Jill Assalti once succeeded as a film and television actor before moving on to a career in medical sales. She thrived in corporate America, earning honors as top salesperson, but she operated in that world with a missing ingredient. "I missed the artist in me," Assalti said.
Like Democrats statewide, Hillsborough County Democrats are outpacing their past performance in absentee or mail voting.
Willow LaMonte of Herbal Delight Gardens in Valrico has been a good friend of mine since I met her many years ago.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
That's an old proverb familiar to most of us. It's telling us to be grateful for gifts and not to question them. But that proverb has no place in genealogy. We don't look just at the mouth of the horse, we look at the whole body from every conceivable angle. We even dissect …
14th annual Tuxes & Tails
Mewing, pawing and panting, guests and pets sniffed out Tuxes & Tails, a mastiff-size gala for the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Saturday's boisterous crowd of 1,000-plus filled the Tampa Convention Center with an Arabian Nights dinner and parade of adoptables resulting in …
TEMPLE TERRACE — Several years ago, Puerto Rico natives Andy Reyes and his wife, Sheila Robles, moved to Florida to make a better life for their son, Andres Reyes, who, as a result of his premature birth, is blind and has autism spectrum disorder.
BRANDON — On May 1, 1966, 22 people gathered for the first meeting of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in a home on Bryant Road.
The World of Beer opening in Avion Park, near the Tampa International Airport, International Plaza and Bay Street and Westshore Plaza has a new look different from its predecessors.
Florida has sent a lot of despicable people to the state's execution chamber. Men like Ted Bundy, Danny Rolling, and Oscar Ray Bolin made the world a little brighter by their forced departures from this planet.
TAMPA — Millennials, the young and youngish, are much more than college students living on campus or with their parents.
YBOR CITY — The Tampa Bay Rays made baseball history in March when they took on the Cuban national team before a Havana crowd that included Cuban leader Raul Castro and President Barack Obama.
TAMPA — Each year Will Wellman attends the Pig Jig in downtown Tampa, he climbs to one of the highest points of Curtis Hixon Park and comes close to tears as he admires the size of the crowd.
During his 15 years as president of the Beef 'O' Brady's chain, Nick Vojnovic recalls, there was a fundraiser at the Valrico corporate store for a child battling leukemia. The event included a "Be The Match" bone marrow registry drive and Vojnovic gladly went through the process of signing up, placing a cotton swab in …
Last weekend, Tampa Republican state House candidate Jackie Toledo, like many Republicans, issued a statement condemning sexist remarks by Donald Trump but stopping short of saying she opposes him.
When we vote for a candidate, we select more than the man or woman whose carefully enhanced or debased image appears on the television commercials or the cardboard flyers that come in the mail. We are showing our support for a whole posse of people — power brokers who approach and are approached before hats are …