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Monday, May 04, 2015

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Tampa Riverwalk’s coming-out party a crowd pleaser

Tampa Riverwalk’s coming-out party a crowd pleaser

TAMPA — Forty years after Tampa Mayor William Poe decided to reclaim the downtown riverfront from the warehouses and railroads, thousands of people packed onto the newly-completed Riverwalk to celebrate.
Published: 05/02/15
Gardening
Make the most of your edible herbs

Gardening Make the most of your edible herbs

There are quite a few herbs — like parsley and thyme — that will likely die out when the summer rains start. And there are many herbs that last year-round and grow so well that we can always have plenty....
Published: 04/30/15
HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

Come Saturday evening one very worthy senior citizen in northwest Tampa was able do something most homeowners take for granted — close and lock a door.
Published: 04/29/15
St. John’s wins state Latin Forum

St. John’s wins state Latin Forum

TAMPA — Twenty-five students in seventh and eighth grades from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School won the overall prize at the Florida Junior Classical League State Latin Forum, marking the fifth year in a row the school has won the...
Published: 04/29/15

Italian Club spectacular to support historic site

YBOR CITY — The Italian Club’s upcoming benefit for its historic cemetery will emphasize headliners much more than it will headstones.
Published: 04/29/15

Channelside medical, dental center planned

CHANNEL DISTRICT — A 6,200-square-foot medical facility is scheduled to open in Channelside late this summer, providing care for the growing number of residents and others.
Published: 04/29/15
Going against the grain, artist uses wood for canvas

Going against the grain, artist uses wood for canvas

SOUTH TAMPA — Tampa artist Chris Deacon said the title of his upcoming solo art show, “In the Attic,” came from his wife’s blog by the same title. His wife, Jessica McCarty, also inspired his eerie painting, “Green ...
Published: 04/29/15
Wellness event promotes healthy students

Wellness event promotes healthy students

WEST TAMPA — Tampa Adventist Academy students bounced balls, ran through obstacles, jumped rope, did jumping jacks and performed other physical activities to demonstrate the importance of fitness.
Published: 04/29/15
Two from Troop 4 earn rank of Eagle Scout

Two from Troop 4 earn rank of Eagle Scout

SOUTH TAMPA — Two Boy Scouts from Troop 4 were presented their Eagle Scout rank at a Court of Honor this month at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.
Published: 04/29/15
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.
Published: 04/25/15