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The night before she was canned by four members of the Hillsborough County School Board, Superintendent MaryEllen Elia showed up for an awards ceremony at the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City.
“We will always have Paris,” Humphrey Bogart whispered in those closing scenes of “Casablanca.”
There was a time when that ground-shaking, dish-rattling roar over South Tampa was so common nobody paid much attention.
It was bad enough choking down some warmed over New Year’s black-eyed peas and rice while watching a Florida State football team getting disassembled by a West Coast team dressed in leprechaun green.
Funny, the things we keep for whatever reason.
New Year’s Day!
So here we are, snug in our beds, while visions of Vinik dance in our heads.
The last time I saw Marty Baron he was one of our interns here at Mother Trib, and to be honest I can’t quite picture him.
The idea last spring was to spread out some plywood in the attic to create more space for the ever-increasing collection of “stuff” that was jamming closets, drawers and space beneath beds. We already had stu...
The woman on the phone insisted she could not correct the same mistake they had made a few months earlier, and that I had to come down to the Social Security office to straighten things out.