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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

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Fans of Kiley Garden push for its restoration

Fans of Kiley Garden push for its restoration

TAMPA — It has been 15 years since the bubbling fountains of Kiley Garden were shut off and almost a decade since its hundreds of trees were removed, turning the urban oasis into a flat checkerboard of grass and concrete.
Published: 04/12/15

84-room Marriott coming to South Dale Mabry

TAMPA — A local hotel company has struck a 20-year deal with Marriott to bring a new hotel to South Tampa.
Published: 04/12/15
Simply 2 jazz duo entertains and educates

Simply 2 jazz duo entertains and educates

SOUTH TAMPA — When jazz musicians Mark Simo and Dwayne White put together their set list for a gig they avoid cacophony, favoring melody over improvisation. This has brought them a growing fan base — and steady work....
Published: 04/08/15
LampLighters stage, tweak annual event

LampLighters stage, tweak annual event

SOUTH TAMPA — Organizers of Lights Fashion Hope are looking to bring more men to the event, which raises funds for the volunteer organization The LampLighters to assist children in need.
Published: 04/08/15
Seminole Heights home tour: More than just bungalows

Seminole Heights home tour: More than just bungalows

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Homes built almost 100 years ago — as well as a couple built in the 1980s — are part of the Old Seminole Heights 17th annual Home Tour on Sunday.
Published: 04/08/15
Auction raises funds for Academy of the Holy Names

Auction raises funds for Academy of the Holy Names

The Black and White by the Bay Auction, a fundraiser for the Academy of the Holy Names Catholic school in Tampa, was held March 28 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. About 500 attendees enjoyed live entertainment from Southtown Fever as well as cocktail h...
Published: 04/08/15
Artist’s work aids in battle against cancer

Artist’s work aids in battle against cancer

SOUTH TAMPA — Having been recently diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic lung cancer, Tampa artist Carolene Heart recognizes the therapeutic power of art more than ever.
Published: 04/08/15
Ballast Point Elementary celebrates nine decades of storied history

Ballast Point Elementary celebrates nine decades of storied history

A few rain clouds couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm for Ballast Point Elementary School’s 90th birthday party on March 27. The students were jubilant about the decades and wanted to know if their principal was a student in the ’20s....
Published: 04/08/15

Leaders shine as Luminaries

TAMPA — Three community leaders have been selected as Luminaries by the Junior League of Tampa to be featured on a prime-time TV show and honored at a luncheon.
Published: 04/08/15
Retired broadcaster Wilson presented the St. Lawrence service award

Retired broadcaster Wilson presented the St. Lawrence service award

St. Lawrence Catholic School recently announced that the Dr. Carlos Tosca Community Service Award was awarded to recently retired broadcaster John Wilson.
Published: 04/08/15