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Here are 7 tips to enjoying a Florida beach in cold weather
This time of year, plenty of folks come from northern climes to enjoy what they thought would be warmer temps. And while that's technically true if you're coming from anywhere above the Florida-Georgia line, it's still a bummer to hit the beach when temps dip into the 40s.
Redington Beach relaxes building restrictions
This town of Redington Beach may have “dodged a bullet” shot by Hurricane Irma’s dangerous winds, but officials here have relaxed some building restrictions so that residents can quickly repair damaged properties.
Redington Beach leaders discuss medical marijuana ban
Commissioners are mulling a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Redington Beach, even though they agree there are few possible venues for such businesses to set foot.
Redington Beach to hike parking enforcement
Nonresidents who park at Beach Park may see more tickets on their windshields after a resident told Redington Beach commissioners July 19 that current efforts to restrict spaces to residents were ineffective.
Emergency Services Complex planned for Redingtons
Plans for a new complex that would provide police and fire services to the Redingtons were discussed at the July 12 Redington Shores town commission meeting.
Conservationists hope black skimmer banding can help stabilize a declining seabird population
Sunrise was an hour and a half away when Beth Forys and a troupe of volunteers, students and wildlife experts parked their cars in a lot on Gulf Boulevard. They strolled through the humid night across the street to the beach, home to a colony of threatened seabirds called black skimmers.
Emergency Access Permit for barrier island residents and businesses
In an effort to prevent looting and burglary after a large-scale mandatory evacuation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the barrier islands have joined forces to provide free Emergency Access Permits to all businesses and residents of the barrier islands. Once a mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, Emergency Access Permits will be required to re-enter an evacuated area. There are nine entry points to the barrier islands. Access will be limited based on the closest entry point to your residence.
Redington Beach cautious on fate of rental bill
Redington Beach officials expressed mixed feelings about the future of a proposed remedy for short-time rentals in the wake of two meetings in late January with local mayors and state representatives.
State bill may not solve Redington Beach rental issue
Town of Redington Beach commissioners urged residents to turn out in numbers at a meeting of the Pinellas County legislative delegation to support a proposed bill that could end short-time rentals.
Baby boom: Sea turtles set new record for nesting on Pinellas beaches
Two hurricanes didn't discourage sea turtles from nesting along Pinellas County's beaches this year. In fact, they set a new record for turtle nests, according to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Traveler's spot - First steps when you hear something terrifying under the hood
Whether it’s a rattle, screech or a long wail, any noise coming from beneath your car hood can be downright terrifying.
The cheapest flights are found 54 days out (with one big caveat)
In CheapAir.com’s 2017 Annual Airfare Study, we crunched 921 million air fares, and found that the lowest fare for a given trip changed on average 71 times. That’s about once every 4½ days! And with each change the lowest price went up or down by an average of $33. So, clearly, it matters a huge deal when you choose to pull the trigger on your flight purchase.
Secrets to Booking Cheap Flights: 12 Do’s and Don’ts
Did you know there’s a team of people at Travelzoo dedicated to finding cheap flights and telling you, our members, about them? Yes, it’s pretty much a dream job. And yes, they use every single one of their vacation days. Collectively, our New York team has flown over 2 million miles. We’ve rounded up their smartest tips to help save you time and money when booking airfare.
Nearly half of travelers agree first day of their vacation sets tone for rest of trip
The first 24 hours of a vacation are crucial, with nearly half of travelers (46%) believing that the first day sets the tone for the rest of the vacation, and just over one in three (36%) going as far to say that these hours can make or break their trip.
Travel Etiquette, Americans answer "What would you do?"
In a recent survey conducted by Travel Leaders Group, Americans were asked how they would handle certain uncomfortable – yet fairly common – travel dilemmas.
There's never been more swimwear options to choose from
Sales have peaked, luckily, there's never been more swimwear options to choose from – with 154,000 pieces available on Lyst, from 1074 designers. A 12% increase from last year.
Health & Wellness: Protect Your Skin
Hit the beach, play tennis or soak in some rays. While Vitamin D is healthy, overexposing your skin without protection is not. Forget Miami Vice. Tan skin might look pretty, but if your skin’s health in the sunny season is crucial. Here’s some tips for safe sun exposure to prevent sunburn and premature aging.
CreditCards.com's best airline credit cards for Summer 2017
The United MileagePlus Explorer card is the top airline credit card, according to CreditCards.com.
How to avoid a road rage incident
We all know that road rage violence is not a new phenomenon, but it is a dangerous one. Many of the car accidents we see at Zanes Law are a result of road rage.
Annual airfare study reveals best times to buy flights
CheapAir.com has released the findings of its Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy an airline ticket.