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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

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Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

Tampa Theatre Hollywood Awards Night
Published: 03/01/15

Don’t draw conclusions from one set of records

Sometimes the simplest of genealogical problems can confound us and leave us questioning our own abilities. “Is it just me or is something wrong in these records?”
Published: 03/01/15
Recycled yard art winners on display

Recycled yard art winners on display

Hillsborough County’s UF/IFAS Extension held a recycled yard art contest in February at the Florida State Fair to increase environmental awareness and encourage people to reuse and recycle.
Published: 03/01/15

Turbinado sugar isn’t always right for baking

Q: I’ve been buying turbinado sugar lately. My daughter says it’s better for me. It tastes OK, but when I try to bake with it, things just don’t turn out well. They’re dry, or crumbly or flat. What’s wrong with t...
Published: 03/01/15
Something is always blooming at Leu Gardens

Something is always blooming at Leu Gardens

It takes a lot to tear us away from a weekend in Winter Park. But Harry P. Leu Gardens does. And, luckily, it’s just 4 miles away in Orlando.
Published: 02/28/15
Vets’ agency snubs three Fla. Confederate soldiers

Vets’ agency snubs three Fla. Confederate soldiers

TAMPA — Three Florida soldiers who rose through the ranks in the heat of combat and who entered public service after their military careers were over are being snubbed by the state veterans organization, which is trying to keep their names out...
Published: 02/22/15
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Lowry Park Zoo Wild at Heart
Published: 02/22/15

Patent records reveal details of ancestors’ inventions

What do a life-preserving garment, a connector for bicycles/velocipedes and a bathing suit have in common?
Published: 02/22/15
‘Plant what you love, but be mindful of what works’

‘Plant what you love, but be mindful of what works’

MARGARET WITTJE/ BEACH PARK — TAMPA
Published: 02/22/15

The good, bad and ugly of armadillos

Q: I need help immediately. Armadillos are destroying my lawn. They are digging burrows and holes everywhere. I tried repellents and nothing works. Can you help me?
Published: 02/22/15