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
This is a story about an incredible SouthShorian, Debbie Caneen, and her ongoing support and advocacy of our SouthShore community… as well as her newest project – a tiny home community in Ruskin.
Townie Life Magazine is not a news publication and is certainly not political, but I did have the opportunity to attend a Lunch and Learn session recently, hosted by Debbie Ferraro, Business Development Manager, at Consumer Title in Apollo Beach, where Commissioner Stacy White presented some interesting information about the future of SouthShore. I am sharing Commissioner White’s presentation with you, with… Read More
Ruskin, Florida There is no doubt that SouthShore loves animals. From dog parks to dogs on the beach to the bears and big cats at Elmira’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Wimauma, we love all kinds of animals. We also take care of them and one of the best examples of this is Critter Adoption & Rescue Effort, Inc (C.A.R.E.), a non-profit… Read More
Parks, Preserves and Paths: South Shore’s Got Them All I couldn’t resist updating this story with amazing drone aerial footage of the eastern part of the Wolf Branch Creek Preserve, featured later in this article, in Ruskin, FL. Filmed August 2017. Footage is courtesy of Eric Hurley, Hurley Images (facebook.com/hurleyimages) and StealthCam Productions. Check it out here: Check it out here: Just… Read More
Having opportunities for great education, including higher education, is the mark of a strong community. Fortunately, South Shore has some amazing residents who recognized this need and took it upon themselves to make it happen.