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Pamela Sosnowski

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Danny Grant's Cowboy Circus Is Leaving a Happy Trail Across State Fairs Danny Grant's Cowboy Circus Is Leaving a Happy Trail Across State Fairs

By Pamela Sosnowski

Danny Grant first learned how to entertain when he was six years old. Today his own act, Danny Grant's Cowboy Circus, is engaging audiences of all ages with a unique blend of comedy, juggling, and music.

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After 65 Seasons, the Lights Never Go Dark At Lake Worth Playhouse After 65 Seasons, the Lights Never Go Dark At Lake Worth Playhouse

By Pamela Sosnowski

Lake Worth Playhouse has been staging live productions for over 60 years. Located in the historic Oakley Theater building, the Playhouse produces dramas, comedies, musicals, and more.

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Sweet Cravings: Out Of A Sour Tragedy, Something Sweet Is Born Sweet Cravings: Out Of A Sour Tragedy, Something Sweet Is Born

By Pamela Sosnowski

Sweet Cravings was inspired after the company's owners had to pick up their lives after Hurricane Sandy. For five years their truck has been making smiles with its freshly made desserts.

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Muscle Repair Shop Restores Lives, Not Just Tendons Muscle Repair Shop Restores Lives, Not Just Tendons

By Pamela Sosnowski

Muscle Repair Shop is helping people live pain-free by utilizing deep tissue massage, stretching, and the power of the mind to help heal the body at its Saratoga clinic.

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Carolyn Seiler Studio Captures Key West's Sunny Spirit Carolyn Seiler Studio Captures Key West's Sunny Spirit

By Pamela Sosnowski

Carolyn Seiler opened her Key West studio in 1980 and has never run out of local inspiration for her colorful artwork. Her co-op, Carolyn Seiler & Friends, is also introducing the community to other local artists.

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Nice Branding Agency Does a Mean Job of Marketing Nice Branding Agency Does a Mean Job of Marketing

By Pamela Sosnowski

Nice Branding Agency has been specializing in rebranding and marketing for local businesses of all sizes and industries for a decade. The graphic design firm treats every brand like an individual.

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The Gallery Fills a Contemporary Art Gap in Downtown St. Petersburg The Gallery Fills a Contemporary Art Gap in Downtown St. Petersburg

By Pamela Sosnowski

Darin Kucera opened The Gallery in St. Petersburg to bring more contemporary artwork to the coastal city. Her business is now a popular stop during the monthly ArtWalk and hosts several special events.

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Tim Herschbach's Photography Celebrates that Ultimate Natural Beauty, Mother Nature Tim Herschbach's Photography Celebrates that Ultimate Natural Beauty, Mother Nature

By Pamela Sosnowski

Tim Herschbach left a corporate job in 2013 to pursue his passion for nature photography. It's been working out well, considering he's won several awards and earned accolades for his talent.

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Lifting Big Equals Living Big At Lakeland Ideal Fitness Training Lifting Big Equals Living Big At Lakeland Ideal Fitness Training

By Pamela Sosnowski

Lakeland Ideal Fitness Training is bringing together CrossFit enthusiasts from all backgrounds to make friends, get in shape, and have fun. The gym believes that anyone can take on the challenging fitness phenomenon.

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Wynwood Art Walk Tours Introduces Art Lovers To a Vibrant Miami Neighborhood Wynwood Art Walk Tours Introduces Art Lovers To a Vibrant Miami Neighborhood

By Pamela Sosnowski

The Wynwood area of Miami has transformed itself in recent decades from a run-down area into the city's glowing art portal. Helping to bring visitors up-close to the creativity the neighborhood has to offer is Wynwood Art Walk Tours, which organizes art tours.

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A Perfect Pair Sibling Team Powers the Success of A Perfect Pear Catering A Perfect Pair Sibling Team Powers the Success of A Perfect Pear Catering

By Pamela Sosnowski

A Perfect Pear Catering was launched in 2006 by a brother and sister team with over 30 years of combined food industry experience. The catering company specializes in fresh, local ingredients and delicious customizable menus.

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Let's Party Entertainment Keeps the Music and the Good Times Flowing Let's Party Entertainment Keeps the Music and the Good Times Flowing

By Pamela Sosnowski

For over 25 years, Let's Party Entertainment has been providing DJ and other event services in the southern Florida area. Owned by a husband and wife team, there's nothing they love more than providing fun memories for party guests.

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26.2 CrossFit Proves Popular For Getting Clients Into Shape Fast 26.2 CrossFit Proves Popular For Getting Clients Into Shape Fast

By Pamela Sosnowski

26.2 CrossFit is helping its members in the Melbourne area reap the benefits of the high-intensity fitness program called CrossFit. Incorporating weight lifting, climbing ropes, cardiovascular exercises and more, the gym is helping whip people into shape fast.

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Melbourne Ballroom Introduces Footwork and Fun to Aspiring Dancers Melbourne Ballroom Introduces Footwork and Fun to Aspiring Dancers

By Pamela Sosnowski

Melbourne Ballroom provides private and group dance lessons in a friendly, patient environment and welcomes the public every Friday evening by hosting weekly dance parties, giving beginners and experts alike the chance to socialize and have fun.

