When it comes to spending a lot on a date, gay men in Orlando have their heterosexual counterparts beat, a new study indicates.
ORLANDO — An online dating site has some advice for gay men looking to get into the dating world: if you want to find a special guy who will truly make your first date a night to remember, consider looking for guys in Minneapolis
According to a new study by WhatsYourPrice.com
, those are the top two cities in the nation where gay bachelors spend the most money on that critical first date.
In fact, the dating site noted that it’s the gay men, not their heterosexual counterparts, who open the wallet more often for first dates.
“It seems many gay men are also willing to pay the price for love,” noted Ethan Reynolds, the public relations coordinator for WhatsYourPrice.com, in a release about their research. “A new study reveals many gay bachelors throughout the United States are paying considerably more than straight men for first dates.” Continue reading
As more and more Central Floridians prepare to jump in their pools to beat the summer heat, one county government is issued a red alert about the risks of drowning.
ROCKLEDGE — Summer
According to the calendar, it doesn’t officially start until June 21, although in the minds of many Americans, it really kicks off over the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend.
For Central Florida
residents, it may seem like the heat of summer is already here, and for many of them, a weekend spent in the pool and at the beach sounds like the ideal way to beat the heat.
It’s important to keep in mind, one county health agency is noting, that as cool and refreshing as the pool waters or the ocean waves may seem, not enough swimmers and families with small children take into account another serious risk: the possibility of drowning.
That’s a key reason why the Florida Department of Health in Brevard County
, located at 1748 Cedar St. in Rockledge
, just issued an announcement that they will devote the month of May to highlighting the often major challenge of the dangers that pools, lakes and oceans pose to swimmers every year. Continue reading
As an international tourist destination, Florida state health officials want to take steps to protect Florida’s residents, tourists, and tourism industry workers from the Ebola virus.
ORLANDO — Florida
remains one of the nation’s top tourist destinations, and Central Florida and the city of Orlando
have experienced record-breaking years recently for tourism.
But as an international destination, there’s growing concern about the potential risk here for the possible arrival of visitors from Liberia and other African nations who could potentially be carrying the Ebola virus, and what it means for the other visitors to the region’s top tourism destinations like Walt Disney World Resort
, Universal Studios
and SeaWorld Orlando
– and the employees who work there. Continue reading