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Residents remember Citrus Park before urbanization

Residents remember Citrus Park before urbanization

CITRUS PARK — Harry Gurr walks through a wooden building he calls a “museum.”
Published: 07/18/16
Deputies: Town ‘N Country woman accidentally kills her mother with gun her teen child brought home

Deputies: Town ‘N Country woman accidentally kills her mother with gun her teen child brought home

TAMPA — Carolyn Wright’s fellow churchgoers called her “the coffee lady.”
Published: 07/15/16
Brush fire closes EB lanes of West Hillsborough Avenue in Westchase

Brush fire closes EB lanes of West Hillsborough Avenue in Westchase

A brush fire has closed the eastbound lanes of West Hillsborough Avenue in the Westchase area of Tampa.
Published: 07/11/16
A free afternoon of family-friendly fun on tap

A free afternoon of family-friendly fun on tap

CARROLLWOOD — The Carrollwood Cultural Center’s Springfest Youthfest on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is a free afternoon of family-friendly fun, with a carnival-like theme and plenty of activities for kids....
Updated: 3 months ago
Public invited to enjoy student’s art

Public invited to enjoy student’s art

CARROLLWOOD — The Carrollwood Cultural Center at 4537 Lowell Road offers a wide variety of classes in both the visual and performing arts. On Friday, from 7-8 p.m., the Carrollwood Cultural Center will host a free Student Showcase where studen...
Updated: 3 months ago
Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

Sacred Pepper gives Mediterranean twist to menu

If Sacred Pepper is not a smashing success, it is not for lack of creativity, attention to detail and a liberal dose of love.
Updated: 3 months ago

Black Box stages edgy ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

CARROLLWOOD — Before, it was a wasted lobby space for storage, fast forward a little over a year and Black Box is a celebrated theater within the theater for Nine and Numb improv comedy, open mic, staged readings, original musicals, one acts, ...
Updated: 3 months ago
Jim Chambers Music Box keeps students in tune

Jim Chambers Music Box keeps students in tune

CARROLLWOOD — Jim Chambers wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to create a school that was like “Hogwarts for music.” Open the glass door at the very end of the shopping complex on Gunn Highway and you feel like you ...
Updated: 3 months ago
Florida soil often needs improvement

Florida soil often needs improvement

Living with any soil is much like living with a spouse. You have to study its ways and learn to work with it. But you will never understand it completely. Sure, it will sometimes disappoint you, but when it does, you are often left with a nagging not...
Updated: 3 months ago
When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

When a taste of Florida is a souvenir

Mom has a friend who is traveling to France this summer. She asked me the other day if I knew of anything June could take as a gift to her gracious hostess.
Updated: 3 months ago