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First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks

TAMPA — Tanja and Jared Vidovic had out-of-town guests a while back who wondered aloud where all the fruit trees were, the ones for which Florida is famous.The couple that transformed their half-acre yard near Busch Gardens into a food forest filled with ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Plan to expand S.R. 60 in rural areas criticized

VALRICO — The time will come when State Road 60’s rural swath won’t be so rural, state road officials say.Traffic on the ribbon of pavement between Valrico Road and the Polk County line will increase 54 percent — some 71,000 vehicle trips per day — by ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Summer camp expo offers choices for kids, parents

TAMPA — For kids who want to while away their summer vacation learning tap and jazz, there’s a local summer camp. Young ones looking for outdoor adventure have multiple venues from which to choose. And for those who yearn to put their science and math ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Lakeside residents say government shouldn’t play it both ways

BRANDON — People living around Lake Valrico once had an amicable relationship with officials who would come out to test the water quality and treat the lake for aquatic weeds and mosquitoes.Fast-forward to 2008, when neighbors say all that ended. “They ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed county zoning change irks group suing Hillsborough

BRANDON — When Hillsborough County officials approved a land-use category allowing a future big-box store on property next to the Bloomingdale Regional Library, area residents were so angry they filed a lawsuit.The land-use designation — “traditional ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: Zoning, Lawsuit, Property
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Larger churches find success starting smaller campuses

APOLLO BEACH — Founded 55 years ago, Bell Shoals Baptist Church has grown from a tiny community church to one of two megachurches in Brandon. Grace Family Church started in a Lutz strip mall in 1994 with a handful of regulars, and now hosts more than ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Historical designation can’t save decaying O’Brien House

THONOTOSASSA — Within sight of Lake Thonotosassa and a dilapidated orange grove, the historical O’Brien House stands at Kingsway and Thonotosassa roads, its former splendor lost to time and a lack of money.The vacant white wooden house with a wrap-around ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rain dampens fun, but Sunday should shine

TAMPA — A cold front moving through the Tampa Bay area on Saturday washed out a lot of outdoor plans, but forecasters say Sunday is salvageable and the week ahead looks sunny and clear.“This was a cold front coming through the area from the Gulf of Mexico, ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tampa’s Green Fest a homegrown fund-raiser for Plant Park

TAMPA — When Joan McLain first hauled her orchids from Brandon to Tampa for Green Fest about 15 years ago, she was in a category all her own, she says. Today there are more orchid vendors, but she still hears plenty of buzz about her miniature phaphiopedilum ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

State signs off on Alafia cleanup

RIVERVIEW — There were days in years past when water flowing by homes on the Alafia River more closely resembled cafe con leche than an inviting place for people to swim and fish.Seagrasses in Hillsborough Bay near the mouth of the river were nearly nonexistent ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Home turned houseboat for sale

RUSKIN — They could have built a new house on their five oak-covered acres skirting the edge of the Little Manatee River. But that would have been too easy and not nearly as much fun as finding an historic home ready for the wrecking ball.So, George Corbett ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Charity horse show free and open to the public

TAMPA — One of the area’s oldest annual horse shows continues today and Saturday at the Florida State Fairgrounds, with amateur and professional riders from around the state and nation putting horses through their paces.The Tampa Charity Horse Show , ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 14 2014]

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Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Plan to expand S.R. 60 in rural areas criticized [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Summer camp expo offers choices for kids, parents [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
Lakeside residents say government shouldn’t pla... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
Proposed county zoning change irks group suing ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
Larger churches find success starting smaller c... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
Historical designation can’t save decaying O’Br... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
Rain dampens fun, but Sunday should shine [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
Tampa’s Green Fest a homegrown fund-raiser for ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
State signs off on Alafia cleanup [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
Attack highlights rise in prescription drug crimes [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 19 2014]
Home turned houseboat for sale [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 16 2014]
Neighbors fight to save old grand oaks [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 16 2014]
Charity horse show free and open to the public [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
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