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A tasty idea for HART commuters

A true dining experience for Hillsborough County bus riders going through the Marion Transit Center sounds like a winner.

Not only could they grab a quick snack at a restaurant between transfers, but it could enhance the ongoing north downtown development and complement projects such as the new Metro 510 residences.

Later this month, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority board will consider developing the project on land it acquired in preparation for high-speed rail. The concept deserves exploration because new revenue streams can only help. …

Dr. B. Lee Green, Sean Dickerson and Michael Dove guide Community Conversations, a talk show from 10 to 11 a.m. every Saturday on WTBN-AM 570 that's aimed at promoting health in the black community. Its blog ( thecctrio.blogspot.com) offers support to help keep health-oriented New Year's resolutions. …

Seen on a bumper sticker: No, I Didn't Sell My Soul to Satan, But We Did Work Out a Rent-to-Own Deal. …

The clapping hook from the 1976 Rose Royce hit Car Wash remains so infectious you still hear it at sporting events. You can clap with the real deal Saturday when Rose Royce performs at the Tampa Bay Black Heritage's street festival Saturday at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. …

My friends at Stageworks Theatre (stageworkstheatre.org) hold their annual gala Saturday night at Centro Asturiano, and this year it's a 1950s sock hop. Call me if you have a pair of penny loafers I can borrow, and buy a ticket if you want to bid on a package that allows you and your friends to have a special dinner with me.

Don't worry, I'm not cooking.

That's all I'm saying.

A tasty idea for HART commuters 01/08/12 [Last modified: Sunday, January 8, 2012 9:13pm]

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