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Monday, Jul 06, 2015

Carrollwood News

Veggie Van on a mission to combat ‘food deserts’

TAMPA — Nutritionists have a term for areas where access to affordable, nutritious food is hard to find: food deserts. And, believe it or not, various agencies have identified 40 such areas — usually areas where the inhabitants earn a r...
Published: 07/01/15
Letting the inner artist out at Painting With a Twist

Letting the inner artist out at Painting With a Twist

TRINITY — At Painting With a Twist, anyone can “be an artist without even knowing it.”
Published: 07/01/15
Kitchen makeover winner from Lutz

Kitchen makeover winner from Lutz

It is easy to say that Cindy Clark’s perseverance finally paid off.
Published: 07/01/15
Lutz celebrates its heritage

Lutz celebrates its heritage

The annual Lutz Independence Day Parade on Saturday will be part of a celebration with the theme “Lutz Heritage: Proudly We Serve.”
Published: 07/01/15
Carrollwood bookstore swaps locations

Carrollwood bookstore swaps locations

CARROLLWOOD — Books can be like old friends, and when a neighborhood bookstore’s shopping center storefront is vacant, avid readers who shopped there might experience an empty feeling and wonder where it’s gone....
Published: 07/01/15
It’s life on the run for the Harriers

It’s life on the run for the Harriers

CARROLLWOOD — While most area high schools support cross-country teams, middle school children with an interest in distance running have little opportunity for training and competition. Five years ago, siblings of high school cross-country run...
Published: 07/01/15
Mastering the art of simple cooking

Mastering the art of simple cooking

Our 30-something niece Kim recently came to visit for a week and admitted to me she doesn’t cook much. She said it’s because it isn’t much fun preparing meals just for herself – and her three cherished cats.
Published: 06/30/15
What’s new might be old again at local retailer

What’s new might be old again at local retailer

CARROLLWOOD — What is a modern vintage market? “A lot of people ask us that, but until they step inside Rare Hues, it’s kind of hard to explain the concept,” said owner Jen Carreno.
Published: 06/24/15
Home-schoolers get their shot at musical theater

Home-schoolers get their shot at musical theater

DOWNTOWN — Dressed in a turquoise Aladdin T-shirt, with spiked blond hair and dark rimmed glasses, the eloquent 9-year-old sat posture perfect at the picnic table and answered questions like a seasoned professional — not a first-time mu...
Published: 06/24/15
‘Uncork’ benefits pediatric cancer research

‘Uncork’ benefits pediatric cancer research

DOWNTOWN — The Krewe of Zingaro will sponsor the 11th annual Uncork the Cure Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Sunday, with proceeds benefiting childhood cancer research.
Published: 06/24/15