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Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Sabor, in Spanish, means flavor, so food remains at the heart of the Festival del Sabor. And what would the leading celebration of Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area be without an arroz con pollo contest?
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/19/14
Artist’s work is going to the dogs

Artist’s work is going to the dogs

TAMPA – For Tampa artist John LaFree, it truly is a dog’s life.
Published: 09/17/14
Riverview boy in Reba McEntire’s ‘Pray for Peace’ video

Riverview boy in Reba McEntire’s ‘Pray for Peace’ video

RIVERVIEW — For a 6-year-old kid, John John Humphreys has a lot of acting credits. Newest on his list is a cameo role in Reba McEntire’s video called “Pray for Peace.”
Published: 09/17/14
Bike trail receives improvements

Bike trail receives improvements

LITHIA — Two of the top-rated mountain bike trails in Florida are located in Lithia: Alafia River State Park, 14326 S. County Road 39, and Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve, 13998 Balm Boyette Road, according to Singletracks Mountain Bike Blog follo...
Published: 09/17/14
Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Chicken with rice rivalry this Saturday at Festival del Sabor

Almost every family I know has it’s own recipe for arroz con pollo – aka chicken with rice – and each thinks that theirs is the best.
Published: 09/16/14
For those who remember rhubarb

For those who remember rhubarb

Quite likely people who have lived in Florida all or most of their lives have never tasted rhubarb, though it’s sometimes seen at the grocery store in the produce section. Its red stems are the part that taste so good (or bad to some).
Published: 09/16/14
South County Career Center’s JROTC program gives second chance

South County Career Center’s JROTC program gives second chance

RUSKIN – For some teenagers, high school is not about Friday night football games, proms and planning for college. It’s about second chances.
Published: 09/16/14
September is a month of transition

September is a month of transition

Hard to believe we’re already in the middle of September, and what a year of great fishing it’s been thus far. September is a month of transition in South Shore waters.
Published: 09/16/14
Upcoming job fair to connect prospective employees with area employers

Upcoming job fair to connect prospective employees with area employers

RUSKIN – Businesses that need employees and individuals who need work are invited to the 2014 South County Job Fair from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 3 at the Hillsborough Community College SouthShore Campus, 551 24th St. NE.
Published: 09/16/14
A piece of Ruskin history is for sale

A piece of Ruskin history is for sale

RUSKIN – Although he’s never seen any ghosts wandering through halls of his historic Ruskin home, Conrad Peterson can easily envision ballet students pirouetting across the original heart-of-pine floors in his living room and budding ar...
Published: 09/16/14