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Artist’s metal sculptures show his creative mettle

Artist’s metal sculptures show his creative mettle

You may not recognize Dominique Martinez’s name, but chances are good that you have seen the work of the welding artist and his company, Rustic Steel Creations.
Updated one month ago
This food truck is Oki Doki with diners

This food truck is Oki Doki with diners

As a child growing up on Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa, Reinaldo “Renny” Braga learned how to cook by helping his Chinese grandmother prepare and serve family meals. When he retired from the United States Air Force as a ...
Updated one month ago
Phone line provides access to resources for veterans

Phone line provides access to resources for veterans

TAMPA — Clara Reynolds, president and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, noticed a trend in the calls the center’s 2-1-1 contact phone line was receiving.
Updated one month ago
Sandwich shop adds healthy flavor to Sulphur Springs

Sandwich shop adds healthy flavor to Sulphur Springs

SULPHUR SPRINGS — In the late 1920s, Sulphur Springs was a destination for wealthy tourists to vacation while visiting Tampa. The area had a giant waterslide, an alligator farm and a popular mineral springs, for which the neighborhood was name...
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Community wins award for project

Community wins award for project

TAMPA SHORES — An innovative project to reduce pollution by installing sturdy baskets with absorbent filters in existing storm water drains to capture oil, trash and lawn clippings before they reach Tampa Bay has won the Golden Mangrove Award....
Updated one month ago

Marketing majors seek golfers for USF ScramBull tournament

VALRICO — The Bulls are set to hit the links at a golf tournament aimed to support the University of South Florida’s American Marketing Association chapter, which in March strives to raise its ranking at the AMA international conference...
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ReStore provides affordable home improvement options to local community

TOWN ’N COUNTRY — Opening Jan. 9 and serving all of Hillsborough county, Habitat for Humanity’s first Hillsborough County ReStore shop, located at 11236 W. Hillsborough Ave. in Silvermill Plaza, will offer the public deeply discount...
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Students bring Christmas joy to migrant children

Students bring Christmas joy to migrant children

TAMPA — The Jesuit High School basketball team and the Jesuit student service club Agmen Christi once again this year spread Christmas cheer to a migrant community in East Hillsborough County during a weekend of Christmas spirit and selfless s...
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Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands into eternity

Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands into eternity

A person’s hands are undoubtedly one of their most distinctive features. They say that the older you get, the more unique they become — wrinkles, wedding rings and scars all tell your life’s story....
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Rough Riders prove it’s a bear market

Rough Riders prove it’s a bear market

YBOR CITY — The teddy bears kept coming — big ones, little ones, brown ones, purple ones, red ones, even camouflage ones. Some had a holiday theme with red ribbons or hearts; others had logos of sports teams....
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