Saturday, April 21, 2018

Hillsborough News

Bucs to debut East Club Stadium at Raymond James Stadium

Bucs to debut East Club Stadium at Raymond James Stadium

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepare for the upcoming 2018 season with luxury renovations to its East Stadium Club featuring everything new and modern.These enhancements are the fourth phase of the nearly $160 million renovation of Raymond James Stadium,...
Published: 04/19/18
POSITIVE ENERGY

POSITIVE ENERGY

The Amalie Arena rumbled with noise from thousands of cheering fans, rattling their noisemakers and banging them against the seats.The chaotic energy was so loud you could feel the seats shake.But the Lightning faithful thundered applause not for the...
Published: 04/16/18
Updated: 04/21/18
Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Magnolia Ball Moffitt Cancer Center and its most generous supporters went surfin’ for a cure with a private Beach Boys concert at the 25th annual Magnolia Ball. Co-chairs Pam and Les Muma chose one of the most successful bands of all times, these day...
Published: 04/16/18
Updated: 04/20/18
Brandon’s newest assisted living facility prepares for grand opening

Brandon’s newest assisted living facility prepares for grand opening

BRANDON — A new $28 million assisted living and memory care community called Tessera of Brandon has opened and the public is invited to tour the property during a grand opening celebration from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday (April 26). Designed with residents...
Published: 04/16/18
Updated: 04/20/18
Daniel Ruth: Buckhorn is acting like a candidate for lieutenant governor

Daniel Ruth: Buckhorn is acting like a candidate for lieutenant governor

Do you ever get the feeling Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn goes to sleep every night fully attired in a business suit, tie perfectly knotted, pocket square perfectly folded, wing-tips perfectly shined?You just never know if at 3 a.m. he might be awakened w...
Published: 04/16/18
Updated: 04/19/18
Editorial: Hillsborough commission should quit expanding urban area

Editorial: Hillsborough commission should quit expanding urban area

Any movement on modernizing local transportation is welcome, even small steps like the million dollars the state recently approved to design a Tampa Bay regional transit plan.But the region won’t make any progress on transportation, its single most p...
Published: 04/13/18
Updated: 04/18/18
Taste of Keystone features chili-cookoff, classic cars, live music

Taste of Keystone features chili-cookoff, classic cars, live music

Hundreds of people are expected to converge on Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (April 21) for the sixth annual "Taste of Keystone’’ chili cook-off and business expo.Some 15 chili chefs will square off to see whose m...
Published: 04/12/18
Updated: 04/17/18
Tampa bike shop employs mission of mobility for needy

Tampa bike shop employs mission of mobility for needy

TAMPA — Larry Robinson II could probably buy a bike himself. It’d be hard but not impossible, thanks to the compensation he gets as an injured veteran. But he’d rather earn one with some hard work, and learn to build one if he can. So on a Thursday m...
Published: 04/12/18
Updated: 04/17/18
With HCC help, Middleton High builds a bridge to higher education

With HCC help, Middleton High builds a bridge to higher education

EAST TAMPA — Everyone screamed in awe when they announced the four students that were awarded scholarships and administrators struggled to quiet the noise as the auditorium quickly filled with chaotic energy.The seniors could not hold back their exci...
Published: 04/12/18
Updated: 04/13/18
Blue Sky, MetMin partner for new affordable housing complex in Mango

Blue Sky, MetMin partner for new affordable housing complex in Mango

MANGO — The Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative’s most recent survey, conducted in 2017, revealed a sound but sad reality: a lot of county residents have no permanent place to call home in Tampa and throughout the county.The results indicated more...
Published: 04/12/18
Updated: 04/13/18