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Christmas in July event planned

Christmas in July event planned

TAMPA — It will be Christmas in July with a Taste of Tequila when Tampa Bay Business Owners sponsors its fourth annual holiday-themed event.
Published: 07/16/14
Theme of Singing Stone Gallery exhibit is all-American

Theme of Singing Stone Gallery exhibit is all-American

Artist Susan Goehring said she knew she had to do something patriotic for an art show opening July 4.
Published: 07/16/14
Altrusa civic club: ‘A builder of leaders’

Altrusa civic club: ‘A builder of leaders’

SOUTH TAMPA — The members of Altrusa International of Tampa Bay are on a recruiting mission.
Published: 07/16/14
Artist uses cold wax for ‘grown-up finger painting’

Artist uses cold wax for ‘grown-up finger painting’

TAMPA — Many artists work with a paint brush, leaving finger painting to children.
Published: 07/11/14
Store gives old stuff new purpose

Store gives old stuff new purpose

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Tish Ganey shifted through a basket of craft pieces at the recently opened Stained Market Place, choosing some that looked like plastic cookie cutters.
Published: 07/11/14
Historic Sacred Heart Church to get ‘facelift’

Historic Sacred Heart Church to get ‘facelift’

Sacred Heart Church, in a historic 110-year-old building on Florida Avenue, is about to get a facelift.
Published: 07/11/14
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