2018 Florida Strawberry Festival Is About “Building New Memories!”

By Michael Smith The theme for the 83rd annual Florida Strawberry Festival, March 1-11 in Plant City, is “Building New Memories!” This year, the festival has...

Local Blueberry Cottage Farms Invites Residents For U-Pick

Calling all blueberry lovers. Lithia residents Lois Horn-Dias and Jose Dias are opening the gates of Blueberry Cottage Farms this month, offering two acres...

Spurlino Family YMCA Now Accepting Members In Riverview

SouthShore residents are a big step closer to having a new place to gather. Although the grand opening celebration for The Spurlino Family YMCA...

Thrilling Rides, Classic Country Music And Fun Fair Food Tops List...

The year was 1904 when the State Fair's roots took hold. That first Fair's attractions were simple and it was held in a single...

Craft Show, Spring Luncheon, Scrapbooking & More…

Above Photo: Alexis Yarbrough was crowned Our Little Miss 2018 World’s Universal Beauty 29 months plus and Aaliya Yarbrough was crowned Our Little...

Mega Challah Bake, Craft Show, Scrapbooking & More…

Above photo: Over 100 runners participated in the Rajun’ Bulls Marching Band's 'Running of the Bulls' 5K. It was a great success and...

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2018 Osprey Observer Favorite Things Sweepstakes

Be sure to enter our Favorite Things Sweepstakes this year! This holiday season, the Osprey Observer has once again partnered with local businesses to...

Hillsborough County Encourages Hiking With Annual Spree

With the weather cooling off, December is the perfect time to enjoy Florida's great outdoors, and Hillsborough County recently launched its annual program to...

Big Cat Rescue Adds Rare Amur Leopard & Continues Advocacy Efforts

By Michelle Colesanti Just over 25 years ago, Big Cat Rescue Founder Carole Baskin saved a bobcat kitten at an animal auction from certain death....