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Owner brings new touches to Rouen Thai restaurant in South Tampa

Owner brings new touches to Rouen Thai restaurant in South Tampa

A popular South Tampa Thai restaurant has a new owner and a few additions as well.Rouen Thai has been around for nearly 20 years and has its fair share of regular customers, so when new owner Chonlada Malingam came along, she had big shoes to fill to...
Published: 07/19/18
Luxury townhomes come to Westshore business district

Luxury townhomes come to Westshore business district

Westshore, one of the largest business districts in the southeast, continues to add residential accommodations with ICON Residential’s Westshore Village at 2511 N Grady Ave. officially opening on Saturday (July 21).The location near W Boy Scout Boule...
Published: 07/19/18
Can a ‘Green Alert System’ help veterans in crisis?

Can a ‘Green Alert System’ help veterans in crisis?

The first time I met Don Bolduc was in his office in Kabul, where he served as commander of the Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command, Afghanistan. He is an Army brigadier general and I was there to talk about operations to improve Afg...
Published: 07/19/18
Joe Henderson:  School custodians doubling as soldiers? Our Founding Fathers are reeling.

Joe Henderson: School custodians doubling as soldiers? Our Founding Fathers are reeling.

If you just dropped in from another planet and needed to learn about Florida’s insidious gun problem, all you had to do was check out the front of Wednesday’s local section of the Tampa Bay Times. In the center was a story about a school safety drill...
Published: 07/19/18
Tampa Rough Riders help restore Cuban monuments to their namesake

Tampa Rough Riders help restore Cuban monuments to their namesake

Theodore Roosevelt and his cavalry unit known as the Rough Riders sailed from Tampa to Cuba in June 1898 to help that nation defeat Spain.To honor the Rough Riders’ heroics, Cuba erected two monuments near its city of Santiago.Now, more than a centur...
Published: 07/18/18
Westfield Citrus Park underscores mall’s sense of community with Wild Wonders

Westfield Citrus Park underscores mall’s sense of community with Wild Wonders

CITRUS PARK — Kids who recently visited Westfield Citrus Park may now know that iguanas have three eyes.They also may have stared at over-sized topiary animals, shook hands with the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Thunderbug and reveled as stylists from Paul M...
Published: 07/17/18
Updated: 07/19/18
Keystone, Bayshore, West Tampa combine to earn Little League state softball title

Keystone, Bayshore, West Tampa combine to earn Little League state softball title

TAMPA — There is a group of area teenaged girls who came together a few weeks ago for a little adventure, which has steadily — dramatically and joyfully — turned into a much bigger ordeal.You could call it a "softball odyssey."It started on June 11 w...
Published: 07/13/18
Updated: 07/15/18
Daniel Ruth: Rays stadium dream masks the sticker shock

Daniel Ruth: Rays stadium dream masks the sticker shock

Close your eyes and dream. It is October 2023 or so and the Tampa Bay Rays are up 3-0 in the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. The game is being played in the Rays new stadium, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, George Soros, Vinny’s...
Published: 07/13/18
New Tampa Rec Center plans coming to fruition — finally

New Tampa Rec Center plans coming to fruition — finally

NEW TAMPA — After almost 10 years of plans and funding shortages, the expansion of the New Tampa Recreation Center in Tampa Palms is coming to fruition.The original request for the expansion was set to be for 5,000 square feet, but now the expansion ...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/15/18
Sunday Conversation: Sherry Hoback looks to move Tampa Family Health Centers to the next level

Sunday Conversation: Sherry Hoback looks to move Tampa Family Health Centers to the next level

TAMPA — Taking over for an administrator who has run a company for almost 20 years can be daunting. • But Sherry Hoback prepared for some time to replace Charles Bottoms as CEO of the Tampa Family Health Centers, a non-profit organization that operat...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/15/18