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Carnival will home port a second cruise ship in Port Tampa Bay in 2018

Carnival will home port a second cruise ship in Port Tampa Bay in 2018

TAMPA — Carnival Cruise Line will add a second ship that will sail year round from Port Tampa Bay. The Carnival Miracle will offer seven-day Caribbean cruises beginning in January 2018.
Updated: 3 months ago

Hillsborough commission offers help to families living with Chinese drywall

TAMPA — Hillsborough County commissioners said Wednesday they want to use affordable housing funds to help four families stuck paying mortgages on homes in Belmont Heights left worthless by the presence of toxic Chinese drywall.
Updated: 3 months ago
Take a closer look at who’s buying and selling homes in a tight 2016 real estate market

Take a closer look at who’s buying and selling homes in a tight 2016 real estate market

A young St. Petersburg family is selling their home on 22nd Avenue N after receiving an offer higher than their asking price. They are moving to a quieter street in the city, in turn offering more than the asking price for a house they like — ...
Updated: 3 months ago
It’s expected to be a busy holiday shopping season, especially online

It’s expected to be a busy holiday shopping season, especially online

Halloween is over, November is here and the holidays are close at hand.
Updated: 3 months ago
Black families in Tampa encouraged to buy homes marred by Chinese drywall get little help

Black families in Tampa encouraged to buy homes marred by Chinese drywall get little help

TAMPA — Sulfurous fumes seep from the walls of Valentine Hendrix’s home, slowly attacking her appliances and light fixtures, her lungs and sinuses.
Updated: 3 months ago

Diabetes patients need “integrated’’ care, professor says

TAMPA — Diabetes care is too fragmented, according to Dr. Janice Zgibor of the University of South Florida College of Public Health.
Updated: 3 months ago

Pinstripe Printing moves to larger shop

Han Bautista of Pinstripe Printing has moved his Apollo Beach shop to a larger location at 4717 Causeway Boulevard in Tampa, just west of US 41.
Updated: 3 months ago
Couple’s store offers solutions for furniture, both old and new

Couple’s store offers solutions for furniture, both old and new

VALRICO — If the old comfy couch looks a bit tattered, the boat needs new seats or the desire arises for rustic furniture, Cleo and Keith Ellwanger believe they have the solution at the new Charleston Furniture in Valrico. The couple opened th...
Updated: 3 months ago
New boutique opens in Seminole Heights

New boutique opens in Seminole Heights

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Not one for fashion trends, Elke Lockert began adding her own flair to store-bought clothes, creating her own garments and accessories.
Updated: 3 months ago
World of Beer location near airport opens on a whole new level

World of Beer location near airport opens on a whole new level

The World of Beer opening in Avion Park, near Tampa International Airport, International Plaza and Bay Street and West-shore Plaza has a new look, different from its predecessors.
Updated: 3 months ago