The first Thanksgiving is believed to have been held in 1621 by Pilgrims after a successful harvest. Their feast lasted three days and, according to written accounts, 90 Native Americans were invited. The traditional Thanksgiving feast features a turkey, mashed and sweet potatoes and fall vegetables, often followed by pumpkin pie. President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving […]
From mid-December to late April, around 2,500 riders and 7,500 horses descend on Florida to make the Winter Equestrian Festival the headquarters of the horse set. Some of the world’s wealthiest families congregate here for five or so months before dispersing to less concentrated events around the US and in Europe, where riding and jumping […]
Apple has confirmed their streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers – way behind Spotify Technology’s 100 million premium subscribers. The 60 million figure includes customers who are on a free trial of Apple Music.
Eldorado Resorts, a casino operator, has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion in order better to compete with larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts.
The creators of Pokemon Go have released a game which features Harry Potter and other characters. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was co-developed by Niantic and AT&T’s Warner Bros, which owns the rights to develop entertainment based on author J.K. Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series. Information Technology, Leisure, Entertainment
Florida isn’t known for waves, especially on the West Central Coast. Still the waters around the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, south of Clearwater, Florida offer some of the best kitesurfing in the world, according to both locals and international transplants. The shallow depth where the Gulf of Mexico meets Tampa Bay, provides an especially excellent environment […]
A jersey worn by famed baseball player Babe Ruth is thought to have become the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. It was bought at auction for $5.64 million. The shirt dates from the 1928-1930 period of Ruth’s career during which he played for 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. He was on […]
From June 21 to June 30, 2019, more than 300 wounded warriors from across military branches and international waters will convene in Tampa Bay to compete in a Paralympic-style competition featuring 14 different sports, including swimming, power-lifting, cycling and golf. Leisure, Location