Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hillsborough News

Bean Arrow targets independent coffee lovers

Bean Arrow targets independent coffee lovers

OLDSMAR — After moving from Missouri to the Tampa Bay area last year, Chuck Johnson noticed a lack of locally owned coffee shops.As he drove each morning, he only passed large, nationally recognized shops. In Missouri, he had owned a coffee shop near...
Published: 12/01/17

Altman: County’s Veterans Park to commemorate Pearl Harbor with memorial, new center

Every year, Americans pay homage to those killed on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.This year, in Hillsborough County, the commemorations will take on additional meaning.Hillsborough County and local veterans welcome two major a...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/04/17
High school students help hype up holiday display

High school students help hype up holiday display

LUTZ — Students from area high schools are helping keep traditions alive, while learning about working with others.Along the way, they are preparing to share a free Christmas display with hundreds of families, and help those in need.On a recent Satur...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/04/17
Highly-touted chef graces Brandon cafe

Highly-touted chef graces Brandon cafe

BRANDON — Cinzia Cripe likens Giorgio Ruggeri’s culinary capabilities to those of a fine artist who’s been given a blank canvas."He starts with the colors — the ingredients — and creatively makes it what he wants," said Cripe, an Italian native who i...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/04/17
Former South Korea ambassador heads panel on North Korea-U.S. relations

Former South Korea ambassador heads panel on North Korea-U.S. relations

TAMPA — Are the United States and North Korea headed for war? That’s the topic of a conversation featuring Christopher Robert Hill, former ambassador to South Korea, that’s set for 6 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 6) at the University of South Florida.The talk...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/04/17
Center Place prepares for two big holiday events

Center Place prepares for two big holiday events

BRANDON — The Center Place of Fine Arts, 619 Vonderburg Drive, will host two holiday events this week.The Holiday Tea with Songs of the Season will be held at 2:30 p.m. today (Dec. 3). Attendees can enjoy high tea with specialty teas, decadent desser...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/04/17
D1 Tampa partners with Powerhouse Athletic Club

D1 Tampa partners with Powerhouse Athletic Club

D1 Tampa, the training gym designed for athletes, will close their Citrus Park location and partner with Powerhouse Athletic Club this Monday, Dec 4. Located at 3251 W Hillsborough Ave, the new location will provide more space for their members to tr...
Published: 11/30/17
UNTUCKit neatens up the untucked dress shirt

UNTUCKit neatens up the untucked dress shirt

SOUTH TAMPA— UNTUCKit, a clothing store known for shirts that are meant to be untucked, opened a shop in International Plaza early in October. Located at 2223 N. Westshore Blvd space 182 on the lower level near Nordstrom, the New Jersey-originated br...
Published: 11/30/17
Holiday Hopes: Maria evacuees search for a little help after landing in Tampa

Holiday Hopes: Maria evacuees search for a little help after landing in Tampa

The concrete house in the Puerto Rican countryside town of Arecibo had been in Sheila Reyes’ family for generations; the stately old tree in the yard had weathered so many storms. It took the wrath of Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on the islan...
Published: 11/29/17
Updated: 12/03/17
New Tampa Players lose their founder

New Tampa Players lose their founder

NEW TAMPA — Doug Wall devoted the last 20 years of his life to a cultural center in New Tampa — one that supporters say will be a reality in the next three years.His dream of being a Broadway co-producer also is set to happen next year, an event his ...
Published: 11/29/17
Updated: 12/02/17