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Bollywood to test Tampa's transit system

Bollywood to test Tampa's transit system

City transportation could be tested with up to 30,000 people expected in town for Bollywood, the International Indian Film Academy Awards events through Saturday.
Published: 04/20/14
Updated: 04/23/14
Local leaders look beyond Bollywood as celebration begins

Local leaders look beyond Bollywood as celebration begins

Officials hope the International India Film Academy’s “Bollywood Oscars,” which begins today, attracts more conferences to the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 04/22/14
Updated: 04/23/14

Mormon-affiliated group buys 143 acres in Hillsborough for farming

TAMPA — A non-profit corporation affiliated with the Mormon Church has purchased 143 acres of state-owned land in south Hillsborough County that the corporation says will be used for agriculture.
Published: 04/22/14
Group pushes PNC for greater transparency at Tampa meeting

Group pushes PNC for greater transparency at Tampa meeting

TAMPA — Shareholders for PNC Financial Services, holding their annual meeting here Tuesday, voted down a request that the company disclose how its loan practices contribute to greenhouse gases and climate change.
Published: 04/22/14

Tampa area home prices rise, sales fall in March

Housing prices rose in the Tampa Bay region and fewer homes were sold in March compared with a year ago, as price increases chipped into sales and speculator purchases and sales of distressed homes declined, reports indicate.
Published: 04/22/14
7-Eleven gets ready to renovate in Ybor

7-Eleven gets ready to renovate in Ybor

Ybor City can add another big, national brand name to the list of companies moving in along Seventh Avenue between all the cigar shops and tattoo parlors: 7-Eleven.
Published: 04/22/14

AT&T joins crowded field with online video plans

NEW YORK — AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.
Published: 04/22/14
Steak-loving Tampa adapts cuisine for Bollywood guests

Steak-loving Tampa adapts cuisine for Bollywood guests

With perhaps tens of thousands of glamorous and famous Indian VIPs coming to Tampa for Bollywood, what’s a steak-loving Tampa to do?
Published: 04/21/14
Updated: 04/22/14

Zillow: Tampa home values to outpace national average

Although home values in the Tampa metropolitan area remain 37 percent below their July 2006 peak, home values are projected to increase 6.2 percent over the next year, outpacing the projected 3.3 percent U.S. increase, the Zillow Real Estate Market R...
Published: 04/22/14
John Travolta to attend Bollywood film awards

John Travolta to attend Bollywood film awards

TAMPA — Lighting up the silver screen with his dance moves as much as his acting chops, John Travolta has long been a favorite in a Bollywood industry that demands a range of talent in its own stars....
Published: 04/21/14