There’s finally a chill and certain festiveness in the air as most of us try to take time off from work to enjoy spending quality time with family and friends and reflect on the passing year. Children will be out of school on winter break soon, and while the holiday season is upon us, so are several traditional hunting opportunities.
Most of Florida’s 171 state parks will be open on Thanksgiving Day.
A proposed roller coaster in Orlando, Fla., will be the world’s tallest roller coaster, its developers say. The Skyscraper at SKYPLEX is set to open in 2016 near the soon-to-open Orlando Eye, a 425-foot-tall ferris wheel. The $200 million SKYPLEX will comprise approximately 495,000 square feet located on 12 prime…
November means the 2014-15 huntin’ season is in full swing. In this month’s column, I cover almost everything you need to know about general gun, fall turkey, quail, snipe and the second phase of mourning and white-winged dove season.
Football season is in full swing, and the 2014-15 hunting season is cranking up. Heck, in Zone A, they’re already into general gun season. But for the rest of us, I’d like to cover some things you should know regarding three hunting seasons that are just around the corner: muzzleloading gun, gray squirrel and the first phase of dove.
Walt Disney World will soon close Epcot’s venerable Maelstrom ride and replace it with an attraction inspired by the popular Frozen movie, according to various media accounts.
More than 1 million visit the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex each year, making it one of Central Florida’s most popular attractions. While on site, visitors can see the launch pad and the vehicle assembly building, where Saturn V rockets, space shuttles and a myriad of other rockets were assembled before blasting off for space.
Some of the names are embedded in the American psyche like few other modern-day figures: Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin, Jim Lovell and Sally Ride. They along with more than 70 other space pioneers have earned their way into American history by daring to dream big, working with determination and embracing the unknown in the line of duty.
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Photo by Todd DeFeo) Atlantis on display at Kennedy Space Center (Photo by Todd DeFeo) An Astro Van on display at Kennedy Space Center (Photo by Todd DeFeo) Rockets on display at Kennedy Space Center (Photo by Todd DeFeo) Kennedy Space Center’s Rocket Park (Photo by Todd…
Space shuttle astronauts Shannon Lucid, the only American woman to serve aboard the Russian Space Station Mir, and Jerry Ross, the first human to complete seven space shuttle missions, have been selected for induction in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.