Monday, January 22, 2018

Hillsborough News

Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Tampa native Julie Harris worked for the City of Tampa for 22 years, under four mayoral administrations, until retiring as director of communications and neighborhood liaison in 2003.Her familiarity with Southeast Seminole Heights and countless conta...
Published: 01/18/18
Popular Spanish cuisine restaurant joins Hyde Park food scene

Popular Spanish cuisine restaurant joins Hyde Park food scene

HYDE PARK—Featuring popular Spanish cuisine, Bulla Gastrobar compliments Soho and Hyde Park’s vibrant restaurant scene offering an authentic Madrid-inspired tapas dining experience to be shared among friends for brunch, lunch and dinner. "Tampa is gr...
Published: 01/18/18
Valley National launches ‘Pop-Up Moments’ campaign for Tampa Bay nonprofits

Valley National launches ‘Pop-Up Moments’ campaign for Tampa Bay nonprofits

Leaders from Valley National Bank/USAmeriBank surprised the students of two local schools, Ybor City’s Academy Prep, 1407 E Columbus Drive, and St. Peter Claver Catholic School, 1401 N Governor St., with donations of much-needed supplies. This happen...
Published: 01/12/18
Updated: 01/14/18
Carrollwood Cultural Center names new curator

Carrollwood Cultural Center names new curator

The Gallery at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, welcomes new art curator Evie Zimmer.Zimmer is an American artist and educator in Tampa.She is active in the arts community both locally and nationally. Her work has been shown, sold, ...
Published: 01/12/18
Updated: 01/14/18
Hillsborough Republicans off to a rocky start in 2018

Hillsborough Republicans off to a rocky start in 2018

The Hillsborough County Republican Party is having a shaky start to election year 2018. Chairman Deborah Tamargo has been ousted over a seemingly petty squabble that reflects the long-standing division between East Hillsborough conservatives and esta...
Published: 01/12/18
Howard Altman: Gasparilla to honor first female four-star general

Howard Altman: Gasparilla to honor first female four-star general

The military’s first female four-star general will serve as the Community Hero for the 2018 Gasparilla Pirate Fest. The Community Hero is an individual living in the Tampa Bay area who offers courage, strength and self-sacrifice in the service...
Published: 01/11/18
Updated: 01/12/18
Joe Henderson: For Judge Cathy, hall of justice is also a hall of sports

Joe Henderson: For Judge Cathy, hall of justice is also a hall of sports

I don’t know what your image of a federal judge might be, but chances are it wouldn’t capture Catherine Peek McEwen.When she isn’t presiding over cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Middle District of Florida, she sings karaoke, teaches Sunday ...
Published: 01/11/18
South Tampa’s Toffee to Go scores big adding The Dessert Spot

South Tampa’s Toffee to Go scores big adding The Dessert Spot

Tampa residents have always treasured Toffee to Go and its nationally-recognized award-winning sweets.But now, The Dessert Spot located at 3251 W Bay to Bay Blvd. will expand their variety of treats by adding coffee, cakes, cookies, milkshakes, pastr...
Published: 01/11/18
Don Me Now adds champagne bar to new location in Channel district

Don Me Now adds champagne bar to new location in Channel district

SOUTH TAMPA—Don Me Now, a women’s contemporary boutique in business for nearly five years in Hyde Park Village, is moving into the Channel District and opening Tampa’s first champagne bar, Bubbly Barchique within the space.They are putting the final ...
Published: 01/11/18
South Tampa pet center where two dogs died gets another new owner

South Tampa pet center where two dogs died gets another new owner

TAMPA — A dog day-care and boarding center where two pets died from heat exhaustion in July has changed hands a second time since the deaths. Lucky Dog at 1116 W Fig St. became Love My Dog Resort after the two deaths drove off two-thirds of th...
Published: 01/10/18
Updated: 01/17/18