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Artist uses cold wax for ‘grown-up finger painting’

Artist uses cold wax for ‘grown-up finger painting’

TAMPA — Many artists work with a paint brush, leaving finger painting to children.
Published: 07/11/14
Store gives old stuff new purpose

Store gives old stuff new purpose

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Tish Ganey shifted through a basket of craft pieces at the recently opened Stained Market Place, choosing some that looked like plastic cookie cutters.
Published: 07/11/14
Historic Sacred Heart Church to get ‘facelift’

Historic Sacred Heart Church to get ‘facelift’

Sacred Heart Church, in a historic 110-year-old building on Florida Avenue, is about to get a facelift.
Published: 07/11/14
Local libraries offer chance to win $500

Local libraries offer chance to win $500

BRANDON – Library patrons are being urged to “Take Flat Andy with you!” for a chance to win a $100 or $500 prize.
Published: 07/11/14
Muralists start work on West Tampa water tower

Muralists start work on West Tampa water tower

TAMPA — Twelve stories above West Tampa, two artists from Idaho are putting a local touch on a neighborhood landmark.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/11/14

Tampa company aims to reduce emissions, cut energy costs

While nationally, the Obama administration recently announced regulations to cut the amount of carbon dioxide the U.S. energy sector may emit, locally, an eco-friendly company CEO is already doing his part to help heal the environment and reduce carb...
Published: 07/09/14

Artist says paintings feel like ‘old friends’

Mike O’Donnell, 76, has been painting for more than 50 years.
Published: 07/09/14
This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

This fruitful jungle is full of rare plants

I love to visit Ed Musgrave’s garden because it’s even more of a jungle than mine, partly because he has one and a half acres, which is three times the size of my garden. He also has much more experience and knowledge about fruit and ra...
Published: 07/08/14

Watch-less and watch what happens

It must be true that opposites attract, otherwise I probably wouldn’t be married.
Published: 07/08/14
Observations, odds and ends

Observations, odds and ends

Special Correspondent
Published: 07/08/14