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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

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Are you ready to Run for the Manatees at Lake Park?

The Lake Magdalene Elementary Dads’ Club will be holding its annual Run for the Manatees fundraiser at Lake Park on Saturday. This is the fourth year for the event, which features a 5K chip-timed race as well as a 1-mile fun run/walk. The 5K b...
Published: 02/25/15
Yarn store threads its way into new fiber options

Yarn store threads its way into new fiber options

ODESSA — Walking through the door of Fiber Art Inc., at 8727 Gunn Highway in Odessa, is like stepping into a woolen rainbow. There are balls of yarn in every possible color and texture throughout the shop. Yet, owner Rosalind Moore doesnȁ...
Published: 02/25/15
Basketball player aims to bridge gap between hearing and deaf worlds

Basketball player aims to bridge gap between hearing and deaf worlds

BRANDON — Former University of New Orleans lockdown defender and business management graduate Kentrell Martin, 32, will sign copies of books from his award-winning Shelly’s Adventures series from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and March 7 ...
Published: 02/25/15
What to do with all those leaves?

What to do with all those leaves?

There was a time when I had hardly any leaves. Now I have many but never enough.
Published: 02/24/15
Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

I started to write this column about the many and varied cooking hacks I’ve seen lately.
Published: 02/24/15
Homes and more on display in Historic Hyde Park

Homes and more on display in Historic Hyde Park

TAMPA — Mark Mathiason will live in his newly finished home only a few weeks before having about 1,000 visitors. That’s because he volunteered his Craftsman-style home to be among the eight Hyde Park residences open Feb. 28 for the annu...
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15
Conference to focus on performing arts medicine

Conference to focus on performing arts medicine

TAMPA — The careers of most professional athletes and dancers peak when the individuals are in their 20s and 30s, though some may perform into their 40s and 50s. Musicians, sometimes called small-muscle athletes, can play their whole lives if ...
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15

Hyde Park tour features notable homes

Historic Hyde Park opens its doors for the 13th annual Home Tour with local restaurants and caterers providing food samples.
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/20/15
Skateboard business is teen’s higher education – for now

Skateboard business is teen’s higher education – for now

SOUTH TAMPA — When 19-year-old Austin Anderson graduated from a Texas high school last year, he not only needed a job, but also wanted to return to Tampa, where he had previously lived. His mother, Michelle Marcum, had a solution....
Published: 02/18/15
Youths donate their time, talent at Camp Florida

Youths donate their time, talent at Camp Florida

NEW TAMPA — The occasion was all about young people from far and near gathering together to listen, learn and lend a hand in sprucing up their surroundings at a serene and secluded 22-acre lakeside site in Brandon....
Published: 02/18/15