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Hard Rock Hotel offers a walk down a rock ‘n roll memory lane

Hard Rock Hotel offers a walk down a rock ‘n roll memory lane

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN TAMPA — From the elaborate costume hanging in a display, you can almost envision Elton John doing a handstand on the piano keyboard in front of tens…

Businesses helping students benefits whole community

Businesses helping students benefits whole community

BY PENNY FLETCHER Natalia Diaz and Sherrell Bennett of South Bay Hospital gathered hospital scrubs, lab coats and patient gowns. Mike Langjahr from Sun City Center Funeral Home donated around…

Riverview man facing 80 charges in hoarding case

Riverview man facing 80 charges in hoarding case

Homes needed for cats found in ‘deplorable’ conditions By KEVIN BRADY Homes are urgently needed for a family of 82 cats found living in a Riverview trailer park earlier this…

Obituaries June 20, 2013

John P. Bailiff John P. Bailiff, of Sun City Center, FL passed away on June 15, 2013. He was born on June 14, 1935 in Chester, PA. He is survived…

Campers green up Apollo Beach, and cross a big milestone

Young people at YMCA Camp Cristina in Riverview helped the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission cross a significant milestone last week in Apollo Beach. The young campers were involved…

Deal with Amazon could bring 1,000 jobs to Ruskin

By Mitch Traphagen RUSKIN — Just over a month ago, Florida’s welcome for the world’s largest online retailer appeared to have been pulled out, but things have since changed. Last week,…

County ready to rumble on loud car speakers

County ready to rumble on loud car speakers

By KEVIN BRADY Hey you! Yes, you, the one with the bleeding ears from blasting your car stereo at levels that rattle fillings and fuse your few remaining brain cells…

How to know when to trust your mechanic

How to know when to trust your mechanic

By PENNY FLETCHER It’s making a pinging noise. It goes “whrrrrrr” when I try and start it. The mechanic just said I needed a whole new set of belts. How…

Real life… still life…

Real life… still life…

The City of Tampa has long struggled in its relationship with public art, considered one of the hallmarks of an urban lifestyle.  Money, of course, has always been an issue…

Brunch in an era of austerity

Brunch in an era of austerity

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN In this era of austerity, brunch seems like a rather ostentatious concept. Almost by definition, it is a hallmark of the leisure class: sleeping in too late…

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