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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

Lifestyle Stories

Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Las Damas Tea
Published: 02/14/16

Social Security documents are valuable to researchers, fraudsters

When the government began issuing Social Security numbers in 1936, I doubt anyone could have predicted the value genealogists would find in the applications — or the hoopla folks would raise over the privacy of the information in the files.
Published: 02/14/16
Is your garden worthy of recognition?

Is your garden worthy of recognition?

Homeowners’ efforts to conserve water and protect water quality and other natural resources are rewarded with the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Home Landscape Recognition award.
Published: 02/14/16
Tampa Muslims open doors to spur conversations

Tampa Muslims open doors to spur conversations

TAMPA — Members of one Tampa mosque are hoping to bridge the gap between Muslims and the rest of the community by combatting stereotypes and starting conversations.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Take a multi-pronged approach to longevity

Take a multi-pronged approach to longevity

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Blue Zones. Despite what you may think, they have nothing to do with politics and everything to do with living healthier, longer lives.
Published: 02/13/16
Dungy family delivers smiles, Baskets of Hope to patients

Dungy family delivers smiles, Baskets of Hope to patients

Tony Dungy, fresh from his induction into the NFL Hall of Fame this month, joined his wife, Lauren, and son Jason in delivering more than 300 gift baskets and totes to pediatric patients and their families at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hos...
Published: 02/12/16
With Valentine’s Day near, couples take citizenship oath together

With Valentine’s Day near, couples take citizenship oath together

Dozens of couples took their oath of American citizenship side by side in advance of Valentine’s Day during a naturalization ceremony at the Tampa U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office.
Published: 02/12/16
Ash Wednesday: The first sign of Lent

Ash Wednesday: The first sign of Lent

Students at Nativity Catholic School in Brandon joined Christians the world over for Ash Wednesday services and the start of Lent — a six-week period of prayer, penance, atonement and self-denial in preparation for Easter.
Published: 02/10/16
Kids clowning around are encouraged at this camp

Kids clowning around are encouraged at this camp

One of America’s top fears, coulrophobia, is a dream come true for Matthew Belopavlovich, a multi-talented instructor at The Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.
Published: 02/10/16

Try saying it with song this Valentine’s Day

Stumped on what to do for Valentine’s Day?
Published: 02/10/16