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MOSI teaches kids the science of sport with indoor Olympic challenges

MOSI teaches kids the science of sport with indoor Olympic challenges

As the world gets ready for the Olympic Games to open Aug. 5, Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry has created indoor versions of some favorite events. And the museum is sneaking in some science lessons in the daily event it calls the MOSI S...
Published: 07/27/16
James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

LAKEWOOD RANCH — James Nozar has had a busy five months.
Published: 07/27/16
Dining review: What the heck is an arepa?

Dining review: What the heck is an arepa?

What I ate: What the heck is an arepa? It’s the national sandwich of Venezuela and neighboring Colombia, and at Nico’s Arepas Grill, it can be stuffed with nearly 20 choices of fillings.
Published: 07/27/16
Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown

Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Cold Storage Cafe — a lively coffee shop, bar and hub of political gossip — was closed and demolished.
Published: 07/27/16
Carlton: What do we call not-Vinikville? Give the baby a name already

Carlton: What do we call not-Vinikville? Give the baby a name already

Buzz has long been building over Lightning owner Jeff Vinik’s plan to transform, rebuild and revitalize a southern swath of downtown Tampa. It just got a big buy-in from the City Council, and shovels will soon hit the dirt to get things starte...
Published: 07/27/16
Port Tampa Bay lands new container shipping service

Port Tampa Bay lands new container shipping service

TAMPA — A new weekly container shipping service has arrived at Port Tampa Bay.
Published: 07/27/16
Spirit Airlines to offer service from Tampa to Akron-Canton

Spirit Airlines to offer service from Tampa to Akron-Canton

TAMPA — Spirit Airlines announced new nonstop service to Akron-Canton Airport from four Florida airports, including Tampa International Airport.
Published: 07/27/16

Tampa’s Robbins Property Associates buy 12 apartment complexes worth $400 million

Tampa-based Robbins Property Associates and an investment partner have acquired 12 apartment communities in Virginia and North Carolina valued at a total of more than $400 million.
Published: 07/27/16
Bucs DT Gerald McCoy okay with Jameis Winston’s leadership role

Bucs DT Gerald McCoy okay with Jameis Winston’s leadership role

TAMPA — Shortly after he was drafted a year ago, Jameis Winston got some advice from defensive tackle Gerald McCoy: Just be a rookie and don’t try to turn the franchise around by yourself in the first year.
Published: 07/27/16
Trump holds $25k-per-plate fundraiser in Tampa, Pence meets with local Hispanic group

Trump holds $25k-per-plate fundraiser in Tampa, Pence meets with local Hispanic group

TAMPA — The Republican ticket visited Tampa on Tuesday to shore up two areas where they still trail in the presidential race: fundraising and standing among the Hispanic community.
Published: 07/26/16
Updated: 07/27/16