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Tampa attorney Warren Dawson named to national AME Church judicial panel

Tampa attorney Warren Dawson named to national AME Church judicial panel

TAMPA — “Black lives matter” has become a touchstone issue in the United States in the past two years. It’s a message that Warren Dawson has dedicated his whole professional life to furthering.
Published: 07/23/16
Plant City Chamber hires new president

Plant City Chamber hires new president

After a nationwide hunt, the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce found its new president within a 10-mile radius of its office.
Published: 07/23/16
Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

What I Ate: Curry houses can be found in almost every corner in my native England. But Indian cuisine is still something of a novelty in Tampa Bay, so I was delighted to find a variety of meat and vegetarian dishes on the menu at Tandoor.
Published: 07/23/16
Shriners provide enriching experiences at Camp Care-A-Lot

Shriners provide enriching experiences at Camp Care-A-Lot

BRANDON — Leigh Dittman, a longtime patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Tampa, recently spent her second consecutive year serving as a counselor at the Shriners’ Camp Care-A-Lot.
Published: 07/22/16

Tampa rabbi turns to prophets for racial hope, healing

In August 2015, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, leader at Congregation Beth Am in Tampa, joined the Journey for Justice.
Published: 07/22/16
Tampa police use Taser to subdue man who resisted arrest playing Pokémon Go after hours at park (w/video)

Tampa police use Taser to subdue man who resisted arrest playing Pokémon Go after hours at park (w/video)

TAMPA — Police used a Taser on a 20-year-old man who was so focused on playing Pokémon Go he refused to leave Ballast Point Park, a local hot-spot for the popular smartphone game.
Published: 07/22/16
One year later, Bass Pro has become center of burgeoning development in Brandon

One year later, Bass Pro has become center of burgeoning development in Brandon

BRANDON — Last July, the parking lot to Bass Pro Shops was flooded with hundreds of people welcoming the outdoors retailer to Tampa Bay.
Published: 07/22/16
Brandon keeps buzzing by drawing Dave & Buster’s and Carvana

Brandon keeps buzzing by drawing Dave & Buster’s and Carvana

BRANDON — Exciting developments keep coming to Brandon.
Published: 07/21/16
Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

TAMPA — The historic Colonnade restaurant on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa was nothing more than a pile of dirt and rubble Tuesday.
Published: 07/20/16
Residents remember Citrus Park before urbanization

Residents remember Citrus Park before urbanization

CITRUS PARK — Harry Gurr walks through a wooden building he calls a “museum.”
Published: 07/18/16