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Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

TAMPA — Jimi Hendrix, hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as the greatest guitarist of all time, was a lefty but played a right-handed instrument, sometimes behind his back or even with his teeth.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Faking fall: How to make it feel like autumn in Florida

Faking fall: How to make it feel like autumn in Florida

In parts of the country, gardeners are racing to pick tomatoes ahead of the season’s first frost. Temperatures have dropped, the skies are a moody shade of gray and the wind is pinching cheeks pink.
Published: 09/21/14
Getting booze was a breeze in Prohibition-era Tampa

Getting booze was a breeze in Prohibition-era Tampa

The Prohibition era in Tampa is an interesting study in human nature. The restrictions brought about by the passage and ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — prohibiting the “manufacture, sale, or transportation...
Published: 09/21/14
Then & Now: 1725 N. Dale Mabry Highway, 1957 and 2014

Then & Now: 1725 N. Dale Mabry Highway, 1957 and 2014

The Gulf Supermarket is seen during its grand opening at 1725 N. Dale Mabry Highway in the 1957 “then” photo. According to John V. Cinchett, a Tampa historian, Gulf Supermarkets was one of Tampa’s first grocery store chains and e...
Published: 09/13/14
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

Gourmet Feastival
Published: 09/14/14

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold open house Tuesday

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Florida will hold a Fall Open House at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the historic Centro Asturiano Ballroom, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave. in Ybor City.
Published: 09/14/14

Names reflect parents’ geography

This is the second of a two-part series on name issues in genealogical research.
Published: 09/14/14
How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

ARDA CURTIS/CARROLLWOOD
Published: 09/14/14
Needle-like stinging nettle causes redness, itching

Needle-like stinging nettle causes redness, itching

Q: I have a plant in my yard that is irking me. I get poked by the needles on it, which is causing me a lot of itching. What is it, how can I get rid of it and what should I do?
Published: 09/14/14

SlimCado is a Florida-grown avocado

Q: I picked up an avocado at the store recently, and didn’t notice until I got home that the sticker says it’s a SlimCado and has less fat. Did they use any kind of chemicals to take out the fat? How safe are these things to eat? And...
Published: 09/14/14