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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
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
Rains take their toll on area golf course

Rains take their toll on area golf course

ODESSA — Bobby Copobianco’s job is to run the Silver Dollar Golf Club, and no one doubts that he does a great job running the three nine-hole courses.
Published: 08/26/15
Future is bright for Hard Rock’s newest ambassadors

Future is bright for Hard Rock’s newest ambassadors

Though they may not be able to gamble legally in this establishment, that hasn’t stopped the teen quartet of The Cruz Brothers from dropping a single and having its red carpet release party at Tampa’s renowned Hard Rock Café....
Published: 08/26/15

Players honor the greatest songwriter you’ve probably never heard of

CARROLLWOOD — The 1960s and ’70s were an iconic time for rock ’n’ roll. From the British Invasion and glam rockers to punks and the Grateful Dead, there truly was something for everyone. In the mix of it all, Laura Nyro, a...
Published: 08/26/15

Orange Blossom Garden Club starts up in Lutz

The Orange Blossom Garden Club of Lutz will hold its first meeting Sept. 2 at the home of Maryhelen Zopfi. She has a tour of her garden and a craft project planned to jump-start the 2015-16 year. Stop by the Lutz Civic Center, across from the Lutz Li...
Published: 08/26/15

Farmers market continues to grow

LUTZ — When Dan Coflin, the senior pastor at River of Life Church, decided to create an inexpensive venue for Lutz-area business people to connect to the community every fourth Saturday, he knew that a farmers-style market would be a great opp...
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

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