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Wednesday, Sep 02, 2015

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Tampa Bay Farmers Market has new North Tampa home

Tampa Bay Farmers Market has new North Tampa home

A 25-year South Tampa institution has found a new home in North Tampa — bringing with it former customers and attracting new ones.
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No end in sight for Seminole Heights’ Sacred Floats deprivation tanks

No end in sight for Seminole Heights’ Sacred Floats deprivation tanks

For a small fee, those brave enough can climb inside a sensory deprivation tank and get the experience of weightlessness.
Updated one month ago
Lutz eatery a fused approach to Mexican dining

Lutz eatery a fused approach to Mexican dining

Mekenita Mexican Grille in Lutz stands out with its interesting and authentic perspective prepared and served in the tradition of Mexico’s Pacific coast surfer hangouts, where chef and co-owner Rand Packer spent much of his California youth.
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South Tampa photographer snaps beauty in the mundane world

South Tampa photographer snaps beauty in the mundane world

Jason Rodriguez shows the beauty of a sunset and the water, as well as the beauty in the mundane with photographs such as “Tirescopic.”
Updated one month ago
Florida Future AAU team 9th at national tournament

Florida Future AAU team 9th at national tournament

The Florida Future, a girls AAU basketball team consisting of players from Tampa along with players from Lakeland, Naples and Orlando, finished ninth at the 11-Under Division I national tournament held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports At Disney World...
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Opinion: Student discipline and suspension context

Virtually everyone agrees. We need to take a more effective, more enlightened approach to school discipline.
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It’s time to plant vegetables again

It’s time to plant vegetables again

The summer heat is far from over, but the ground and seeds know autumn is coming. We need to get ready for planting fall vegetables now.
Updated one month ago

Community calendar

TodayAssistance Program: 9-11:30 a.m. Town ‘N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive. (SNAP) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program application assistance. Call (813) 873-6336 for an appointment....
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Professional Carrollwood organizer cuts through the mess

“Maybe I will use that again,” we’ve all said while staring into the closet. “That shirt was so expensive. But that was a gift.”
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Here are the important dates for the 2015-16 school year

The new school year will Aug. 17 for teachers and Aug. 25 for students as Hillsborough County Public Schools — the nation’s eighth-largest school district — welcomes more than 200,000 students to its more than 200 schools.
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