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Ti plants set off any scene

Ti plants set off any scene

We had a flower shop in Ohio in the early ‘60s, and I went to design classes to learn all I could. The best thing I learned was that we could send $5 to a man called A. James in Orlando and he would send us a box of tropical foliage, including...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

As I pushed my shopping cart through the aisles of Publix last week, I found myself trying to bury – I blush to say – a box of cake mix. There it was, a silent testimony to the occasional shortcuts I take in my kitchen. I felt a twinge ...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Student combines love of community, love of football

TAMPA — Andrew Moss is a longshot to start at quarterback for Robinson High School this fall, but he's already made a major impact on the playing field.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Artist’s most recent work is featured at New Tampa library

Artist’s most recent work is featured at New Tampa library

NEW TAMPA — Artist Carol Northington is no stranger to the New Tampa Regional Library.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Fundraiser set to improve Lutz baseball facilities

LUTZ — Baseball in Lutz has always been “cool,” but organizers feel it is time to raise money to keep Lutz baseball facilities on par with other organizations in Hillsborough County.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Whimsical name, serious shopping at Tate & Tilly

Whimsical name, serious shopping at Tate & Tilly

CARROLLWOOD — Finding a unique and special gift for numerous birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions throughout the year can be both stressful and time consuming. According to Tisha DiFelice, owner of Tate & Tilly Boutique, 24349 N. Dal...
Updated: 15 hours ago
Steven Lolli’s irreverent comedy searches for the stupid

Steven Lolli’s irreverent comedy searches for the stupid

TAMPA — Steven Lolli isn’t writing for the mainstream.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Tim the Tool Guy carries on

Tim the Tool Guy carries on

TAMPA — When he was a small child, he noticed all the kids in the neighborhood were riding skateboards. All of them.
Updated: 15 hours ago
This soup is as cool as a cucumber

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.
Published: 08/20/14