Tropicana Bar: a work of art painted by Bill Owning, Gibsonton, FL

GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – JUNE 8: The Tropicana Bar is a colorful work of art painted by artist Bill Owning at the intersection of Symmes Rd and US-41 in Gibsonton, FL. The bar serves $1.00 draft beer at certain times and provides free pool all the time. For music there is a jukebox and a karaoke machine […]

Al Tomaini’s 25 size boot displayed on US-41, Gibsonton, FL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – JUNE 6: Al Tomaini’s size-25 boot sits on a pedestal in front of a restored fish shack along US 41. It serves as a testament of how big Al actually was in stature and in the Gibsonton community as well. Tomaini stood 8 feet, 4 inches tall, weighed 256 […]

‘Welcome to Gibsonton’ Florida sign along US-41

GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – JUNE 4: The ‘Welcome to Gibsonton’ sign is located at the intersection of Lula Street and US-41, just south of the US-41 bridge that goes over Alafia River at William’s Park in Gibsonton, FL. Gibsonton is a small-wintering carnival town, known for its off-season sideshows during the winter months […]

Showtown USA Bar & Grill decorates US 41 with animated murals, Gibsonton, FL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – JUNE 2: The outside of the Showtown USA Bar & Grill is a colorful, animated mural located on US-41 in Gibsonton, FL. Gibsonton, also referred to as Showtown, is considered one of Florida’s biggest circus communities, a place where carnival workers live during the winter […]

Father & Sons Used Tires: free mounting, balancing, Gibsonton, FL

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – June 1: Father and Sons Used Tires provides free mounting and balancing with every purchase. They are located on the corner of Adams Street and Hwy 41 in Gibsonton, FL. The business is family owned and has been serving the community for over 40 […]

Discount Grocery Store selling used appliances, Gibsonton, FL

GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – MAY 27: D & D Discount Grocery Outlet carries food, paper goods, cosmetics, used appliances and more on the corner of Hwy 41 and Florence Street in Gibsonton, FL. The discount grocer is a family owned and operated business that has been serving the South Shore community since 2008. HOURS: Mon – Sat 9 am […]

Family YMCA at Big Bend – lights on!

GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – MAY 15:  The Family Y at Big Bend had the electricity turned on today in Gibsonton, FL. The facility is slated to open on June 8th for Summer Camp 2015 that will offer youth basketball, soccer, lacrosse and other programs. You can registered online and read the full PDF brochure that has all […]

A Cat’s greeting at Twin Oaks Plaza in Gibsonton, FL

GIBSONTON / SOUTH SHORE, FL – MAY 12: There were more cats and birds vs people at the Twin Oaks shopping center early this morning on US Hwy 41 in Gibsonton, FL. Twin Oaks plaza has three separate strip-malls and a free standing Chinese restaurant called Taiwan Express with a drive-thru window. Twin Oaks Shopping Center | […]

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 […]

Riverview 14 GDX Theatre (Opens)

SOUTHSHORE  / RIVERVIEW, FL –  The Riverview 14 GDX Theatre and the inside eatery called Features Gastropub are now open at 10550 East Bay Road in in Gibsonton Square in Gibsonton, FL. SOURCE: UPDATES: Stay updated on their OFFICIAL Facebook page at:

CrossFit Apogee, high intensity group workouts in Gibsonton, FL

SOUTHSHORE/GIBSONTON, FL – CrossFit Apogee is a 5,000 square foot CrossFit training facility that opened in 2013 on Big Bend Road in Gibsonton, FL. CrossFit workouts are scaled to match individuals age and physical ability. The workouts are high-intensity movements done within a group environment, a community – if you will – that supports and encourages […]