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Church continues Walk Through Bethlehem

Church continues Walk Through Bethlehem

BRANDON — Kelly Lafollette remembers the first time she walked through the makeshift city of Bethlehem at Kings Avenue Baptist Church in Brandon.
Published: 12/10/14

When children ask, we try to answer

I think the saying goes, “Out of the mouths of babes ofttimes come gems.”
Published: 12/09/14
Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

Turkey bones, rock shrimp and stout

After enjoying a Thanksgiving filled with family, lots of laughter and of course good food, I drove home from northeast Florida with highly sought-after beer, rock shrimp and turkey bones in my trunk.
Published: 12/09/14
Bicyclists celebrate launch of bike share program in Tampa

Bicyclists celebrate launch of bike share program in Tampa

Sunday morning marked the official start of Tampa’s Coast Bike Share bicycle rental program, and Mike Edgerly seemed as happy as the skies over Water Works Park were overcast.
Published: 12/07/14
Updated: 12/08/14
Return of LGBT event in Tampa faces funding issues

Return of LGBT event in Tampa faces funding issues

After a 13-year break, Tampa will once again have a lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender event to celebrate the city’s LGBT community.
Published: 12/07/14
Updated: 12/08/14
Art students’ work to be displayed

Art students’ work to be displayed

YBOR CITY — An art show of Blake High School seniors who, in May, will complete a four-year concentration in the visual arts, opens Thursday.
Published: 12/03/14

Patel has many holiday offerings

The Patel Conservatory has a full slate of holiday-related items that the entire family can enjoy.
Published: 12/03/14
Big weekend of holiday fare

Big weekend of holiday fare

TAMPA — Now that the holiday is in full swing, there are many events for children as well as the young at heart.
Published: 12/03/14
Teens help prepare gifts for foster children and those in need

Teens help prepare gifts for foster children and those in need

On a recent Saturday morning, middle and high school students who were gathered at a South Tampa home cheered each time an announcement was made.
Published: 12/03/14
Home tour features house with ‘good bones’

Home tour features house with ‘good bones’

HYDE PARK — Leigh Wilson-Versaggi would drive by a deteriorating home on South Orleans Avenue — and dream.
Published: 12/03/14