Digital License Plates Coming To Florida

Reviver Auto of Boston has developed new all-digital plates. Each plate retails for $699 and has a monthly service plan that cost $7.75. California switched over to digital and it actually saved the DMV $20M. The pilot program will debut later this year in Florida and yes you would have to pay for this optional…

New Mega-Mall Approved In Florida That Would Be Country's Biggest

Move over Mall of America...Florida may be getting a new mega-mall that may take its' place as the biggest mall in America. According to the Miami-Herald, Miami-Dade County gave the thumbs up to move forward on building a new mega-mall created by the same people behind Mall of America. It will be built on 175…

Planning A Roadtrip? Here's The Memorial Day Weekend Travel Forecast

Planning on getting away for the long Memorial Day Weekend? The predictions are out about how many people will be traveling over the long holiday weekend. AAA says it is going to be super busy--possibly a record number of people traveling for the holiday. They're predicting that as many as 41 1/2 million people (which is…

STUDY: Hot Weather Really Does Make Us Grumpy

While we definitely benefit from our warm weather and sunshine in the state of Florida, it turns out that hot weather really can make us grumpy. According to the Daily Mail, there's a new study from Poland that finds that that hotter the weather (they compared summertime temps to wintertime temps), the higher levels of…

#bNice: UF Takes Food Donations As Payment For Parking Citations

The University of Florida has come up with a unique way to help feed the hungry--pay for parking tickets with food donations. That's according to TBO.com that reports that on April Fool's Day, University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs made the announcement that anyone who had gotten a parking citation on campus within the past…

First Hurricane Forecast For 2018 Season Released

We are just about 8 weeks out from the start of the 2018 Hurricane Season on June 1st and the team at Colorado State University that puts out an annual hurricane season forecast has spoken. And it's good news/bad news. According to the Tampa Bay Times, they are projecting that it will be a little…

Teachers In Florida County Could Soon Live At School

Teachers spend most of their waking hours at school, but in one Florida county they soon could live there 24-7. That's according to a Newser article that reports that Miami-Dade County in South Florida is looking at a proposal that would have teachers potentially living on campus to provide an easier commute and more affordable…

Get Ready For A Couple Of Florida Sales Tax Holidays

Get ready to save a little bit of money after two different sales tax holidays have been approved again for this year. Mark your calendar for June & August.  That's according to the Florida State Senate website. There's one for Disaster Preparedness that will run from June 1st-7th, to coincide with the beginning of Hurricane…