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Land & Conservation

The Grassroots Impact of Captains For Clean Water

Meet the winners of the 2020 Rare Life Award: two fishing guides uniting communities in a fight for Florida’s ecology

Books

What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback

End of the Line

Florida, Man!

Rambling along in the Sunshine State

Travel

A Voyage Down the St. Johns

To find the primeval heart of Florida, take a journey down a river in time

Travel

Old Florida Found

A lifetime of memories of shell hunting in Panama City Beach and eating stone crabs in Siesta Key keeps onetime local Rick Bragg longing to return

Travel

24 Places That Keep the Spirit of Old Florida Alive

From secluded island getaways to raucous dollar-bill bars, these two dozen spots should be on your must-visit list

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Tampa, Florida

Southern Women in Business

Cocktails and conversation celebrating Southern female entrepreneurs in partnership with Synovus

Land & Conservation

The Everglades’ Wild Hope

The fate of the South’s last frontier teeters on the brink—after decades of losing ground to environmental devastation, the endangered Florida habitat and its legions of supporters may finally be turning the tide

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Travel

A Fantastical Festival in Florida

Artists light up Alys Beach with extravagant digital displays

Travel

A Florida Foodie Road Trip

Take a drive down the Gulf Coast for an unforgettable, seafood-filled adventure

Sporting

A Turkey Hunter’s Paradise

One family opens its doors to
share a slice of Old Florida

Travel

Explore Florida’s Best Kept Secret

The unspoiled beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel blends its Gilded Age past with breathtaking landscapes, a twenty-first-century food scene, and an enduring sense of adventure

Food & Drink

Get Crackin’ on Stone Crabs

Miami institution Joe’s Stone Crab reopens for the season in October. Here’s a primer on its signature item

Conservation

How Fishing Captains are Saving the Everglades

Meet Captains for Clean Water, the non-profit that’s charting a new course for South Florida’s ecosystem—and the fisheries it supports

Sporting

Gulf Showdown: Shark vs. Grouper

On a South Florida fishing excursion, one hungry, hungry grouper bit off more than he could chew

Preservation

Saving Frank Lloyd Wright’s Florida Gem

A nonprofit fights to save the only private Wright–designed home in the Sunshine State

Travel

Eat Like a Local in Orlando

Headed to Disney this summer? Check Florida chef Kathleen Blake’s list of favorite restaurants first

Homeplace

Inside Anna Bond’s Florida Retreat

For the founders of the bright and poppy Rifle Paper Co., a peaceful home sparks the imagination

Our Kind of Place

Aw, Shuckers

Why the least-heralded bar on Biscayne Bay is exactly where you want to be

shopping

A South Florida Antiques
 Road Show

Designer Celerie Kemble 
shares her favorite haunts along West Palm Beach’s South Dixie Highway