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Table Scraps: My new favorite words: coconut bacon

Table Scraps: My new favorite words: coconut bacon

It seems every time I check my email my sister, Janet, is informing me of yet another dish I might like to try. Keeping up with her latest culinary triumphs is a full-time job.
Published: 09/02/15

Bicyclist peddles across the country in fundraising experience

SOUTH TAMPA — Phillip Sipiora, a South Tampa resident, put his career path on hold this summer to be able to help those with disabilities.
Published: 09/02/15
Yankees Hope Week offers special day for Boys & Girls Clubs kids

Yankees Hope Week offers special day for Boys & Girls Clubs kids

Devin McMillan, 15, wore his New York Yankees hat to dinner recently — as did many of his fellow 200 Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay members.
Published: 09/02/15
Artist uses freeform approach to creations

Artist uses freeform approach to creations

CHANNELSIDE — Dwayne DeLong, a contemporary abstract artist, said he likes the speed and surprise of his freeform approach to art. Unlike artists who tap into their imaginations, DeLong said he doesn’t rely on his imagination, but lets ...
Published: 09/02/15
Nutrition Smart brings healthy choice to Westchase

Nutrition Smart brings healthy choice to Westchase

TAMPA — Richard Yoerg is a smart guy with a great head on his shoulders.
Published: 09/02/15
Have no fear when kindergarten is near

Have no fear when kindergarten is near

TAMPA — Most parents believe that sending their kids off to kindergarten for the first time is one of the toughest things they will ever have to do — and that the experience is even tougher on the kids.
Published: 09/02/15
Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Longtime Rotarian Dr. Nick Hall personifies what it means to put “Service above Self,” the primary motto of the international service organization that champions humanitarian causes.
Published: 09/02/15
Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

TEMPLE TERRACE — The first faint breaths of autumn riding on the end-of-summer storms and breezes signal the beginning of Florida’s prime gardening season. Temple Terrace Community Gardens is already preparing for the fall planting by h...
Published: 09/02/15
Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

NEW TAMPA — The healing power of music will be employed to help teen and young adult cancer patients when The Deacon Blues Band takes the stage Sept. 19 at The Palms Lounge of Peabody’s Billiards and Games in New Tampa. Organizers are a...
Published: 09/02/15

Playwright pits love against money

TEMPLE TERRACE — Choosing between a marriage ripe with affection but portending a life of poverty — and a shallow relationship with prospects for unending prosperity — is the narrative frame of Mark E. Leib’s newest produc...
Published: 09/02/15