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Dining Review: At Tampa's Black Rock Bar and Grill, you can cook your own food

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:03:35 -0400

Kramer says to Jerry and Elaine, "It's a pizza place where you make your own pie! We give you the dough, the sauce, the cheese ... you pound it, slap it, you flip it up into the air ... you put your toppings on and you slide it into the oven! Sounds good, huh?" And every(image)

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay this week

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:46:20 -0400

MegaCon: The multi-genre geek gathering Friday-Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center will bring Star Trek: The Next Generation stars LeVar Burton and Brent Spiner, Happy Days' Henry Winkler and Doctor Who's David Tennant (above). There's also loads of shopping, professional(image)

Ambitious riverfront project featuring hotel, offices, retail and residences planned for Tampa

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:26:25 -0400

A Tampa-based real estate firm is planning an ambitious riverfront project that would include residences, a hotel, offices and retail space near downtown Tampa.(image)

Would Tampa take over Hillsborough roads in the city? No chance, Buckhorn says

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:22:32 -0400

TAMPA -- The hundreds of cars that zoom along Bayshore Boulevard each day may be driving in the city of Tampa, but that's a Hillsborough County road. The same goes for Bay to Bay Boulevard, Armenia Avenue and Westshore Boulevard. In all, there are about 60 miles of county-owned roads(image)

A peek inside Uncle John's Pride, where local artisanal sausage is made

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:15:28 -0400

TAMPA -- You're at a University of South Florida football game, or maybe attending the Kumquat Festival in Dade City, and you smell it, the come-hither waft of smoked country sausage. Possibly you're at a Lightning game tucking into a fat bratwurst or even one of the crazy 24-(image)

Forecast: Say goodbye to those cool, crisp fall mornings across the Tampa Bay area

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:03:21 -0400

The slightly chilly, refreshing fall-like mornings and pleasant afternoons the Tampa Bay area enjoyed this weekend were nice while they lasted. While skies will remain sunny, and we have largely seen the last of the oppressive summertime heat, temperatures and humidity will begin to creep up across(image)

Once again, USF is among the top public universities in the nation for generating new inventions

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:56:56 -0400

TAMPA -- Once again, the University of South Florida ranks among the best schools in the nation when it comes to spreading research breakthroughs from the lab to the marketplace. USF ranked ninth nationally among U.S. universities for license and option agreements with companies that have(image)

'I have my future:' USF opens new path to admission for community college students

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:32:52 -0400

Florida students who complete an associate's degree are able to count on guaranteed admission to a state university -- just not necessarily the one they want. The new FUSE program gives them 100 percent confidence they'll end up at USF.(image)

Henderson: Botched executions argue for restrictions on Florida's death penalty

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:37:12 -0400

Florida has sent a lot of despicable people to the state's execution chamber. Men like Ted Bundy, Danny Rolling, and Oscar Ray Bolin made the world a little brighter by their forced departures from this planet. I hate to admit this, but I won't grieve if Dontae Morris joins them for(image)

John Travolta spotted ice skating at Tampa Bay area mall

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:53:23 -0400

This week in celebrities doing normal people things, John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston were seen ice skating at Westfield Countryside mall with (probably) their son, Ben. Travolta and Preston own a ranch in Ocala. They have come to Clearwater quite a bit for functions at the Church of(image)

Swim lesson in Brandon ends with trip to a tower of terror

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:32:53 -0400

BRANDON -- When I was about 9-years-old I stood on the 10-meter diving platform at Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center (then called Brandon Swim and Tennis Club). Scared -- really scared -- I stood with a lifeguard and a bunch of pasty-white, skinny, giggling boys and girls who,(image)

Mailers reopen rape victim's old wounds in Hillsborough state attorney race

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:19:58 -0400

TAMPA -- With less than three weeks before the November election, fliers have landed in Hillsborough County mailboxes attacking the record of incumbent State Attorney Mark Ober on sex crime prosecutions. The mailers, sent by the state Democratic Party in support of challenger Andrew Warren,(image)

