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Tampa artist draws influence from webcomics

Tampa artist draws influence from webcomics

The Channel District’s Bamboozle Tea Lounge presents the art of Jonathan Perry in his solo show, “Subtle Fantasy,” beginning Thursday and remaining on display through Oct. 20.
Published: 09/17/16
Tampa Yacht Club rezoning and alcohol dispute heads for key hearing

Tampa Yacht Club rezoning and alcohol dispute heads for key hearing

TAMPA — For more than a year, the Tampa Yacht & Country Club and some of its neighbors have skirmished over the club’s efforts to revisit where and when it can serve alcohol on its bayfront property.
Published: 09/15/16
Updated: 09/17/16

Portion of South Manhattan Avenue closed for water repairs

A portion of South Manhattan Avenue is closed in South Tampa while the Tampa Water Department repairs a distribution line.
Published: 09/15/16
Wright’s Gourmet House undergoing a major expansion

Wright’s Gourmet House undergoing a major expansion

SOUTH TAMPA — In 1963, Marjorie and Pete Wright opened a 500-square-foot coffee and dessert shop on a side street near Dale Mabry Highway.
Updated one month ago
 Police seek  clues after burglars hit more than 20 homes in South Tampa

Police seek clues after burglars hit more than 20 homes in South Tampa

Police say a Morrison Avenue home was broken into Monday, the 22nd in a string of home burglaries. One of the suspects was recorded on security video, and police believe he is working with two others. Most of the robberies occur during the day.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa police use Taser to subdue man who resisted arrest playing Pokémon Go after hours at park (w/video)

Tampa police use Taser to subdue man who resisted arrest playing Pokémon Go after hours at park (w/video)

TAMPA — Police used a Taser on a 20-year-old man who was so focused on playing Pokémon Go he refused to leave Ballast Point Park, a local hot-spot for the popular smartphone game.
Updated: 2 months ago
Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

TAMPA — The historic Colonnade restaurant on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa was nothing more than a pile of dirt and rubble Tuesday.
Updated: 2 months ago
Derek Jeter draws Air Force apology after news of boating citation near MacDill surfaces

Derek Jeter draws Air Force apology after news of boating citation near MacDill surfaces

TAMPA — Derek Jeter, Davis Islands resident and retired All-Star baseball player for the New York Yankees, was issued a citation Monday by the U.S. Air Force for boating into a restricted area near MacDill Air Force Base.
Updated: 3 months ago