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Fire at Ybor mattress store blamed on static electricity

Fire at Ybor mattress store blamed on static electricity

Fire investigators are blaming static electricity for starting a fire that destroyed part of the Quisqueya mattress store at 3101 E. 7th Ave. in Ybor City this afternoon, Tampa Fire Rescue said.
Published: 03/28/15
Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police have arrested a Tampa man suspected of shooting four men outside a popular Ybor City restaurant last week.
Published: 03/26/15
High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

High Hopes offers PACE girls encouragement

EAST TAMPA — High Hopes in High Heels, a group of professional women who volunteer in the community, recently provided an afternoon of education and fun for 37 students at the PACE Center for Girls Hillsborough.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

Couple proves wedded bliss can be had at any age

TAMPA — We’ve all heard it said: Make every day the best it can be, because you never know what tomorrow has in store.
Published: 03/25/15
Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Death by Chocolate fundraiser returns

Indulgence is the rationale behind the upcoming third annual Death by Chocolate: A Decadent Dessert Affair. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., along with the 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay Inc., will sponsor the even...
Published: 03/25/15
Go green this weekend at plant fest

Go green this weekend at plant fest

TAMPA — Plant enthusiasts will be in green heaven at the annual GreenFest this weekend at Plant Park, on the campus of the University of Tampa.
Published: 03/25/15
Life Enrichment students show compelling art at Bamboozle Cafe

Life Enrichment students show compelling art at Bamboozle Cafe

SOUTH TAMPA –— Art created out of the imaginations and life experiences of 20 Life Enrichment Center art students will be on display Saturday through April 25 at Bamboozle Cafe, 516 N. Tampa St.
Published: 03/25/15
Changes at health food business take root

Changes at health food business take root

TEMPLE TERRACE - Chuck Homuth's decision to change the name of his healthful living business involves more than altering the signs on his two stores located in Temple Terrace and Brandon to Chuck's Natural Fields Market. He says growing up on a Minne...
Published: 03/25/15
Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Green breakfast smoothies: ready, set, vrooom

Even though whirring blender blades make enough noise to drown out a helicopter landing on our roof, my favorite breakfast for eons has been smoothies. The recipes have easily adapted to suit my diet as it has evolved.
Published: 03/25/15
Spring Beer Fling returns to Curtis Hixon with a splash

Spring Beer Fling returns to Curtis Hixon with a splash

SOUTH TAMPA — Put on your bikini or swim trunks for the Spring Beer Fling at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa on Saturday featuring a three-story tall water slide and a lineup of garage-surf-rock bands.
Published: 03/18/15