An overview of Florida’s role in the American Revolution

This is an excerpt from the introduction in my new book Florida and the American Revolution. which is available via in paperback or Kindle format. We learn as young children in school about the American Revolution and the “fight for freedom” of the colonists in the 13 “original” colonies. We learn about how plucky freedom fighting More...

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By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Sunday, November 26th, 2023

FAU wins ESPN Events Invitational and other south Florida college basketball news

Last Saturday, FAU stunningly lost a home game to little Bryant College. But the Owls bounced back in a big way winning the ESPN Events Invitational at Disney World on Sunday afternoon. In the final the Owls More...

By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Before Brightline there was the USAir Florida Shuttle

In early 1993, USAir (later known as US Airways) with newly-minted investment from British Airways launched the USAir Florida Shuttle to link cities within the state to one another. The shuttle featured hourly More...

By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Remembering Jimmy Buffett’s Florida which we’ve lost

NOTE: This story originally ran on The Florida Squeeze Jimmy Buffett’s passing is symbolic of the Florida we once had and have now lost. Buffett was the greatest symbol of the unique Florida culture we More...

By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Saturday, September 30th, 2023

Boca Raton’s Pondhawk Natural Area

During the 1970’s and 80’s much of Boca Raton’s economy was stimulated by IBM. The 79-acre Pondhawk Natural Area was once part of the huge IBM campus. The Palm Beach County-managed Natural Area More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Dolphins Stadium Bill Gets Florida Senate Committee Approval

A bill drafted by the Miami Dolphins to give them up to $3 million per year in state money to help fund a renovation of Sun Life Stadium cleared its first hurdle Tuesday morning, passing the Senate Commerce and More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 27th, 2012

Miami Dolphins hold Youth Summer Camp in Boca Raton

By: Malcolm Shields In an effort to keep young kids healthy and to learn about the game of life as well as the game of football, the Miami Dolphins brought its youth football academy to Boca Raton. From July 23 More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Former Miami Dolphins Headline Charity Poker Tournament

By: Malcolm Shields In an effort to raise awareness and funding against Parkinson’s disease, former Miami Dolphins players Dante Culpepper, Shawn Wooden and Troy Drayton are going all in for the Inaugural Poker More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Fans of Miami Dolphins, FAU football to rally Sunday at Mizner Park

BOCA RATON – Miami Dolphins and FAU Fighting Owls fans will gather at Mizner Park starting at noon Sunday, Oct. 17, to cheer on their gridiron favorites. The free festivities which will include a youth cheerleading More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, August 16th, 2010

Partnership Between Dolphins and City of Boca Raton Establishes “South Florida’s Biggest Away Game Party”

BOCA RATON, FL – The Miami Dolphins and the City of Boca Raton have teamed up in a ground-breaking partnership to present the FINS’ South Florida’s Biggest Away Game Party in DOWNTOWN BOCA, serving as More...

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