Foodies Fight Cancer, Locals Plan for Eclipse, and Other Top Headlines From Southwest Florida

Ophelia’s on the Bay, A Local Hub for Marriage Proposals and Events,  excels among the 25,000 American eateries competing to make OpenTable's list of "100 Most Scenic Restaurants"

Ophelia’s on the Bay, A Local Hub for Marriage Proposals and Events,  excels among the 25,000 American eateries competing to make OpenTable's list of "100 Most Scenic Restaurants"

 

Derek Jeter is buying the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. NOAA is having trouble naming all storms predicted to hit the Atlantic this season. Siesta Key-based Ophelia’s on the Bay named one of the top scenic restaurants in the nation. Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties will see a pretty amazing view of the solar eclipse on Aug 21st. A local culinary event is raising money for charity to fight cancer.  A major medical group is moving into Lakewood Ranch, while a Michigan credit union bought a Florida bank. Manatee County approved a massive residential development and one of their wrestling coaches is headed to the Hall of Fame. 

 

Miami Marlins Sold To Derek Jetter And Friends

Jeffrey Loria is selling the Marlins to Yankee all-star, Jeter, and a group led by NYC-based Bruce Sherman for $1.2 billion. Review details of how Jeter bought the Marlins


Hold On To Your Hats

NOAA projects a dozen plus tropical storms and half a dozen hurricanes in the Atlantic this season. Prepare for 2017 Hurrican Season by visiting NOAA's website


Siesta Key Restaurant Makes OpenTable's "Most Scenic" List

Ophelia’s on the Bay excels among the 25,000 American eateries competing to make OpenTable's list of "100 Most Scenic Restaurants." View the other 99 Restaurants Voted Most Scenic by OpenTable


Seeing Southwest Florida Solar Eclipse On Siesta Key

On Aug 21st, at about 2:30 pm, Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte County Floridians can see the moon eclipse about 78% of the sun. Dont miss seeing the solar eclipse on Siesta Key


Southwest Florida Foodies Fighting Cancer

Rumrunners restaurant's annual culinary event raises funds for Golisano Children's Hospital Cancer Fund. Tickets still available for Rumrunners annaul charity event


Medical Group Breaks Ground On New Headquarters In Lakewood Ranch Community Of Sarasota, Florida

Mercedes Medical acquired a $10M facility in new Lakewood Ranch medical themed business park: CORE. Learn more about Mercedes Medical's Lakewood Ranch facility


A Credit Union In Michigan Just Bought A Southwest Florida Bank

Encore Bank of Southwest Florida, worth over $400 million, was just purchased by Lake Michigan Credit Union. Learn more about the sale of Enocre Bank


Manatee County Approves Thousands Of New Homes

New Florida community, Parrish Lakes, sits on eleven hundred acres and will house of thousands of residences by 2036. Read more about Parrish Lakes Development in Manatee Florida


Manatee Co. Wrestling Coach Headed To The Hall Of Fame

Thomas coached the Southeast High Seminole's wrestling team for three decades. Learn more about this Southeast coach's journey to the Hall of Fame.