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Bad A*% Beer Festival a fundraising success

Bad A*% Beer Festival a fundraising success

The Tampa Bay Brewing Company hosted the Bad A-- Beer Festival on June 28 on the site of its new brewery and restaurant in Westchase. The craft beer festival was a celebration of the groundbreaking of the location at Monroe's Business Park. There was...
Published: 07/09/14
Updated: 07/10/14
This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

I love to visit Ed Musgrave’s garden because it’s even more of a jungle than mine, partly because he has one and a half acres, which is three times the size of my garden. He also has much more experience and knowledge about fruit and ra...
Published: 07/08/14

Watch-less and watch what happens

It must be true that opposites attract, otherwise I probably wouldn’t be married.
Published: 07/08/14
A festive Fourth

A festive Fourth

Friday’s events including a parade, festival, cake contest, election of the “Guv’na” of Lutz and road races, will be on U.S. Highway 41 and Lutz-Lake Fern Road, around the Train Depot.
Published: 07/02/14
Updated: 07/03/14
From holidays to renovations, Val’s has the décor

From holidays to renovations, Val’s has the décor

Val’s Home Décor started out with a single booth at the Oldsmar Flea Market, selling baskets and handcrafted items. Today the family business occupies a warehouse-size building in Carrollwood, at 3920 Gunn Highway, that once was home to a...
Published: 07/02/14
Updated: 07/03/14
Wet fun for kids at Cypress Forest

Wet fun for kids at Cypress Forest

The Cypress Forest Recreation Center, 650 Pine Ave N., Oldsmar, offers a free Splashpark for kids every day until 7 p.m. Even on a day when there was a light rain, the park was packed with kids playing in the water and getting, well, splashed....
Published: 07/02/14
At 93, old duffer shows no signs of slowing down

At 93, old duffer shows no signs of slowing down

TAMPA – If you ask Andy Pfeiffer for an hour to talk, don’t even think about being done in 60 minutes.
Published: 07/02/14

It may be summer, but they’re still thinking football

TAMPA — At schools like Berkeley Prep, football is almost a 12-month commitment.
Published: 07/02/14
This martial art takes things slow

This martial art takes things slow

TAMPA – It doesn’t matter how old you are.
Published: 07/02/14
If one garden is good, are two better?

If one garden is good, are two better?

Do you sometimes wish you could return to a garden of your past or start another garden in another climate? Betty Denton lives in Dover on property adjacent to where she was raised with her mother’s house on one side and her sister’s on...
Published: 07/02/14