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Richard Mullins Columns

Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

Riverview theater set; Studio Movie Grill opening in Tampa

The Riverview area will soon have its own movie megaplex, as Michigan-based Goodrich Quality Theaters announced plans to build a first-run movie complex at the location of Interstate 75 and Gibsonton Road.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Carmel clarifies, switching name from ‘Café’ to ‘Kitchen’

Carmel clarifies, switching name from ‘Café’ to ‘Kitchen’

A funny thing happened when Carmel Café & Wine Bar opened a location near Philadelphia about eight months ago. People started showing up in the morning looking for coffee and doughnuts because of, well, the word “cafe.” ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Gonzmart to resurrect Tampa’s historic Goody Goody restaurant

Gonzmart to resurrect Tampa’s historic Goody Goody restaurant

Richard Gonzmart remembers going to the downtown Goody Goody as a kid with his grandfather for burgers, and picking up pies on the way to family parties.
Published: 10/20/14
For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights

For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights Video

The Fodder & Shine building site is a frenzy of construction, with contractors of all sorts trying to make a deadline for a soft opening for the Florida Cracker cuisine restaurant in early December, thus adding yet another funky destination to the gr...
Published: 10/20/14

New Seminole Heights eateries offer unique experiences Video

Quite a few restaurants, breweries and other eateries are choosing the bungalow-heavy neighborhood to set down roots.
Published: 10/17/14
Studio Movie Grill prepares for University Mall premiere

Studio Movie Grill prepares for University Mall premiere

Guests of the new Studio Movie Grill may find that the most striking feature of the dinner-with-a-movie location is the food.
Published: 10/17/14
Gasoline prices slip below $3 in Tampa Bay area

Gasoline prices slip below $3 in Tampa Bay area

Gas prices haven’t been this low here since last November. The average price is $3.15, but several local stations have posted prices of $2.89, if not $2.79, according to price spotters with TampaGasPrices.com.
Published: 10/16/14
Updated: 10/17/14

Talks between ride-sharing firms, county crumble

If talks between local taxi regulators and ride-sharing companies aren’t dead, they appear to be on life support.
Published: 10/16/14
Tampa still in search of a downtown grocery store

Tampa still in search of a downtown grocery store

The city-backed Encore housing development and Jeff Vinik's Channel District project are mentioned as possible sites. Discussions have taken place, but parking remains the sticking point.
Published: 10/14/14
Updated: 10/15/14

Verizon now fastest with Netflix streaming

TAMPA — Netflix customers in Tampa Bay should be enjoying lickity-split streaming onto their screens — at least compared to several months ago.
Published: 10/13/14
Updated: 10/14/14