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Friday, May 06, 2016

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No injuries as train cuts semi in half after Seminole Heights crash

Three people were hospitalized with possible stress-related injuries this afternoon when an Amtrak train slammed into the back semi-tractor trailer near Seminole Heights, cutting the trailer in half.
Published: 05/03/16
Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Sometimes when snowbirds travel down to roost, they don’t always make it back up north. That’s how Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer ended up strutting his moves on Nebraska and Hillsborough avenues in Tampa. Charles Ea...
Published: 04/29/16
Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

YBOR CITY — Fifteen local artists will share their collections and creativity during a “Spring Fling: Celebrating Moms,” event on May 6 and May 7, the day before Mother’s Day. The art event takes place at Coppertail Brewin...
Published: 04/27/16
‘Fashionollia 68’ features the latest for the season

‘Fashionollia 68’ features the latest for the season

TAMPA – Elected officials, media personalities, members of The Tampa Woman’s Club and professional models took to the runway to showcase summer travel clothes at Fashionollia 68.
Published: 04/27/16
Art show to feature adult students

Art show to feature adult students

SOUTH TAMPA — The Kokol Art Studio + Gallery will showcase its adult student work in its fourth annual student show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Published: 04/27/16
New brewery looks to add to Ybor’s beer, music culture

New brewery looks to add to Ybor’s beer, music culture

YBOR CITY — Sweet-smelling cigar smoke and sounds of crowing roosters has long been a part of the Ybor City experience, but the taste of craft beer is cementing its place around the historic neighborhood.
Published: 04/27/16
Council celebrates 30 years of helping children

Council celebrates 30 years of helping children

TAMPA — The Early Childhood Council celebrated its 30th anniversary recently with Lauren Dungy, an author and wife of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer head coach Tony Dungy, who shared her story of how the nonprofit organization helped her family....
Published: 04/27/16
Temple Terrace prepares for Craft BrewFest

Temple Terrace prepares for Craft BrewFest

TEMPLE TERRACE — The city is small but appeared to score big among the crowd of people it drew to last year’s inaugural Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest.
Published: 04/27/16
Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

Mission BBQ champions giving spirit, patriotism

TAMPA — A pair of patriotic buddies, both passionate about barbecue, have built their business on the premise that there is nothing more American than their favorite food and the brave men and women who serve to protect our communities and our...
Published: 04/27/16
UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO

TAMPA — Nestor Ortiz was recently named the University Area Community Development Corporation’s chief operations officer.
Published: 04/27/16