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USF Botanical Gardens to present Summer Plant Festival

USF Botanical Gardens to present Summer Plant Festival

TAMPA — Summer has officially arrived, and the staff and volunteers at the USF Botanical Gardens can’t wait to usher in the season with their annual Summer Plant Festival.
Published: 06/24/15
Florida College play is a real family affair

Florida College play is a real family affair

TEMPLE TERRACE — Kathleen Trigg describes the eight-day Broadway Comes to Camp as magical.
Published: 06/24/15

Hillel students visit Israel

CARROLLWOOD — The culmination of a formal Jewish education is often a trip to Israel. Often, Jewish children are taught about Israel throughout their school career. At Hillel Academy, 2020 W. Fletcher Ave., the eighth-graders recently traveled...
Published: 06/24/15
Brandon sculptor honors Florida Orchestra retirees

Brandon sculptor honors Florida Orchestra retirees

BRANDON — Brandon artist Candace Knapp has a signature way of sculpting instruments out of wood, twisting and swirling their bodies and necks to evoke a sense of sound, emotion and movement.
Published: 06/24/15
Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Gosh, I loved taking my girls camping when they were young.
Published: 06/23/15

What comes with age?

Age brings many good things in life, like grandchildren, retirement and free time to choose what we want to do. There are shelves of books waiting patiently to be read, crafts and hobbies that cry out for our attention and new skills to acquire posin...
Published: 06/23/15
Japanese festival celebrates summer

Japanese festival celebrates summer

TAMPA — The 10th annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri (summer festival) gives people interested in Japanese culture a chance to venture beyond the California roll entry on a sushi menu.
Updated one month ago
No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

I imagine Hades has nothing on us during the summer. It’s so hot a brief walk around the block with the pups and I melt like Muenster cheese in the microwave (and so do they).
Updated one month ago
Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

The two best rules for success in landscaping is: Work with nature rather than against it, because Mother Nature will always win. And put the right plant in the right place.
Updated one month ago

The chance to be of use

Oscar and I love shopping for antiques. It’s an old habit we developed early in our marriage, after finding a shop in Ephreta, Pa., which had an attic full of them. Over the years we bought a wooden hand-crank wall telephone, an oak time-punch...
Updated one month ago