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Class of 2018: TBT’s Anita Morgan rises above abuse to thrive

Class of 2018: TBT’s Anita Morgan rises above abuse to thrive

TAMPA — For those who fear there is no hope, or help, or heart left in this world, there is the story of Anita Morgan.There are any number of life-wrenching places to begin …In the middle of the night, in the back of a police car, cruising over the b...
Published: 05/18/18
Unique bond helps carry Robinson, Alonso girls to state flag football titles

Unique bond helps carry Robinson, Alonso girls to state flag football titles

Editor’s note: Robinson High junior Macy McClintock, a member of the school’s championship flag football program, shares her thoughts about the Knights’ third consecutive state title and the bond it shares with Alonso High, which won its first state ...
Published: 05/17/18
Updated: 05/18/18
Gries, keynote speakers honor local seniors at scholarship dinner

Gries, keynote speakers honor local seniors at scholarship dinner

TAMPA — Guest speakers U.S. Marine Sgt. Rob Jones (Ret.) and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Susana Matta Valdivieso earned respect, admiration and standing ovations from athlete-scholars, their coaches, families and other guests at the ...
Published: 05/17/18
Updated: 05/18/18
Oldsmar ice cream shop opens right in time for summer

Oldsmar ice cream shop opens right in time for summer

Ice Cream Theory, a new ice cream shop in Oldsmar, offers cool and tasty treats to help beat the summer heat."We wanted it to be fun," said co-owner Jessica Weintraub. "We wanted it to be a place for kids to just hang out and enjoy some ice cream."Hu...
Published: 05/17/18
Updated: 05/18/18
Head on down to the basement in Wesley Chapel for an for 80s vibe

Head on down to the basement in Wesley Chapel for an for 80s vibe

Having a basement in your house might seem like a foreign concept to native Floridians who grew up instead with backyard swimming pools, but people from other parts of the country know the special value of this hidden bonus room. So when husband and ...
Published: 05/17/18
Updated: 05/18/18
Class of 2018: TBT’s Anita Morgan rises above abuse to thrive

Class of 2018: TBT’s Anita Morgan rises above abuse to thrive

TAMPA — For those who fear there is no hope, or help, or heart left in this world, there is the story of Anita Morgan.There are any number of life-wrenching places to begin …In the middle of the night, in the back of a police car, cruising over the b...
Published: 05/17/18
Updated: 05/18/18
Terra Gaucha opens on Dale Mabry

Terra Gaucha opens on Dale Mabry

A new Brazilian style steakhouse is now open in South Tampa and upholds the traditional Southern Brazilian barbecue "churrascaria" dining experience- Gauchos (Southern Brazilian cowboys) roasting large pieces of skewered meats over an open flame.Terr...
Published: 05/17/18
Guided Path Foundation ready to open on Waters Ave.

Guided Path Foundation ready to open on Waters Ave.

After overcoming homelessness and domestic violence, Marisol Soto made it her duty to help the helpless by offering support and services to Hillsborough County through her new non-profit organization, Guided Path Foundation. "I know how it is to be h...
Published: 05/17/18
Joe Henderson: Don’t plug your ears when strapped Hillsborough schools come seeking tax hike

Joe Henderson: Don’t plug your ears when strapped Hillsborough schools come seeking tax hike

I’m always dubious when public officials start talking about tax referendums. We live in a state where good governance is often measured by the amount of taxes that are eliminated, no matter the impact those reductions have.But in this case, it’s hig...
Published: 05/17/18
Daniel Ruth: Mad at Evan Longoria? He’s just speaking truth to Rays stadium delusion

Daniel Ruth: Mad at Evan Longoria? He’s just speaking truth to Rays stadium delusion

This probably had to be akin to your tipsy Uncle Claude after one too many Manhattans piping up at the Thanksgiving dinner table to observe what the rest of the family always knew but never uttered — that Aunt Bertha is uglier than a night in jail.So...
Published: 05/17/18