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Church crafters do it all

Church crafters do it all

FOREST HILLS — When the crafters of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church started planning this year’s holiday bazaar, they weren’t going to include any refurbished furniture.
Published: 10/08/14
Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Nicol Winkler and her business partners thought Tampa needed an Oktoberfest — complete with games, food, music and, of course, beer.
Published: 10/08/14
Centenarians honored with luncheon

Centenarians honored with luncheon

TAMPA – Be happy, be nice – and do what you can for your fellow man.
Published: 10/08/14
Internet sensation cat on the move to LA

Internet sensation cat on the move to LA

TAMPA – Chris Poole is leaving for Los Angeles, but he’s taking his grand prize trophy with him along with $25,000, and, of course, his cat.
Published: 10/08/14

Million-dollar donation will fund endowment at Jesuit

TAMPA — The Jesuit High School varsity soccer locker room will be renamed for John Hamilton after the Catholic boys high school received a $1 million gift from the 1977 graduate.
Published: 10/08/14
Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

TAMPA — For one chilling night, the story of Count Dracula’s thirst for power and love will be presented by Brandon Ballet at 5 p.m. Oct. 19, at the Centro Asturiano de Tampa, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave.
Published: 10/08/14
The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

TAMPA — Becki Forsell has never wanted to be defined by her disability.
Published: 10/01/14
Updated: 10/02/14
Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

It takes a special gift to know when to get all fancy with a cookbook title and when to play it dead straight. I’d say “Just Friggin’ Cook!” gets right to the friggin’ point.
Published: 10/01/14

City Council rejects waivers for laundry business

TEMPLE TERRACE — Despite the recommendation of approval by the city's development review committee and a lack of objections by the county's city-county planning commission, the Temple Terrace City Council voted 4 to 1 against allowing a coin-op...
Published: 10/01/14
Artist juxtaposes disasters with the ordinary, everyday

Artist juxtaposes disasters with the ordinary, everyday

SOUTH TAMPA — Ashley Gilbert's edgy artwork juxtaposes disasters with everyday activities such as putting on lipstick. The South Tampa artist's work, which will be on display Thursday through Nov. 6 at the Bamboozle Tea Lounge, 109 N. 12th St. ...
Published: 10/01/14