Introducing the Swamp Donkey Roastery

Introducing the Swamp Donkey Roastery – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Fiona and Dave Sokolich, the owners of Swamp Donkey Roastery, the parent company of Wicked Grande Coffee to learn about their business. When did you launch your business and why coffee? I started thinking about creating the business in the spring of 2013 after…

Paige Bakhaus is Hooked on SUP

Paige Bakhaus is Hooked on SUP – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Paige Bakhaus, the owner of Hooked on SUP with two locations at the Cape Haze Marina in Placida and Stump Pass Beach State Park. The location in Placida has been open since 2012. The hours are 9am to 5pm daily and weekends. Learn…

Wise Health Tips for an Aging Brain

Wise Health Tips for An Aging Brain by Amy Scholten, MPH – Cute birthday cards jab us about wrinkles, sagging, memory loss and other “gifts” of longevity, and most of us laugh in resignation. But researchers at the Aging Center at Columbia University found that rejecting negative aging stereotypes can help us avoid their self-fulfilling…