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Five Reasons Vero Beach Is Your New Favorite Florida Destination

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

While too many of Florida's waterfront cities have succumbed to claustrophobic overdevelopment, tacky tourist traps, and high-rises, Vero Beach remain...

These 10 Restaurants Can't Wait to Serve You... and Your Dog

Gogobot | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel

You're either a cat person or a dog person, but not both. If you're a cat person, you know your cat prefers to chill at home, usually far away from you, until their highnesses demand feeding.

Every Small City Deserves An Event Like Tampa's Gasparilla Music Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While many artists and companies in the music world focus on making a splash in the biggest markets in the country--New York City, Los Angeles, Chicag...

Eat and Drive Tampa-Style in the 2016 Kia Optima

Rita Cook | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Rita Cook

In the back seat the passengers will not be as comfortable since the roofline takes some of the headroom out. There is enough legroom overall and the seats are wide. For hauling you get 15.8 cubic feet and that is about the same as the competition.

Strip Club Shooting Victim Reportedly Periscoped His Own Death

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.09.2016 | Crime

A disturbing video making the rounds on social media purports to show a Florida man broadcasting his own fatal shooting live on Periscope. The video, ...

15 Things You Must Do in Tampa

Visit Florida | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Visit Florida

Were it not for Henry B. Plant's visionary railway system in the late 1800s, Tampa would not have attracted the cigar factories and other industries that helped grow little port town into a bustling metropolis.

As Da Art World Might Turn (Season 2)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Cast, all images courtesy of Kalup Linzy Studio This fall I had the pleasure of shooting season 2 of my web series As Da Art World Might Turn on my o...

How A Tinder Date Led To A Lifesaving Kidney Donation

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos While scrolling through Tinder over the summer, this guy swiped right -- very, very right. Rich O’Dea,...

From There to Here, From Here to There: A Chat with Sue Woodall

John Gascot | Posted 10.05.2015 | Arts
John Gascot

I consider myself very fortunate as an artist and just plain living/breathing human being to have laid down roots in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the last stop for my partner and I on our 18 year journey down the east coast of the US.

A Family Affair at the USF Contemporary Art Museum

Kalup Linzy | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

How did you spend your summer? I spent mine completing work for the exhibition A Family Affair curated by Megan Voeller.

Handcuffs Do Not Belong in Schools

Dr. Wendy Rice | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendy Rice

A sheriff's deputy from Kentucky is currently facing federal lawsuit because he handcuffed at least two elementary school students who were acting up....

Tampa Lawyer Gives Away Free House

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.07.2015 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Spathe at CACA, Saint Petersburg

John Gascot | Posted 07.02.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

Step into the Cory Allen Contemporary Art showroom (2121 2nd Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL) and you will be greeted by a cast of wondrous and otherworldly characters.

6 Great Ways to Experience Tampa on a Budget

Hipmunk | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel

Though stays in luxurious beachfront resorts and dinners at expensive restaurants can certainly help make a vacation to Tampa memorable, they're not the only ways to travel through this city in style.

Tampa Airport Staff Gives Boy's Lost Tiger Toy The Best Vacation Ever

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.16.2015 | Good News

What would Calvin do without Hobbes? After losing his own tiger plush toy at the airport, 6-year-old Owen Lake found himself asking the same quest...

The Most Affordable Travel Destinations In The U.S. | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel

While most of us would love to fly to Paris for the holidays or spend a few weeks in Australia this summer, those destinations are often too expensive for the typical American family to visit but once in a blue moon. But that doesn't mean there aren't more affordable options closer to home.

How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

Stann Givens | Posted 05.27.2016 | Divorce
Stann Givens

Children all over the U.S. are finishing school and making plans for the summer. For families going through a divorce, this normally relaxing time of year can be the most stressful.

Ben Hallman

At One Florida Housing Agency, The Foreclosure Crisis Lives On | Ben Hallman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business

Sylvia Alvarez didn't grasp the enormity of the crisis about to engulf her community until she returned to her office in Tampa, Florida, after a long ...

Cabela, The Dog Shot And Tied To Train Tracks, Gets Outpouring Of Support During Recovery

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.16.2015 | Good News

Earlier this month, a mixed breed dog named Cabela was shot, tied to train tracks and left to die in Tampa Bay, Florida. A few weeks later, she's ...

Dog Rescued After Being Shot and Tied to Train Tracks

Rescue Idiot | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

The dog had bullet wounds in its neck and shoulder. The police immediately alerted trains to stop so that they could get the dog off the tracks where it was tied down. Police rushed the dog to the vet. Although the dog lost a leg due to her injuries, her life was saved.

The Power of Youth Voice

John Gomperts | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
John Gomperts

Youth voice has always been vital to social and political change in America. From the civil rights marches in Selma that we remember this month to recent presidential elections, youth voice has the power to change the course of the nation.

Eat, Drink and Drive in Tampa in the BMW M4

Rita Cook | Posted 04.30.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

First things first, the perfect vehicle for a Tampa jaunt is definitely the 2015 BMW M4 and if you are scratching your head wondering where the M4 came from, never fear BMW aficionados; it's really the M3 with a new name and slightly updated look minus a few doors and with a headier sense of style.

5 Florida Charities for Veterans

Tabatha Turman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Tabatha Turman

As a veteran myself, I am aware of the harsh realities facing veterans today. With VA backlogged and the veteran unemployment rate around 10 percent, to say that being a veteran is tough would be an understatement. We can all make an effort to give back to those who have risked their lives for us.

Of Pain, People, Pot, Politics, Public Figures and Priorities, Part 2

Gary Stein | Posted 12.21.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

Cathy and Bob Jordan know this risk all too well. Cathy has been fighting ALS since 1986 and was confined to a wheelchair. Her husband, Bob, an Army veteran who had battled a medical system that can't help his wife, started to grow the plants in his home, strictly for his wife's use.

Where Art Meets Science: A Conversation with Dr. Hank Hine on Marvels of Illusion at The Dali Museum

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Dr. Hank Hine, Executive Director at The Dali Museum talks to us about Marvels of Illusion and how scientific developments influenced Dali's work.