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Barkarilla: Something to yelp about

Barkarilla: Something to yelp about

YBOR CITY — Big dogs and little dogs took to the streets of Ybor City recently — led by the new king and queen of Barkarilla in baby strollers.
Published: 01/14/15
Updated: 01/15/15

App allows Hillsborough users to report suspicious activity

BRANDON — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has a new smartphone app, tip411, for sending public-safety and crime-fighting tips to their communications center.
Published: 01/14/15
Broxton draws crowd to Roydon Music’s open house

Broxton draws crowd to Roydon Music’s open house

BRANDON — During Roydon Music Store's fourth annual open house, pianist Fred Broxton, of Riverview, played holiday tunes and old standards in a jazzy, improv style for about 300 people who came by to listen, shop, and nosh on holiday cookies. ...
Published: 01/14/15
Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

NEW TAMPA — Gymnast Arden Spiro has his heart and mind set on being an Olympian.
Published: 01/14/15

Addictive behaviors defined at free workshop

VALRICO — A free workshop, “Addictive Behaviors in Your Home: What Parents Need to Watch out for and How to Combat It,” will be presented by Dan Cosby of Mission Recovery at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mathnasium of Brandon, 1048 Bloomi...
Published: 01/14/15
Scant real estate inventory makes Tampa a seller’s market

Scant real estate inventory makes Tampa a seller’s market

With the inventory of existing homes for sale in the Tampa area at the lowest point in four years and a proliferation of new apartment buildings with high rent, it’s a seller’s market, Realtors say. Many buyers are settling for homes th...
Published: 01/14/15
Seffner Beef’s features new community gathering place

Seffner Beef’s features new community gathering place

SEFFNER — The new Stadium Room at the Seffner Beef ‘O’ Brady’s was full to capacity for its first concert Jan. 2, when the Walker Brothers — Cory, Jarrod and Tyler Walker from Lithia — along with guest artist...
Published: 01/14/15
Second March MUDness Mud Run coming to Brandon

Second March MUDness Mud Run coming to Brandon

Time to lace up the old sneakers – the ones headed for the discard pile – to tackle Nativity Catholic Church’s second annual March MUDness Mud Run. The squishy event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14 in the Novemberf...
Published: 01/14/15
FHP asking for information about Jan. 3 Plant City crash

FHP asking for information about Jan. 3 Plant City crash

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for information about a Jan. 3 crash that killed a motorcyclist Plant City.
Published: 01/09/15
Updated: 01/13/15
Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

What can I say? I’m a big fan of Ina Garten, a k a the Barefoot Contessa. Dinner at her house would top the wish list of countless home cooks, including me.
Published: 01/13/15