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Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

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Costumes help Tampa cosplayers express who they may really be underneath

Costumes help Tampa cosplayers express who they may really be underneath

When we set out in search of cosplayers from the Tampa Bay area to be photographed in scenes inspired by their everyday lives, we weren’t sure if we’d find enough people to participate.
Published: 07/30/15
Visitors captivated by sunsets and shelling at Captiva and Sanibel islands

Visitors captivated by sunsets and shelling at Captiva and Sanibel islands

APTIVA ISLAND — In the sultry heat of this lush island, the salty, sweet smell of sea grapes casts a spell on visitors.
Published: 07/25/15
Updated: 07/26/15

Marshal service conducted censuses

The U. S. Marshal service probably is best known for transporting federal prisoners and looking for fugitives from the federal court system, neither of which is of particular interest to most family historians.
Published: 07/19/15

Irrigation system must have working shutoff device

Q: How can I tell if the rain shutoff device on my sprinkler system is working, and is it required?
Published: 07/19/15
Virginia’s unusual mountain resort offers peak luxury, fun

Virginia’s unusual mountain resort offers peak luxury, fun

The spectacular mountaintop golf course alone is enough to merit the reputation as a world-class resort.
Updated one month ago

Cranston, Woodard on TLC’s genealogy series

TLC has an interesting lineup for its seventh season of “Who Do You Think You Are?” The series will make its 2015 summer debut at 9 p.m. July 26.
Updated one month ago
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Try different plants and let them grow’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Try different plants and let them grow’

EVELYN WRIGHT/PLANT CITY
Updated one month ago
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Rangoon creeper
Updated one month ago
Tampa is fourth-best city in the country for recreation, study says

Tampa is fourth-best city in the country for recreation, study says

Tampa has recently ranked among the best looking, vainest and sweatiest cities in America.
Updated one month ago
The story behind the man who danced, and danced along Florida Avenue

The story behind the man who danced, and danced along Florida Avenue

TAMPA — Michael McKinney’s moves entranced bored drivers traveling along North Florida Avenue for years. Few knew his name or story, but after seeing him once, they always looked for him the next day.
Updated one month ago