Artists spend two or three days, on hands and knees, meticulously creating elaborately detailed chalk and pastel paintings on an asphalt or concrete canvas -- only to have it washed away after they're done.
As I prepare for a move from my Pensacola home, located on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle, over to St. Augustine on the East Coast this weekend, I am reminded why I've grown to love Florida and have decided to stick around.
Kindle the flames of love on Lovers Key, bury your toes in sugar-sand on Grayton Beach, or learn to kayak at MacArthur Beach Park. If you want to unplug and reconnect with nature, you can't do better than these Sunshine State shores in our state parks.
Wynwood, one of Miami's historically troubled neighborhoods, is now an art destination. The area's transformation can be credited in large part to developer Tony Goldman. His idea was simple: Buy some buildings, put up a restaurant and create an outdoor street art museum.