Monday, July 16, 2018

Community News

Bahama Breeze adds to Cypress Creek mix

Bahama Breeze adds to Cypress Creek mix

Bahama Breeze Island Grille will open a new restaurant at 3 p.m. on Monday (July 16) in Wesley Chapel.Located across the street from the Tampa Premium Outlets, Bahama Breeze is joining the ever expanding Cypress Creek Town Center. The new Bahama Bree...
Published: 07/12/18
Bundt cake shop coming to Wiregrass

Bundt cake shop coming to Wiregrass

LUTZ — Even though it’s not open for business yet, Tammy Mencia has been getting e-mails on a daily basis from excited customers wanting to know when Nothing Bundt Cakes is opening."That’s a great sign," said Mencia, co-owner.In March 2017, husband a...
Published: 07/12/18
Vivian’s Cajun Crawfish Pies found in Fresh Markets across Tampa Bay

Vivian’s Cajun Crawfish Pies found in Fresh Markets across Tampa Bay

TAMPA — Vivian Clark’s passion for Cajun cooking originated from her roots as a Louisiana native. She shared her specialty, Cajun crawfish pies, at a friend’s party back in 1998 and ever since they have been in high demand. She began making them for ...
Published: 07/12/18
Joe Henderson: Road to new Rays stadium will be a wild ride

Joe Henderson: Road to new Rays stadium will be a wild ride

About two seconds after the $892 million price tag for the Tampa Bay Rays proposed stadium in Ybor City was revealed, I’d bet more than a few people thought, "Well … buh-bye."Montreal? Charlotte? Nashville? Las Vegas?The Planet Zortron?Anywhere but h...
Published: 07/12/18
Tampa’s Bryan Glazer Family JCC to stage family-fun Scrabble tournament

Tampa’s Bryan Glazer Family JCC to stage family-fun Scrabble tournament

The Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center, 522 N Howard Ave., invites the Tampa community to play Scrabble from 1 to 4 p.m. July 15.Tween Connex, #Gather and active adults of the JCC present a casual tournament that welcomes participants of all...
Published: 07/03/18
Updated: 07/11/18
Dancing for Donations offers new summer camps for kids

Dancing for Donations offers new summer camps for kids

Dancing for Donations’ Princesses and Super Heroes Camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon from July 16-20 at We Rock the Spectrum-Tampa, 1076 E Brandon Blvd. This is one of many camps hosted by Dancing for Donations, a non-profit organization to make dance mo...
Published: 07/03/18
Updated: 07/08/18
Alonso grad earns prestigious scholarship for Broadway performance

Alonso grad earns prestigious scholarship for Broadway performance

At the age of 9, Emily Escobar fell in love with theater while watching her older sister perform.She dealt with occasional uncertainty, however, wondering if theater should remain a career aspiration. She began participating in choir, and at Alonso H...
Published: 07/03/18
Updated: 07/08/18
Sunday Conversation: Engineer Holly Kremers looks to build resilience against sea-level rise

Sunday Conversation: Engineer Holly Kremers looks to build resilience against sea-level rise

Like every other Tampa Bay resident, Holly Kremers paid close attention as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last September. • Kremers, however, also spent a good deal of time glued to the telephone with officials in Miami Beach. • You see, the sto...
Published: 07/05/18
Updated: 07/08/18
Robotics teams pave way for STEM interest

Robotics teams pave way for STEM interest

TAMPA — When the combined robotic teams from Jesuit High School and Academy of the Holy Names met 2-year-old Theo Rimes at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, the students’ eyes lit up.Known as the Stealth Tigers, they surrounded Theo as he sped around...
Published: 07/05/18
Updated: 07/08/18
Major Ruskin/Sun City Center apartment complex signals area’s changing dynamics

Major Ruskin/Sun City Center apartment complex signals area’s changing dynamics

RUSKIN — A major apartment complex that signals the changing dynamics of the Sun City Center/Ruskin area expects to open in January.Drivers traveling north on Cypress Village Drive have seen the construction of Shadetree Apartments. It boasts of 260 ...
Published: 07/05/18
Updated: 07/08/18