Friday, July 20, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

Epicurean to host fourth annual Epic Chef Showdown for Feeding Tampa Bay

Epicurean to host fourth annual Epic Chef Showdown for Feeding Tampa Bay

The Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., plays host to the seven-week Epic Chef Showdown Feeding Tampa Bay benefit from 6:30 to 9 p.m each Monday starting July 16 running through to Aug. 27.Local celebrities and notable food writers will judge the fo...
Published: 07/12/18
Updated: 07/14/18
Guest column: Deputy’s legacy of heroism inspired a place for dogs to play

Guest column: Deputy’s legacy of heroism inspired a place for dogs to play

My dog Sophie likes to remind me that the dog days of summer are just around the corner. That means it’s time for her to shed her winter coat, head outdoors and enjoy the Tampa sunshine. Where can Sophie and her furry friends go to enjoy, but not bak...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Daniel Ruth: Rays stadium dream masks the sticker shock

Daniel Ruth: Rays stadium dream masks the sticker shock

Close your eyes and dream. It is October 2023 or so and the Tampa Bay Rays are up 3-0 in the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. The game is being played in the Rays new stadium, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, George Soros, Vinny’s...
Published: 07/13/18
Hooper: Yes America, some people thrive without smartphones

Hooper: Yes America, some people thrive without smartphones

Since I’ve reconnected with my grade school friend Joe Pankowski, I’ve admired the compassion he holds for his wife and sons.An attorney, he’s in a profession that can wear on a marriage, but from all indications he’s doing well. Through photos and c...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Seal Swim School brings water safety to  Riverview

Seal Swim School brings water safety to Riverview

RIVERVIEW — Combine the annual morose drowning statistics for Florida children with this week’s harrowing international news of a dozen boys and their soccer coach escaping a water-filled cave in Thailand, and learning to swim becomes a little more f...
Published: 07/10/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Whitman: Jesus Culture’s Kim Walker Smith emerges from postpartum depression with new album

Whitman: Jesus Culture’s Kim Walker Smith emerges from postpartum depression with new album

Kim Walker Smith, the lead singer for world renown worship band Jesus Culture, felt overwhelmed and dazed following the birth of her second son. She cried without knowing why. She mumbled her words. When her mother suggested postpartum depression as ...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Tampa BMX race celebrates memory of Leukemia victim

Tampa BMX race celebrates memory of Leukemia victim

Race for Life starts at 2 p.m. on its rescheduled date, Sunday, at Tampa BMX, 17302 Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz.Each year USA BMX holds a series of Race for Life events nationwide to help in the fight to find a cure for blood related cancers.In 1981, ...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Regent executive director to soon resign

Regent executive director to soon resign

RIVERVIEW — Julie Juteau, who has served as the executive director of the Regent for just under five years, plans to soon resign her post.Juteau posted an announcement on Facebook and a job posting already has gone up on indeed.com."I have always con...
Published: 07/10/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Three county players join Team USA for world tournament in Mexico

Three county players join Team USA for world tournament in Mexico

TAMPA — For three Tampa high-school athletes, a typical summer of football preparation has turned into the opportunity of a lifetime.Former Jesuit running back/linebacker Vinny LoSauro and former Sickles quarterback Jake O’Donnell — along with Tampa ...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/13/18
Veterans to break ground on Sun City Center memorial

Veterans to break ground on Sun City Center memorial

SUN CITY CENTER — Residents in this retirement community will celebrate the construction of a Veterans Memorial with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. on July 17.The memorial will mark the first such tribute to the thousands of veterans who have l...
Published: 07/10/18
Updated: 07/13/18