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Cats in the garden, good or bad?

Cats in the garden, good or bad?

We have always had cats. They were essential when we lived on the farm. We had one when we lived above our flower shop and greenhouse, and we have outdoor cats now.
Published: 02/17/15
Updated: 02/19/15
Part of 22nd Street in Ybor closed for road work

Part of 22nd Street in Ybor closed for road work

Part of 22nd Street in Ybor City will be closed starting Wednesday as crews work to replace a railroad crossing.
Published: 02/17/15

Lessons from a little girl

It’s embarrassing when a 3-year-old does what I can’t do. And it’s also an opportunity to learn something useful and appreciate the education. Watching my granddaughter Ava playing with her father’s cell phone in the resta...
Published: 02/17/15

Parade season moves to Ybor

YBOR CITY — The parade season celebrations continue this weekend, with the party moving to Ybor City.
Published: 02/11/15
Luis Garcia honored

Luis Garcia honored

WEST TAMPA — Luis Garcia, senior director and founder of Garcia & Ortiz, a certified public accounting firm, was named the George Guida Memorial Outstanding Citizen of West Tampa at a dinner recently.
Published: 02/11/15
Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

It’s the month of love. Pink, red and heart-shaped things are everywhere, which is probably the reason I’ve been thinking a lot about my mom.
Published: 02/11/15
Duo imparts more than music during visit

Duo imparts more than music during visit

Students at St. Peter Claver school got more than music from the group Black Violin. They got some life lessons.
Published: 02/11/15
St. Peter Claver Catholic School principal recognized

St. Peter Claver Catholic School principal recognized

DOWNTOWN — Sister Maria Babatunde, principal of St. Peter Claver Catholic School, was honored recently at a reception celebrating the 25th anniversary of her taking her vows as a nun.
Published: 02/11/15

Venezuelan, Lebanese cuisines meet at Are Pitas

UNIVERSITY AREA — Diners who enjoy the flavors of Latin America and the Mediterranean can find a bit of each to savor at Are Pitas.
Published: 02/11/15
Bygone golfing era will be relived during Hickory Heritage weekend

Bygone golfing era will be relived during Hickory Heritage weekend

City dwellers and out-of-town visitors alike will soon have the chance to take a step back in time.
Published: 02/11/15