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Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
Jackson House supporters confused by plan to save black landmark
Victor Crist said the Jackson House property is near other county holdings.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist warned recently that local officials need to step in — and fast — to save the historic Jackson Rooming House.
Tim Russell, foreground, and his partner Bobby Hauske, sort through books at the 321-books.com warehouse at 4143 118th Ave N in Clearwater. The business is a reseller of used books which are catalogued and resold by the company at a high volume on Amazon.com. The company in March is opening a used bookstore at the Tyrone Square Mall, with plans to have more than 100,000 books on the shelves.
Why would these two St. Petersburg entrepreneurs want to open a used bookstore in the Internet age?
Several people posted photos of a mailer from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino that announced changes to its parking fees. [Photo via Octopus_Monocle on Reddit]
Free parking returning to Tampa's Hard Rock Casino due to 'customer concern'
Sydney  Mueller, 11, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz holds Koper at For the Love of a Garden. Behind her are, from left, her mother, Heather Mueller; Tampa Garden Club president Sherry Leffers; and Sydney’s grandmother, Mary Jo Shenk.
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