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It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

RUSKIN – Hordes of people are expected to descend into South Shore the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for Ruskin's signature community celebration – the annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. It's a weekend where more than 25,000 visitors will seek their f...
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

TAMPA — Tyler Hernandez is closer than ever to his goal of playing for the U.S. national wheelchair soccer team.
Published: 10/22/14
How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

If there is such a thing as a dessert conspiracy, then Sweet Tweets Cakery, at 11127 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood, could be considered a front for a much larger operation. Owners Leticia and Scott Stovern opened the shop in 2011 as a way to e...
Published: 10/22/14
Still time for artists to join the 12th annual VillageFest

Still time for artists to join the 12th annual VillageFest

TAMPA — Live music, bounce houses, arts and crafts and just about anything else you can think of will be on display at the 12th annual VillageFest.
Published: 10/22/14
YMCA fundraiser has become a Carrollwood rite of fall

YMCA fundraiser has become a Carrollwood rite of fall

CARROLLWOOD — It’s a rite of fall in the Carrollwood area.
Published: 10/22/14
Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

APOLLO BEACH – One of South Shore’s most treasured destinations for tourists and residents alike is quietly preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Over the summer, Tampa Electric Co.’s Manatee Viewing Center has been making some cha...
Published: 10/21/14

Traditions are the glue of generations

We did it because it was fun, it drew us closer to our children and we were looking for a memory-maker that would be a special event we could savor and share upon recollection. That’s how “Foothie” was born in our family.
Published: 10/17/14
A chocoholic’s dream

A chocoholic’s dream

Not all chocolate is created equal. That’s a certainty to customers of Tampa’s Chocolate Delight, at 11751 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood.
Published: 10/15/14
 Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

SWEETWATER — Amish and Melanie Patel are trying to help raise awareness of domestic violence issues by opening their waterfront home for an evening of wine, music and dessert.
Published: 10/15/14

Elegant Evening events

How about a night featuring a light dinner, wine, live music and dessert? Welcome to Elegant Evenings, events held in private homes or special sites as fundraisers for Brighter Tomorrows, a 501c(3) corporation addressing the needs of domestic violenc...
Published: 10/15/14