John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Wedding at Christ of the Deep statue. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Underwater Wedding Helps Mark 50th Anniversary Of Keys Icon

A Miami couple is to be married Tuesday to help mark the 50th anniversary of the installation of an iconic underwater statue off the Florida Keys.

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Spiny Lobster (Photo by Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Safety First As Divers Prepare For Start Of Lobster Mini-Season

Lobster mini season kicks off Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. prompting local leaders to celebrate as well as authorities to remind the public of the rules.


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Top Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In South Florida

Because South Florida is home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, it offers no shortage of Earth Day 2015 activities that are intended to educate the public on sustainability and encourage green living.



Top Cheap Holiday Escapes Near South Florida

Gobble up turkey under a bamboo canopy in the sand or hang your stocking from a palm tree dangling over the surf at one of these tropical South Florida destinations.


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Top Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Miami

Whether you’re embarking on a road trip or taking a short drive to a local destination, Miami boasts beautiful drives around every corner. Choose scenic routes to make any drive less stressful and more fun, from impressive skyscrapers to the sparkling waters of the Atlantic. These are Miami’s easiest to access, most breathtaking drives, and they’re all less than 60 miles away.


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Divers About To Hit Water For Lobster Mini-Season

It’s time to melt some butter and grab your lobster bib. It’s nearly time for Florida’s annual lobster mini-season which means your office may be a bit short of staff for the next couple of days.


(CBS4) Christ Statue at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo.

Aquatic Adventures: Diving The Pennekamp Christ Statue

The week’s Aquatic Adventures takes us to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo and its most famous resident, the Christ statue.


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Pennekamp State Park Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Noted divers descended on an iconic underwater statue Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of America’s first underwater preserve.