Trump Mistakes Literal Red Tide for Figurative “Red Wave,” Tells Governor Scott to Keep Up Good Work

According to a source close to Rick Scott, President Trump recently reached out to the governor to congratulate him on increasing the severity of this year’s red tide epidemic, an algae bloom that is wreaking havoc on Florida’s gulf coast and putting stress on an already fragile ecosystem. “The President is very pleased,” said our … Continue reading Trump Mistakes Literal Red Tide for Figurative “Red Wave,” Tells Governor Scott to Keep Up Good Work

BREAKING: Universal Studios Introduces Real Dementors to Wizarding World of Harry Potter

And just when you thought there was no way Universal Studios Florida could top itself, guests of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter were surprised to learn that the team behind Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley had unveiled an unannounced new attraction: real dementors. For the uninitiated, dementors are wraith-like creatures from the Harry Potter series … Continue reading BREAKING: Universal Studios Introduces Real Dementors to Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Kenwood Witch Coven Protests Proposed Canal

A women's group based in St. Petersburg's historic Kenwood neighborhood protested a new canal planned for the area yesterday morning. The women, who call their group the Muskeg Occult Preservation Society, or MOPS, gathered outside City Hall with signs painted with “Justice for Swamp Witches,” and “For the Love of God, Stop Draining the Swamp,” … Continue reading Kenwood Witch Coven Protests Proposed Canal

What to Sacrifice to the Craw-God Before Hunting for Mudbugs with your Kids

The wet season is upon us here in Florida, and while that means preparing for hurricanes, figuring out how to lower your power bill, and trying to stay cool, it’s also the best time of year to take the family out hunting for crawdads. But before you grab the buckets and wrangle up the kids, … Continue reading What to Sacrifice to the Craw-God Before Hunting for Mudbugs with your Kids

Kennedy Space Center Opens Interactive Moon Landing Exhibit

NASA has opened a new interactive moon landing exhibit at Kennedy Space Center, giving Florida residents the opportunity to explore a fully simulated lunar surface. “It’s the first exhibit of its kind,” said Dr. Richard Ping, lead developer of the lunar simulation project. “We really focused on immersion; we want guests to feel like they’re … Continue reading Kennedy Space Center Opens Interactive Moon Landing Exhibit

St. Pete Business Owner Held Overnight by Brandon PD After Mistaken for Skunk Ape

Curtis O’Hallaran-Price was held overnight by Brandon PD after he was mistaken for the legendary Skunk Ape, a type of sasquatch native to Florida. O’Hallaran-Price, who owns a gluten-free soap crafting co-op in St. Petersburg’s warehouse district, was visiting his husband’s family in Brandon when a nervous neighbor spotted him in the woods behind her … Continue reading St. Pete Business Owner Held Overnight by Brandon PD After Mistaken for Skunk Ape

Glass Museum Goes Missing in Daring Art Heist

St. Petersburg’s Visualize Museum of Clear Glass, previously on the corner of 1st Ave N and 14th St N, has gone missing according to Barb Janowski, deputy director of the museum. The museum, which not only features the largest exhibit of clear glass art in the world, but is also constructed entirely out of clear … Continue reading Glass Museum Goes Missing in Daring Art Heist

Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

A top deputy at Attorney General Pam Bondi's office wants to meet face-to-face with Facebook to discuss the release of more than 50 million users' personal data. Patrice Malloy, AG Bondi's Privacy Bureau chief, wrote a letter to Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg detailing her plans to set up a meeting with Facebook leadership … Continue reading Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

Body of Bradenton Woman Found Burning in Woods

The smoldering body of Veronica Polite, 50, was discovered by rescue workers around 1:15 a.m. in a wooded area near 18th St. E. Authorities are currently treating the case as a homicide, although an autopsy is still pending. Anyone with information is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers … Continue reading Body of Bradenton Woman Found Burning in Woods

Untappd: How to Make Your Problem Look Like a Hobby

Untapped is a fantastic little app that's all about choosing beer, rating beer, taking pictures of beer, and then criticizing the choices and pictures of other people's beer. It's like what you would get if Instagram and Yelp had a baby whose only interest was getting wasted, and it's really more fun than it ought … Continue reading Untappd: How to Make Your Problem Look Like a Hobby