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Local libraries offer chance to win $500

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.
Published: 07/11/14
Muralists start work on West Tampa water tower

Muralists start work on West Tampa water tower

TAMPA — Twelve stories above West Tampa, two artists from Idaho are putting a local touch on a neighborhood landmark.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/11/14

Tampa company aims to reduce emissions, cut energy costs

While nationally, the Obama administration recently announced regulations to cut the amount of carbon dioxide the U.S. energy sector may emit, locally, an eco-friendly company CEO is already doing his part to help heal the environment and reduce carb...
Published: 07/09/14

Artist says paintings feel like ‘old friends’

Mike O’Donnell, 76, has been painting for more than 50 years.
Published: 07/09/14
Transplant program successes lauded

Transplant program successes lauded

PALMA CEIA – Chris Charles Daniels saved the lives of four others – even though doctors couldn’t save his.
Published: 07/02/14
Updated: 07/03/14
Cards, camaraderie aim to help thwart Alzheimer’s during Longest Day

Cards, camaraderie aim to help thwart Alzheimer’s during Longest Day

On June 21, the Tampa Bay Bridge Club participated in The Longest Day event. The event, a partnership between the American Contract Bridge League and the Alzheimer's Association, took place nationwide to raise not only awareness but also funds to fig...
Published: 07/02/14
Kahwa Coffee mural helps business stand out

Kahwa Coffee mural helps business stand out

Last year, when Kahwa Coffee owners Raphael and Sarah Perrier opened their first free-standing drive-thru at the former Wendy’s on Henderson Boulevard in South Tampa, they took off the ’80s-style Wendy’s roof. But it left a big, ...
Published: 07/02/14
 Legacy Awards presented

Legacy Awards presented

YBOR CITY — Jason Fernandez, the owner of several Ybor City restaurants, said he got into the business because of his neighbor — the late Adela Gonzmart of the Columbia Restaurant.
Published: 07/02/14
Le Meridien celebrates grand opening

Le Meridien celebrates grand opening

The Le Meridien hotel formally opened for business on Thursday, marking a grand, new chapter in the transformation of a century old federal courthouse on Florida Avenue into a gleaming new boutique hotel.
Published: 06/26/14
Tampa sports bars packed with World Cup fans

Tampa sports bars packed with World Cup fans

As the U.S. team advances in the World Cup, soccer frenzy is already giving a huge boost to local bars and restaurants, some of whom were packed to capacity Thursday. Ducky’s, The Lodge and The Pub all saw huge crowds for the match against Ger...
Published: 06/26/14