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WESTCHASE — It has been just over two months since the Westchase Recreation Center opened its new gymnasium, and the community has wasted little time putting it to good use.
The photos cover the kitchen walls.
Not just adorn them — hanging in neat frames or pinned under refrigerator magnets — but cover them, butting up against each other as if forming a personalized wallpaper.
Eggnog. Mashed potatoes. Pecan pie. Lauri Wright knows full well the challenges of eating healthfully and staying fit during the holiday season. Wright, 47, is a registered dietitian and an assistant professor in the department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida's College of Public Health. …
Ready for a great family dog? Leo is a 2-year-old, neutered German shepherd mix that loves all kinds of people and shares the sofa with a cat in his foster home. There's even a Facebook photo of a cow trying to kiss this medium-sized pal. Sweet and active, Leo's asking Santa for toys, a yard for year-round romping and …
SUN CITY CENTER
Jan Bjork says she cried a lot during the "When Christmas Hurts" program Tuesday evening.
HYDE PARK — Visitors to six historic Hyde Park homes Sunday will see how contemporary owners are creating their own memories while observing old traditions in 100-year-old homes.
Allison Novak held up a painting in front of a primary classroom of six students at Morning Star School.
"Is that your mom?" one student asked.
"What's her name?" another asked.
What's hot: With the water temp now in the mid 60s, the trout, redfish, sharks and cobia are the best bet for December.
The Armwood High School football legacy is no secret in Hillsborough County.
A film adaptation of Langston Hughes' classic holiday musical, the Black Nativity, earned about $4 million at the box office Thanksgiving weekend, competing against big budget draws such as Catching Fire.
SOUTH TAMPA — A decision to allow openly gay boys in Scouts rippled down to the area's oldest troop with an unintended lesson.
WESTCHASE — A developer has unveiled plans to build a Costco at Sheldon Road and W Linebaugh Avenue, sparking some concerns among neighbors.
As I settled in to watch Frozen with my two daughters during the holiday weekend, I looked for Disney to deliver another princess flick replete with a corresponding prince, subtle adult humor and a predictable plot.
TEMPLE TERRACE — City recreation officials once took at face value the number of people that organizers said would attend pool parties at the Family Recreation Center.