Sue Quigley

Not just a marina

June 07, 2017 - 10:41
Blue Pelican Marina

Rising majestically over the Hernando Beach coastline is the Blue Pelican Marina, situated on the fastest direct channel to the Gulf of Mexico. A longtime landmark in Hernando County, the marina is a sought after hub for boating enthusiasts.

The marina was acquired in September 2016 by AFLG Holdings, Inc., an investment company with headquarters located in Tampa.

Delights of the Sea

May 28, 2017 - 13:40
Gene Werbe with a freshly caught Amberjack which he will clean and filet ready for sale at Trader Bay Seafood

If you're a seafood lover there's little that can compare to fresh, salty, delicacies handpicked at your local seafood market.

The Trader Bay Seafood Company, located on Shoal Line Boulevard in Hernando Beach, is one of those local seafood markets and has been in business for over 18 years. The popular market lures in hungry fish devotees every day and has been serving up fresh fish, smoked fish and shellfish for years.

Embracing embroidery: A Matter of Stitches

May 17, 2017 - 17:04
Sheri Jung of "A Matter of Stitches" an embroidery shop, monitors her Melco Amaya sewing machine as it sews

Step into Sheri Jung’s embroidery shop and be stunned at her innovative craft.Jung, originally from Wisconsin, is the owner of A Matter of Stitches - a custom embroidery and screen printing shop on Commercial Way in Spring Hill. She is an embroidery artist and has totally revitalized the craft of embroidery in today’s fashion.

Mention embroidery to some people and a vision of grandma’s tablecloth springs to mind or embroidered squares stuck in a frame on the wall.

Not so with Sheri Jung’s unique embroidery designs.

Steinhatchee: The old way of life in Florida

April 29, 2017 - 09:39
A Honeymoon Cottage in Steinhatchee Landing Resort.

If you think Florida is just all about strip malls, Disney and Orlando attractions, think again.

Located in north central Florida, just south of Perry, Steinhatchee depicts the old way of life in Florida. Steinhatchee (pronounced “Steen-hatchee”) is in the Big Bend, midway between Apalachicola and old Suwannee River. Its name “Steinhatchee.” was derived from the Native American “esteen hatchee” meaning river (hatchee) of man (esteen).

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