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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Brandon News

Local robotics team heads to regional competition

Local robotics team heads to regional competition

BRANDON — Recently, 26 teams competed in the West Coast Regional FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition hosted by TechPlayzone at Hillsborough Community College-Brandon.
Published: 02/25/15
What to do with all those leaves?

What to do with all those leaves?

There was a time when I had hardly any leaves. Now I have many but never enough.
Published: 02/24/15
Valentine’s Day competition proves sweetheart deal for Riverview color guard

Valentine’s Day competition proves sweetheart deal for Riverview color guard

The Blue Radiance is on a roll.
Published: 02/24/15
Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

I started to write this column about the many and varied cooking hacks I’ve seen lately.
Published: 02/24/15
Homes and more on display in Historic Hyde Park

Homes and more on display in Historic Hyde Park

TAMPA — Mark Mathiason will live in his newly finished home only a few weeks before having about 1,000 visitors. That’s because he volunteered his Craftsman-style home to be among the eight Hyde Park residences open Feb. 28 for the annu...
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15
Conference to focus on performing arts medicine

Conference to focus on performing arts medicine

TAMPA — The careers of most professional athletes and dancers peak when the individuals are in their 20s and 30s, though some may perform into their 40s and 50s. Musicians, sometimes called small-muscle athletes, can play their whole lives if ...
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15

Hyde Park tour features notable homes

Historic Hyde Park opens its doors for the 13th annual Home Tour with local restaurants and caterers providing food samples.
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15
Youths donate their time, talent at Camp Florida

Youths donate their time, talent at Camp Florida

NEW TAMPA — The occasion was all about young people from far and near gathering together to listen, learn and lend a hand in sprucing up their surroundings at a serene and secluded 22-acre lakeside site in Brandon....
Published: 02/18/15
La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

La Septima Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

BRANDON — When A+E Networks’ lifestyle-based FYI channel filmed Chef Darlene Herrick at work in the La Septima Cafe on Feb. 5, it wasn’t because of the restaurant’s 20th anniversary, which is being celebrated throughout Fe...
Published: 02/18/15
Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken returns to Brandon

Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken returns to Brandon

BRANDON — Brandon residents soon will be able to treat themselves to an eclectic menu at the new Peck’s Flame Broiled Chicken & Catering Co., 2020 W. Brandon Blvd., Suite 140. They will serve items such as herbed, flame-broiled chicken,...
Published: 02/18/15