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HJ Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant

NEW YORK — H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue in excess of $28 billion.
Published: 03/25/15
Taco Bell: Waffle taco out; biscuit taco in

Taco Bell: Waffle taco out; biscuit taco in

NEW YORK — The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco.
Published: 03/25/15
Gasparilla film fest opens to real crowd, not fake one anymore

Gasparilla film fest opens to real crowd, not fake one anymore

TAMPA — As a volunteer at the first annual Gasparilla International Film Festival in 2006, Mike Compton was given an unusual task. Call it guerilla marketing.
Published: 03/24/15
Updated: 03/25/15

Judge upholds minimum fare for limos in Hillsborough

TAMPA - A judge has upheld Hillsborough County's right to impose a $50 minimum fare for limousines, a small victory for the county's Public Transportation Commission in its ongoing battle to maintain regulating authority over commercial vehicles. ...
Published: 03/24/15

Allegiant Air’s CEO named Jannus Award winner

CLEARWATER - Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., chairman and CEO of Allegiant Travel Co. and Allegiant Air, whose company has helped hugely boost passenger numbers at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, was named Tuesday as the 2015 Tony Jannus Award r...
Published: 03/24/15

RedCoach to make daily stops at Tampa’s Marion Transit Center

TAMPA — The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority has contracted with luxury bus service RedCoach to provide service from its Marion Transit Center in downtown Tampa.
Published: 03/24/15
Lecavalier lists Davis Islands mansion for $4.45 million

Lecavalier lists Davis Islands mansion for $4.45 million

Former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier has listed his Mediterranean- style mansion on Davis Islands for $4.45 million, the listing agent told Realtor.com....
Published: 03/24/15
Amazon Hose warehouse demolition underway in Channel District

Amazon Hose warehouse demolition underway in Channel District

TAMPA — Demolition work began this week on the Amazon Hose & Rubber Co. building, one of the last major warehouse buildings left in the downtown Channel District area.
Published: 03/23/15
Updated: 03/24/15

50-acre park a dream come true for Carrollwood Village

TAMPA — For years, Carrollwood Village residents told their civic leaders they’d like a park where their dogs could run and play with other dogs.
Published: 03/23/15
Updated: 03/24/15
GrillSmith to close South Tampa restaurant

GrillSmith to close South Tampa restaurant

TAMPA—The GrillSmith restaurant location in South Tampa will close by next week, a victim of poor sales, the company said.
Published: 03/23/15