Gasparilla Parades 2020 Information One of the most popular attractions in Tampa is the annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest, which has been a tradition in Tampa since 1905. Over 300,000 spectators are expected to line the streets to watch the Gasparilla Pirate Fest tomorrow January 25,…Read More Heading To Gasparilla? Here Is Everything You Need To Know
By Yvette C. Hammett What started as an idea to give something back to the community has turned into a 24,000-member produce co-op that also provides for the needy and brings long-time neighbors face-to-face, sometimes for the first time. Cassie Adams, who lives in Ruskin’s…Read More Produce Co-op Turns from Community Effort to Regional Hit
By Geoff Fox SUN CITY CENTER – The lobby at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce was bustling with activity. One local businessman was speaking with Kristy Mahoney, the chamber’s member liaison, while another spoke with executive director Lynne Conlan. Other members were talking…Read More Age is just a number to community volunteer Dee Williams
By PAUL CATALA When Hurricane Donna smacked into southwest Florida in September 1960, meteorologists from the National Weather Service were monitoring as sustained winds of over 100 mph and 5 to 10 inches of rain ravaged the state. In late August and early September 1985,…Read More From Ruskin, National Weather Service keeps eyes on the skies in Tampa Bay area
(Family Features) Another school year means millions of children across the country are boarding buses at the beginning and end of each day, and it provides an appropriate opportunity for parents, teachers, school administrators and students themselves to practice and enforce safety guidelines in and…Read More Back-to-School Bus Safety
(Family Features)When it’s hot outside, heat can seep into your home and make it unbearable. However, there are sustainable, eco-friendly solutions to maximize comfort and cooling when the thermometer creeps upward without racking up an outrageous electric bill or large carbon footprint. While some options…Read More Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Cool
By: Staff Report It’s no secret; South Shore is experiencing growth and is projected to keep growing. Previously home to agricultural land, the area is now transforming from a tourist destination to a great place to live. South Shore’s Chamber of Commerce president believes that…Read More South Shore’s Business Outlook, 2019 and Beyond
By: Christine Cassen These days, movie tickets are expensive. With typical ticket prices around the $12-15 range, as well as popcorn coming in at around $10 or more, the price to go to a movie theater adds up really quickly! Additionally, the seats are uncomfortable,…Read More Ruskin Family Drive-In: Ruskin’s Wonderful Old-Fashioned Drive-In Movie Experience!
By CHRISTINE CASSEN South Shore lies on the west coast of Florida, just southeast of Tampa and north of Bradenton. The area, located in Hillsborough County, is made up of Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center, and several other small communities. South Shore is popular…Read More South Shore: An agricultural area once ruled by pirates?