Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Dunedin House of Beer brings Tampa Bay Beer Week festivities to Edgewater Park with a day of live music, craft brews and local food on Saturday, March 9.
Tuesday, March 5
Drink a beer, save a dog, say organizers of the Dunedin Beerfest. Dunedin House of Beer and Olde Bay Café are bringing Tampa Bay Beer Week festivities to Edgewater Park on March 9 for the third consecutive year. Proceeds help Dunedin Doggie Rescue, a local non-profit foster network that rescues dogs from area kill shelters. Beerfest is a free, daylong family-friendly event featuring live music at the Edgewater Park gazebo, food, and dozens of local craft brews. Olde Bay Café is serving up food like smoked chicken and pork, fish tacos and hamburgers, and a wine tent will be available. Beerfest volunteers are still needed. Here's how to sign up. The 2013 Live Music Lineup: Beerfest is all day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Drink tickets will be on …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
A Celebration of Life potluck for Dan Soyka, a young Dunedin man who passed away after a struggle with incurable ALS, is set for Monday, 6 p.m., at the Dunedin House of Beer.
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- Katie Dolac
Saturday, February 16
Funeral services for Dan Soyka, a Dunedin man who received an outpouring of community support during his two-year battle with a debilitating and incurable degenerative disease, are set for Monday. Soyka, who not so long ago was the wise-cracking life of the party in his tight-knit group of friends, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, his friends announced on Valentine's Day. He was 35. Friends and family members who mobilized to help when he was diagnosed with ALS have kept people informed through their ALS awareness group "Our Friend Dan" Facebook page. Our Friend Dan announced funeral arrangements Friday afternoon. Arrangements are as follows: In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in support of friend …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Dan Soyka's condition has declined since being diagnosed with incurable ALS, but his friends are determined to help.
As Dan Soyka's illness progresses, his care gets more involved. This time last year, his wife Lisa Soyka, had watched Dan's condition downgrade from his usual wise-cracking, life-of-the-party self to not being able to speak or swallow. Now his condition is even worse. Dan still uses a syringe to eat and drink through a feeding tube. He breathes with the help of a tracheotomy tube. He's starting to lose the ability to walk, and has an increasing dependency on his wheel chair. He also has to be lifted to use the bathroom. "He doesn't have much leg strength left," Lisa said. Dan, 35, is diagnosed with ALS, an incurable disease that slowly degenerates nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, in essence, hindering voluntary muscle movement …
Monday, September 10, 2012
We found ways to win big with House of Beer and more.
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- Katie Dolac
Monday, September 10, 2012
1) The National Weather Service forecast: We've got a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms; otherwise, it'll be partly sunny, with a high near 89. Tonight's low is 74, with continuing chance for isolated showers. 2) The lowest reported gas price in Dunedin is $3.69 (cash, regular) at two stations: Super Shop, 1001 Broadway, and Dodge's Chicken Store, 466 Patricia Ave, on TampaGasPrices.com. 3) Ladies, learning a few self-defense moves could one day be — heaven forbid — what saves your life. One Palm Harbor karate school is offering a free self-defense class for women on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in honor of two area women believed to be victims of domestic violence. 4) Time is running out to register for the House of Beer …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Join Chef John Lewis in his quest to find the perfect happy hour in downtown Dunedin. This week, he's at Dunedin House of Beer.
Chef John Lewis made it his personal quest to be your resource for happy hour in Dunedin. Join the Happy Hour Club here each week and journey with him through the downtown bars in search of the perfect happy hour. ——— Here's what I found at Dunedin House of Beer this week: Details: Beer and wine only, dog friendly patio Reviewer's Comments: Hours: Prices: Contact: Next Thursday, Chef John visits Flanagan's Irish Pub. Check out the bar before next week's column and you can share your assessment with "The Happy Hour Club."
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Bet you'd like to know who makes the best chili in town! (Plus, we've got some great things on tap for parents and kids.)
1) The lowest reported gas price in Dunedin is$3.43 at the Rally Market & Gas, 1621 Main Street, according to TampaGasPrices.com. 2) You may see some morning showers, but otherwise, it should be partly sunny with a high of 85. Tonight's low is 72, according to the National Weather Service. 3) Chef John Lewis took first place out of 15 entrants over the weekend at Dunedin House of Beer's Chili Cook-off! The winning recipe was for his delicious "Texas Red." Yum! 4) Now that's it's Tuesday, it's time to start getting excited for Dunedin's first Rubber Duck Derby Saturday at Weaver Park! This Dunedin Historical Museum event is perfect for the kids (ahem, or the kid in all of us)! Sponsor a rubber duck and watch it float to shore from the pier…