The third annual Florida Turkey Trot will be both an in-person run/walk and a virtual event. In its second year, this new Thanksgiving-morning tradition brought about 4,000 participants to the park for the third event of the Fit2Run/NBP Holiday Challenge. For 2020, there will be staggered starts both on ThanksgivingContinue Reading


A Rowing News reader poll put Nathan Benderson Park atop a list of 10 notable rowing facilities across the continent. The list also included the hallowed Schuylkill River in Philadelphia and Charles River in Boston, as well as Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Lake Natoma near Sacramento, Calif., and St. Catharines/Port Dalhousie, Ontario. NathanContinue Reading


Looking for What’s On 6.26-7.3? Here are some ideas on where to go and what to do that will be safe and fun on the Suncoast! Coco Joe’s Italian Ice Coco Joe’s Italian Ice 5120 Manatee Ave. W.Bradenton, FL 34209 Oh, Boy! Coco Joe’s has a NEW TREAT! The BigContinue Reading


The Suncoast’s premier sports facility, Nathan Benderson Park (NBP), and its leading TV station are coming together to celebrate Independence Day — with you! Nathan Benderson Park’s annual July 3 tradition, NBP Fireworks On The Lake, returns with a social distancing twist. It’s the finale of WWSB ABC7’s Independence DayContinue Reading

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 9/28 – 10/5


Every week we hope to entice you to go out and do something fun in the area. Maybe you’ll see something you never thought you’d try, but now you think you might! This area of Florida is filled with interesting things to do and see and experience. Get out there and do it!

Pine View Student Selected for JDRF Children’s Congress


As parents we spend whatever free time we have taking care of our families. It is just a fact of life that I am okay with because as long as the days were when they were toddlers, the time flies by with an exponential quality as they age. We try to cherry pick their extra-curriculars so we can see them around the home more. Birthday parties and sleepovers are abundant and routine and we get used to spending our weekends driving them from here to there.