Editorial: Tampa falls behind on transit efforts

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:07:51 -0400

From Seattle to Atlanta, communities across the country will make decisions Nov. 8 on whether to raise taxes to pay for transportation improvements, chiefly mass transit. Tampa won't be one of them. The Go Hillsborough transportation initiative was supposed to be decided on Election Day, too,(image)

Ruth: The folly of using taxi workers in an Uber sting

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:02:53 -0400

Just a small word of advice to Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission Executive Director Kyle Cockream. You are not the Eliot Ness of ridesharing. And yet there was Cockream a few months ago colluding with officials associated with taxi and limousine companies to lure competing Uber(image)

Fennelly column: He's the last person you would expect to be pulled over for driving while black

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:37 -0400

It's Kaepernick Week for the Bucs. And there are a lot of things running through my head. I don't know the first thing about law enforcement. I know less about what it is to be African-American. But I know what it's like to hear black men talk about coaching their sons and(image)

See how this Tampa business is cleaning up with a military talent pool

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:47:54 -0400

TAMPA -- When Marissa Davis' husband was transferred from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana to MacDill in Tampa in February 2015, she reached out on a military support Facebook page for advice on local jobs. Julie McAdoo, a veteran who had always been active on the sites, offered(image)

No debate in Hillsborough commission race; candidates blame each other

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:44:18 -0400

Why is it so difficult to get Democrat Pat Kemp and Republican Tim Schock on a debate stage together? The Hillsborough County District 6 candidates have yet to face off in any one-on-one forums since they were named their parties' nominees Aug. 30. And it doesn't appear they will(image)

Hillsborough district stumbles in touting Advanced Placement gains for black students

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:15:37 -0400

How hard is it for the Hillsborough County School District to report Advanced Placement test results? Easy enough for the whole district. And easy enough for Hispanic students. But when it came to African-American students, district officials tied themselves in knots this week, first broadcasting(image)

Hank Earl Carr's girlfriend, Bernice Bowen, released from prison 18 years after police shootings

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:05:17 -0400

TAMPA -- The girlfriend of Hank Earl Carr, a man who murdered her son, two Tampa police detectives and a state trooper in a matter of hours in 1998, was released from prison Sunday. Bernice Bowen, now 42, moved in with parents in East Canton, Ohio, state records show. The family turned away a(image)

Traveling to Cuba? This Q&A has info on documents, money and the law

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:47:08 -0400

When Southwest begins direct service from Tampa to Havana, it will be cheaper to visit Cuba. Still, the trip isn't as simple as a jaunt to Jamaica or the Bahamas. Here's what you need to know.(image)

March column: Local Democrats giving candidates lots of cash

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:19:14 -0400

The Hillsborough County Democratic Party will be giving an unprecedented $100,000 to local Democratic candidates, the result of an unusually successful fundraising year. The party still doesn't match the local Republicans, though. The biggest Democratic recipients: - County(image)

Forecast: Break out your sweaters! Fall chill finally coming to Tampa Bay this weekend

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:58:14 -0400

Folks waiting patiently for a true sign that fall has arrived in Tampa Bay can finally break out their sweaters for the first time starting Saturday morning. At least for a few days. A decent dose of cool weather will sweep into the region overnight Friday, causing temperatures to drop as low as(image)

History and Heritage: Questions remain in drowning death of 1920s land developer D.P. Davis

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:51:46 -0400

TAMPA -- The passing of David P. Davis, the larger-than-life developer of Davis Islands, has been shrouded in mystery since one fateful night aboard the luxury liner Majestic 90 years ago this month. In October 1926, Davis, one of the true characters of the Florida Land Boom, booked passage(image)

The new Winn-Dixie in South Tampa doesn't look like a Winn-Dixie, and that's by design

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:37:59 -0400

The Winn-Dixie store at 2100 W. Swann Ave., has been quietly undergoing renovations for months. But the construction walls came down this week at the 46,000-square-foot store to reveal an entirely new look.(image)

Kesha is coming to Tampa, here's why she deserves your attention more than ever

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:28:25 -0400

I was backstage at the 2009 Jingle Ball, chatting with a band in a narrow corridor at what is now Amalie Arena, when a blur of blond and black slipped between us en route from the stage to her dressing room. "Excuse me," Kesha said softly, so as not to interrupt. She was 22 then, an(image)