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Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

Festivals of Speed reception
Published: 04/13/14
Palma Ceia: A neighborhood rising from the pines

Palma Ceia: A neighborhood rising from the pines

South Tampa’s Palma Ceia neighborhood has long been viewed as one of the most desirable places to live in the city. But what constitutes the Palma Ceia area? When was it established? And what does Palma Ceia mean?
Published: 04/13/14

Interesting details crop up on agriculture census

In 1860, there were 163,110,720 acres of improved farmland in the United States, for a total estimated value of $6,645,045,007.
Published: 04/13/14

Arena insecticide not available in Florida

Q: We have a St. Augustine floratam lawn in Temple Terrace. Chinch bugs used to dine on our lawn each year until we used an insect killer containing Arena, but no one is stocking it this year. Do you know why Arena isn’t available at the box s...
Published: 04/13/14

Transport containers of freezer jam with ice, not dry ice

Q: I’ll be driving to visit family about eight hours away, and I want to take some containers of freezer jam with me. Do I need to get dry ice to keep it cold in the car, or how else should I pack it? Where would I get dry ice?
Published: 04/13/14
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

YMCA Community Impact Dinner
Published: 04/06/14
Then & Now: Rivergate Tower, 1987 and 2014

Then & Now: Rivergate Tower, 1987 and 2014

The distinctive Rivergate Tower in downtown Tampa, sometimes referred to as the “Beer Can Building” because of its cylindrical shape, is shown under construction in the 1987 “then” photo.
Published: 04/06/14

Don’t miss Judy Russell at Lakeland seminar

I cannot shout this loudly enough: If you attend only one genealogy program in your life, make it Judy Russell’s April 12 seminar at the Imperial Polk Genealogical Society.
Published: 04/06/14

Watering restrictions change with season, weather

Q: Why is it we can water twice a week now instead of once a week? We still get rain on a rather regular basis. People where I live water all the time, three to seven times a week and twice a day on most zones, some of them run for an hour! So, why c...
Published: 04/06/14

‘Natural’ on the label doesn’t mean much

Q: What makes a food “natural”? It seems I see “natural” on all kinds of things these days that I wouldn’t expect to be natural.
Published: 04/06/14