Wednesday, October 10, 2018

South & Central Tampa News

Find A Friend: Sage the Kitten and Beau the Dog

Find A Friend: Sage the Kitten and Beau the Dog

Meet these adoptable pets on Saturday at the Pet Supplies Plus in Valrico
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/09/18
SpeakUp 5K continues to lend voice to teens struggling with depression

SpeakUp 5K continues to lend voice to teens struggling with depression

The race, slated for Saturday at Al Lopez Park, fights against the stigma attached to mental health and suicide.
Published: 10/08/18
Citizen’s group calls for Temple Terrace mayor to resign over diploma mill Ph.D.

Citizen’s group calls for Temple Terrace mayor to resign over diploma mill Ph.D.

TEMPLE TERRACE — Members of a citizens group say they will ask for the resignation of Temple Terrace mayor Mel Jurado at a City Council meeting next week in the wake of a Tampa Bay Times report raising questions about two college degrees Jurado claim...
Published: 10/08/18
'British Invasion' is theme of Julie Weintraub's charity event this year

'British Invasion' is theme of Julie Weintraub's charity event this year

TAMPA — Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay nonprofit organization will hold its annual signature event, Tampa Bay's Dancing with the Stars, 7 P.M. to 11 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 6) at the TPepin's Hospitality Centre, 4121 N 50th St. This year's...
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/08/18

WEDU seeks applicants, nominees for 14th annual Be More Awards

The awards program annually recognizes Tampa Bay's top nonprofits
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/08/18
Councilman, businesses push for traffic safety measures along Busch Boulevard

Councilman, businesses push for traffic safety measures along Busch Boulevard

Traffic death of Chamberlain student in 2015 remains a driving factor for change
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/08/18
The Soho district welcomes Taco Dirty to its thriving food scene

The Soho district welcomes Taco Dirty to its thriving food scene

Ciccio Restaurant Group, the company leaving its mark across South Tampa's foodie scene, is at it again with another concept called Taco Dirty. The original name of the concept was Taco Dirty to Me, but co-owner David Pullman said the play on words w...
Published: 10/04/18
Popularity of Lobby Bar helps spur changes in layout, menu at Epicurean Hotel in South Tampa

Popularity of Lobby Bar helps spur changes in layout, menu at Epicurean Hotel in South Tampa

TAMPA — After several years contemplating it, Tampa’s Epicurean Hotel recently updated its signature restaurant Élevage with a new menu and an expanded Lobby Bar featuring more of a comfort vibe for breakfast, happy hour and weeken...
Published: 10/04/18
Crash closes portion of W Sligh Avenue in Tampa

Crash closes portion of W Sligh Avenue in Tampa

TAMPA — A portion of W Sligh Avenue is closed in Tampa after a car crashed into a utility pole.According to Tampa Police, the crash occurred near W Sligh Avenue and N Howard Avenue, and the roadway is closed from Armenia Avenue to N Albany Ave...
Published: 10/04/18
Eastbound E Fowler Avenue reopens after fiery semitrailer crash at I-75

Eastbound E Fowler Avenue reopens after fiery semitrailer crash at I-75

Eastbound E Fowler Avenue reopened Wednesday morning around 7 a.m., a day after a fiery crash involving a semitrailer that fell of an Interstate 75 overpass on Tuesday afternoon.The roadway was expected after crews completed repaving work, according ...
Published: 10/03/18