BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR: Parade, pirates, fireworks, shrimp, art show, concerts, Kids Fun Zone, festive atmosphere. BONUS: Perfect weather forecast.
Florida is emerging as a winner from a tough winter in the north. The harsher the winters, the greater the flow of people visiting Florida and moving here. Warm trumps cold.
America has a huge appetite for shrimp, the nation’s No. 1 seafood. U.S. “wild-caught” shrimp is Consumer Reports’ top choice in the marketplace. Shrimp buyers beware, read about shrimp quality and safety issues.
Nassau County, Florida Extension recommends getting rid of eastern lubber grasshoppers, described as “eating machines.” They like just about anything green.