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What to do with all that water

What to do with all that water

Saving water becomes a habit for most gardeners in Florida, but this summer we’ve had some opposite problems – too much rain and too many mosquitoes.
Published: 08/06/14
This coffee gets cooler in the summer

This coffee gets cooler in the summer

Opening the fridge to find a container of cold-brewed coffee concentrate is as much a part of summer for me as sunburn, a triple-digit heat index and mosquito bites – except it’s infinitely better.
Published: 08/06/14

Discovering the expense of wasted worry

It began with an invitation from our son and ended up being a truly valuable life lesson.
Published: 08/06/14
‘Brandon’s Best’ showcased at Back to School Fest

‘Brandon’s Best’ showcased at Back to School Fest

With the waning days of summer vacation, businesses and organizations were in attendance July 27 at the Campo Family YMCA, where the 12th annual Back to School Festival offered them a chance to promote their products, services and programs for the up...
Published: 08/06/14
United World Soccer scores big with World Cup fever

United World Soccer scores big with World Cup fever

BRANDON — One Westfield Brandon business in particular got a boost in business this summer thanks to the popularity of the World Cup games. That would be the newly opened United World Soccer, where manager Ariel Martinez has now turned his att...
Published: 08/06/14
Therapy uses movement, song and art to expand cognitive function

Therapy uses movement, song and art to expand cognitive function

RIVERVIEW – Fifty-two-year-old Craig Todd works with people to improve their memory and behavior. He’s not a healthcare or social worker, he’s an artist with the Art Without Boundaries Association.
Published: 08/06/14
First day of school in Hillsborough County approaches

First day of school in Hillsborough County approaches

The first day of school for Hillsborough County public schools is, Aug. 19, which is weeks earlier than many other school districts across the country, which wait until after Labor Day to open their doors.
Published: 08/06/14
Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Luxury home sales spur Tampa-area housing recovery

Leaving out a plate of chocolate chip cookies for potential buyers may work for the average home seller, but those trying to sell luxury homes take it up a notch with fine wine tastings.
Published: 08/06/14
Tampa man suspected in series of bank robberies

Tampa man suspected in series of bank robberies

A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Wednesday of a Tampa man suspected in a series of bank robberies over the past nine months in the Bay area, investigators said.
Published: 07/31/14

Yoga studio offers programs designed to increase energy

APOLLO BEACH – Jeanne Shanin of Ruskin will be teaching a Me and My Chakras yoga series starting Aug. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shore Bliss Yoga in Apollo Beach.
Published: 07/29/14
Updated: 07/31/14