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Better enjoy your grouper while you can

Usually when I go to 220 East on Davis Islands, I get the California club or grilled chicken.

But Wednesday I ordered the blackened grouper sandwich because such opportunities may be dwindling.

Then again, we could end up with a lot of blackened grouper because of the oil spill.

Hey, I jest only because light humor helps calm my fear and control my outrage. …

Former Congressman Jim Davis joins Beulah Baptist pastor James Favorite and congressional aide Chloe Coney for a town hall meeting on the new transportation initiative at 6 p.m. today at the Children's Board of Hills­borough County. Davis' involvement through Moving Hillsborough Forward could be a boon to his potential Tampa mayoral bid, but what happens if voters don't approve the proposal? …

Seen on a bumper sticker: Are You Hearing Crazy Voices? Turn Off Fox News. …

Kudos to Bright House Networks, which raised more than $398,000 for Junior Achievement of West Central Florida at an Innisbrook golf tourney. …

For once, looking down won't mean you're depressed. The Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts' Chalk Walk at Hyde Park Village provides a weekend of sidewalk arts plus entertainment starting today. …

Eckerd College invites the community to join incoming freshmen for their summer read. What Is the What by Dave Eggers tells the tale of Valentino Achak Deng, one of the lost boys of Sudan who goes from his home country to Ethiopia to Atlanta.

Both Eggers and Deng will come to town in September to share their thoughts. It sounds inspiring, and I need that right about now.

That's all I'm saying.

Better enjoy your grouper while you can 05/06/10 [Last modified: Friday, May 7, 2010 1:01am]

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