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It's our turn: Amateurs get a crack at competing in Clearwater's Sugar Sand Festival
It's free to enter Saturday's Pro-Am Sand Sculpting Tournament or the family competion on Easter Sunday.
Published on 04/15/19
Clearwater's Sugar Sand Festival expands to three weekends
More than 120,000 people toured the giant tent of sand sculptures last year, and even more are expected when it opens Friday.
Published on 04/12/19
Another reason to exercise? Brain benefits
There is growing evidence that regular aerobic exercise can help improve cognitive function, things like thinking, problem solving and reasoning.
Published on 03/26/19
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, March 12
Steve Miller Band plays Ruth Eckerd Hall, St. Patrick's Day celebrations continue and coach Lou Holtz speaks at Tampa Theatre.
Published on 03/11/19
Updated on 03/12/19
Disney announces opening date for Star Wars Land
The 14-acre theme park will open first at Disneyland in California in May before landing at Hollywood Studios in Orlando.
Published on 03/07/19
Exploring entrepreneurship later in life
According to one estimate, about one-fourth of new businesses are started by people age 55 to 64.
Published on 02/26/19
Updated on 02/28/19
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Christmas Day, Dec. 25
You can go ice skating on Christmas Day and a speakeasy is showing 'Die Hard' because of course it's a Christmas movie.
Published on 12/24/18
They want to be part of Ariel's world
Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center launches mermaid training, replete with fins and a tail.
Published on 12/20/18
They listened to a Tampa radio show called It's God's Money - then lost all of theirs
Gary Gauthier, host of the former radio show It's God's Money, and partner David Dreslin face trial on charges of bilking nearly 40 Tampa Bay residents out of $6 million.
Published on 12/20/18
Grown-up fan resurrecting Safety Village, a tiny version of Tampa once beloved by kids
Across three decades starting in the 1960s, local children visited the site at Lowry Park on North Boulevard to ride go-carts through a miniature city while learning about pedestrian, traffic and fire safety.
Published on 12/17/18
Three Tampa Bay suburbs among top 20 nationally in renter growth
Riverview, Lutz and Wesley Chapel are among the top 20 nationally in the growth of renter populations, according to the web site RENTcafe,
Published on 12/14/18
They want to buy your Tampa Bay home for cash - and flip it
As it gets harder to find properties to profitably flip,investors are deluging homeowners with offers to buy their houses "as-is'' for cash.
Published on 12/13/18
Home refinancings jump dramatically in the Tampa Bay area
Bucking a national trend, home refinancings rose 22 percent in Tampa Bay in the third quarter of this year compared to a 11 percent decrease nationally.
Published on 12/13/18
Weather postpones Treasure Island boat parade, cancels Jingle Bell Run
The weather forecast for Friday is nasty, so the boat parade is moving to Sunday and the fun run is off.
Published on 12/13/18
Florida Orchestra, Prodigy gain added dollars for violin lessons
The Hillsborough County Commission recently approved an additional $100,000 to extend and expand the music lessons
Published on 12/13/18
Updated on 12/14/18