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Friday, Mar 06, 2015

South Shore News

Tax time could be payback time instead of windfall

BRANDON — With April 15 just around the corner, many can already taste that tax refund check.
Published: 03/04/15
South Shore residents buzzing about Massimo’s pizza, subs and salads

South Shore residents buzzing about Massimo’s pizza, subs and salads

RUSKIN – Even before Massimo’s officially opened Feb. 19, the community surrounding its Apollo Beach location, area residents were chatting about the new pizza place on Facebook. Many had already sampled slices of its pizza that owners ...
Published: 03/03/15
Updated: 03/05/15
Ruskin couple makes a splash with T-shirt business

Ruskin couple makes a splash with T-shirt business

RUSKIN – Joshua Taylor is a man on a mission. After less than two years in the highly competitive T-shirt business, he knows he’s locked onto something special.
Published: 03/03/15
Updated: 03/05/15
Building green is corporate strategy for credit union

Building green is corporate strategy for credit union

RIVERVIEW – Going green means saving green – and the planet – for one of Suncoast Credit Union’s newest branch offices.
Published: 03/03/15
Updated: 03/05/15
Apollo Beach Manatee Arts Festival to draw up to 10,000

Apollo Beach Manatee Arts Festival to draw up to 10,000

RUSKIN – Throngs of art lovers are expected to visit E. G. Simmons Park March 14-15 for South Shore’s largest juried fine arts and crafts show – the Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts.
Published: 03/03/15
Updated: 03/05/15
The best part of gardening is the sharing

The best part of gardening is the sharing

Julie Lessard has one of those gardens that lets you know the moment you see it that it belongs to a plant-addicted gardener. She’s a member of the Tampa bromeliad, begonia and camellia societies and has many friends with wonderful gardens who...
Published: 03/03/15
Improve skills for better catch results

Improve skills for better catch results

Sometimes I hear people talk about wishing they could catch more and better quality fish. Sounds good – but wishing alone doesn’t make much happen.
Published: 03/03/15

A foolish decision helped me understand

Doing something stupid helped me understand.
Published: 03/03/15
Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

There they sit on the counter, doing a slow dance from green to golden to, well, bruised and unpleasant-looking.
Published: 03/03/15
Produce seller once trained big cats, was circus performer

Produce seller once trained big cats, was circus performer

RIVERVIEW – Most people know him as Farmer Pete, the traveling produce man who frequents farmers markets throughout Hillsborough County. But few know he was once king of the center ring, living a dream life in the circus.
Published: 03/03/15