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Three injured in shooting at Tampa nightclub

Three injured in shooting at Tampa nightclub

Three people were injured early this morning in a shooting on a dance floor in a Tampa nightclub.
Published: 08/17/15
Table Scraps: Leftovers presented this way become much more palatable

Table Scraps: Leftovers presented this way become much more palatable

If you spend a week visiting our home, family members pretty much know what’s coming. For the first several days I prepare three perfectly coordinated, balanced meals. At some point thereafter, there’ll be a clean-out-the-fridge dinner....
Updated one month ago
Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay places first in division

Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay places first in division

Over the last six years, Zach Woodke has learned almost anything is possible if you possess a positive spirit and are willing to work hard.
Updated one month ago
Luau helps fund renovations to Old Hyde Park Art Center

Luau helps fund renovations to Old Hyde Park Art Center

The Tampa Realistic Artists group turned totally tiki as a way to raise money for The Old Hyde Park Art Center. Hosted by the Horizon Bay of Hyde Park retirement living community, the Taste of the Tropics luau on July 30 raised $540....
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago
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

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.
Updated one month ago
Beulah Baptist celebrating 150 years in Tampa

Beulah Baptist celebrating 150 years in Tampa

Beulah Baptist Institutional Church has long played a unique role in worship and in the fight for civil rights for Tampa’s African-American community, in part because its history dates so far back — to the time when slavery was ending.
Updated one month ago