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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Central Tampa News

Kramer: Seeing a whole new world

It all began when I was in the fourth grade and couldn’t read what was on the blackboard. My mom took me to have my vision checked and we discovered I needed glasses. No problem. I was 10 and couldn’t care less. I got glasses and was ba...
Published: 04/23/14
Prieto: Redfish are taking over South Shore waters

Prieto: Redfish are taking over South Shore waters

Winter has finally passed and those dreaded cold fronts that kept us land locked for days are gone. Water temperatures soon should hit the magical 70-degree mark and that, mixed with a live well full of greenbacks, is something fish just can’t...
Published: 04/23/14
Brandies: Hoyas are the latest trend in plants

Brandies: Hoyas are the latest trend in plants

From time to time various plants become quite popular, and hoyas seem to be in demand these days. I recently talked with Tom Burress, owner of Brooker Creek Nursery in Odessa, who has been growing hoyas for 40 years. He has more than 100 different sp...
Published: 04/23/14
Kessel: Riverview High  has delicious curriculum

Kessel: Riverview High has delicious curriculum

Three days a week, students at Riverview High School get a taste of what it’s like in a real-world kitchen.
Published: 04/23/14
Taste buds approve Taste of South Tampa

Taste buds approve Taste of South Tampa

Perfect weather and an assortment of food and beverage samples lured hundreds to Hyde Park Village recently for the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce's ninth annual Taste of South Tampa on April 13. ...
Published: 04/23/14
Ybor City Rotary Club celebrates founding in 1948

Ybor City Rotary Club celebrates founding in 1948

YBOR CITY — It was a step back 65 years when the Ybor City Rotary Club recently held a celebration of its anniversary.
Published: 04/23/14
South Tampa authors have a joint book launch

South Tampa authors have a joint book launch

Book lovers and entrepreneurs turned out recently to meet eight authors whose books were launched at a reception.
Published: 04/23/14
Easter Bunny, LampLighters delight children

Easter Bunny, LampLighters delight children

About 100 children from Metropolitan Ministries were treated to Easter goodies and crafts when The LampLighters hosted their annual Easter Party.
Published: 04/23/14
South  Tampa chamber’s focus on more opportunities

South Tampa chamber’s focus on more opportunities

WESTSHORE — The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is combining the old with the new.
Published: 04/23/14

Art teachers exhibit work at Bamboozle Cafe

SOUTH TAMPA — Area art educators are sharing their creativity, expressed through pen and ink, pointillism, watercolors and oils, during a Hillsborough Art Education Association Member’s Show....
Published: 04/23/14