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Lauro Ristorante in Tampa closes after 33 years

Lauro Ristorante in Tampa closes after 33 years

TAMPA — After 33 years as a South Tampa landmark, Lauro Ristorante has closed its doors.
Updated: 16 hours ago
It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

RUSKIN – Hordes of people are expected to descend into South Shore the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for Ruskin's signature community celebration – the annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. It's a weekend where more than 25,000 visitors will seek their f...
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/23/14
Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

DOWNTOWN — Whether they want to achieve a frightening look or something that's just too adorable, those who attend a Halloween makeup workshop will learn the basic tricks and beyond Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. ...
Published: 10/22/14
Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

YBOR CITY — When guests gather Saturday night at a historic structure, they will be celebrating more than the Centro Asturiano de Tampa building’s 100 years, said event organizers.
Published: 10/22/14
Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

The fourth annual “Knights Down Under” event, hosted by the Robinson High School Foundation, was held in St. Mary’s Hall, 4311 W. San Miguel St., Tampa, on Oct. 11.
Published: 10/22/14
Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

SOUTH TAMPA — She’s been described by some as an environmentalist with a paintbrush.
Published: 10/22/14
Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

SULPHUR SPRINGS — William and Kristy Pinkney — and their children — couldn’t believe their eyes.
Published: 10/22/14
Marching in step to the pageantry arts

Marching in step to the pageantry arts

Durant High’s band director lives to spend weekend nights with hundreds of kids on the football fields of Hillsborough County and beyond, in a display of pageantry arts that takes the unbridled attention and commitment of marching band parents...
Published: 10/22/14
Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

Manatee Viewing Center set to begin 29th season

APOLLO BEACH – One of South Shore’s most treasured destinations for tourists and residents alike is quietly preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Over the summer, Tampa Electric Co.’s Manatee Viewing Center has been making some cha...
Published: 10/21/14
Tampa's first Cyclovia event draws bicyclists downtown

Tampa's first Cyclovia event draws bicyclists downtown Video

TAMPA — James Harkness dripped with sweat as he sipped an energy drink.
Published: 10/19/14
Updated: 10/21/14