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New facility broadens dance school’s horizons

New facility broadens dance school’s horizons

TAMPA — When Terri Howell started the All- American Dance Factory just out of high school, all she wanted to do was teach.
Published: 12/10/14
Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Nearly a year ago, Casa Jiménez, 3830 Gunn Highway, opened for business. The orange-painted building is more than just a commercial enterprise for the father and son team of Jesus and Andrew Jiménez — it represents their American dre...
Published: 12/10/14

When children ask, we try to answer

I think the saying goes, “Out of the mouths of babes ofttimes come gems.”
Published: 12/09/14
Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

After enjoying a Thanksgiving filled with family, lots of laughter and of course good food, I drove home from northeast Florida with highly sought-after beer, rock shrimp and turkey bones in my trunk.
Published: 12/09/14
Local player makes national wheelchair soccer team

Local player makes national wheelchair soccer team

TAMPA — Local athlete Tyler Hernandez is a little closer to making his dream a reality after making the 2015 World Cup wheelchair soccer team that will compete for the world championship next year.
Published: 12/03/14
Citrus Park students play Santa to needy kids in other countries

Citrus Park students play Santa to needy kids in other countries

TAMPA – TAMPA – The students at Citrus Park Elementary have toys in their closets that they have outgrown. They have stuffed animals, bouncy balls, and things they forgot or discarded a few days after they got them on some previous Chri...
Published: 12/03/14

Charity foundation sponsors new event

TAMPA — Every annual tradition has to start somewhere, and the Westchase Family Field Day on Jan. 17 is a new event that organizers hope will have a long and bright future.
Published: 12/03/14
Lutz events have holiday theme

Lutz events have holiday theme

LUTZ — As in years past, the community of Lutz will celebrate the Christmas holiday in special ways with events that are open to the public and free of charge.
Published: 12/03/14
‘Babes in Toyland’ a family affair at Carrollwood Players

‘Babes in Toyland’ a family affair at Carrollwood Players

CARROLLWOOD — It may be a family favorite, but this production of “Babes in Toyland” is more than that. Running through Dec. 20, Carrollwood Players Theatre’s special musical performance will involve not only the families ...
Published: 12/03/14
Hillel students take to the sky

Hillel students take to the sky

TAMPA — Hillel Academy teacher Michael Gamson may be accused of droning on and on, day after day, while teaching IT — but the kids don’t mind it a bit.
Published: 12/03/14