Can you name the Florida city known as the The Venice of America? Just 30 miles north of Miami, Fort Lauderdale boasts an extensive system of waterways and locals can tell you the best spots for boating, lobster diving and even unexpected activities like underwater theater.
Tune in this weekend, to hear from locals on and off the waterfront when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Il Lugano Luxury Suite Hotel in Fort Lauderale, Florida.
Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, August 31, 2013.
Jim “Chiefy” Mathie, author of Catching the Bug: The Comprehensive Guide to Catching the Florida Spiny Lobster, explains the best places and techniques for lobster diving, and talks about his days as the fire chief of the Deerfield Beach Fire Department.
Marina Anderson, a longtime practitioner of underwater theater, aquatic dancer and teacher, talks about Florida’s mermaid culture, and how she personally develops aquatic performances.
Larry Bodine, award-winning journalist, former litigator and editor-in-chief of Lawyers.com, explains the legal rights and must-knows of condo rentals and apartment swaps, road trips, beach visits, and travel abroad.
Courtney Scott, senior editor for Travelocity and host of the web series Let’s Roam, offers her thoughts about shoulder-season travel, best travel apps, which travel destinations are trending, and what to do during a weather delay and hurricane seasons.
Thomas Swick, former travel editor for the Sun-Sentinel, shares his experience of traveling and teaching abroad in Poland and Greece.
Linda Lauren, better known as the “Travel Psychic,” gives her advice on how to get rid of negative energies before traveling, and where to travel based on your zodiac sign.
Neal Watson, local “Dive God” within in the scuba community and DEMA Hall of Fame member, shares his experiences of working for movie and television productions.
Terry Maxon, aviation reporter for Dallas Morning News, examines the next steps in the American Airlines and US Airways merger.
Bob Roscioli, owner and president of Roscioli Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale, discusses his family business and craftsmanship and the best places for yachting in Florida.
Donna Haynes, contemporary artist at F.A.T. Village Artist Community, shares her passion of drawing, installations and sculptures about telling the stories of people she encountered.
By Cathrine Schermann for PeterGreenberg.com