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Friday, May 22, 2015

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Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts from across the Tampa Bay area and beyond — including as far away as the town of Webster — converged at the USF Alumni Center May 3 for the 2015 Eagle Scout Recognition event.
Published: 05/13/15
St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

TAMPA — Two teams from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School traveled to the University of Central Florida during the weekend of April 10-12, where one of the school’s teams took second place in the state Odyssey of the Mind com...
Published: 05/13/15
HCC show features works on silk

HCC show features works on silk

YBOR CITY — Tampa silk artist Elizabeth Mitchell’s work will be part of an exhibit of seven national and international silk artists whose work will be on display at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor School of Visual and Performing...
Published: 05/13/15
Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Tyrese Prince Cohen wears the same number (42) as his baseball idol, Jackie Robinson. Cohen, 12, a sixth-grader at Wilson Middle, has played Little League baseball since the age of 4. He hopes to raise enough money to participate in the Cooperstown D...
Published: 05/13/15
Yoga studio focuses on original intent and accessibility

Yoga studio focuses on original intent and accessibility

NORTHDALE — Chi Yoga Studio, at 3845 Northdale Blvd., is a much more tranquil space than when the same building housed a branch of a national bank — and that suits owner Chi Chi Schickel’s desire to make it a welcoming place of h...
Published: 05/13/15
Success just the latest move for Music Box

Success just the latest move for Music Box

TAMPA — It’s hard to tell where life is going to take you. Jim Chambers knows this better than most.
Published: 05/13/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15
Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

As I sat at the computer, lamenting the fact that I’d spent too much time cruising the Internet when I should have been writing, the clock on the screen said 5:10 p.m.
Published: 05/13/15
Arts league to host ‘A Decade of Art’ show

Arts league to host ‘A Decade of Art’ show

NORTH TAMPA — Creative artists of all mediums can be found throughout the Tampa Bay community.
Updated one month ago
Event celebrates Musicale history

Event celebrates Musicale history

TAMPA — The clock turned back almost 100 years recently as the Friday Morning Musicale celebrated its first “Springtime at the Musicale” event. Complete with food, presentations, gift vendors, a silent auction and music, the even...
Updated one month ago