The Green Issue: How to reduce your transportation waste

Published April 14, 2010 With the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from planes, trains and automobiles, the decisions you make about your method of travel have the most significant impact on your green lifestyle. As a general rule, the greenest transport is always foot power. But when walking or biking won’t cut it there are […]

The final destination in my epic journey to the remote towns of the Suncoast: Englewood

Mar. 25, 2009 Here is the final stop in my journey to the most remote towns of the Suncoast: ENGLEWOOD Chatting with locals at the front bar ofEnglewoods on Dearborn (362 W. Dearborn St., 475-7501, picture at right), the hot spot inOlde Englewood Village, I learned thatEnglewood (or “Wrinklewood,” or “Deadwood”) is the town where Venice retirees’ […]

Next pit stop on my epic journey to the remote towns of the Suncoast: Rubonia

Mar. 25, 2009 Here’s the next destination in my journey to the most remote towns of the Suncoast: RUBONIA When I showed up to Rubonia the town was on fire — literally. A brush blaze was smoking from behind the African Methodist Episcopal Church. I escaped into a convenience store called theRubonia Crown Town (couldn’t find the address, […]

Next destination in my epic journey to the remote towns of the Suncoast: Anna Maria

Mar. 24, 2009 Here’s the next stop in my journey to the most remote towns of the Suncoast: ANNA MARIA Anna Maria Island is known as the “wedding capital of Florida,” but I managed to emerge with my bachelorhood intact. The Rod & Reel Pier (875 N. Shore Drive, 778-1885, picture at right) is a […]

Next stop in my epic journey to the remote towns of the Suncoast: Limestone

Mar. 23, 2009 Here’s the next pit stop in my journey to the most remote towns of the Suncoast: LIMESTONE Drive north from Arcadia on County Route 661 and before you know it you’re in Limestone. And you might not know it at all if it wasn’t for Herb’s Limestone Country Club (at the intersection […]