Demolition of Durable Canvas shop underway in Apollo Beach

APOLLO BEACH / SOUTH SHORE, FL – MAY 13: The demolition of the old Durable Canvas (awning) Products Inc. building at 6024 Us Hwy 41 is underway in the corner section of the Apollo Beach Shopping Center. The demolition is being done by Charlie Brown Hauling and Demo of Dade City.  

South Shore Florida ‘a bike lane runs through it’ on US 41

SOUTH SHORE/APOLLO BEACH, FL – The new bike lanes on US Hwy 41 that run directly through Ruskin, Apollo Beach and Gibsonton are starting to get used more by bicyclists in the South Shore area. Bike lanes were added to both sides of US Hwy 41 as part of FDOTs repaving and widening project. Anytime repaving is …

Apollo Beach Nature Park reopens Summer 2015

SOUTHSHORE/APOLLO BEACH, FL – The Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group (ABWIG) helped fund the project for restoring the Apollo Beach Nature Park. The project started with the closing of the beach on November 10, 2014. UPDATE: June 22, 2015: See photos of new beach The new sand for the beach is coming from the dredging of the three …

Bob Cochenour’s 1937 Ford Truck at Roamin’ Oldies car show, Apollo Beach, FL

SOUTH SHORE/APOLLO BEACH, FL – Bob Cochenour’s classic 1937 Ford Truck was at the Roamin’ Oldies car show last night (Feb 5, 2015) with the hood open and windows down for all to see. It was just last month when Bob and his classic blue Ford won Roamin’ Oldies January 2015 Cruiser of the Month in Apollo Beach …

New traffic light at US 41 and MiraBay Blvd, Apollo Beach, FL

SOUTHSHORE/APOLLO BEACH, FL – The new traffic light at 5400 US 41 and MiraBay Blvd/Spindle Shell Way was turned on flash mode on January 14, 2015 and was fully operational on January 20, 2015. The DOT requires all new lights to be turned on flash mode for a minimum of 72 hours before switching to …

Ape-Ollo the town mascot safe on top of Apollo Beach Water Tower

SHOUTHSHORE/APOLLO BEACH, FL – Ape-Ollo is the town mascot and is now watching us from the top of the Apollo Beach Water Tower that runs along U.S. 41 in Apollo Beach. See a video Ape Ollo on top of the water tower during the Winter 2015/2016. Below is a comment that was left by a …

Charred Shenaniganz Grill and Chill surrounded by fence

APOLLO BEACH, FL – Shenaniganz Grill and Chill that caught fire around 6:00 am on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 on U.S. 41 in Apollo Beach is currently surrounded by fence. Two days after the fire, Hillsborough County Fire & Rescue determined the fire was due to arson.