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Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Marianne Banales was probably having as ordinary of a day in July as you can when you own a colorful soda and candy shop called Rocket Fizz.
Published: 01/23/15
Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

One of the wonderful aspects of bromeliads is the way they multiply. Many times I’ve dug up a clump, pulled each rosette of leaves away from the other, and then replanted or re-potted them with room to spread again.
Published: 01/22/15

My broken dishwasher and an unexpected journey

Life is definitely an adventure and one thing can lead to another with totally unanticipated consequences. Today my dishwasher stopped working and as a result I had a truly poignant memory-visit with my mother.
Published: 01/22/15
Tiny artists wanted at Art in the Park

Tiny artists wanted at Art in the Park

TAMPA — At one time, Jessica Campbell wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. She had skills as an artist, but she thought she knew what she wanted.
Published: 01/21/15
Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Jack Provenzano is very, very Italian. His heritage is in his blood and in his heart — and he wants to share it with other Italians throughout Hillsborough County.
Published: 01/21/15
Bucs look to rebound, bring home hoops title

Bucs look to rebound, bring home hoops title

TAMPA — Berkeley Prep has been knocking on the door of statewide dominance since it won its last state title back in 1997.
Published: 01/21/15
Steinbrenner football brings home GPA title for the third straight year

Steinbrenner football brings home GPA title for the third straight year

LUTZ – For the third year in a row, the Steinbrenner High School football team has earned the highest cumulative GPA out of the 26 schools in the Hillsborough County Public School district.
Published: 01/21/15

At the moment, varsity volleyball is a girls club

TAMPA — Varsity boys volleyball isn’t happening anytime soon in Hillsborough County.
Published: 01/21/15
Women’s club picks Volunteer of the Year

Women’s club picks Volunteer of the Year

GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club is proud to announce that longtime club member Gloria Dale was selected unanimously by the membership as its “Volunteer of the Year.”
Published: 01/21/15
‘Military brat’ now serves national organization

‘Military brat’ now serves national organization

Jim Griffin was born into the Army. As a self-proclaimed “military brat,” he grew up in a variety of places where his father was stationed, including Germany, where he would later serve two tours. Looking back, he says that Germany was ...
Published: 01/21/15