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Tampa's Fox jazz club will be missed if it shuts down

The Fox jazz club, a Tampa icon since 1986, has filed for bankruptcy but continued to serve patrons this weekend.

I'm hoping it doesn't go away because there is no place else like it in Tampa Bay.

For those not familiar, this intimate bar in the office complex on Kennedy Boulevard just before the entrance to the Howard Frankland Bridge always delivered a diverse and interesting mix along with live entertainment. It oozes sophistication without being stuffy, and it's never a surprise to find athletes and celebrities mingling about. …

He lost his job and he got disbarred, but the fact that former appeals Judge Thomas Stringer got only a $250 fine and a year's probation for mortgage fraud left me incredulous. Judges should be held to a higher standard. To whom much is given, much is expected. …

Woman accused of choking grandmother? Man who allegedly attacked priest? Clearwater prostitution sting? Just another day in Tampa Bay, I guess. …

Seen on a bumper sticker: Just Give Me Coffee And No One Will Get Hurt. …

It's a busy month for the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, so it could be a busy month for you. Volunteer for upcoming events at www.tampabaysports.org: the ACC Football Championship, the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships, the NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Soccer Championships and the 2009 United Soccer League Super-Y Finals. …

Kudos to friend Kevin Sneed, the new founding dean of the USF School of Pharmacy. …

You know that movie about the world coming to an end in 2012? I'm going to sit down and watch it — on Jan. 1, 2013.

That's all I'm saying.

Tampa's Fox jazz club will be missed if it shuts down 11/15/09 [Last modified: Sunday, November 15, 2009 9:16pm]
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