Manatee Viewing Center Is Now Open The 2017–2018 season is going to be another biggie. Last year the MVC celebrated its 30th anniversary and its 5 millionth visitor. This year, they’re keeping the festivities going.
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
The Carnival Museum – An Update Have you been to the Carnival Museum? I keep meeting people around South Shore that mentioned they had never heard of it until they read the Townie Life article from last spring, but they also indicated they were definitely heading there to check it out. If you’ve not yet been you’re really in for… Read More
THREE – Lighted Holiday Boat Parades Hi South Shore, Are we lucky to live where we live? Yes! We have three lighted boat parades to enjoy this upcoming holiday season. Details on each below. Each parade is accessible to the public. 33rd Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade and Chili Cook-Off RIVERVIEW Sponsored by: The Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview Saturday,… Read More
Apollo Beach Annual Lighted Boat Parade Co-Sponsored: Tampa Sailing Squadron and South Shore Chamber of Commerce DETAILS: Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016 Time: Approximately 6:00PM, or sunset. Parade route: Parade starts in the harbor at the main channel by the entrance to Andalucía. See map below for full parade route. How many boats? Last year there were 46 boats. ENTER YOUR… Read More
Manatee Viewing Center Is Turning 30 and Celebrating with an Extraordinary New Feature The 2016–2017 season is going to be huge. The Manatee Viewing Center is celebrating its 30th Anniversary; it’s expecting its 5 millionth visitor and…….drum roll……they are building (right now, as we speak) an incredible Sting Ray Touch Tank. Visitors will soon have the opportunity to observe and… Read More