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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Carrollwood News

Visual art scholarship now open

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Tampa Bay-area high school seniors who plan to pursue a full-time visual arts major in college are invited to apply for a $500 scholarship, the Visual Arts Scholarship José Murani, offered by the Coalition of Hispani...
Updated one month ago
Time to go Bach again

Time to go Bach again

DOWNTOWN — Typically, at birthday parties you’re pretty much guaranteed to hear the same song. However, for Johann Sebastian Bach’s 331st birthday, you can be bet that the tunes will be a bit more complex than “Happy Birth...
Updated one month ago
Autism center object of Vivint employees’ charity

Autism center object of Vivint employees’ charity

TAMPA — Brenda Connolly is a staunch believer in the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.”
Updated one month ago
Muller Elementary honored for academic excellence

Muller Elementary honored for academic excellence

NORTH TAMPA — Students at Hillsborough County magnet schools study subjects ranging from animal science to visual and performing arts. The themed schools attract pupils from all over the county and have earned national recognition by Magnet Sc...
Updated one month ago
Meet Corbett Prep’s geography and spelling star

Meet Corbett Prep’s geography and spelling star

CARROLLWOOD — Riju Datta is an eighth-grade student at Corbett Preparatory School who has displayed special talents in both geography and spelling.
Updated one month ago
Business is booming at Westchase quilt shop

Business is booming at Westchase quilt shop

WESTCHASE — In 2005, sisters Karen Grof and Sharen Weber opened Happy Apple Quilts as a pattern design company. Both sisters became interested in quilting as young children while watching their mother sew on a regular basis. ...
Updated one month ago
A grain-free diet presents special challenges

A grain-free diet presents special challenges

My friend Dana is no longer eating grains. Having to avoid wheat, corn, barley, oats, rice and anything related to them keeps her on her toes when it comes to planning what to eat.
Updated one month ago
How to attract hummingbirds to your garden

How to attract hummingbirds to your garden

A speaker’s subject came at just the right time to get all our gardens humming.
Updated one month ago
Turn St. Patrick’s Day leftovers into heavenly hash

Turn St. Patrick’s Day leftovers into heavenly hash

Besides paying the price for drinking a wee too much green beer, many of us are faced with another dilemma the day after St. Patrick’s Day – corned beef ad nauseam.
Updated: 2 months ago
Lowry Parcade seeks high score with Tampa beer geeks, retro gamers

Lowry Parcade seeks high score with Tampa beer geeks, retro gamers

For aging gamers, the golden age of Ms. Pac-Man and Donkey Kong vanished a long time ago. However, three guys in Tampa with a passion for classic arcade games — and craft beer — are hoping to set a high score with gamers and beer lovers alike.
Updated: 2 months ago