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St. Pete-Clearwater sees 22% growth in air passengers

St. Pete-Clearwater sees 22% growth in air passengers

ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport served 22 percent more passengers in August compared to the same month last year. The airport is also seeing a 22 percent increase in passenger growth for the year so far....
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Hillsborough’s top taxi, limo inspector charged with DUI

Hillsborough’s top taxi, limo inspector charged with DUI

TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s top taxi and limo inspector is on administrative leave after he was pulled over by sheriff’s deputies and charged with driving under the influence.
Published: 09/16/14
Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

NEW YORK – Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys “Italian generosity.”
Published: 09/15/14
Tampa film festivals dealt setback

Tampa film festivals dealt setback

TAMPA — The “Bollywood Oscars” in April linked Tampa with the film industry for a crowd of 30,000 at Raymond James Stadium and a TV audience in the tens of millions.
Published: 09/14/14

Chick-fil-A plans restaurant for new Wesley Chapel outlet mall

WESLEY CHAPEL — Chick-fil-A could be coming to Wesley Chapel.
Published: 09/13/14
A simple way to pay

A simple way to pay

If Apple has a knack for anything, it’s taking a confusing, cumbersome, overly techie gadget or service and coming up with a super-simple solution that turbocharges a whole market. Apple killed off Napster with iTunes. Apple eclipsed a dozen d...
Published: 09/14/14

Del Frisco’s Grille to hire 150 workers

Soon-to-open upscale restaurant Del Frisco’s Grille plans to hire 150 staff to work at the new Tampa location at 4010 Boy Scout Blvd., including posts as server, sommelier, bartender, host/hostess, bussers, line, prep, broiler cooks, dishwashe...
Published: 09/12/14

Three Hillsborough airports to get updated masterplans

In an effort to keep up with trends in travel, technology and traveler amenities, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority is preparing to update the master plan for its three general aviation airports.
Published: 09/12/14
Free iPhone6? Not a joke, here’s how

Free iPhone6? Not a joke, here’s how

Verizon Wireless sent the Apple iPhone fanbase into a frenzy this week by uttering a simple phrase: “Free iPhone6.”
Published: 09/12/14

IT experts talk security

Information security leaders will discuss the security challenges facing their organizations’ user experience when Tampa Bay Technology Forum hosts Tech Trends, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 at The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport D...
Published: 09/12/14