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Alligator attack on Hillsborough River left imprint in more ways than one

Alligator attack on Hillsborough River left imprint in more ways than one

Andrea Reese won't ever forget her encounter with an alligator last month while canoeing on the Hillsborough River. The scars won't let her.
Published: 09/16/14
Updated: 09/17/14
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Published: 09/16/14
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Published: 09/16/14
FWC: Gator, startled by canoe, jumped toward boat and bit woman

FWC: Gator, startled by canoe, jumped toward boat and bit woman

Investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission say they have solved the mystery of what happened when an alligator bit a woman last month while she was in her canoe on the Hillsborough River.
Published: 09/14/14
Updated: 09/15/14
34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games start Sept. 29

34th Annual Tampa Bay Senior Games start Sept. 29

SOUTH SHORE – Seniors serious about their sports need to suit up, lace up and sign up now for the 2014 Tampa Bay Senior Games. The 34th annual series of competitions will take place over three weeks from Sept. 29 to Oct. 17. Registration is und...
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14
Hidden cafe offers calm dining retreat

Hidden cafe offers calm dining retreat

Caffeine deprived and craving something sweet, I recently decided to check out The Landing Cafe in Waterset.
Published: 09/10/14
Updated: 09/11/14

Upcoming ‘Roll and Read’ event promotes literacy

YBOR CITY — Parents can decorate strollers and wagons for a 1-mile walk down “reading lane” for the first-ever “Roll and Read — Powered by Parents as Teachers,” an international event promoting early literacy...
Published: 09/10/14
Chamber’s top citizen places value in giving

Chamber’s top citizen places value in giving

TEMPLE TERRACE — Anita Long did everything in her power to fight back the tears.
Published: 09/10/14
Jimmy Fisher named recipient of service award

Jimmy Fisher named recipient of service award

TEMPLE TERRACE — In Jimmy Fisher’s eyes, Ann Simmons represents everything that is good about the community.
Published: 09/10/14
Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus has openings

Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus has openings

TAMPA — Zeth Sepulveda is starting his fourth year as a singer in the Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus.
Published: 09/10/14