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Failing seawalls at MiraBay cause division among residents

Failing seawalls at MiraBay cause division among residents

By PENNY FLETCHER Published May 26, 2016 There’s been much confusion about the failing seawalls in the MiraBay community in Apollo Beach, and who will pay to fix them. Should…

How to upcycle your recycle bins

How to upcycle your recycle bins

By CARL MARIO NUDI Published May 26, 2016 The days of separating glass and plastic from newspapers and magazines, then dragging those two blue bins out to the curb for recycling…

Honor and remembrance on Memorial Day

Honor and remembrance on Memorial Day

Monday is the day to remember those men and women who gave their last full measure of devotion to this nation and to all of us. Memorial Day ceremonies will…

Playtime marks 3rd anniversary with festival, freebies and fun

Playtime marks 3rd anniversary with festival, freebies and fun

By LISA STARK Published May 26, 2016 Playtime in Apollo Beach will celebrate its third year in business with a Fun Festival (open to the public) on Saturday, June 25,…

Pigs in the Parking Lot: BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest

Pigs in the Parking Lot:  BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest

By LOIS KINDLE It was hot, it was sticky, but nobody seemed to care at last Friday’s annual Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest. Thousands of…

Local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors releases new album

Local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors releases new album

By ANDREA SHAY FREELANCE WRITER/PHOTOGRAPHER Published May 26, 2016 Sunday, May 22, marked the release date of local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors’ second album, “Hashed Out.” Formed in 2013, Summer…

Pigging out is perfectly normal at this annual event

Pigging out is perfectly normal at this annual event

By LOIS KINDLE The SouthShore Chamber of Commerce will host a fun-filled evening for the entire family Friday night at the 7th annual Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Blues &…

Rubonia residents organize to reopen community center for youth summer program

Rubonia residents organize to reopen community center for youth summer program

By CARL MARIO NUDI After being closed for about two years, the Rubonia Community Center will once again be buzzing with activity this summer, providing a place for the youth…

Manasota Truck Night raises money for family of accident victim

Manasota Truck Night raises money for family of accident victim

By ANDREA SHAY Photojournalist Saturday the Desoto Speedway hosted Manasota Truck Night, an event where truck modification enthusiasts could compete, show off their vehicles, engage in truck pulls and meet…

Progress Village’s Will Talenti named Art Teacher of the Year

Progress Village’s Will Talenti named Art Teacher of the Year

By LISA STARK For visual arts teacher William Talenti, Progress Village Middle Magnet School is a place to call home.  Named “Art Teacher of the Year” by the Hillsborough County…

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