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Lutz park’s namesake devoted to helping kids
Oscar Cooler was a persuasive salesman who never gave up when the goal was creating opportunities for young people to play sports.
Published on 06/15/13
Powerball winner behind random act of kindness in Plant City?
An older woman who visited BuddyFreddys on Sunday paid the bill for every customer in the restaurant – all 180 of them. Such generosityhas led to a big mystery.
Published on 06/13/13
Updated on 06/14/13
Tampa’s NoHo Flats apartments well underway
NoHo Flats, the newest apartment complex in a budding neighborhood north of Kennedy Boluevard, is leasing to renters. Some will be able to move in as soon as August.
Published on 05/31/13
Houck: For local flavor, steer clear of Thortons, Wawa
I heard a rumor that couldn’t possibly be true.
Published on 05/30/13
Florida College spending $2.5 million on renovations
Florida College, a source of city pride for 67 years, is spending $2.5 million to renovate two buildings on the North Glen Arven Avenue campus.
Published on 05/30/13
Seminole Heights residents discuss trail to link neighborhoods
More than 30 people met Wednesday at the Seminole Heights Garden Center to discuss creation of a trail linking the city’s core neighborhoods.
Published on 05/30/13
Temple Terrace leaders can’t escape bat house issue
TEMPLE TERRACE Mayor Frank Chillura and Temple Terrace City Council members are being hounded by bats.
Published on 05/30/13
Five questions with … Carlos Irizarry, Wimauma pastor
This week we chat with Carlos Irizarry, 52, pastor at Wholesome Community Ministries in Wimauma. Irizarry is also a paramedic/registered nurse who spent nine years working in emergency rooms — including a stint at Brandon R...
Published on 05/30/13
Five questions with … Jennifer Frances of ‘Bess the Book Bus’
We catch up with Jennifer Frances, who this week was in Detroit, handing out free books to schoolchildren. Her nonprofit also offers free eye examinations and new glasses to children. Her book tours have made stops across t...
Published on 05/30/13
Things to do in the Carrollwood area this weekend
Beautiful blues: Beautiful Bobby Blackmon, an entertainer with a talent for contemporary Southern soul, blues and classic R&B, performs at 8 p.m. at Carrollwood ...
Published on 05/30/13
Things to do in the South Tampa area this weekend
Grier brings guffaws: David Alan Grier performs stand-up comedy today through Sunday at the Tampa Improv Comedy Theatre & Restaurant, 1600 E. Eighth Ave. in Ybor...
Published on 05/30/13
JA BizTown celebrates 100,000 students
As Junior Achievement BizTown “Mayor” Kytzie Diaz, 11, counted, the students followed her finger until she stopped at Syann Jackson.
Published on 05/30/13
Five questions with … Rob Gamester, Town ‘N Country Youth Council
Today we chat with Rob Gamester, 74, who, along with his wife, Fran, founded the Town ’N Country Youth Council. Members, ages 12 to 17, perform an array of activities to make northwest Hillsborough County a safer, cleaner a...
Published on 05/30/13