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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.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Traditions are the glue of generations

We did it because it was fun, it drew us closer to our children and we were looking for a memory-maker that would be a special event we could savor and share upon recollection. That’s how “Foothie” was born in our family.
Published: 10/17/14
Group seeks to link commerce and the community

Group seeks to link commerce and the community

A grass-roots organization is pulling together residents and businesses in the Channelside area and its surroundings.
Published: 10/15/14
 Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

SWEETWATER — Amish and Melanie Patel are trying to help raise awareness of domestic violence issues by opening their waterfront home for an evening of wine, music and dessert.
Published: 10/15/14
Sweet success will be object of Ybor City Cupcake bakeoff

Sweet success will be object of Ybor City Cupcake bakeoff

More than 20 contestants will compete in a cupcake bakeoff for the coveted title of the “Best Cupcake in Tampa Bay 2014” during the annual Cupcake Festival on Saturday in Ybor City.
Published: 10/15/14
Kiwanis fund, build community reading room

Kiwanis fund, build community reading room

TAMPA — A lot of chicken dinners turned into a bright, comfortable room where children can improve their reading skills.
Published: 10/15/14

Elegant Evening events

How about a night featuring a light dinner, wine, live music and dessert? Welcome to Elegant Evenings, events held in private homes or special sites as fundraisers for Brighter Tomorrows, a 501c(3) corporation addressing the needs of domestic violenc...
Published: 10/15/14
AVAST takes to the greens

AVAST takes to the greens

Members of AVAST, or Amputee Veterans of America Support Team, gathered to play with 60 other golfers in Tampa East Sertoma’s 29th annual Golf Classic on Oct. 3 at Lexington Oaks Golf Club in Wesley Chapel. AVAST’s mission is to help ve...
Published: 10/15/14
Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Those baby pumpkins and unusual gourds I’ve been tempted to buy at the supermarket are just the beginning of the good things the month of October brings. Their orange, red and brown tones remind me of a crisp autumn day in Minnesota, where I w...
Published: 10/08/14
This guy’s a master of many things

This guy’s a master of many things

John Starnes made his living as a landscaper in both Denver and Tampa. He was also a garden columnist for the two metropolitan newspapers and wrote magazine articles, as well.
Published: 10/08/14