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MOSI wins ‘Bright Lights’ community award

MOSI wins ‘Bright Lights’ community award

TAMPA — The Museum of Science & Industry — MOSI — has been named a recipient of the Bright Lights Community Engagement Award by the nationally acclaimed Noyce Foundation.
Published: 08/13/14

Eight tips when your first child goes off to college

The boxes are packed — so is the car — and your first bird is ready to leave the nest. Here are eight tips from a career educator to help you through the days ahead.
Published: 08/13/14
This gardener is a wonder named Willow

This gardener is a wonder named Willow

A few hours with Willow Lamonte of Willow Herbal Delight Nursery in Valrico is sure to lift the spirit, soothe the soul and give you all sorts of new ideas for your garden.
Published: 08/13/14

Making room for the future

The time has come and we’re ready. Until now I could never have imagined being willing and able to address this issue. I’m not sure exactly what changed, but the challenge awaits us and the determination has arrived.
Published: 08/13/14
Ybor patrons rally to save iconic Cephas’ Hot Shop

Ybor patrons rally to save iconic Cephas’ Hot Shop

TAMPA — With its history of Latin immigrants, gangsters, revolutionaries and artists, Ybor City is an eclectic collection of fascinating characters.
Published: 08/11/14
Updated: 08/13/14
This coffee gets cooler in the summer

This coffee gets cooler in the summer

Opening the fridge to find a container of cold-brewed coffee concentrate is as much a part of summer for me as sunburn, a triple-digit heat index and mosquito bites – except it’s infinitely better.
Published: 08/06/14

Discovering the expense of wasted worry

It began with an invitation from our son and ended up being a truly valuable life lesson.
Published: 08/06/14
Police Athletic League welcomes new leadership

Police Athletic League welcomes new leadership

TAMPA — The Tampa Police Athletic League has new leadership after a nearly 10-year span that saw numerous changes and growth in the program for children and youths ages 5 to 15.
Published: 08/06/14
Power of choice leads Tampa student to Ivy League

Power of choice leads Tampa student to Ivy League

TAMPA — Jorge Perez remembers the first time he walked through the black iron gates of Academy Prep of Tampa, a private middle school in the heart of Ybor City.
Published: 08/06/14

Health centers coming to areas of need

TAMPA — Three Tampa Family Health Centers Inc. — including one near downtown — are under construction and expected to open this fall.
Published: 08/06/14