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Business aims to help area lacrosse grow

TAMPA — If you can get Laura Barsanti to start talking lacrosse, which isn’t hard, it’s tough to get her to stop.
Published: 03/04/15

Golf league offers fun, camaraderie

TAMPA — Bill Hughes has been with the Eagles Golf Club since it was a nine-hole course — dubbed the Nine Eagles Golf Club — way back before the Westchase area was even, well, Westchase.
Published: 03/04/15
Old McMicky’s in Odessa enjoys success while giving back

Old McMicky’s in Odessa enjoys success while giving back

After closing in 2005 and reopening eight years later, the folks at Old McMicky’s Farm decided to run things a little differently.
Published: 03/04/15
Kaleisia Tea Lounge aims to broaden north Tampa customers’ tastes

Kaleisia Tea Lounge aims to broaden north Tampa customers’ tastes

The customers and staff of Kaleisia Tea Lounge refer to the shelves displaying tins of loose-leaf tea as #x201c;The Wall of Tea.#x201d; Co-owner Kim Pham, 34, says serving those teas, with names like Tong Yu Mountain, Mango Sunburst, Sencha Superior ...
Published: 03/04/15
A8 Art Bar is a place to exercise creativity

A8 Art Bar is a place to exercise creativity

Just as he coached clients to physical prowess and well being during his career in the commercial fitness industry, Sean Manovill now guides people toward artistic fulfillment.
Published: 03/04/15

Gaither band enjoys banner year

TAMPA - The new band director at Gaither High School, Luis Alvarez, has tried to bring out the true light in each of his students' musical performances and has been there to witness his students excel musically this school year....
Published: 03/04/15

Casey named Bob Sierra Family YMCA Volunteer of the Year

CARROLLWOOD — Melanie Casey just wanted to be involved in helping out. She never dreamed she would be named Volunteer of the Year at the Bob Sierra Family YMCA.
Published: 03/04/15

Tax time could be payback time instead of windfall

BRANDON — With April 15 just around the corner, many can already taste that tax refund check.
Published: 03/04/15
The best part of gardening is the sharing

The best part of gardening is the sharing

Julie Lessard has one of those gardens that lets you know the moment you see it that it belongs to a plant-addicted gardener. She's a member of the Tampa bromeliad, begonia and camellia societies and has many friends with wonderful gardens who are gl...
Published: 03/03/15

A foolish decision helped me understand

Doing something stupid helped me understand.
Published: 03/03/15