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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?
Updated: 17 hours ago

Tampa man, 22, electrocuted by downed power lines

A 22-year-old man was electrocuted by downed power lines Wednesday morning at a South Tampa home, authorities said.
Published: 09/18/14

Groups prepare for beinnial fashion event

DOWNTOWN — The biennial Chiselers-Plant Museum Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Fashion Show will have some firsts this year, the seventh staging of the fundraiser.
Published: 09/17/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14
New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

New wheelchair makes sports possible for boy

David Crosby, 11, spun around in his new wheelchair.
Published: 09/17/14

Sabor once again brings ‘flavor’ to Ybor

Spanish music, traditional dances and the aroma of Spanish foods will engulf Ybor City on Saturday during the ninth edition of the Festival del Sabor.
Published: 09/17/14
Purple Party honors volunteers

Purple Party honors volunteers

DOWNTOWN — Valerie Miller was so busy volunteering at the fundraiser’s registration desk that she almost missed her surprise recognition.
Published: 09/17/14

Johnson Brothers steps up for education

TAMPA — For a lot of Hills- borough County students, the holiday season is already underway.
Published: 09/17/14
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
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