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Book Swap of Carrollwood Keeps Readers Happy For Less Money Book Swap of Carrollwood Keeps Readers Happy For Less Money

By Pamela Sosnowski

Book Swap of Carrollwood is an independent bookstore that does things a little differently: its selection is made up of mostly gently used titles donated by customers in exchange for store credit. For over 30 years the store has been keeping readers happy with a cost-effective way to purchase books.

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A Female Force of Friendship and Service For Over 100 Years A Female Force of Friendship and Service For Over 100 Years

By Pamela Sosnowski

It was one woman's longing for her former social group that led to the formation of the St. Petersburg Women's Club over a century ago. Today, the club is still creating friendships and raising public awareness of local causes.

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Ancient Heroism Meets Modern Day Championships At the University of West Florida Ancient Heroism Meets Modern Day Championships At the University of West Florida

By Pamela Sosnowski

For nearly 50 years, athletes at University of West Florida have referred to themselves as the Argonauts after characters in a Greek legend. Today, the school's athletic department and its values are carrying on that mythological heroism in their team spirit on campus and beyond.

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American Association of Caregiving Youth Supports Invisible Family Heroes American Association of Caregiving Youth Supports Invisible Family Heroes

By Pamela Sosnowski

Over a million caregivers in the U.S. are age 18 or under. When a caregiver is a child or teen, the stress of taking care of a loved one multiplies due to the added demands of school. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) addresses this silent population in the Boca Raton area, ensuring that young caregivers receive the support they need to reduce their stress and balance home and school life.

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Paradise in Fort Lauderdale at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort Paradise in Fort Lauderdale at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort

By Pamela Sosnowski

Pelican Grand Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale has only been open for two years, but in that time it's racked up numerous travel awards and keeps its guests returning. A wide variety of luxurious and fun amenities away from busy Miami Beach is part of its draw.

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Glass Artwork Shines at the Stewart Fine Art Gallery Glass Artwork Shines at the Stewart Fine Art Gallery

By Pamela Sosnowski

Boca Raton's Stewart Fine Art Gallery doesn't contain the usual oil paintings or bronze sculptures. Instead, the gallery showcases the versatile work of glass artists, proving that glass can be shaped into much more than just vases and bowls.

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The Belly Laughs Keep Coming at Jacksonville's Favorite Comic Nightspot The Belly Laughs Keep Coming at Jacksonville's Favorite Comic Nightspot

By Pamela Sosnowski

The Comedy Zone is located not in bustling downtown Jacksonville, but just a bit south in a hotel and conference center. But that unusual location does not damper attendance to its shows, which are often hosted by big names in comedy and enable local residents to see their favorite comedians up-close for an affordable price.

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Flicks, Food, and Fun Are the Stars at Sun Ray Cinema Flicks, Food, and Fun Are the Stars at Sun Ray Cinema

By Pamela Sosnowski

Sun Ray Cinema is a truly unique independent movie theater; although it's on the smaller size, it manages to screen a wide variety of film genres throughout the year. It also serves food and craft beer and delivers an exceptional viewing experience, something that keeps movie fans returning.

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Great Value and Friendly Staff Make St. Johns Golf and Country Club A Favorite Among Golfers Great Value and Friendly Staff Make St. Johns Golf and Country Club A Favorite Among Golfers

By Pamela Sosnowski

St. Johns Golf and Country Club in St. Augustine offers the usual golfing amenities of most golfing facilities- but also rates and membership fees that make it affordable for a range of players. The club is also known for providing friendly service that makes all players feel welcome.

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Providing A Home Away From Home for Families With Critically Ill Children Providing A Home Away From Home for Families With Critically Ill Children

By Pamela Sosnowski

For over forty years, Ronald McDonald House Charities has been providing a warm alternative to a hotel for families with critically ill children. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida specifically serves families in the Pensacola area by providing support, warm meals, and love.

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Seniors Find A Home With A Heart At Presbyterian Retirement Community Seniors Find A Home With A Heart At Presbyterian Retirement Community

By Pamela Sosnowski

Florida Presbyterian Homes is a retirement community that does their best to ensure their residents feel at home. It's not just in the cozy properties and recreational activities, but in the staff that truly cares about the health and well-being of those living their golden years at FPH.

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Kids Encouraged to Mess Around at Hands-On Science Museum Kids Encouraged to Mess Around at Hands-On Science Museum

By Pamela Sosnowski

Visitors are encouraged to get their hands "messy" at Pensacola's MESS Hall science museum, where touching exhibits and conducting experiments is encouraged. The museum's unique approach helps kids learn about science in a hands-on environment.

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New Brews Are Always on Tap at 7venth Sun Brewery New Brews Are Always on Tap at 7venth Sun Brewery

By Pamela Sosnowski

Craft beer lovers will never be bored by the selections at 7venth Sun Brewery, where there are always fresh new flavors to sample and savor..

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Creative Minds Come Together at Whim So Doodle Creative Minds Come Together at Whim So Doodle

By Pamela Sosnowski

What started as a scrapbooking supplies shop in the '90s has become a crafter's paradise. Whim So Doodle in St. Petersburg carries materials for just about every craft while its classes bring customers together to learn new techniques and have fun.

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