TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Monday, Oct 20, 2014

Central Tampa News

Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Andrew Vernon, 26, said most of his landscape photography is captured within an hour of the Tampa Bay area, where the skies are typically friendly for his photographic art.
Published: 10/08/14
A shell of a good time

A shell of a good time

CHANNELSIDE — Oyster lovers filled their plates and bowls with the saltwater mollusks at the recent Oysters on the Deck event.
Published: 10/08/14
Church crafters do it all

Church crafters do it all

FOREST HILLS — When the crafters of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church started planning this year’s holiday bazaar, they weren’t going to include any refurbished furniture.
Published: 10/08/14
Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Nicol Winkler and her business partners thought Tampa needed an Oktoberfest — complete with games, food, music and, of course, beer.
Published: 10/08/14
Centenarians honored with luncheon

Centenarians honored with luncheon

TAMPA – Be happy, be nice – and do what you can for your fellow man.
Published: 10/08/14
Internet sensation cat on the move to LA

Internet sensation cat on the move to LA

TAMPA – Chris Poole is leaving for Los Angeles, but he’s taking his grand prize trophy with him along with $25,000, and, of course, his cat.
Published: 10/08/14

Million-dollar donation will fund endowment at Jesuit

TAMPA — The Jesuit High School varsity soccer locker room will be renamed for John Hamilton after the Catholic boys high school received a $1 million gift from the 1977 graduate.
Published: 10/08/14
Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

TAMPA — For one chilling night, the story of Count Dracula’s thirst for power and love will be presented by Brandon Ballet at 5 p.m. Oct. 19, at the Centro Asturiano de Tampa, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave.
Published: 10/08/14
The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

TAMPA — Becki Forsell has never wanted to be defined by her disability.
Published: 10/01/14
Updated: 10/02/14
Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

It takes a special gift to know when to get all fancy with a cookbook title and when to play it dead straight. I’d say “Just Friggin’ Cook!” gets right to the friggin’ point.
Published: 10/01/14