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Monday, May 25, 2015

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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.
Updated one month ago
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 ...
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago

Remembrance of things past

I was born in 1941 in the Washington, D.C., area and lived there for more than 59 years. Wisdom has it that home is where the heart is, and I agree. But I’d extend that to say that home is also where our memories lie. I’ll be returning ...
Updated one month ago
Brandon bash offers open garden tours

Brandon bash offers open garden tours

There are few treats for gardeners better than wandering through people’s gardens, and this Saturday will be a fine opportunity. At no cost but your traveling expenses you can visit four very different gardens in the Brandon, Riverview and Val...
Updated one month ago
Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Demonstrating yet again my devotion to explore food trends, I recently tossed the family and a cooler in the car and headed to Punta Gorda for some bison meat.
Updated one month ago
Keeping them in stitches at Keep Me In Stitches

Keeping them in stitches at Keep Me In Stitches

CARROLLWOOD — Cars, televisions and the way we listen to music aren’t the only items from childhood that have continued to evolve.
Updated one month ago

Ensuring all hear the message

LUTZ — After 20 years, Janet Atkinson is ready to step down. It’s about time. She’s fulfilled her mission.
Updated one month ago

‘Breaking Legs’ on good footing at Carrollwood Players

When actors tell one another to “break a leg” before a show, they don’t really want them to have broken bones; it’s an ancient theater superstition, a way of saying “good luck” without actually saying it for ...
Updated one month ago
Local golfer has her sights set on LPGA Tour

Local golfer has her sights set on LPGA Tour

There were tears 18 months ago when A.J. Newell was about to undergo serious back surgery — surgery that very well could have ended any shot at her dream of a golf career.
Updated: 2 months ago