Friday, October 19, 2018

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To compare Medicare options, get help from the online Plan Finder

To compare Medicare options, get help from the online Plan Finder

The best way to choose your Medicare coverage is by consulting Medicare’s online Plan Finder, which estimates out-of-pocket costs based on the specific drugs you take, grades plans by performance and allows you to explore possible pharmacies in your ...
Published: 09/05/18
Updated: 10/12/18
Navigating Medicare’s annual enrollment period: What you need to know for 2019

Navigating Medicare’s annual enrollment period: What you need to know for 2019

For the nearly 4.4 million Floridians who receive benefits through Medicare, this is an important time of year.Monday, Oct. 15, marks the start of the Annual Election Period, when people covered under the federal health insurance program for those 65...
Published: 09/05/18
Updated: 10/12/18
He was lost. A Chuck E. Cheese robot helped him find his way.

He was lost. A Chuck E. Cheese robot helped him find his way.

A Tampa man is living his dream, the dream of finding an obscure robot from Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre and making it sing again.
Published: 10/11/18
Church rehab camp in Brooksville neighborhood? Community and commissioners say no.

Church rehab camp in Brooksville neighborhood? Community and commissioners say no.

The effort to turn a 13-acre lot into a reform service for male addicts spurred outcry from neighbors. On Monday, its permit application was denied.
Published: 10/10/18
Updated: 10/11/18
Local craft beer of the week: Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, Sea Dog Brewing Co.

October is the month where we stop complaining about seasonal creep and unapologetically enjoy the many pumpkin beers that have been on the shelves since late summer. Maine’s Shipyard Brewing Co. is one of the oldest players in that game, with...
Published: 10/11/18
Bar review: Platt Street Borough aims to be the go-to for SoHo-ites

Bar review: Platt Street Borough aims to be the go-to for SoHo-ites

As someone who has flirted with the idea of success for many years, it’s nice to see people who appear to be actively enjoying it. At least, that’s the vibe I get when I visit many of the bars and nightclubs in Tampa’s SoHo neigh...
Published: 10/11/18
Where to find Tampa Bay Halloween parties, pumpkin patches and events

Where to find Tampa Bay Halloween parties, pumpkin patches and events

Experience everything from kid-friendly events to horrifying haunted houses to spooky art projects this weekend in Tampa Bay.
Published: 10/11/18
What’s on stage this week: 'The Play That Goes Wrong,' Florida Orchestra does Harry Potter

What’s on stage this week: 'The Play That Goes Wrong,' Florida Orchestra does Harry Potter

In one play, everything goes wrong on purpose. Plus, the Florida Orchestra tackles Harry Potter, and Edgar Allen Poe and Emily Dickinson meet, defying the odds.
Published: 10/10/18
No claws for concern? Hurricane Michael could be good news for stone crab season.

No claws for concern? Hurricane Michael could be good news for stone crab season.

Florida stone crabs just can’t catch a break. Last year, the season started strong but traps swiftly dried up, the season limping along with very low numbers and high prices. And this year, in anticipation of Monday’s season opening, we&...
Published: 10/10/18
With something as simple as socks, Plant City ministry brings smiles to those in need

With something as simple as socks, Plant City ministry brings smiles to those in need

A year ago, members of the First Baptist Church of Durant in Plant City gathered to brainstorm ideas to help the community.They wanted to do something different. Kevin Wynne, senior pastor at the church, mentioned socks.In its first year, the resulti...
Published: 10/10/18
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