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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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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...
Updated: 17 hours ago
It’s all about food, community at the 26th Annual Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at the 26th Annual 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 w...
Updated: 17 hours ago

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

Elegant Evening events

How about a night featuring a light dinner, wine, live music and dessert? Welcome to Elegant Evenings, events held in private homes or special sites as fundraisers for Brighter Tomorrows, a 501c(3) corporation addressing the needs of domestic violenc...
Published: 10/15/14
A good time to horse around

A good time to horse around

Horsepower for Kids is hosting its annual fall fundraiser every Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 2. Attractions include pony and hayrides, farm animals, face painting, train rides and live music. There are pumpkins for sale and a scarecrow contest wi...
Published: 10/15/14
Steinbrenner girls basketball eyes states

Steinbrenner girls basketball eyes states

LUTZ — If any basketball team in Hillsborough County has unfinished business, it is the Steinbrenner girls.
Published: 10/15/14

Teen leaves the diamond and the court for the greens and the roughs

TAMPA — There are plenty of stories about golf prodigies who are on the course eight hours a day, hitting balls and earning blisters as early as the age of 4.
Published: 10/15/14
Grant to help upgrade Westchase tennis

Grant to help upgrade Westchase tennis

TAMPA — The American tennis scene has been in decline for the past two decades. Remember waiting in line to get court times at the local municipal courts?
Published: 10/15/14