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My Hometown Fest 2018 in Sarasota, March 3

Date: March 03, 2018 Time: 12:00 Noon Join us for Southwest Florida's biggest and best spring festival, featuring food, music, craft beer and fun for all ages. Enjoy free samples of regional food favorites prepared by more than 40 of the area's finest restaurants, free craft beer samples from … [Read More its Good for You...]

Clearwater Central Catholic Marauders vs Calvary Christian Warriors, February 26

Date: February 26, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm In Boys JV Baseball, the Clearwater Central Catholic High School Marauders host the Calvary Christian High School Warriors for a home game on February 26th, 2018. The game begins at 6:00 pm EST. Venue Clearwater Central Catholic High School2750 Haines … [Read More its Good for You...]

AIM Entrepreneurs Conference in Tampa, February 17

Date: February 17, 2018 Time: 8:30 am Join with hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs in Tampa, FL. We’re thrilled to invite you to the AIM Entrepreneur’s conference (AIM). We’re going to have inspiring keynotes speakers, intense breakout sessions, networking luncheon and a game-changing dream tank! … [Read More its Good for You...]

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For movies opening February 23, 2018

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening February 23, 2018   BIG BUDGET FILMS Annihilation (R for violence, profanity, sexuality and bloody images) Sci-fi thriller based on Jeff VanderMeer's best seller of … [Read More its Good for You...]

Intriguing Documentary Features Found Footage of Late Civil Rights Icon

  Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes Film Review by Kam Williams Intriguing Documentary Features Found Footage of Late Civil Rights Icon Malcolm X (1925-1965) is best remembered as the charismatic spokesperson for the Nation of Islam whose fiery speeches helped the Black Muslims' ranks swell from … [Read More its Good for You...]

Top Ten DVD List for February 20, 2018

  This Week’s DVD Releases by Kam Williams Top Ten DVD List for February 20, 2018     The Florida Project [The Sunshine State's Seamy Underbelly] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0788XRYFT/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Vanishing Black Male [Hisani DuBose's … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner

  Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner   Up and down the Atlantic coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, catching redfish is a major fishing activity. In the waters, within interior salt and brackish marshes that lay across virtually the entire Gulf coast, redfish (red drum) thrive throughout most of the year. But if you think these fish are pushovers, you are definitely mistaken. But any angler will tell you, they are worth nabbing. If … [Read More its Good for You...]

The 2018 Boat Show Season Brings the ‘Carolina Skiff’ Dream to the Consumer

  The 2018 Boat Show Season Brings the ‘Carolina Skiff’ Dream to the Consumer by Amy Lignor Currently, the number one boat brand in retail sales of outboard-powered fiberglass boats, 24-feet and under, Carolina Skiff is the company to check out as you head to the boat shows and events that will be held in this  year. The entire range of boat enthusiasts are jumping on board with Carolina Skiff.  With 60 models to choose from, the … [Read More its Good for You...]

More Power, More Choices for Inshore, Offshore Yamaha Outboards

    More Power, More Choices for Inshore, Offshore Yamaha Outboards By Craig Lamb   Give the people what they want. That is a theme for how Yamaha is rolling out enhancements to current outboards and rigging options. Inshore and offshore boaters indeed get more of what they want with these new options and features soon to come. Want your new Yamaha to be adorned in the most popular color for offshore outboards? You can order … [Read More its Good for You...]

Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin

  Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori Wins First 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Tournament on Lake Martin   Yamaha Pro Takahiro Omori took home the first-place trophy after the first Bassmaster® Elite tournament of 2018 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  The veteran pro finished the tournament with 14 pounds on the final day of competition to capture the win on Lake Martin with a four-day total of 59 pounds 8 ounces. The win marks Omori’s seventh career victory … [Read More its Good for You...]

Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC

  Fish and Cruise with Family-Friendly Sea Chaser 24 HFC By Craig Lamb   Families and boating go together, and so does serious fishing. You can enjoy both on the same trip aboard the Sea Chaser 24 HFC by Carolina Skiff. Whatever the activity the 24 HFC is already rigged out with the features everyone needs to enjoy a long day on the water. Head out early into the bay or inshore waters for a morning fishing trip. Then cruise to a … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017

  Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017 by Amy Lignor   The term ‘meteoric rise’ usually applies to something fun. Think: A Hollywood actor who has been ‘discovered.’) Unfortunately, when it comes to this article, ‘meteoric rise’ is something that will not bring a smile to … [Read More its Good for You...]

Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market

  Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market by Amy Lignor   What began as a “tiny” trend – which some called a “passing fad” at first – has become one of the largest growing industries in the U.S.A. in the 21st century; with records being broken in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner

  Have a Delicious Redfish Treasure for Dinner   Up and down the Atlantic coast and in the Gulf of Mexico, catching redfish is a major fishing activity. In the waters, within interior salt and brackish marshes that lay across virtually the entire Gulf coast, redfish (red drum) thrive … [Read More its Good for You...]

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When They Call You a Terrorist

  When They Call You a Terrorist A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors with asha bandele Foreword by Angela Davis St. Martin's Press Hardcover, $24.99 272 pages ISBN: 978-1-250-17108-5 Book Review by Kam Williams “We have joined the rest of the country in protesting in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Drivers, Rivalries & A Continuing Legacy

  Drivers, Rivalries & A Continuing Legacy NASCAR ‘Gears Up’ For 2018   As football fades into the sunset, the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will gear up to celebrate its 70th anniversary – seventy seasons of professional stock car racing in the United States, as well as the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Investing Smartly & Staying Calm in a Volatile Market

  Investing Smartly & Staying Calm in a Volatile Market by Amy Lignor In just this past week, traders have been getting struck by nerves as they watch the stock market turn volatile before their very eyes. However, there is a very well-proven fact to take into consideration; a fact that … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Making Your Health “Resolute”

  Making Your Health “Resolute” by Amy Lignor   It is time for those New Year’s Resolutions to be made. We all know the ones most likely being placed on lists everywhere: stop smoking and lose weight. Why? Because these have always been the top two when it comes to goals, so that the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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View the Heart of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast

  View the Heart of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast by Amy Lignor  There is a place at the very core of South Carolina’s Grand Strand Coast that 30,000 residents get to enjoy … [Read More...]

A Jewel of the Pacific Northwest: Visiting Bellingham, Washington

  A Jewel of the Pacific Northwest: Visiting Bellingham, Washington by Amy Lignor If you’re looking for the definition of “peaceful,” it is a fact that nowhere in the Pacific … [Read More...]

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