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Friday, Mar 06, 2015

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Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

Don’t pitch ripe bananas, make banana bread

There they sit on the counter, doing a slow dance from green to golden to, well, bruised and unpleasant-looking.
Published: 03/03/15
Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Old time Tampa denizens recall a time when downtown turned into a ghost town after 5 p.m.
Published: 03/01/15
Updated: 03/02/15
Ybor will be busy with events come Saturday

Ybor will be busy with events come Saturday

It’s another big Saturday in Ybor City this week with music, food, drink and shopping.
Published: 02/25/15
Radio program launches new celtic webcast

Radio program launches new celtic webcast

A Celtic music celebration featuring live music helped launch a new webcast component of the longtime WMNF radio program, “Music of the Isles,” which has floated along the Tampa Bay airwaves for 35 years....
Published: 02/25/15
Nature a natural model for two artists

Nature a natural model for two artists

YBOR CITY — Whether it’s looking into the eyes of an elephant or the eye of a storm, realist painters Marie Schadt and Virginia Butler capture the intricate details of nature through their work. The two artists will share their unique p...
Published: 02/25/15
Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts name Women of Distinction

TAMPA — Two Tampa residents — and one from Tarpon Springs — will be honored by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida as 2015 Women of Distinction for success in their chosen fields and serving as inspiring role models for girl...
Published: 02/25/15
New Tampa boy named Florida’s  top middle-level youth

New Tampa boy named Florida’s top middle-level youth

NEW TAMPA — Twelve-year-old N’Jhari Jackson signs off his emails with a Bible verse, Hebrews 13:16.
Published: 02/25/15
Peruvian cuisine pleases the palate at Cazador Grill

Peruvian cuisine pleases the palate at Cazador Grill

TEMPLE TERRACE — Friends Naomi Fuentes and Rosa Rios are self-declared foodies.
Published: 02/25/15
What to do with all those leaves?

What to do with all those leaves?

There was a time when I had hardly any leaves. Now I have many but never enough.
Published: 02/24/15
Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

Hack your muffin tin: meatloaf, taco pies, more

I started to write this column about the many and varied cooking hacks I’ve seen lately.
Published: 02/24/15