Last year on May 3, Ken Koehn and I were having lunch at our usual spot inside the Tampa Tribune's snack room, which we had laughingly named Chez Trib. Ken was the managing editor and I was the metro columnist.
TAMPA — It seems a long time now since the fountain plaza at Hyde Park Village beckoned people strolling by with its scenic surroundings and twinkling waters.
County Commissioner Sandy Murman now says she is "probably" going to leave her district seat to run for a countywide seat in 2018, which is setting off a flurry of jockeying and maneuvering in what promises to be a wild 2018 county election season.
When you search online for images of a city, chances are you'll find pictures of buildings, roads, bridges and lights. It's natural to think of a city in terms of its physical infrastructure. But today, we are in the emergence of a new digital reality in which a city's invisible infrastructure is just as important as …
Aaron Keith Robinson, then 18, stood at his mother's bedroom door in 2001 proclaiming to be a soldier, a general in the Lord's army.
He said he was prepared to die.
It was 2 in the morning.
TAMPA — Forty years ago, a seminar convened by the Junior League of Tampa riveted the community's attention on the growing problem of child abuse and led to the creation of a nonprofit group focused on fighting it.
The Hillsborough County Civil Service Board has selected former county Commissioner Kevin Beckner as its new director.
People who know Vince Naimoli only as the thundering and head-shaking owner of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays didn't get the whole story. There are two sides to this man, and the one who isn't talked about nearly enough is what I want to share today.
You don't need to be a cultural anthropologist to figure out this equation — the number of bars existing in any one location will eventually lead to a direct correlation of increased numbers of drunk people getting either: A) mugged, B) shot, C) arrested, D) all of the above, E) Duh.
Changes in where and when school buses will run in the Hillsborough school district have some parents up in arms, first over plans to end so-called "courtesy busing" for students living within two miles of their schools and now, over a proposal to stretch the bell schedules that set the beginning and the end of the …