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South Tampa residents say airport traffic noise keeps getting worse

South Tampa residents say airport traffic noise keeps getting worse

TAMPA — Airplane traffic buzzing over John Few’s waterfront home in Beach Park has him fuming.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

TAMPA — Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric today unveiled a canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport’s south Economy Parking Garage – which provides solar energy to Tampa Electric’s customers and ...
Published: 02/11/16
Construction to start on downtown Tampa apartment, retail tower

Construction to start on downtown Tampa apartment, retail tower

TAMPA — The lofty expectations for downtown Tampa residential construction are beginning to meet reality, with developers and city officials celebrating this morning the groundbreaking for a 23-story apartment tower in the North Franklin neigh...
Published: 02/11/16

Winn-Dixie closes store on Bearss Avenue in Tampa

Southeastern Grocers, parent of Winn-Dixie, BI-LO and Harveys grocery stores, has closed the Winn-Dixie in the Skipper Palms shopping center, 2540 Bearss Ave., Tampa.
Published: 02/11/16
Tampa area home sales end 2015 with strong gains

Tampa area home sales end 2015 with strong gains

TAMPA — Home sales in the Tampa metro area ended on a strong note in 2015, up 16 percent year over year, beating the state figure of 12.4 percent.
Published: 02/10/16
Burger King’s next conquest: Hot dog king

Burger King’s next conquest: Hot dog king

NEW YORK — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.
Published: 02/10/16

Carrollwood couple sues over neighbor’s renovations that block lake views

A Carrollwood couple, who says their view of Lake Carroll was partially blocked by an illegally permitted home, is suing Hillsborough County for allowing the house to be built.
Published: 02/09/16
Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81

Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81

TAMPA — A tour of Ybor City with Fernando Noriega revealed there was hardly a red brick to which the native son couldn’t claim a connection.
Published: 02/09/16

Tampa’s tech community makes connections during Startup Week

TAMPA — If the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Startup Week is any indication, it appears the region’s emerging tech community is starting to grow its footprint.
Published: 02/09/16
Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

The Associated Press
Published: 02/09/16