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Observations: Adventures in moving

Observations: Adventures in moving

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I’ve discovered one of the best things about growing older is that I can check things off an imaginary list — a list of things that I’ll…

Area residents give Hot Tomato a hot welcome

Area residents give Hot Tomato a hot welcome

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Hot Tomato employee John Reed carefully weaved through the packed tables, greeting customers and asking if everything was okay. Most people, with sandwiches or soup spoons in…

Riverview Chamber honors area’s best

Riverview Chamber honors area’s best

By KEVIN BRADY More than 300 of Riverview’s best and brightest turned out last week for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner. “In my opinion, this was…

Ybor Grille moving to new location

Ybor Grille moving to new location

Popular Ruskin restaurant will be “just around the corner” By LISA STARK Photojournalist After spending eight years at his current location on Shell Point Road in Ruskin, Bobby Fernandez, owner…

Group draws friendships from drawing art

Group draws friendships from drawing art

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN On Thursday, a group of artists held an exhibit. There were beverages and snacks and people gathered to talk and take in the works of art placed…

Caring Castle food drive to start Feb. 1

Caring Castle food drive to start Feb. 1

By KEVIN BRADY A communitywide food drive benefiting food banks throughout South County and a home for abused and homeless women and their children will launch in South County on…

Save the date for SCC FunFest: March 21

Save the date for SCC FunFest: March 21

The 2015 Sun City Center  FunFest Committee, chaired for the third year by Susan Muise, is in full swing planning for FunFest.  They set the date — March 21 —…

Bikers: It’s a girl thing

Bikers:  It’s a girl thing

Women love Harleys, too   By LISA STARK Photojournalist If you’re of the school of thought that motorcycles are just for men, you may want to think again. One visit…

Community Cupboard: Serving South County’s hungry since 1979

Community Cupboard: Serving South County’s hungry since 1979

This is the first in a series of profiles of groups who will benefit from the Have a Heart Caring Castle drive.  By KEVIN BRADY The Community Cupboard, started with…

Letter to the Editor: January 29, 2015

Hijacked by the bureaucracy The Florida Department of Environmental Protection,  or FDEP, recently established statewide regulations for homeowners who irrigate their lawns from a pond or well. The FDEP approved…

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