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Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

One of the wonderful aspects of bromeliads is the way they multiply. Many times I’ve dug up a clump, pulled each rosette of leaves away from the other, and then replanted or re-potted them with room to spread again.
Published: 01/22/15

My broken dishwasher and an unexpected journey

Life is definitely an adventure and one thing can lead to another with totally unanticipated consequences. Today my dishwasher stopped working and as a result I had a truly poignant memory-visit with my mother.
Published: 01/22/15
Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

CHANNEL DISTRICT — More than 100 well-wishers sent “explorers” on their way across Florida when guests gathered recently to send off the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team.
Published: 01/21/15
Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

WEST SHORE — Focusing on businesses, arts and housing, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn espoused the changes in Tampa — and those coming — to South Tampa community leaders at a recent South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Breakfast....
Published: 01/21/15
Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

NORTH TAMPA — PAO Cafe in North Tampa offers diners a chance to explore Filipino food in a casual atmosphere with menu choices that can be familiar, like the PAO burger — or not — such as the entrée lechon kawali, which is d...
Published: 01/21/15
East-West Shrine Game players score big with kids

East-West Shrine Game players score big with kids

Saturday’s East-West Shrine game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg brought together all-star football players from colleges throughout the country.
Published: 01/21/15
Jesuit students’ project aims to keep Shriners’ kids smiling

Jesuit students’ project aims to keep Shriners’ kids smiling

TAMPA — Alvin, along with the rest of the Chipmunks, have been entertaining audiences for nearly half a century, in both recordings and on the big screen.
Published: 01/21/15
Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

Club hopes to bring a little more Italy to Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Jack Provenzano is very, very Italian. His heritage is in his blood and in his heart — and he wants to share it with other Italians throughout Hillsborough County.
Published: 01/21/15
Bucs look to rebound, bring home hoops title

Bucs look to rebound, bring home hoops title

TAMPA — Berkeley Prep has been knocking on the door of statewide dominance since it won its last state title back in 1997.
Published: 01/21/15
Photographer’s pix reveal inspiration

Photographer’s pix reveal inspiration

Jodi Loson makes time stop as she takes photographs of her subjects blissfully or painfully experiencing life, often unaware of the camera.
Published: 01/21/15