Exposure to ‘Blue Spaces’ Linked to Better Mental Health

Exposure to ‘Blue Spaces’ Linked to Better Mental Health

October 14, 2022 — Spending time in “blue spaces” — such as beaches, rivers, and lakes — as a child can have significant and lasting benefits for well-being throughout life, according to a new study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. When exposed to blue spaces in childhood, people are more likely to revisit … Read more

Volunteer groups clean up beaches after Labor Day weekend – Tampa Bay Now

Volunteer groups clean up beaches after Labor Day weekend – Tampa Bay Now

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (Tampa Bay Now) – Local environmental groups will be spending hours out at the beach, cleaning up trash following labor day weekend. “It’s Monday, the sanitation trucks are not picking up so the trash cans are going to be pretty full. We need to get out there and remind people to pick … Read more

Sarasota City leaders consider smoking ban at beaches – Tampa Bay Now

Sarasota City leaders consider smoking ban at beaches – Tampa Bay Now

SARASOTA, Fla. (Tampa Bay Now) – Sarasota City Commissioners are discussing a new smoking ban at beaches and public parks. Tuesday morning commissioners had a meeting about ban enforcement and possible designated smoking areas. READ MORE: Volunteer groups clean up beaches after Labor Day Weekend “I think it’s awful that people do that it’s the … Read more

The Rudest Things You Can Do At The Beach

The Rudest Things You Can Do At The Beach

Spending a day at the beach can be an absolute blast. Your fellow beachgoers, however, can make it decidedly less enjoyable. “In general, etiquette is all about being mindful of other people, which certainly includes being mindful of other people at the beach,” Nick Leighton, an etiquette expert and co-host of the “Were You Raised … Read more

Grace Kelly’s glam granddaughters show off bikini bodies

Grace Kelly’s glam granddaughters show off bikini bodies

It’s all smooth sailing for these glamorous royals. Hollywood goddess-turned-princess Grace Kelly’s stunning granddaughters are soaking up the sun onboard a private yacht in France. Camille Gottlieb and Pauline Ducruet — who are the daughters of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco — showed off their close bond in a series of snaps posted to Instagram on … Read more

Why Panama is becoming Central America’s hottest getaway

Why Panama is becoming Central America’s hottest getaway

His name is Fernando, and he is the most interesting man in the world. Well, maybe just in Panama, but still, the mere mention of his first name — which isn’t exactly uncommon in this part of the globe — and everyone instantly knows who you’re talking about. He’s kind of a big deal. You … Read more

Swim Advisory In Effect For Some Pasco County Beaches – Tampa Bay Now

Swim Advisory In Effect For Some Pasco County Beaches – Tampa Bay Now

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County have issued a water quality advisory for some beaches in the area as a result of a water sampling done on July 18. The advisory is for the following beaches: Robert J. Strickland Beach Brasher … Read more

California beachgoers chased away by Sea lions at San Diego’s La Jolla Cove

California beachgoers chased away by Sea lions at San Diego’s La Jolla Cove

Two sea lions brought a new meaning to “locals only” at a San Diego beach Friday, viral video shows. A video posted to TikTok shows the pair of marine mammals chasing away beachgoers who packed out a small stretch of sand at La Jolla Cove on Friday. The sunbathers dart down the beach and out … Read more

Environmental Groups Clean Up Beaches For World Oceans Day – CBS Tampa

Environmental Groups Clean Up Beaches For World Oceans Day – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Environmental groups spend the day on Wednesday cleaning up trash along beaches. It’s all for World Oceans Day. READ MORE: March For Our Lives To Be Held In St. Pete And Tampa “A lot of food wrappers, a lot of cups, and straws, a lot of food containers,” … Read more

Model attacked by beach bugs – covered in bumps months later

Model attacked by beach bugs – covered in bumps months later

This bikini babe is buggin ‘out. Striking sexy poses on the sandy beaches of Florida ultimately came to bite social media model Chelsie Gold in the butt – literally. While snapping hot swimsuit shots for her more than 32,000 Instagram followers, the platinum blonde bombshell was bombarded by a swarm of itsy-bitsy, bloodthirsty sand flies … Read more