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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....
Updated one month ago
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...
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago

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, ...
Updated one month ago
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 ...
Updated one month ago
Florida soil often needs improvement

Florida soil often needs improvement

Living with any soil is much like living with a spouse. You have to study its ways and learn to work with it. But you will never understand it completely. Sure, it will sometimes disappoint you, but when it does, you are often left with a nagging not...
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When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

Mom has a friend who is traveling to France this summer. She asked me the other day if I knew of anything June could take as a gift to her gracious hostess.
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Young Women of Promise named

Young Women of Promise named

For 10 high school juniors, defining moments, interests or projects, as well as strong academic records, established them as 2016 Dr. Sylvia Richardson Young Women of Promise by the Athena Society.
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Guests pawstruck by pet adoption event’s success

Guests pawstruck by pet adoption event’s success

The saying, “every dog has his day,” couldn’t have been more true on April 8 at the third annual 2016 Island Paws Party.
Updated one month ago
Brooks DeBartolo first in STEM racing challenge

Brooks DeBartolo first in STEM racing challenge

NORTH TAMPA — In a society increasingly powered by science, technology, engineering and mathematics, students from Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School have shown they are not only in the game, but are in it to win....
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