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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

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Removal of parrot nest on TECO pole ruffles feathers

Removal of parrot nest on TECO pole ruffles feathers

A power pole on Waters and Dale Mabry is bringing new light to the recurring problem of wildlife in an urban setting.
Published: 06/21/15
Japanese festival celebrates summer

Japanese festival celebrates summer

TAMPA — The 10th annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri (summer festival) gives people interested in Japanese culture a chance to venture beyond the California roll entry on a sushi menu.
Published: 06/17/15
No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

I imagine Hades has nothing on us during the summer. It’s so hot a brief walk around the block with the pups and I melt like Muenster cheese in the microwave (and so do they).
Published: 06/17/15
Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

The two best rules for success in landscaping is: Work with nature rather than against it, because Mother Nature will always win. And put the right plant in the right place.
Published: 06/17/15

The chance to be of use

Oscar and I love shopping for antiques. It’s an old habit we developed early in our marriage, after finding a shop in Ephreta, Pa., which had an attic full of them. Over the years we bought a wooden hand-crank wall telephone, an oak time-punch...
Published: 06/17/15
Channel groups find their voice

Channel groups find their voice

CHANNEL DISTRICT — Edd Suyak wants to see residents and business owners in the Channelside speak “with one voice.”
Published: 06/17/15
Artist uses color to engage audience

Artist uses color to engage audience

SOUTH TAMPA — Artist Kathy Durdin of Hyde Park doesn’t always mix colors as a way of defining her own creativity, but rather challenges her viewers to connect with what’s on the canvas.
Published: 06/17/15
Residential units, businesses looking to Channel District

Residential units, businesses looking to Channel District

CHANNEL DISTRICT — With more people interested in living in the Channelside area, more residential units and businesses are going in.
Published: 06/17/15
Girl Scouts honored for golden projects

Girl Scouts honored for golden projects

WEST SHORE — Recent Plant High School graduate Alexis Garcia had volunteered for several years with the Voluntary Prekindergarten Program at Chiles Elementary in New Tampa.
Published: 06/17/15

Rowers perform well at national championship

A number of young rowers from Tampa Bay performed well at the 2015 Scholastic Rowing Association’s National Championship in New Jersey on May 23.
Published: 06/17/15