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
Wimauma, Florida I want to take you for a moment to The University of Florida Gulf Coast Research & Education Center (GCREC) where I recently had the chance to sit down with the Center’s director, Dr. Jack Rechcigl. He shared some pretty cool stories about what’s happening there.
New Indoor Farmers Market! Riverview, Florida: Wow. To say that Chris and Courtney Phillips have been busy is an understatement. On June 29, 2017 their son, Porter, came into the world and just two days later on Saturday July 1, the couple opened The Big Red Barn, at 10070 Fern Road, Riverview, Florida, 33578 – just South of Gibsonton Drive. What’s more?… Read More
Riverview, Florida Pizza Hut: Permit issued for the restaurant’s internal build-out at 10167 Big Bend Rd. (between St. Joseph’s Hospital outpatient building and the new Thornton’s Gas Station. Ruskin, Florida Old Castle Restaurant, is OPEN. Here are a few pictures from a recent scouting mission. Apollo Beach, Florida Keeping this one here. There’s a meeting TONIGHT (Tuesday, June 13, 2017)… 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
Riverview, Florida TUK TUK THAI Thai Restaurant. Permit issued for the restaurant’s build out at 10471 Gibsonton Dr at the corner of HWY 301 (near Lowe’s, close to Joia Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar). Completion date unknown. PS: I love Thai food! Ruskin, Florida Old Castle Restaurant, just inches from re-opening (date TBD, but very soon). Townie Life… Read More