displaced existing neighborhoods and would have cost millions in local tax dollars. 832 more words

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Circle of Family: Lula Wilson Grether

The more I dig into Emmett’s family, the more incredible back stories I find about those who loved him best.

For instance, his sister-in-law, Lula, was a poet and musician. 1,059 more words


Kayaking the Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River In Jupiter

If you want to see ‘old Florida’ and century old Cypress tree canopies and the wildlife accompanying this unique habitat, then this is a great day out. 883 more words

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Matanzas Inlet - South St Johns County

In 1881, the private St. Augustine-based Florida canal company agreed to dredge an inland waterway from Miami, Fla., to St. Augustine, Fla., and later to Jacksonville, Fla., a distance of approximately 400 miles. 185 more words

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway