Quantcast
TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Friday, Jul 03, 2015

Lifestyle Stories

Church leader offers 5-point plan for living better lives

Church leader offers 5-point plan for living better lives

TAMPA — The leader of the nation’s largest Pentecostal church took the stage at his church’s national convention in Tampa on Wednesday to urge that black men live better lives so they can distance themselves from a cycle of violence...
Published: 07/01/15
Tampa’s growth accelerated during the peace that followed WWII

Tampa’s growth accelerated during the peace that followed WWII

One of the happiest days in Tampa’s history — and likely the entire history of the United States — was Aug. 15, 1945, when the surrender of Japan was announced to the world, ending the global conflict known as World War II. Spon...
Published: 06/28/15

Small-town publications may hold memories

True family historians will dig arduously for years to find even a hint of what an ancestor’s life was like. They like nothing better than walking through weedy cemeteries, wiping the dust from long-stored courthouse records or interviewing th...
Published: 06/28/15
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

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

Orange plume
Published: 06/28/15
Trip across Iceland includes sights both rugged and regal

Trip across Iceland includes sights both rugged and regal

Conceived and still affected by volcanoes and earthquakes — and shaped by the relentless movement of mighty glaciers and powerful rivers — Iceland truly is the “Land of Fire and Ice.”
Published: 06/27/15
Lifting of gay adoption ban in time for Father’s Day

Lifting of gay adoption ban in time for Father’s Day

It wasn’t until this month, that Gov. Rick Scott officially repealed the ban on gay adoption in Florida, which has been on the books since 1977.
Published: 06/21/15
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction
Published: 06/21/15

Keep good records so descendants can find you

Finding the death record or final resting place of a long-dead ancestor can be tedious and frustrating. Here’s why:
Published: 06/21/15
He had winning numbers, but can't find the tickets

He had winning numbers, but can't find the tickets

TAMPA — Everybody’s got a story about the one that got away, but Walid Aboroomi’s tale of loss and deprivation can bring tears to anyone who favors simple games of chance and the specter of quick riches. ...
Published: 06/17/15
Updated: 06/25/15
Joe Guggino packed a lot of living into his nearly 105 years

Joe Guggino packed a lot of living into his nearly 105 years

TAMPA — An estimated 150 guests attended Joe Guggino’s 104th birthday party held in the backyard of his West Tampa home last year. Those who couldn’t make it, Guggino said at the time, shouldn’t worry; they could celebrate...
Updated one month ago