Sunday, January 13, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights!
1. A single bullet hole that leaked 550,000 gallons of reclaimed water from a Dunedin reservoir is repaired and back in operation, city officials report — at a cost of $3,400. 2. Dunedin officials gave unanimous support for Pinellas commissioners' consideration of a countywide domestic partnership registry, which comes up for public hearing Jan. 15. Are you in favor? 3. The parents of Jason Taylor Paul and local law enforcement are searching for answers after the 22-year-old and 2008 Dunedin High grad was found stabbed to death in the early morning hours last weekend near Crest Lake Park in Clearwater. 4. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and that's definitely the case at Rosie's Tavern, where the bar's owner has cleared out a …
Monday, January 7, 2013
It never occurred to Rosie's Tavern bartender Dawn Carney Catacchio not to nurse her newborn daughter. And with lots of help from the Rosie's sisterhood, Catacchio is able to make it happen.
New visitors at Rosie’s Tavern would never know the careful choreography behind their bartender's break schedule. "It's not like I'm taking a 20-minute smoke break," Dawn Catacchio, 36, joked while tending bar on a recent Tuesday afternoon. Catacchio actually carefully schedules her breaks so she can slip into the storage closet for much-needed "BR," or breast relief. "You have to have a sense of humor about it," she said. Owner Julie Brown said that although she has no kids of her own, it was a "no-brainer" to ensure Catacchio, a first-time mother, had a private, quiet place to use a breast pump to nurse when she returned from maternity leave. "It just happened so naturally," Brown explained. "It was just a no-brainer. When you got a good…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Join Chef John Lewis in his quest to find the perfect happy hour in downtown Dunedin. This week, he's at Rosie's Tavern.
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 Rosie's Tavern this week: Details: Beer and wine only; free popcorn Reviewer's Comments: Hours: Prices: Contact: Next Thursday, Chef John visits Sea Sea Riders Restaurant. Check out the bar before next week's column and you can share your assessment with "The Happy Hour Club."
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Ready to watch the "rematch" Super Bowl of the decade: the New York Giants against the New England Patriots? You may want to know what these Dunedin places have cooking up for the big game.
The big Super Bowl rematch starts at 6:30 p.m. Here's a look at some parties going on around Dunedin: 1) Eddie's Bar & Grill. The restaurant is known for its annual $50 all-you-can-eat-and-drink Super Bowl party (6 p.m. to end of regulation play, deal is for domestic, wells and house wine and special menu). With 45 TV screens to choose from, who can shake a deal like that? 2) The Dunedin Smokehouse. The restaurant's second annual tailgate party has Full Fledged Unit performing on the patio before the game, drink specials and a plethora of TVs for full viewing pleasure. 3) Jolli Mons Grill. Located right on the Pinellas Trail, you can park your bike outside watch TJ & Gary perform an acoustic set from 1 to 5 p.m. Then make way for some of…