Florida Birding and Nature Festival It’s this weekend (October 13-17, 2017) and attracts birding and nature lovers from across the country and beyond. While the festival’s events happen all over the Tampa Bay area, from Sarasota County to Pasco and beyond, the main events and several field events are happening at the Hillsborough Community College SouthShore campus and around the SouthShore… Read More
Riverview, Florida Dr. Kimberly Tyson, owner of Four Paws Veterinary Hospital in Riverview, and John Gio, Owner/Manager of the Joia Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar in Riverview, teamed up 8 years ago to help local organizations who rescue all kinds of animals. They haven’t stopped helping.
New and Cool Events Coming Our Way… You all know MiraBay Markets, right? They host the great farmers markets at the MiraBay Community, the third Sunday of each month. And, during the summer, they’re hosting these markets in the evening. Can you say cooler weather? Check the Townie Life Event Calendar for market dates and times. Well, MiraBay Markets is expanding…. Read More
Beer Can Island Brewers Apollo Beach, Florida: Beer Can Island Brewers Club is a home brew craft beer club created to serve the South Shore area. The group started simply enough. Tom Tanner, one of the group’s founding members, posted on his neighborhood’s website that he was selling some home brewing equipment. Jay Patel, another founding member, responded to the post…. Read More
Ruskin, Florida Preserving South Shore’s History If you’ve read Townie Life Magazine for any amount of time you know I love South Shore. We truly live in an amazing community. One of the most impressive things about our community, in my opinion, is its history and the fact that we can still experience it. We have long-time residents as our neighbors…. Read More
Sun City Center, Florida Ray Burney of RB and the Gang: Born to Play Music Ray Burney of RB and the Gang was destined to be a musician. He was born and raised in Memphis. His father was a professional guitar player, working with many celebrities. While Ray started on drums at an early age he later went on to… Read More