Julie Latimer and her friends stood at the TECO Streetcar's Centennial Park Station stop on Eighth Avenue with a cool breeze and the crackle and boom from a distant thunderstorm.
As she tries to envision her son — see his smile, recall his voice, remember his touch — tears fill her eyes.
TAMPA — A simple, silly, out-of-the-box revenue opportunity, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, sure put the fun into giving money for a serious cause. Rarely is philanthropy as astonishingly successful as all those millions of video dumper donors inciting others to fund a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease.
Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center
Shelby the shelty is now more than happy to pose for photos. When rescued by a Hillsborough County animal control officer, this abandoned pooch looked much older than her 5 years. Weighing less than 15 pounds, she overcame anemia. Today she waits patiently for her next yummy …
TAMPA — Ceiling fans whirl over picnic tables outside the newest Holy Hog BBQ, cooling customers downing St. Louis-style ribs, smoked ham, pork, turkey, chicken, sausage, brisket and more.
NORTHDALE — When senior pastor Arthur T. Jones, founder of Bible Based Fellowship Church in North Tampa, lost his battle with multiple myeloma in May 2013, a mournful congregation did not have to look to replace him.
Photo by Frank Kepley
MFST presents donation to LifePath Hospice
TAMPA — Most consumers probably toss their bag of coffee into their shopping cart unaware of its origins.
PALMA CEIA — The early November opening of sports bar Graffiti Junktion on Bay to Bay Boulevard brings welcome renovation to a former wing joint that flew the coop long ago.
BY ELISABETH PARKER Times Staff Writer
For about three months every year, Janien Hiatt lives, thinks and breathes cookies.
Specifically, Girl Scout cookies.
This week, a new breed of Hebrew school will open its doors to Jewish children in the Tampa Bay area.
Sometimes the connection between the past and the present gets distorted, like a bad cellphone call.
Whether it's a stiletto strut across the stage a la Tina Turner, swaying in front of the microphone stand like Aerosmith's Steven Tyler or emulating the high-energy high jinks of a certain Rolling Stones frontman, everybody wants to be a rock star.
Everybody wants to move like Jagger.
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