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Islands Paws Party raises $22,000, gets five animals adopted

Islands Paws Party raises $22,000, gets five animals adopted

For a day, Davis Islands went to the dogs – and cats.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Fashion show funds domestic-violence prevention

Fashion show funds domestic-violence prevention

SOUTH TAMPA – Members and supporters of Brighter Tomorrows looked through racks of clothes recently – wanting to appear just right for their modeling roles.
Updated: 2 hours ago
OASIS thanks volunteers for helping students

OASIS thanks volunteers for helping students

SOUTH TAMPA – Kim Soletti spends a lot of time sorting clothes.
Updated: 3 hours ago

O’Neill: Time for a campaign finance amendment

Would that the First Amendment actually said: “Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press and centuries from now we solemnly trust these sacred rights will continue to prevail with appropriate application o...
Updated: 21 hours ago
Hillsborough juniors honored for service to others

Hillsborough juniors honored for service to others

WESTSHORE – While 10 high school juniors were receiving awards for their service to others, a single theme ran through the afternoon – each said she received more than she gave.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Easter season keeps Ashworth  chocolates busy

Easter season keeps Ashworth chocolates busy

SOUTH TAMPA – Easter is the second busiest holiday of the year — second only to Christmas — for those who practice the dark and delicious art of chocolate making.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Seventh-grader explores art through various mediums

Seventh-grader explores art through various mediums

At age 13, Silvia Craig has already established herself as an artist in the community.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks

Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks

TAMPA — Tanja and Jared Vidovic had out-of-town guests a while back who wondered aloud where all the fruit trees were, the ones for which Florida is famous.
Published: 04/13/14
Here's a 'Pinterest-ing' menu idea for brunch

Here's a 'Pinterest-ing' menu idea for brunch

You would think with how much I talk, think and write about food that I would enjoy coming up with special occasion menus. But that's actually one of the toughest parts of my job. The quantity, ease of service and temperature factors can sometimes th...
Published: 04/09/14

The quality of life is enhanced by our natural surroundings

I never had the experience before and now that I’ve had it, I hope to never have it again. It’s such a simple thing, I just didn’t expect the feelings that came with it.
Published: 04/09/14