Family YMCA At Big Bend Rd. To Bring Over 125 Jobs

Family YMCA At Big Bend Rd. To Bring Over 125 Jobs

  By Tamas Mondovics Construction on a brand new Family YMCA, the first full service family Y in a decade, began this month in Riverview and, according to Y officials, is still on schedule with its planned first phase-completion by the end of 2014. “We have just received our building permits and are now ready(…)

MiraBay Seeking Dragon Boat Paddlers, Hosting Summer Swim Lessons & More

MiraBay Seeking Dragon Boat Paddlers, Hosting Summer Swim Lessons & More

  By Nicole Heubusch The Homeowners Association’s Responsibilities The MiraBay HOA is responsible for the uniformity of individual residential property aesthetics in the community. Services provided include: •                Administrative •                Financial •                Architectural Reviews •                Enforcement Activities •                Legal •                Insurance Provision Dragon Boat Paddlers Wanted The MiraBay Dragon Boat Club, The Leviathans, is seeking(…)

Apollo Beach Family Places Fourth In Dunedin Triathlon

Apollo Beach Family Places Fourth In Dunedin Triathlon

  By Kelly Legg The old saying, “the family that prays together, stays together” holds very true for the Geist/Palas family, except this family not only prays together, but they’ve been entering races together for more than four years. Recently, the Apollo Beach family participated in the Dunedin triathlon, which is known as a great(…)

Group Seeks Bids & Hosts Meeting For Apollo Beach Waterway Dredging Project

Group Seeks Bids & Hosts Meeting For Apollo Beach Waterway Dredging Project

  By Tamas Mondovics Current board members of the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group (ABWIG) gathered earlier this month to discuss the next step in connection with the dredging of the three main (North, Main and South) channels into Apollo Beach. Since the last time ABWIG, a community non-profit organization, dredged the channels into Apollo(…)

EATS! American Grill Joins Line Up Of New Restaurants In Winthrop Plaza

EATS! American Grill Joins Line Up Of New Restaurants In Winthrop Plaza

  By Nicole Heubusch The second location of EATS! American Grill has opened in the Winthrop Plaza where Green Iguana used to be.  It is the newest restaurant to open up in the plaza, making it a premier destination in the area for local dining. It joins Ciccio Cali, The Egg & I, Cappy’s Pizza,(…)

Student Turns Passion For Drawing Into Collaborative Business

Student Turns Passion For Drawing Into Collaborative Business

Maria Cate has always hoped to leave a mark with her art. As a child, she did so by creating comic books and passing them out to family and friends. Today, Cate shares her art with different strategy through a business she calls Twisted Hand. Twisted Hand was intended to be a way for Cate(…)

Marvel Universe LIVE! At Tampa Bay Times Forum Includes Riverview’s Aycrigg

Marvel Universe LIVE! At Tampa Bay Times Forum Includes Riverview’s Aycrigg

  Staff Report After scouring the country to find the best in live action performers with an amazing array of disciplines and skills, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in live touring family events, revealed that Riverview resident Benjamin Aycrigg, who will portray Cyclops, will join the final cast of more than 50 performers to(…)

Book Clubs Offer Refreshing Way To Get Into Habit of Reading

Book Clubs Offer Refreshing Way To Get Into Habit of Reading

  By Alexandra Booth If you’re interested in trying something new this summer, try starting a book club. It allows you to spend time with friends or get to know new people, all while enjoying anything from the classics to the brand new bestseller on the shelf. There are different elements to consider when starting(…)

Baseball, Softball Camp Aims To Teach Through Discipline

Baseball, Softball Camp Aims To Teach Through Discipline

  By Tamas Mondovics “With much discipline comes much learning,” said Rich Luppino, one of the most highly respected professional local youth baseball and softball instructors who has been teaching the sport to young players, while promoting discipline on and off the field for the past 15 years. Local youth baseball and softball players who(…)

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, Upcoming Olympic Day Event At YMCA & More

Go Skateboarding Day Celebrated, Upcoming Olympic Day Event At YMCA & More

  By Tamas Mondovics County Celebrates Go Skateboarding Day Hillsborough County’s Brandon Skate Park hosted a 2014 Go Skateboarding Day celebration last month. Giving testimony to the sport’s continued impact on both young and old, each year since 2004 skateboarders around the globe come together on Saturday, June 21, and celebrate what is considered one(…)