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Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

Lifestyle Stories

History Center opens ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibit

The Tampa Bay History Center is getting into the Gasparilla spirit with its latest temporary exhibition: “The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture.”
Published: 01/25/15
The ship makes the pirate — and the pirate festival

The ship makes the pirate — and the pirate festival

Many things can distinguish pirates from the typical brigands, highwaymen or common thieves, but the main one — and the biggest — is their ship.
Published: 01/25/15
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

Quintessence
Published: 01/24/15
Jacksonville overflowing with new thrills

Jacksonville overflowing with new thrills

As New Year’s fireworks sparkled over Jacksonville’s St. Johns River, locals and visitors had more places — and reasons — to celebrate than ever.
Published: 01/25/15

Lecture will address researching minority ancestors

If you’re just getting started on your African-American or Native-American research, or if you’ve hit a snag in unfolding the family history, the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library in South Tampa may have just what you need to move your...
Published: 01/25/15
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I like to plant stuff I like to eat’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I like to plant stuff I like to eat’

KIM DeGANCE/SOUTH TAMPA
Published: 01/25/15

Extension workshops teach water conservation, recycling

It’s that time of year when we begin our Triple Workshops at the UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County. We feature composting, water-wise (micro-irrigation) and rainwater harvesting classes.
Published: 01/25/15

TUL limits intake of vitamins, minerals

Q: What is a TUL of a vitamin or mineral? I was looking for information on how much I should be getting and kept coming across this TUL. But I have no idea what it means.
Published: 01/25/15
What’s Blooming in the  Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

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

Kumquat
Published: 01/25/15
Collectors still flip for Hart’s penguins

Collectors still flip for Hart’s penguins

Carvings of birds, especially ducks and other wild species, are collected by those who consider the best examples to be art, while others are to be used as decoys when hunting. Although both types of decoys can be found at antiques auctions and shops...
Published: 01/25/15