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Lunch improved, any way you slice it

Lunch improved, any way you slice it

There was a period in my life when packing a lunch was such an easy meal to throw together in the morning.
Published: 08/21/15
Beautiful Worries are turned into art

Beautiful Worries are turned into art

A back flip on the beach — where she landed on her head — made 10-year-old Gracie Lightbody afraid to do more.
Published: 08/19/15

Here are the important dates for the 2015-16 school year

The new school year started Monday for teachers and will start next Tuesday for students as Hillsborough County Public Schools — the nation’s eighth-largest school district — welcomes more than 200,000 students to its more than 2...
Published: 08/19/15
New Beginnings ‘weathers the storm’

New Beginnings ‘weathers the storm’

NORTH TAMPA — At the start of 2015 the future looked anything but bright for New Beginnings of Tampa, a nonprofit faith-based transitional housing program for homeless adults ages 18 and older.
Published: 08/19/15

McDonald’s manager wins national award

CARROLLWOOD — John Monks always jumped at the chance to take a trip to Florida. Often on a moment’s notice, his parents loaded up their family of five to drive from Long Island, New York, to Florida, a destination that had it all. Wheth...
Published: 08/19/15
Tempted by the tango? Here are some steps to take ...

Tempted by the tango? Here are some steps to take ...

SOUTH TAMPA — If you’re tempted to tackle the tango, the Tampa Bay Tango Club entices you to take the steps. The club promotes the artistic and social enjoyment of Argentine tango dance and music, said TBT board member Peter Hallock....
Published: 08/19/15
Carrollwood resident gets fair assignment

Carrollwood resident gets fair assignment

Taylor Raynor said he became fascinated with the World’s Fair and Expo after watching the movie “Meet Me in St. Louis” — which includes a visit to the World’s Fair.
Published: 08/19/15

Whole Foods to give away back-to-school lunches

The first day of school can be exciting — and hectic. To help make it a little easier on the entire family, all of the Tampa Bay Whole Foods Market stores will each be handing out 100 free back-to-school lunches Sunday as part of their Back-to...
Published: 08/19/15

Nearest Democratic Women’s Club is in Tampa

CARROLLWOOD — There is no Democratic Women’s Club in the greater-Brandon area. The nearest group, the Democratic Women’s Club of Hillsborough, which was formed decades ago, meets from 6 to 8:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month...
Published: 08/19/15
Pickleball and more set for Tampa Bay Senior Games

Pickleball and more set for Tampa Bay Senior Games

Hundreds of seniors, ages 50 and up, are again expected to participate in the 35th annual Tampa Bay Senior Games. The event includes three weeks of competition in various activities scheduled to take place at venues throughout Hillsborough County.
Published: 08/19/15