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What’s new might be old again at local retailer

What’s new might be old again at local retailer

CARROLLWOOD — What is a modern vintage market? “A lot of people ask us that, but until they step inside Rare Hues, it’s kind of hard to explain the concept,” said owner Jen Carreno.
Published: 06/24/15
Home-schoolers get their shot at musical theater

Home-schoolers get their shot at musical theater

DOWNTOWN — Dressed in a turquoise Aladdin T-shirt, with spiked blond hair and dark rimmed glasses, the eloquent 9-year-old sat posture perfect at the picnic table and answered questions like a seasoned professional — not a first-time mu...
Published: 06/24/15
‘Uncork’ benefits pediatric cancer research

‘Uncork’ benefits pediatric cancer research

DOWNTOWN — The Krewe of Zingaro will sponsor the 11th annual Uncork the Cure Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Sunday, with proceeds benefiting childhood cancer research.
Published: 06/24/15

Couple dedicates room at Bob Sierra YMCA to reading

CARROLLWOOD — Now that it’s summertime and the living is supposed to be easy, kids are faced with spending some time indoors during the afternoon, since there is a reasonably good chance of our traditional summer downpours....
Published: 06/24/15

Faith mixes ministries for local group

TAMPA — If you spend weekends driving out and about the Tampa Bay area, you will quickly realize that it is possible to get your car washed at just about any convenience store. Typically, the washers will be young kids, usually around high sch...
Published: 06/24/15
El Rico Frappe a place to beat the summer heat

El Rico Frappe a place to beat the summer heat

The quest for cool tasty treats becomes an important to-do item when Florida’s daily temperatures reach their summertime peaks. A relatively new place where you can find chilled drinks and light meals is El Rico Frappe in north Tampa.
Published: 06/24/15
USF Botanical Gardens to present Summer Plant Festival

USF Botanical Gardens to present Summer Plant Festival

TAMPA — Summer has officially arrived, and the staff and volunteers at the USF Botanical Gardens can’t wait to usher in the season with their annual Summer Plant Festival.
Published: 06/24/15
Summer fun at the YMCA

Summer fun at the YMCA

School may be out for the summer, but there’s plenty going on at the Bob Sierra YMCA in Carrollwood. Kids (and adults) are enjoying the dog days of summer in the pool and out of the sun with arts and crafts and other activities....
Published: 06/24/15

Hillel students visit Israel

CARROLLWOOD — The culmination of a formal Jewish education is often a trip to Israel. Often, Jewish children are taught about Israel throughout their school career. At Hillel Academy, 2020 W. Fletcher Ave., the eighth-graders recently traveled...
Published: 06/24/15
Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Foil packets can make you one happy camper – or backyard griller

Gosh, I loved taking my girls camping when they were young.
Published: 06/23/15