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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
Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

DOWNTOWN — Whether they want to achieve a frightening look or something that's just too adorable, those who attend a Halloween makeup workshop will learn the basic tricks and beyond Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. ...
Published: 10/22/14
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
Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

YBOR CITY — When guests gather Saturday night at a historic structure, they will be celebrating more than the Centro Asturiano de Tampa building’s 100 years, said event organizers.
Published: 10/22/14
Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

SOUTH TAMPA — She’s been described by some as an environmentalist with a paintbrush.
Published: 10/22/14
Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

SULPHUR SPRINGS — William and Kristy Pinkney — and their children — couldn’t believe their eyes.
Published: 10/22/14
Oktoberfest to be held at Lutheran church

Oktoberfest to be held at Lutheran church

Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 Druid Hills Road in Temple Terrace, will host its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 the day of. Dinner, beverage, live music and a souvenir cup are included...
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
Vegetable garden takes root at Head Start

Vegetable garden takes root at Head Start

NORTH TAMPA – When you mention the word “goodies” to most kids, the first thing that pops into their brains are thoughts of calorie-laden candies, cakes and other pound-packing, cavity-causing treats.
Published: 10/15/14
Group seeks to link commerce and the community

Group seeks to link commerce and the community

A grass-roots organization is pulling together residents and businesses in the Channelside area and its surroundings.
Published: 10/15/14