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As Hyde Park grows, the concerns for pedestrians increase

As Hyde Park grows, the concerns for pedestrians increase

Through an online petition, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Florida Department of Transportation Chief Safety Officer Lora Hollingsworth are being asked to put pedestrian-activated lights at Hyde Park Village.
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Iconic Colonnade Restaurant closes; property sold for development

Iconic Colonnade Restaurant closes; property sold for development

TAMPA — The lunch crowd was stunned to read the note posted on the locked door of their go-to seafood restaurant on Wednesday.
Updated one month ago
Brewery looks to shine in Seminole Heights

Brewery looks to shine in Seminole Heights

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — With every month that goes by, Tampa Bay becomes more and more synonymous with the words “craft beer.”
Updated one month ago
Brooklyn Water Bagel seeks bagel perfection with water system

Brooklyn Water Bagel seeks bagel perfection with water system

SOUTH TAMPA — With so many former residents of the Northeast Corridor residing in Tampa Bay, particularly from the five boroughs of New York City, there’s a common complaint when it comes to the bagels available in the area: They aren&#...
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Black and white gala raises $335,000 for Academy of the Holy Names

Black and white gala raises $335,000 for Academy of the Holy Names

TAMPA — The Academy of the Holy Names’ annual fundraising gala, Black and White By the Bay, raised $335,000 for the school.
Updated one month ago
The Space at 2106 site of play inspired by AIDS quilt

The Space at 2106 site of play inspired by AIDS quilt

TAMPA — It may not be the final frontier, but it can be anything you want it to be.
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Great-grandmother’s lessons on display in Earthly Paradise garden tour

Great-grandmother’s lessons on display in Earthly Paradise garden tour

Carole Guyton credits her great-grandmother with her love of gardening.
Updated one month ago
Auction of repurposed pieces to build new homes — and futures

Auction of repurposed pieces to build new homes — and futures

NORTH TAMPA — Art patrons, home decor enthusiasts and housing advocates will join in an entertaining evening of dining, music and silent bidding at Habitat for Humanity’s Framing the Future event on Saturday. Attendees will have a chanc...
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Eagle Scout project results in playground’s construction

Eagle Scout project results in playground’s construction

SOUTH TAMPA — In looking at the unutilized space outside the Baby Bungalow building on the Champions for Children campus at 3108 W. Azeele St., staff began discussing the possibility of a new playground.
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Learning to live with change

In the process of growing up and reaching senior-hood, I have lost many things – innocence, weight, hair, sometimes patience and memories – to name just some of what has seemed to slowly evaporate from my life. And I know from speaking ...
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