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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

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Professional reaches her pinnacle — she can now vote

Professional reaches her pinnacle — she can now vote

TAMPA — In 1969, Margaret Chan-Carter made the biggest decision of her life.
Published: 09/24/14
High Hopes in High Heels announces charities

High Hopes in High Heels announces charities

WEST SHORE — High Hopes in High Heels, a volunteer organization of professional women, plans to support four different nonprofit agencies during its 2014-15 activities year and summer 2015.
Published: 09/24/14
All God’s creatures can get blessings at church events

All God’s creatures can get blessings at church events

All Creatures great and small are welcome at several Blessing of the Animals events beginning Oct. 2 and continuing through that weekend.
Published: 09/24/14

Gramatica family gets a kick out of giving back

TAMPA — The sports world is filled with athletes who run charitable foundations. Most of them lend their name and make the occasional appearance, sign a few autographs and leave the staff to handle the dirty work....
Published: 09/24/14
Developers pitch proposals for community park plot

Developers pitch proposals for community park plot

NEW TAMPA — A crowd of close to 100 nearby residents packed a New Tampa Regional Library meeting room Sept. 9 to acquaint themselves with and weigh in on proposals for the development of a 13.4-acre county-owned plot of land near Hunter’...
Published: 09/24/14
Fletcher safety project nears completion

Fletcher safety project nears completion

TAMPA — The Fletcher Avenue “Complete Streets” pedestrian and bicycle safety project is nearing completion — which means drivers between Nebraska Avenue and 50th Street will have new signs, traffic lights and street markin...
Published: 09/24/14
Eat Your Books, a unique search engine for cookbooks and recipes

Eat Your Books, a unique search engine for cookbooks and recipes

Think your cookbook collection is out of control? Even after recently downsizing to a scant 250 cookbooks, I found it daunting to organize mine, let alone the recipes within them. My method was far from perfect, but it seemed to suit me okay.
Published: 09/23/14
Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Sabor, in Spanish, means flavor, so food remains at the heart of the Festival del Sabor. And what would the leading celebration of Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area be without an arroz con pollo contest?
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/19/14

Groups prepare for beinnial fashion event

DOWNTOWN — The biennial Chiselers-Plant Museum Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Fashion Show will have some firsts this year, the seventh staging of the fundraiser.
Published: 09/17/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14