The Victorian Treehouse has been demolished

Honky Ranch Victorian Treehouse - Photo by @_ellisonbay, 2015

The abandoned structure known as the Honky Ranch Victorian Treehouse in Brooksville is well-known, being featured on hundreds of websites such as HuffPost, Buzzfeed, and CNN. The treehouse was built in the early-70s and was part of a larger complex and former nursery business. The 3-story miniature house included bedrooms, bathrooms and even a kitchen. […]

Historic Tampa cigar factory burns down

Photo by Howard Altman, Tampa Tribune Staff - 2015

Tampa – The abandoned La Mega – V.Guerra/V.Guerrieri cigar factory, located at 201 N. 26th Street in Tampa, caught fire early Sunday morning. The building has caught fire in the past but nothing to this extent. Firefighters responded to the fire at 12:32am and had the fire under control shortly at around 2:12am. The firefighters […]

Key Biscayne Files Lawsuit to Stop Deal with Miami Boat Show

The town of Key Biscayne has filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which produces the Miami International Boat Show who are schedule to move to the Miami Marine Stadium in 2016. They allege that the NMMA violated Florida’s open government public records law by withholding documents from Key Biscayne that could […]

Investigation Closes at Old Florida School for Boys

Photo by Amanda McKenzie, Orlando News 13 Reporter

Okeechobee – This past week, investigators used cadaver dogs to search for human remains at the old Okeechobee School for Boys. This came after former students claimed they were brutally beaten or even sexually abused there, but this investigation was looking whether the school was covering up murder. The Okeechobee School for Boys was a […]