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Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

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This guy’s a master of many things

This guy’s a master of many things

John Starnes made his living as a landscaper in both Denver and Tampa. He was also a garden columnist for the two metropolitan newspapers and wrote magazine articles, as well.
Published: 10/08/14
Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Andrew Vernon, 26, said most of his landscape photography is captured within an hour of the Tampa Bay area, where the skies are typically friendly for his photographic art.
Published: 10/08/14
A shell of a good time

A shell of a good time

CHANNELSIDE — Oyster lovers filled their plates and bowls with the saltwater mollusks at the recent Oysters on the Deck event.
Published: 10/08/14
Church crafters do it all

Church crafters do it all

FOREST HILLS — When the crafters of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church started planning this year’s holiday bazaar, they weren’t going to include any refurbished furniture.
Published: 10/08/14
Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Celebrate downtown with three-day Oktoberfest event

Nicol Winkler and her business partners thought Tampa needed an Oktoberfest — complete with games, food, music and, of course, beer.
Published: 10/08/14
Sunset Park Garden Club tea ushers in new club year

Sunset Park Garden Club tea ushers in new club year

SUNSET PARK — Members and guests of the Sunset Park Garden Club kicked off their new club year with a Membership Tea, where they shared stories of summer vacations and talked of the 2014-15 club programs.
Published: 10/08/14
Two rescued after plane crashes in water off Davis Islands

Two rescued after plane crashes in water off Davis Islands

TAMPA — Two anglers fished a pilot and his passenger out of Hillsborough Bay a few miles south of Davis Islands on Monday morning after the airplane’s landing gear nicked the surface of the water and the plane flipped.
Published: 10/06/14
The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

The YES! F.A.I.R. is coming to town

TAMPA — Becki Forsell has never wanted to be defined by her disability.
Published: 10/01/14
Updated: 10/02/14
Volleyball winners take all

Volleyball winners take all

Taking on challengers from as far away as Minnesota to as near as Tampa itself, the Tampa Bay Volleyball Academy 14-year-old open club team came home national champions from the Junior Olympics in Minneapolis after winning the AAU Nationals in Orland...
Published: 10/01/14
Updated: 10/02/14
Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

Aptly titled cookbook is nonsense-free

It takes a special gift to know when to get all fancy with a cookbook title and when to play it dead straight. I’d say “Just Friggin’ Cook!” gets right to the friggin’ point.
Published: 10/01/14