Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

East Tampaís THAP looks to rebound with new vision from interim director

East Tampaís THAP looks to rebound with new vision from interim director

EAST TAMPA ó On a recent Thursday night, a large crowd gathered at the Tampa Hillsborough Action Planís warehouse on its sprawling East Tampa campus.Inside, about 200 people, mostly business professionals, bustled about, sampling hors díoeuvres from ...
Published: 06/07/18
Updated: 06/11/18
Sunday Conversation: Charly Lockwood leads the USF College of Medicineís transition

Sunday Conversation: Charly Lockwood leads the USF College of Medicineís transition

On his best days, Charly Lockwood will do a little bit of everything. ē The dean of the University of South Floridaís Morsani College of Medicine might spend the morning doing research in the lab, afternoons seeing patients ó yes he still serves the ...
Published: 06/08/18
Updated: 06/10/18
Ernest Hooper: You donít overcome racism by burying history, as some would do

Ernest Hooper: You donít overcome racism by burying history, as some would do

To know where youíre going, you have to know where youíve been.Donít believe me? Remove your rear-view and side-view mirrors and try driving. Itís not impossible to navigate the road without those aids, but itís far more difficult.The analogy illustr...
Published: 06/07/18
Updated: 06/09/18
Amy Scherzerís Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzerís Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Wishmakerís BallIf rocking out to Joan Jett & the Blackhearts was their wish, guests at the Wishmakerís Ball must have been beyond thrilled. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers made the May 12 gala a personal concert for 400 supporters of Make-A-Wish Sout...
Published: 06/04/18
Updated: 06/07/18
Columbia Restaurant hosts annual Fatherís Day Family Walk

Columbia Restaurant hosts annual Fatherís Day Family Walk

TAMPA HEIGHTS ó This Fatherís Day (June 17) at 8 a.m., Columbia Restaurant will host its fifth annual Richardís Fatherís Day Family Walk/Jog to fight against prostate cancer on the Tampa Riverwalk starting and ending at 1810 N Highland Ave. The one ...
Published: 06/05/18
Updated: 06/07/18
Joe Henderson: Look beyond actions of Scot Peterson for school-shootings solution

Joe Henderson: Look beyond actions of Scot Peterson for school-shootings solution

Some parents of students murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have made their feelings clear about former deputy Scot Petersonís recent public attempts to explain why he didnít take direct action to stop the slaughter.Basically, they hate...
Published: 06/06/18
Updated: 06/07/18
For 37 years, she styled hair, friendships and memories in Seffner

For 37 years, she styled hair, friendships and memories in Seffner

SEFFNER ó Handwritten messages inscribed on the brown butcher paper poster hanging inside Donnaís Hair Styles salon told the story like a 1980s movie script. One customer wrote "thanks for always making me pretty. Another declared "my social life is ...
Published: 06/03/18
Updated: 06/07/18
Burn Rubber, FILA team to issue

Burn Rubber, FILA team to issue "Ybor City" athletic shoe

Local sneaker boutique Burn Rubber will release "Yborís Own" edition sneaker this Saturday at noon at 1517 E 7th Ave, Suite B. The "Yborís Own" sneaker is the product of Burn Rubberís collaboration with FILA to introduce its newest sneaker, The Mindb...
Published: 06/05/18
Updated: 06/07/18
Riverview Chamber seeks donations for upcoming teachers event

Riverview Chamber seeks donations for upcoming teachers event

The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce again will honor local educators with its Teaching to Excellence breakfast on Aug. 8.The event annually celebrates 300 new teachers from Riverviewís elementary, middle and high school, as well as the Teachers...
Published: 06/05/18
Updated: 06/07/18
Downtown Tampaís Portico celebrates one-year anniversary

Downtown Tampaís Portico celebrates one-year anniversary

A year ago, Hyde Park United Methodist Church opened a gathering place in the heart of downtown Tampa.A sculpture depicting Jesus as homeless and sleeping on a park bench sits outside its entry doors.More than a house of worship, this "church campus"...
Published: 06/03/18
Updated: 06/07/18