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The Legends Tour will Take Place at the Innisbrook Golf Resort Nov 20 -22The official senior tour of the LPGA, the The Legends Tour , will play its first major championship this fall at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club from November 20th to 22nd. The Legends Tour is comprised of the greatest female golfers of all time. The contest features a $300,000 purse.
 
The Tour has more than 100 members, including nine LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members, and its players have over 600 LPGA Tour victories and 55 major championships.

Published in Golf

Deep Carnivale Will Take Place September 12 and 13Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words, Tampa’s premier literature festival, takes place Saturday, September 12-13, 2009, from 10 AM to 5 PM. Dozens of authors, poets, songwriters and artists will present work on multiple stages in the Performing Arts Building of Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus. The event is free and open to the public. The venue is located at the corner of 14th Street and Palm Avenue.

Organized by The Artists and Writers Group, Inc., in partnership with Hillsborough Community College-Ybor City Campus, this is the third year of a celebration of writing and reading that brings artists representing a diverse range of writing styles, ages, experience, and cultural backgrounds together to share their love of literature and related art forms with the Tampa Bay community.

Published in Literature

The Super Boat Races will come to Clearwater Beach this OctoberThe 1st Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship will be held on Clearwater Beach October 2nd – 4th.

Former Clearwater Mayor Brian Aungst, who is also the Race Chairman, is excited about the event coming to town “I think it’ll be a great event for the area,” he says. “It’s a family event, it’s a fun event.” He is looking forward to the races becoming an annual event, as well as getting to show off both the completed Beach Walk project on South Clearwater Beach, and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico view to incoming visitors. “It’s a great time to bring people here,” he says.

Published in Racing
Friday, 14 August 2009 17:08

Do the Stingray Shuffle!

Do the stingray shuffle while at the beach this summerThe City of Clearwater would like to remind you to do the Stingray Shuffle. The peak of stingray season May through October, so when visiting the beach, please be aware that stingrays might be in the water. To make sure you don’t accidentally step on one and get stung, shuffle your feet, instead of walking through the water. This causes a disturbance in the sand that causes the stingrays to move away.

Published in National News

Coachman Park in Clearwater, FloridaCLEARWATER, FL -  Businesses, neighborhood associations, and other organizations with at least six members are invited to volunteer to work with the city on various outdoor service projects. Groups may do one project, multiple projects or participate in the adopt-a-park program. In exchange for their hard work, the group will experience the reward of making a visible difference that everyone can enjoy, and the satisfaction of doing something worthwhile.

Published in Clearwater

Pinellas County Sheriff Jim CoatsSummer is upon us, temperatures are soaring and what better way to keep children entertained and cool than an afternoon by the swimming pool. A dark side of a summer in the sun is that a sparkling swimming pool can also be a serious summer hazard. Unfortunately, when the temperature goes up, so does the number of accidental drownings involving children. The backyard pool is a magnet for children of all ages.

Published in Clearwater

Black Crowes at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FloridaThe Black Crowes have sold more than 20 million albums including their 1990 debut album Shake Your Money Maker which sold more than three million copies on the strength of the singles Hard to Handle, She Talks to Angels and Jealous Again.  The Crowes released their second album The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion in 1992.  The record debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums.  The effort spawned the singles Remedy and Thorn in My Pride, which broke the Billboard Top 100 singles chart.  In 1994, the band offered up Amorica, which reached Gold.  Last year, they released Warpaint, which debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top 200.  Their new album, Before the Frost…Until the Freeze, is scheduled to be released on September 1st of this year.  


 

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