Parks, Preserves and Paths: South Shore’s Got Them All Just one more thing to love about SouthShore: Our amazing county parks, recreations centers, preserves, beaches and more.
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
RUSKIN, FLORIDA: Bahia Beach to Little Harbor An excerpt from a book titled: Bahia Beach: Then and Now by Willard Dickman Miller, 1961: “Responding to the call, thousands of people yearly are joining the ranks of boat owners. A new type of person is appearing at Bahia Beach. This new “invasion” demands comfort after a long or even short cruise…… Read More
RUSKIN, FLORIDA My apologies to the car buffs amongst our readers. I know there are a lot of you. It’s one of the reasons the Gateway Classic Car Showroom is here, along with the proximity to I-75, Bradenton, Orlando and Tampa… I know nothing about classic cars except they’re really fun to look at and the prices always astound me… Read More
Four Generations Going on Five: Harriet’s Flowers Ruskin, Florida: I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Ladies (and one tiny gentleman) of Harriet’s Flowers. I wanted to know what it was like working in a family business heading into its fifth generation. We sat down in the back room of Harriet’s Flowers. It’s where all the flower… Read More
Palmetto, Florida: Southeastern Guide Dogs Imagine While it’s not officially in South Shore this story has to be told. It’s one of the most incredible facilities in the nation, just 10 minutes south of us, and many do not know about it. Imagine a 33-acre landscaped facility with state of the art training and selective breeding facilities along with world… Read More