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Lightning, eBoats Tampa team up for a Bolt-themed boat

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning are about to have an extra boost of spirit along downtown Tampa’s Riverwalk for their playoff run.
Updated: 2 months ago
New restaurant offers farm-to-fork in neighborhood setting

New restaurant offers farm-to-fork in neighborhood setting

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — In recent years, certain stretches of Florida and Nebraska avenues in Seminole Heights have gained notoriety as two of Tampa’s best restaurant roads. From the booming bungalows of Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe...
Updated: 2 months ago
Black-tie event raises funds for beautification of historic Hyde Park

Black-tie event raises funds for beautification of historic Hyde Park

SOUTH TAMPA — The event, “An Artful Evening, a celebration of art” lived up to its name.
Updated: 2 months ago
Operation Hope brings Tampa’s Star Showcase to community

Operation Hope brings Tampa’s Star Showcase to community

SOUTH TAMPA — On Saturday, founder Franklin Hills Jr. hopes the many months of rehearsing with the contestants, time invested in creating an original song, and all the behind-the-scenes hard work that goes into producing a talent competition, ...
Updated: 2 months ago
St. John’s Episcopal wins regional Latin Forum

St. John’s Episcopal wins regional Latin Forum

On Feb. 20, more than 70 students from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School — led by Latin teacher D.J. Holt — attended the Region VII Latin Forum. The students were intent on preserving the school championship, and they had be...
Updated: 2 months ago
New Tampa Rotarians satisfy hunger to help

New Tampa Rotarians satisfy hunger to help

TAMPA — On a recent Saturday morning, volunteers from the Rotary Club of New Tampa, in partnership with Feeding America Tampa Bay, got the day off to a bright start for a crowd of area residents who’d gathered at the University Area Com...
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa Palms’ Tarek’s Café & Grill getting rave reviews

Tampa Palms’ Tarek’s Café & Grill getting rave reviews

TAMPA PALMS — Four stars and a smiley face were a couple of the graphics patrons used to express their dining experiences on customer satisfaction cards provided at Tarek’s Café & Grill, a new eatery that opened last month in t...
Updated: 2 months 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....
Updated: 2 months ago
Etched in ... just about anything you want

Etched in ... just about anything you want

CARROLLWOOD — According to owner Dale Gruver, G.L.G. Art Custom Engraving at 5008 Linebaugh Ave, serves a large customer base of industrial clients. Because of its reputation for high-quality, low-cost work, a variety of industries repeatedly ...
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Welcome Home’ event aimed at saluting Vietnam veterans

‘Welcome Home’ event aimed at saluting Vietnam veterans

TAMPA — Soldiers seasoned and battle-scarred, and the people who support them, stood in solidarity and solemnity March 26 at Veterans Memorial Park, where “welcome home” was the order of the day for the men and women called to se...
Updated: 2 months ago