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Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

MIRABAY — When they were awarded an $8.3 million settlement from contractors in 2013, some MiraBay residents thought they’d reached the end of a 10-year struggle to fix failing seawalls there.
Updated: 2 months ago
Community comes together to give boy with cystic fibrosis a birthday bash

Community comes together to give boy with cystic fibrosis a birthday bash

Christopher Carmen Jr. is like any 5-year-old boy.
Updated: 2 months ago
Derek Jeter draws Air Force apology after news of boating citation near MacDill surfaces

Derek Jeter draws Air Force apology after news of boating citation near MacDill surfaces

TAMPA — Derek Jeter, Davis Islands resident and retired All-Star baseball player for the New York Yankees, was issued a citation Monday by the U.S. Air Force for boating into a restricted area near MacDill Air Force Base.
Updated: 2 months ago
Kane’s fends off customer complaints of cracking, peeling furniture

Kane’s fends off customer complaints of cracking, peeling furniture

TAMPA — He liked the look of the recliner couch and love seat, and noted the “lifetime guarantee” prominently touted by Kane’s Furniture.
Updated: 2 months ago
Lake Park in Lutz may remain closed over lease disagreement through 2016

Lake Park in Lutz may remain closed over lease disagreement through 2016

LUTZ — Amid the annual caravan of red, white and blue proclaiming freedom, one float in the Lutz Fourth of July parade will be decorated in the name of protest.
Updated: 2 months ago
Retailers in Tampa’s Hyde Park Village battle construction zone

Retailers in Tampa’s Hyde Park Village battle construction zone

TAMPA — Retailers in Hyde Park Village, south Tampa’s historic outdoor retail campus, recognize that summer months can be slow.
Updated: 2 months ago
Westfield Brandon discontinues 4th of July fireworks show

Westfield Brandon discontinues 4th of July fireworks show

BRANDON — After 12 years of offering local families a Fourth of July fun and fireworks party called Brandon Blast, Westfield Brandon mall has decided to permanently discontinue the event that drew approximately 15,000 people annually.
Updated: 2 months ago
Take a look at the new condo tower plans at the former Colonnade site in Tampa

Take a look at the new condo tower plans at the former Colonnade site in Tampa

TAMPA — The plans for a condominium tower at the former site of the Colonnade restaurant on Bayshore Boulevard are moving forward.
Updated: 2 months ago
Relief for South Tampa commuters as West Shore Boulevard reopens to traffic

Relief for South Tampa commuters as West Shore Boulevard reopens to traffic

Commuters who have had to go out of their way to navigate through South Tampa the last month will find some welcome relief today.
Updated: 2 months ago
It’s Christmas in June: West Shore Boulevard set to reopen Friday

It’s Christmas in June: West Shore Boulevard set to reopen Friday

TAMPA — Motorists tired of looking for alternate routes through South Tampa are getting a very early Christmas gift from construction crews: S West Shore Boulevard is set to reopen Friday.
Updated: 2 months ago