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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
Barkarilla: Something to yelp about

Barkarilla: Something to yelp about

YBOR CITY — Big dogs and little dogs took to the streets of Ybor City recently — led by the new king and queen of Barkarilla in baby strollers.
Published: 01/14/15
Updated: 01/15/15
Helpers  welcome at Saturday’s Paint the Town

Helpers welcome at Saturday’s Paint the Town

UNIVERSITY AREA — If you have a passion for helping people in need and improving the neighborhoods where they live, organizers of Saturday’s third-annual Paint the Town are hoping you’ll lend a hand.
Published: 01/14/15
Volunteers get fashionably detailed for LifePath Hospice fashion show

Volunteers get fashionably detailed for LifePath Hospice fashion show

CARROLLWOOD — Top-name dresses, pants, jackets and more — many with the original sale tags — fill the backroom of the Carrollwood Life’s Treasures Thrift Store.
Published: 01/14/15

Campaign events focus on human trafficking

TAMPA — The Junior League of Tampa is observing Human Trafficking Month with its Abolish campaign, which seeks to raise awareness of the issue.
Published: 01/14/15
MOSI’s new chef is a culinary wizard

MOSI’s new chef is a culinary wizard

TAMPA — Chef Rene Marquis has the credentials to do what he does, and it shows.
Published: 01/14/15
Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

Young gymnast aspires to be Olympian

NEW TAMPA — Gymnast Arden Spiro has his heart and mind set on being an Olympian.
Published: 01/14/15
Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

Falling for Ina Garten, all over again

What can I say? I’m a big fan of Ina Garten, a k a the Barefoot Contessa. Dinner at her house would top the wish list of countless home cooks, including me.
Published: 01/13/15
Fire that displaced 9 in Tampa caused by electric failure

Fire that displaced 9 in Tampa caused by electric failure

A house fire in Tampa’s Grant Park neighborhood that displaced nine people started because of an electric failure in a bedroom wall, firefighters said.
Published: 01/12/15
MOSI initiative broadens accessibility to low-income

MOSI initiative broadens accessibility to low-income

TAMPA — A new admission policy at the Museum of Science & Industry fits in perfectly with its core ideology — to make science real for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Published: 01/07/15