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Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

TAMPA — A pair of patriotic buddies, both passionate about barbecue, have built their business on the premise that there is nothing more American than their favorite food and the brave men and women who serve to protect our communities and our...
Published: 04/27/16
UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

TAMPA — Nestor Ortiz was recently named the University Area Community Development Corporation’s chief operations officer.
Published: 04/27/16
A free afternoon of family-friendly fun on tap

A free afternoon of family-friendly fun on tap

CARROLLWOOD — The Carrollwood Cultural Center’s Springfest Youthfest on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is a free afternoon of family-friendly fun, with a carnival-like theme and plenty of activities for kids....
Published: 04/27/16
Public invited to enjoy student’s art

Public invited to enjoy student’s art

CARROLLWOOD — The Carrollwood Cultural Center at 4537 Lowell Road offers a wide variety of classes in both the visual and performing arts. On Friday, from 7-8 p.m., the Carrollwood Cultural Center will host a free Student Showcase where studen...
Published: 04/27/16
Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

If Sacred Pepper is not a smashing success, it is not for lack of creativity, attention to detail and a liberal dose of love.
Published: 04/27/16

Black Box stages edgy ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

CARROLLWOOD — Before, it was a wasted lobby space for storage, fast forward a little over a year and Black Box is a celebrated theater within the theater for Nine and Numb improv comedy, open mic, staged readings, original musicals, one acts, ...
Published: 04/27/16
Jim Chambers Music Box keeps students in tune

Jim Chambers Music Box keeps students in tune

CARROLLWOOD — Jim Chambers wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to create a school that was like “Hogwarts for music.” Open the glass door at the very end of the shopping complex on Gunn Highway and you feel like you ...
Published: 04/27/16

Durant drama teacher takes final bow

PLANT CITY – Edward “Ed” Mason, Durant High School drama and English teacher, will retire at the end of this school year after the drama department’s end-of-the-year production, “The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Fra...
Published: 04/27/16
Lee Roy Selmon inspired pastor to feed student athletes

Lee Roy Selmon inspired pastor to feed student athletes

The Rev. Jeffery Singletary of Valrico said he started his Huddle Touch ministry four years ago as a way to pay tribute to a church member who inspired him — Tampa Bay Buccaneer legend Lee Roy Selmon.
Published: 04/27/16
Community robotics team eyes Arkansas event

Community robotics team eyes Arkansas event

BLOOMINGDALE — Girls who make up the Squirtle Squad Scholars, a Brandon community robotics team, hope to raise $10,000 so they can represent Florida at the Razorback Invitational in Arkansas in May.
Published: 04/27/16