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Clean Juice gets 3rd spot in Hyde Park Village

Michelle Piniella forecast about another South Tampa Clean Juice location in March, and now it’s official. The healthy, fresh juice concept has secured a lease with Hyde Park Village.The opening date is to be announced this summer as it is currently ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Cuban cuisine transformed at Armature Works

Cuban cuisine transformed at Armature Works

DOWNTOWN — Felicia Lacalle says cuban cooking is in her blood as she traditionally learned from her mother growing up. Since then she has perfected her craft finding ways to recreate classic dishes with a modern twist and now she aims to change the C...
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Joe Henderson: Big plans for downtown towers put cart before the horse

Joe Henderson: Big plans for downtown towers put cart before the horse

There was a time when no one here could imagine a 52-story building in what passed for downtown Tampa. Structures like that were reserved for real cities, with actual skylines and lively downtowns."Remember when Tampa rolled up its sidewalks at 5 o’c...
Published: 04/26/18
Howard Altman: Why we’re so sure Assad is to blame for chemical attacks

Howard Altman: Why we’re so sure Assad is to blame for chemical attacks

Russia and Syria dismiss as a hoax the claims that the regime of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in the rebel-held enclave of Douma on April 7.So just how did the U.S. conclude Assad was to blame?It was largely Assad’s intent a...
Published: 04/26/18
Ernest Hooper: Legal giants inspire campaign to fight cancer among blacks

Ernest Hooper: Legal giants inspire campaign to fight cancer among blacks

A tapestry of remarkable stories enveloped the Hilton Tampa Downtown ballroom on Monday night at the George Edgecomb Bar Association’s annual dinner. You had the former bar president who doctors recently declared a cancer survivor; the founder of the...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Two hospitalized after crash on Bayside Bridge

Two hospitalized after crash on Bayside Bridge

CLEARWATER — Two Brandon men were hospitalized Tuesday night after they lost control of their car and crashed into trees on the south end of the Bayside Bridge, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.At 8:15 p.m., 19-year-old Coi Jenkins was driving...
Published: 04/25/18
Seniors support ‘grandchildren’ with gun-control rally in Sun City Center

Seniors support ‘grandchildren’ with gun-control rally in Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER — Millions of women marched on Washington. Thousands of teenagers rallied in Tallahassee and Tampa Bay.And in Sun City Center, nearly 150 seniors held a demonstration for gun control on April 21, offering a simple but poignant message...
Published: 04/25/18
There’s a five-year waiting list at the New Tampa rec center. That’s changing

There’s a five-year waiting list at the New Tampa rec center. That’s changing

For years, frustration mounted in New Tampa. As the population boomed, some residents say, services lagged.One sore point was the long waiting list for gymnastic and dance programs at the New Tampa Recreation Center in Tampa Palms. In recent years, k...
Published: 04/24/18
Brandon’s New Horizons expands mission for special need adults

Brandon’s New Horizons expands mission for special need adults

BRANDON — It began nearly a quarter century ago as casual conversations among friends at First Baptist Church Brandon.Some parents in the congregation and surrounding community worried about how their intellectually challenged adult children would fa...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Whitman: Gospel star Travis Greene looks to create a culture change

Whitman: Gospel star Travis Greene looks to create a culture change

Gospel recording artist Travis Greene doesn’t just believe in life after death.He experienced it, he says.At 4 years old, Greene fell four stories from a building window in Germany. Doctors pronounced him dead. Greene remembers seeing Jesus, he says....
Updated: 5 hours ago