Author Archives: Bonnie Walters

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have a New Look.

Fans of the 2014 NFL  on the field with a solid draft and many top free agents, but also will be able to enjoy the results of a $7 million project to renovate the main concourse concession locations and four new beverage stands at Raymond James Stadium. ...

The Wacky World of Bruce Barry.

A Universe of Creativity is Hidden Away in an Oldsmar Industrial Park To say things are a bit wacky at Bruce Barry’s office is, well, a little bit of an understatement. From the outside, an unassuming Oldsmar office front belies an inside filled with wh ...

Love at First Sight.

Sheila C. Johnson’s Innisbrook “I fell in love with the place the first time I saw it.” That’s what Innisbrook’s owner Sheila C. Johnson had to say about her decision to buy one of Florida’s best known resorts in 2007. Located in Palm Harbor, ...

Shirley the Dog Makes Reading FUN.

Therapy Dog Helps Children Read As Paula Zaremski’s fourth graders enter her classroom at Garrison-Jones Elementary, they are welcomed into an atmosphere of encouragement. The walls are lined with pictures of animals. A word wall says “Leashing onto n ...

CMA’s Dolphins Help People Heal.

Ever since a little boy named Levi, who had extreme Asperger syndrome, found a way to open communication in his life after spending time in the water with Winter, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. CMA’s CEO David Yates has worked to get the word out that ...

Giving Back Is Important.

The Story Behind a Self Made Entrepreneur When you walk inside a national chain restaurant–it doesn’t matter where–it will be virtually the same as the last one of its type that you visited. But when you go to one of Steve Westphal’s resta ...

For the Love of Art.

As cultural institutions go, office buildings might not seem a likely candidate. But for the more than 3,300 employees of Raymond James who work at the St. Petersburg headquarters, a typical day at the office means rubbing elbows with bronze sculptures, g ...