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Adventure Coast In the News

Enjoy this digest of January 11 through February 7, 2018 stories curated from various media and online mentions. 

A Hernando Beach restaurant has Valentine's Day plan  
Suncoastnews.com

Brian Alvarez wanted to change how his Hernando Beach restaurant presented itself along the popular Shoal Line strip.

JG Ranch: Three Generations of Growing 
Naturecoaster.com

Behind the “new” Brooksville hospital runs Wiscon Road, a two-lane blacktop that cuts off of Cortez Road (Highway 50) just east of the Suncoast Parkway and takes you to a family farm that offers locals and visitors the pleasure of a healthy farm life without the daily work.

Great Places to See Florida Manatees in 2018  
Authenticflorida.com

2018 has been a very interesting year so far. Snow has fallen in the Northwest region and most of the state has been under Freeze Warnings for several nights.

Richloam General Store  
Floridianamagazine.com

Sometimes you are lucky to stumble upon a Florida gem simply by venturing away from the highways and taking the backroads. 

Music Under the Oaks  
Hernandosun.com

Enjoy Open Mic Night in the fresh air with folks you know and new friends you’ll meet.

Celtic Family Jamboree at Sertoma Youth Ranch  
Hernandosun.com

The Sixth Annual Celtic Family Jamboree will be held at the beautiful and rustic Sertoma Youth Ranch in Brooksville.

13 Best Things To Do in Central Florida with Kids  
Tripstodiscover.com

Central Florida may be home to Florida’s famous theme parks, but it also boasts a long list of other attractions the kids will enjoy.

Florida whiskey makers distill liquid gold using old family recipe  
Fox13news.com

In the backwoods of Hernando County, there's a whiskey revolution rising. Natalie and Kevin Goff are the owners of NJoy Spirits.

Rodeo: Dust and Blood  
Hernandosun.com

The rodeo this year was a two day event held at the airport. The rodeo included bull riding, roping, barrel racing and several other feats of skill that cowboys developed on the job.

Seidman: The underwater sisterhood of the Weeki Wachee mermaids  
Heraldtribune.com

“Everyone gets to a point in their training where they say, I can’t do this. If you’re not a headstrong person, you are not going to last.”

5 Things to do at Weeki Wachee Springs  
Everydayavacationcom.wordpress.com 

Ahh, the Florida springs. Crystal blue gems that dot the sub-tropical paradise that is Florida.

The Real-Life Mermaid Fighting to Save Florida's Disappearing Springs  
Earther.com

The crystal-clear waters of central Florida’s Weeki Wachee Springs carry a certain magic. Some might even call them a fountain of youth.

Brooksville Raid returns with full slate of Civil War-era events  
Tampabay.com 

History calls it a "skirmish" that included 240 Union soldiers who pillaged through Hernando County in July 1864, destroying farmland and homes.

38th Annual Brooksville Raid  
Greenflymedia1.wordpress.com

Sometimes when you are photographing an event, there are things and people that catch your eye, something unique or intriguing… and one particular gentleman at the Brooksville Raid caught my eye.

You + Nature + Someone Else = 2018 
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Bulletin  

Celebrating Florida's Wildlife Management Areas. Goodbye, 2017. The year and the holiday season signaling its termination are over.

PHOTOS: One of Southeast's largest dog shows in town  
Baynews9.com

It's the biggest AKC dog show in the Southeast -- more than 15,000 canines are competing at the Gulf Coast Clusters Dog Show between January 11 and January 21 at Florida Classic Park in Brooksville.