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Mexican restaurant bartaco will add spice to Hyde Park Village

Mexican restaurant bartaco will add spice to Hyde Park Village

Soon Hyde Park Village will again have a funky, social Mexican restaurant.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Seminole Hard Rock high rollers get red carpet treatment

Seminole Hard Rock high rollers get red carpet treatment

The Gulfstream private jets arrive two or three times a month now at a small, luxury terminal hidden away from the crowds on the far side of Tampa International Airport.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Fans can get Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes early with secret code

Fans can get Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes early with secret code

The temperature in Tampa might be inching up toward 100 degrees, but autumn is right around the corner in many places, so Starbucks is moving up the launch date of the Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Two Tijuana Flats restaurants coming to Tampa

The Tijuana Flats restaurant that closed its Platt Street location two years ago now has plans for two new locations, according to the company.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Applications for unemployment aid fall to 298,000

Applications for unemployment aid fall to 298,000

WASHINGTON — Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign the job market may be improving.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Raunchy 'Sex Ed' film quietly shot at Catholic school in Tampa

Raunchy 'Sex Ed' film quietly shot at Catholic school in Tampa

Producers generally spread the word when they're filming a project. But that wasn't the case when a team was in Tampa last summer filming the indie flick “Sex Ed,” a raunchy comedy about middle school students who take ad-hoc lessons from an inexperienced teacher of the topic.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Media General to acquire WTTA-TV in Tampa

Media General Inc., the parent company for Tampa's WFLA, Channel 8, will acquire local WTTA, Channel 38, from Sinclair Broadcast Group as part of a larger deal to satisfy required divestitures as it merges with LIN Media LLC.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Hillsborough commissioners reconsidering support of ferry plan

Hillsborough commissioners reconsidering support of ferry plan

Reacting to complaints from environmental groups, Hillsborough officials are backing off their earlier support for a high-speed ferry terminal on conservation lands along Hillsborough Bay.
Updated: 12 hours ago

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
Published: 08/20/14
SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violation

SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violation

SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale, ending any chance of trainers ever again swimming with orcas during shows.
Published: 08/20/14