Monday, December 11, 2017

Hillsborough

Daniel Ruth: No parking at Rays stadium in Ybor? So what? No, fans either

Daniel Ruth: No parking at Rays stadium in Ybor? So what? No, fans either

From all the hub-bub you might well have thought Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan had alighted on a new home for the Tampa Bay Rays that rivaled the Roman Coliseum meets Carnegie Hall meets Augusta National. This was big! Very big! Indeed ...
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Film industry advocates in Hillsborough should bide time for better days

Editorial: Film industry advocates in Hillsborough should bide time for better days

Hillsborough County is keeping its toe in the video production waters with a new, scaled-down emphasis on encouraging the making of commercials here.That’s a far cry from five years ago when advocates of Florida’s film industry, flush with success fr...
Updated one month ago

Hooper: Tampa Pig Jig expands its recipe for success

TAMPAStart with various forms of barbecue, add some heaping helpings of spirited competition, toss in a few cups of trash talking and mix vigorously with college football, live music, friendship and a good cause.It’s a recipe that’s yielded some trem...
Updated one month ago
Guest column: So much to miss about Tampa after five years living here

Guest column: So much to miss about Tampa after five years living here

For a few weeks my heart has ached uncontrollably. I am leaving Tampa, my soul city. I have crossed out and added lists of things to do and places to revisit once more — walks in the park, favorite haunts for hawk and osprey sightings, moon paddling ...
Updated one month ago
Guest column: Girl Scouts designed to help girls excel on their own terms

Guest column: Girl Scouts designed to help girls excel on their own terms

Girl Scouts is the best leadership experience for girls in the world, created specifically with and for girls. If I could name only one thing that girls learn when they’re involved with Girl Scouts, it’s that they become capable of tackling pretty mu...
Updated: 2 months ago
Joe Henderson: Fanciful ideas merit consideration when they’re from Tom Hall

Joe Henderson: Fanciful ideas merit consideration when they’re from Tom Hall

Tom Hall has traveled the world and developed a sense of what works, what doesn’t, and what is to come.Those experiences can send his mind into overdrive, thinking about ways to transform this city. It leads him to believe in things he doesn’t yet se...
Updated: 2 months ago
Hooper: After living through them, she pulls people out of credit woes

Hooper: After living through them, she pulls people out of credit woes

Atlanta, a place known for rising from the ashes of the Civil War to become an international city, proved to be a perfect backdrop for Artricia James-Heard’s own rise from what she calls "a very vulnerable time in her life."It was there that James-He...
Updated: 2 months ago
Daniel Ruth: Advice for sniping school board members — Grow up or go away

Daniel Ruth: Advice for sniping school board members — Grow up or go away

There are certain jobs in elective office that carry with them a slightly higher expectation when it comes to how one behaves in public.For example, it probably wouldn’t be a good thing if we were to learn Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren wa...
Updated: 2 months ago
Joe Henderson: Peeved at school bus schedules? Be an example to your kids

Joe Henderson: Peeved at school bus schedules? Be an example to your kids

If you are the parent of a public-school student in Hillsborough County, your life might become more complicated.Assuming the school board approves, next year the starting and closing times for schools in the district will be changed. Elementary scho...
Updated: 2 months ago
Joe Henderson: Peeved at school bus schedules? Be an example to your kids

Joe Henderson: Peeved at school bus schedules? Be an example to your kids

If you are the parent of a public-school student in Hillsborough County, your life might become more complicated.Assuming the school board approves, next year the starting and closing times for schools in the district will be changed. Elementary scho...
Updated: 2 months ago