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First channel district art walk planned

CHANNEL DISTRICT — A first-time art show will combine visual art with performance arts at the free Art on 12th on Friday evening.
Updated one month ago
Kitten Shower can’t scratch fever of cat lovers

Kitten Shower can’t scratch fever of cat lovers

Playful-to-passive little balls of fuzz and fur welcomed visitors with heart-melting meows at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay’s Kitten Shower on May 23.
Updated one month ago
‘My MacDill’ marks base’s 75th anniversary

‘My MacDill’ marks base’s 75th anniversary

RIVERVIEW — A brigadier general and a former newspaper publisher stepped up to the dais May 5 at The Regent in Riverview to tell the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce members in attendance about a community pride campaign for the MacDill Air...
Updated one month ago

A decision to cover the clocks

It’s a habit that’s hard to break, but I’m trying. Ever since I was a little girl, my life seemed to be governed by the clock: a time to wake up; time for breakfast; time for school; time for lunch; and time to come home. Then th...
Updated one month ago
Tampa’s Thai temple feeds body, spirit

Tampa’s Thai temple feeds body, spirit

For years I’ve heard rumblings about the good eats at the Sunday Thai Market on Palm River Road. All those accolades recently proved too much for me to resist, so I lent my stomach to the greater good and decided to check it out for myself.
Updated one month ago
Channelside group draws new members with Bikes, Blues and Brews

Channelside group draws new members with Bikes, Blues and Brews

TAMPA — The Black Keys’ “Ten Cent Pistol” played on outdoor speakers at the Grand Central Courtyard Sunday afternoon, as Eric Hovland of South Tampa rolled into the Channelside District Community Alliance’s first me...
Updated one month ago
Strange plants keep bringing surprises

Strange plants keep bringing surprises

When we had a large vegetable garden in Iowa, some of the farmers thought we were strange, and one even told us he didn’t recognize much of what we were growing: cauliflowers of many colors, huge sugar beets we fed to the cows, comfrey that ke...
Updated one month ago
Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Scholarships awarded for Heart of a Champion event

Thousands of dollars in scholarships were presented to student-athletes from throughout Hillsborough County at a presentation at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre on May 13.
Updated one month ago
Church plants garden with goal of helping others

Church plants garden with goal of helping others

EAST TAMPA — Members of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church are growing “a garden of faith, family and fellowship” — while growing one filled with vegetables — to help those in need, said the church’s p...
Updated one month ago
County PTAs and their leaders honored

County PTAs and their leaders honored

TAMPA — PTAs and PTSAs from across the county were recognized for their service to the students, teachers and the community at the recent Hillsborough County Council of PTA-PTSAs 33rd annual Awards Luncheon.
Updated one month ago