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Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

As the drone of hammers and drills moves toward conclusion, the ringing of new businesses’ cash registers adds to the sounds of Hyde Park Village.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15
Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — If it’s parked at any event or festival, Elke Lockert’s eye-catching gypsy junQue bus won’t be hard to find. Brightly painted by St. Petersburg muralist Derek Donnelly, the colorful converted short school bus not only draws attention, but also reflects the vivacious personality of Lockert and her unique creations.
Published: 08/26/15
Believing Tampa Foundation: Therapy for those in need

Believing Tampa Foundation: Therapy for those in need

With help from a physical therapist twice a week, Rick Loyer is out of his wheelchair, lifting weights on pulleys and doing other activities, all to improve his life.
Published: 08/26/15
Pooch and owner expose harshness of bullying

Pooch and owner expose harshness of bullying

All eyes were on Marshall the Miracle Dog, the celebrity guest who recently paid a visit to a group of children at the New Tampa Recreation Center.
Published: 08/26/15
Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Ice cream, tea party for the dog days of summer

Nothing sets our pooches tails waggin’ like treats from the freezer, especially on sizzling hot days when summer is giving us its last and best punch.
Published: 08/25/15

Pipe repairs to close Himes, westbound El Prado in South Tampa

Repairs to a broken water main will close two busy traffic routes in South Tampa for the next few days.
Published: 08/25/15

Tampa announces more street closures to repair service lines

Tampa city officials have announced lane closures at various locations due to sewer and water main repairs.
Published: 08/21/15

Dancing to the rhythm of life

From the back she looked to be much older than I. She had snow white hair, a well-lined face with the wrinkles of experience and hands that spoke of a lifetime of hard work. She sat in the bleachers of the outdoor amphitheater just ahead of me, and w...
Published: 08/21/15
Community gardens are great places

Community gardens are great places

If you don’t have room for a garden or enough sun or the needed motivation, consider joining a community garden. You can learn from scratch or add to your skills, meet new friends and see how much can be grown in a small place with fairly litt...
Published: 08/21/15
Lunch improved, any way you slice it

Lunch improved, any way you slice it

There was a period in my life when packing a lunch was such an easy meal to throw together in the morning.
Published: 08/21/15