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Dragon boats race in downtown Tampa

Dragon boats race in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Competitors paddled it out in Garrison Channel on Saturday during the annual Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races.
Updated: 4 mins ago

Three people rescued from boat near Gandy Bridge

Three people were rescued from a troubled boat early Saturday near Gandy Bridge, authorities said.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Cleveland Street in Tampa closed Sunday night for road work

Cleveland Street in Hyde Park will be closed Sunday night as crews prepare to install a new water line.
Published: 04/24/15
A cut above for a cure

A cut above for a cure

The Veredus Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge, presented by Carrabba’s Italian Grill, turned into a mow-off between Cigar City Brewing, Barley Mow Brewing Company and Tangent Brewing. Other sponsors included Veredus, Carrabba’s Italian Gri...
Published: 04/22/15

Tampa Bay AT&T employees honored with service awards

TAMPA — More than 35 local AT&T employees have been recognized with the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award. Statewide, 214 AT&T employees earned the honor. The PVSA gives U.S. presidential recognition to individuals...
Published: 04/22/15

Next Generation Ballet to perform ‘Coppélia’

Ballet’s greatest comedy comes alive when Next Generation Ballet performs “Coppélia,” with music by Leo Delibes and choreography staged by NGB’s Artistic Director Peter Stark.
Published: 04/22/15
Island Paws Party finds homes for furry friends

Island Paws Party finds homes for furry friends

TAMPA — The pets had their paws crossed they would be adopted. Sixteen dogs — and a few tabbies — arrived for snuggles, smooches and adoption at the 2015 Island Paws Party on April 10 to benefit the Tampa Humane Society....
Published: 04/22/15
Restoring a piece of South Tampa’s musical history

Restoring a piece of South Tampa’s musical history

HYDE PARK — There’s a lot of work to be done at the 89-year-old Friday Morning Musicale Building, where thousands of students and professionals have performed over the years.
Published: 04/22/15

Channelside may get its first market

CHANNELSIDE — A small popular downtown grocery, Duckweed Urban Market, is planning to open a second location late this summer in the Channel District — if all goes as planned.
Published: 04/22/15
Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

I’m all about dessert. I can’t finish a meal without thinking about or eating one. So after a day out in the sun pulling weeds and muscles, we sat down to a lazy, but healthy dinner – salad and a turkey burger. Then came the big ...
Published: 04/21/15