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Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley top 2017 Country Megaticket lineup in Tampa

Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley top 2017 Country Megaticket lineup in Tampa

Ladies and gentlemen, start your tailgates.
Published: 02/10/17

Hillsborough program would provide new way to finance energy-efficiency upgrades

TAMPA — Hillsborough County is close to creating a new way for property owners to pay for upgrades to make their homes or businesses more energy-efficient or hurricane-resistant.
Updated one month ago
Buckhorn defies Gasparilla pirates, setting stage for Saturday invasion in Tampa

Buckhorn defies Gasparilla pirates, setting stage for Saturday invasion in Tampa

The pirates of the Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla — marked by cannon fire — stormed into downtown Tampa a little before noon to discuss the advantages of surrendering the key to the city. And once again, they were rebuffed.
Updated one month ago
State Fair launches people’s choice award for new food

State Fair launches people’s choice award for new food

The Florida State Fair begins its third annual People’s Choice Fare Favorite Awards on Monday.
Updated one month ago
Christmastime offers a variety of seasonal, symbolic plants

Christmastime offers a variety of seasonal, symbolic plants

I grew up in Ohio and gardens were frozen by Christmas.
Updated: 2 months ago
Joshua House feels strain as county's foster population rises

Joshua House feels strain as county's foster population rises

The group home in Lutz aims to give children struggling to overcome the trauma of abuse a solid sense of place.
Updated: 2 months ago
COLUMN

Ruth: Flap over Uber, Lyft showcases ineptitude, cronyism, dubious management at PTC

For many years, the stumblebum-infested Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission has been a twitching piece of bureaucratic roadkill in its death throes waiting for someone to please put it out of its misery. Or perhaps think of the PTC as the m...
Updated: 2 months ago
Venerable Ruskin Drive-In uses family focus to survive new indoor competition

Venerable Ruskin Drive-In uses family focus to survive new indoor competition

Upgraded Ruskin Family Drive-In on U.S. 41 is still attracting moviegoers after 64 years.
Updated: 2 months ago
Self-service Amazon Lockers come to Tampa Bay, offer delivery alternative

Self-service Amazon Lockers come to Tampa Bay, offer delivery alternative

During the holiday season and beyond, Tampa Bay residents now have another option for online deliveries other than porches and post offices.
Updated: 2 months ago