Labor Day, a United States tradition since the late 1800s

Labor Day, a United States tradition since the late 1800s

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September, remembers and honors the working class, the American labor movement, and the contributions that workers have made to build the United States of America. This public holiday was officially implemented first in Oregon in 1887, following proposals from many different labor groups and national personalities, among […]

1 Trillion dollar economy: Florida turns its largest GDP milestone yet

1 Trillion dollar economy: Florida turns its largest GDP milestone yet

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish, who forecasted this milestone early this year, has announced that the 1 Trillion dollar economy milestone was achieved this month of July. “Becoming a $1 trillion economy means Florida is continuing to grow and create jobs, keeping unemployment lower than the national average, and creating economic […]

Hurricane Irma blew through our Southwest Florida paradise

Hurricane Irma blew through our Southwest Florida paradise

A gusty gal named Irma blew through our Southwest Florida paradise. Originally predicted to head closer to Florida’s east coast, thus inflicting much less impact on us on the west coast, Hurricane Irma however shifted west. The storm made landfall over us in Southwest Florida. Everglades City, Marco Island, Naples, Bonita Springs took a direct […]

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Irma, Jose and Katia

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Irma, Jose and Katia

Three powerful active storms are simultaneously lurking today by this side of the planet, during the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Irma, Jose and Katia. This comes in the heels of Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic world event. The last time we had this occurrence of three active hurricanes in the Atlantic was seven years ago, when hurricanes […]

The Naples Pier, a landmark that once caught fire

The Naples Pier, a landmark that once caught fire

The Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier, or the Naples Pier as it is widely known, is the most visited landmark in Naples, Florida. Little do people know that this most photographed city destination once caught fire. Built in the leap year of 1888 by the Kentucky-born Naples founder Walter Newmann Halderman and Captain James […]