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Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

TAMPA — Johann Sebastian Bach’s 330th birthday March 24 brought out a church full of music lovers to two downtown Tampa sanctuaries, Sacred Heart Church and St. Andrew’s Episcopal.
Published: 04/01/15
Former governor Bob Martinez honored

Former governor Bob Martinez honored

Former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez was honored recently with the T. Terrell Sessums Award from the Florida Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Published: 04/01/15
Brunch brings out the bonnets

Brunch brings out the bonnets

Ladies donned wide-brimmed hats and flowing flowered dresses for the annual Roosevelt Rowing Club brunch. Meanwhile, the men broke out white pants and blue blazers.
Published: 04/01/15
Feast was a festival of friends

Feast was a festival of friends

WEST TAMPA — Plate after plate of spaghetti and sauce were served recently as several hundred guests filled the Sons of Italy Hall for the 40th annual Feast of St. Joseph.
Published: 04/01/15
The stars were out for “One Enchanted Evening”

The stars were out for “One Enchanted Evening”

TAMPA — Hyde Park brought the Hollywood hills to the banks of Hillsborough Bay for a magical evening, dripping with Old Hollywood glamour. About 150 partygoers went to “One Enchanted Evening,” a patron’s party planned by m...
Published: 04/01/15
Golf tournament plans to be unforgettable

Golf tournament plans to be unforgettable

TAMPA — Diane Pracht is putting on more than just a golf tournament, don’t forget that.
Published: 04/01/15
Take a trip to the Philippines and never leave Tampa

Take a trip to the Philippines and never leave Tampa

TAMPA — People who savor the taste of fried lumpia and enjoy the bamboo beat of tinikling dancing will come together April 10-12 for the 20th annual Philippine Festival on the grounds of the Philippine Cultural Enrichment Complex in Northwest ...
Published: 04/01/15
Free hazardous waste collection event for Tampa residents next week

Free hazardous waste collection event for Tampa residents next week

Been doing some spring cleaning at your house?
Published: 03/31/15
Fire at Ybor mattress store blamed on static electricity

Fire at Ybor mattress store blamed on static electricity

Fire investigators are blaming static electricity for starting a fire that destroyed part of the Quisqueya mattress store at 3101 E. 7th Ave. in Ybor City this afternoon, Tampa Fire Rescue said.
Published: 03/28/15
Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police arrest suspect in shooting at Ybor City restaurant

Police have arrested a Tampa man suspected of shooting four men outside a popular Ybor City restaurant last week.
Published: 03/26/15