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It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

RUSKIN – Hordes of people are expected to descend into South Shore the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for Ruskin's signature community celebration – the annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. It's a weekend where more than 25,000 visitors will seek their f...
Updated: 20 hours ago
Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

TAMPA — Tyler Hernandez is closer than ever to his goal of playing for the U.S. national wheelchair soccer team.
Published: 10/22/14
Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

The fourth annual “Knights Down Under” event, hosted by the Robinson High School Foundation, was held in St. Mary’s Hall, 4311 W. San Miguel St., Tampa, on Oct. 11.
Published: 10/22/14

Weinberg Village to honor Hall of Fame inductees

Weinberg Village is ready to party with its bi-annual Eight Over 80 awards ceremony.
Published: 10/22/14
How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

If there is such a thing as a dessert conspiracy, then Sweet Tweets Cakery, at 11127 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood, could be considered a front for a much larger operation. Owners Leticia and Scott Stovern opened the shop in 2011 as a way to e...
Published: 10/22/14
Still time for artists to join the 12th annual VillageFest

Still time for artists to join the 12th annual VillageFest

TAMPA — Live music, bounce houses, arts and crafts and just about anything else you can think of will be on display at the 12th annual VillageFest.
Published: 10/22/14
Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

APOLLO BEACH – One of South Shore’s most treasured destinations for tourists and residents alike is quietly preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Over the summer, Tampa Electric Co.’s Manatee Viewing Center has been making some cha...
Published: 10/21/14

Traditions are the glue of generations

We did it because it was fun, it drew us closer to our children and we were looking for a memory-maker that would be a special event we could savor and share upon recollection. That’s how “Foothie” was born in our family.
Published: 10/17/14
A chocoholic’s dream

A chocoholic’s dream

Not all chocolate is created equal. That’s a certainty to customers of Tampa’s Chocolate Delight, at 11751 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood.
Published: 10/15/14
 Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

SWEETWATER — Amish and Melanie Patel are trying to help raise awareness of domestic violence issues by opening their waterfront home for an evening of wine, music and dessert.
Published: 10/15/14