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PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

A heavy volume of cars created rare traffic tie-ups on two-lane Nine Eagles Drive in Northwest Hillsborough County as fans of all things Filipino made their way to PhilFest 2015 the weekend of April 10-12.
Published: 04/22/15

Barbecue, cigars, guns and more at Smoke & Guns event

TAMPA — On May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Tampa Arms Company will hold its annual Smoke & Guns event. There will be barbecue food, art, hand-rolled cigars, gun safety materials and in-store specials on guns and ammo....
Published: 04/22/15
YMCA looks to increase its Focus on Family

YMCA looks to increase its Focus on Family

TAMPA — The YMCA has always been a place for families. This year, it has launched a new initiative to ensure that families are indeed the foundation of its operations. Focus on Family has been designed to provide opportunities for families to ...
Published: 04/22/15
Pictures good enough to hang on your wall

Pictures good enough to hang on your wall

There is a big difference between the quality of photograph you’d post to your wall on Facebook and the quality of photograph you’d mount on your wall at home. The difference is significant enough to keep Kevin Newsome in business. Sinc...
Published: 04/22/15
Radiant Fruit now open at the Carrollwood Cultural Center

Radiant Fruit now open at the Carrollwood Cultural Center

Florida is the citrus state. The state was grown by the fruit industry. Citrus has always been a key element of Florida’s economy, so what better way to celebrate that than with an art exhibit dedicated to fruit? Radiant Fruit is currently dis...
Published: 04/22/15
North, to Alaska, for gymnast

North, to Alaska, for gymnast

TAMPA — If you ask Freedom High senior Morgan Colee, gymnastics is pretty much the same everywhere — she’s headed off to college next year and taking her sport with her.
Published: 04/22/15

Renaissance man finds success as guitar builder

TAMPA — Virgil Mandanici calls himself Clark Kent.
Published: 04/22/15
Chapters of art are the focal points of show at Cultural Center

Chapters of art are the focal points of show at Cultural Center

TAMPA — Every piece of artwork has a story.
Published: 04/22/15
Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

I’m all about dessert. I can’t finish a meal without thinking about or eating one. So after a day out in the sun pulling weeds and muscles, we sat down to a lazy, but healthy dinner – salad and a turkey burger. Then came the big ...
Published: 04/21/15
It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Seven-year-old Blaze Hunter Flasterstein is thrilled.
Published: 04/15/15
Updated: 04/17/15