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Mangrove snapper rule South Shore waters of bay

Mangrove snapper rule South Shore waters of bay

It's summer and one thing is for sure, it's hot. This means extremely hot temperatures on the flats as water hits the 90-degree mark. This can slow the flats fishing as most fish shift toward deeper water. If you're going to fish the flats, you reall...
Published: 08/06/14
Updated: 08/07/14
Kids find fun outdoors during summer fishing camp

Kids find fun outdoors during summer fishing camp

RUSKIN – Although the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation summer fishing camp isn't a tightly kept secret, its third-year program leaped in popularity this summer. For the first time all four, two-week sessions at E.G. Simmon...
Published: 08/06/14
Updated: 08/07/14
What to do with all that water

What to do with all that water

Saving water becomes a habit for most gardeners in Florida, but this summer we’ve had some opposite problems – too much rain and too many mosquitoes.
Published: 08/06/14
This coffee gets cooler in the summer

This coffee gets cooler in the summer

Opening the fridge to find a container of cold-brewed coffee concentrate is as much a part of summer for me as sunburn, a triple-digit heat index and mosquito bites – except it’s infinitely better.
Published: 08/06/14

Discovering the expense of wasted worry

It began with an invitation from our son and ended up being a truly valuable life lesson.
Published: 08/06/14
Therapy uses movement, song and art to expand cognitive function

Therapy uses movement, song and art to expand cognitive function

RIVERVIEW – Fifty-two-year-old Craig Todd works with people to improve their memory and behavior. He’s not a healthcare or social worker, he’s an artist with the Art Without Boundaries Association.
Published: 08/06/14
Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Leaving out a plate of chocolate chip cookies for potential buyers may work for the average home seller, but those trying to sell luxury homes take it up a notch with fine wine tastings.
Published: 08/06/14
Teenager celebrates his 16th birthday with solo flight

Teenager celebrates his 16th birthday with solo flight

PLANT CITY – Like many teenagers, Ryan Schultz wanted to drive as soon as he turned 16.
Published: 08/05/14

Grease fire destroys Ruskin home

Unattended grease on a stove is being cited for a fire that destroyed a Ruskin home Sunday night.
Published: 08/04/14

Yoga studio offers programs designed to increase energy

APOLLO BEACH – Jeanne Shanin of Ruskin will be teaching a Me and My Chakras yoga series starting Aug. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shore Bliss Yoga in Apollo Beach.
Published: 07/29/14
Updated: 07/31/14