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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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Florida soil often needs improvement

Florida soil often needs improvement

Living with any soil is much like living with a spouse. You have to study its ways and learn to work with it. But you will never understand it completely. Sure, it will sometimes disappoint you, but when it does, you are often left with a nagging not...
Published: 04/27/16
When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

Mom has a friend who is traveling to France this summer. She asked me the other day if I knew of anything June could take as a gift to her gracious hostess.
Published: 04/27/16
Raptor Rapture

Raptor Rapture

RIVERVIEW – Since he was a young boy, Rick Foley has been fascinated with all kinds of birds, but after reading “My Side of the Mountain,” by Jean Craighead, his interest shifted to birds of prey.
Published: 04/27/16
Inspiration stimulates boutique’s approach

Inspiration stimulates boutique’s approach

RIVERVIEW – When Tonya Antaki merchandised her new store, the Be Happy Boutique, every detail was designed to elicit comfort and warmth.
Published: 04/27/16
Painting on a small scale

Painting on a small scale

RUSKIN – A dozen women got a taste of the Orient recently when Cypress Creek Assisted Living hosted a workshop on gyotaku, the ancient Japanese art of fish rubbing. The brief, educational program was held to raise money for the Alzheimerȁ...
Published: 04/27/16

Sun City Center Community News

Give Day Tampa Bay Kickoff in Sun City Center
Published: 04/25/16
Best bests for May are trout, mackerel and redfish

Best bests for May are trout, mackerel and redfish

May 1 is Sunday and our short spring season is just about gone. With summer right around the corner, water temperatures will begin to sky rocket.
Published: 04/25/16
Former O’Brien’s owner opens Salty Shamrock

Former O’Brien’s owner opens Salty Shamrock

APOLLO BEACH —When Sean Rice sold his interest in O’Brien’s Irish Pub in Brandon last year, he kept open his options for life after 50, noting “it’s not often you can swipe the slate clean and start afresh.”...
Published: 04/20/16
China painter shares her passion for art

China painter shares her passion for art

As an art teacher for the China Art Club in Sun City Center, award-winning artist Diana Young said she doesn’t make a penny, but it’s priceless to have the opportunity to share her passion for art with others....
Published: 04/20/16
Lawn bowling continues through summer – sans snowbirds

Lawn bowling continues through summer – sans snowbirds

SUN CITY CENTER — As many part-time residents return to the north this summer, about a dozen dedicated lawn bowlers in Kings Point will brave the heat.
Published: 04/20/16