Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Bicyclist David M. Pimentel was struck by a van and killed while crossing Duhme Road in St. Petersburg on Tuesday afternoon, investigators said.
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a van driven by a Largo resident as he crossed Duhme Road in St. Petersburg, according to Tampabay.com. David M. Pimentel, a 37-year-old Madeira Beach resident, was riding his bicycle along the shoulder of the road when he turned and tried to cross the northbound lanes of Duhme Road around 51st Avenue North, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Pimentel rode into the path of a 2004 Ford van driven by Ettore Pensavalle, 62, of Largo, and was thrown from his bicycle, investigators said. Pimentel died at the scene. Pensavalle wasn't injured. Investigation of the crash continues. Charges have not been filed.
Friday, June 10, 2011
Enjoy the gorgeous beaches by renting a boat, jet ski, kayak or parasail. We've found five great places for water sport rentals.
Although we can enjoy our beautiful beaches and coastal life year round, it’s especially important to do so today on National Marina Day. Since 2001 the Association of Marina Industries proclaimed June 11th a national day to celebrate the role marinas play in our communities and in our country’s recreation. The best way to celebrate National Marina Day is to support local boating and recreation businesses along out intracoastal waterway by renting a boat, personal watercraft, paddle board, kayak and other water sporting equipment. Our area has great rentals on boats, jet skies, waverunners, kayaks, sailboats, parasailing and more. Here are the most affordable water sports rentals: Woody's Watersports, Dolphin Marine Rentals, IRB Boat …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Larry Garrison, owner of Island Shop, offers sales and rentals of all types of boards, including stand-up paddle boards and surf, skim and body boards. He's training to enter local stand-up paddle board races.
Island Shop is a beachgoers’ haven. Originally opened in 1977, this Indian Rocks staple is decorated with palm trees amid a bright blue and yellow backdrop and a border of grass skirts. It’s serious about its water fun. Colorful surf boards and paddles skim the ceiling and stand at attention along the front wall. Huge stand-up paddle boards hang vertically across a side wall. You can find everything you need from swimsuits, sandals and sunscreen to all types of boards: skim boards, body boards, stand-up boards and surf boards. Larry Garrison purchased the shop more than three years ago It's a dream-in-the-making from his hometown in Dayton, Ohio. His Floridian journey started with his biggest love: his annual trek to Daytona Beach’s Bike …