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Benny Goodman, Video Game Music & A Water Concerto

Benny Goodman, Video Game Music & A Water Concerto

  By Henry Adams Concertgoers can enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts at The Florida Orchestra’s next morning Coffee Concerts in a program titled “Theme and Variations,” which showcases this musical approach in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and Charles Ives’ Variations on “America,” among other works. Stuart Malina conducts these concerts on Wednesday,(…)

Local Easter Events Around Town Offer Memorable Time For Families

Local Easter Events Around Town Offer Memorable Time For Families

  Compiled by Michelle Colesanti There are many ways to celebrate the Easter season throughout the community. Here are a few places to visit where you can enjoy some fun time with the family.   Family Fun Event At The Learning Experience The Learning Experience, located at 16232 Bayberry Glen Dr., just off FishHawk Blvd.,(…)

The Arts Council Of Hillsborough County Launches Site To Help Fund Local Art Projects

The Arts Council Of Hillsborough County Launches Site To Help Fund Local Art Projects

  By Kathy Collins The Arts Council of Hillsborough County recently launched power2give.org/tampabay. This is a new crowd-fundraising site for Tampa Bay’s non-profit arts groups. Local arts non-profits can seek up to $10,000 per project in 90 days. Since the site went live, arts supporters have helped to raise funds for a variety of arts(…)

Spring Events Hosted By FishHawk Ranch

Spring Events Hosted By FishHawk Ranch

  By Nicole Schoen Market Day FishHawk Ranch will once again be hosting its popular community-wide Market Day. On Sunday, April 6, over 30 vendors will assemble in FishHawk Ranch at Park Square from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. for this family-friendly event.  This free event draws out residents from FishHawk Ranch and surrounding communities to(…)

Lithia Ranch Homeowners Have Goats, Fruit Trees & More

Lithia Ranch Homeowners Have Goats, Fruit Trees & More

  By Nicole Schoen Every neighborhood has community guidelines to follow and Lithia Ranch is no exception.  Since the lots on Lithia Ranch are spacious, consisting of a minimum of five acres per lot, there is room enough for homeowners to have animals and plants on their land. Included in the Lithia Ranch Homeowners Association(…)

The Learning Experience Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

The Learning Experience Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

  By Alicia Martin The Learning Experience, located at 16232 Bayberry Glen Dr. in Lithia, will be celebrating its one-year anniversary with a very special event on Saturday, April 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The event will take place at the Bayberry Glen Dr. location. “We will have family fun activities at the event such(…)

South Shore Mortgage Brokerage Specializes In Acquiring Lowest Interest Rates

South Shore Mortgage Brokerage Specializes In Acquiring Lowest Interest Rates

  Staff Report Lend Tech Corp, a mortgage brokerage that specializes in acquiring the lowest interest rates and closing costs possible for its clients, has opened a new office in the South Shore area.  It has been in business since 2009. The Principal Loan Originator, America Lamorell, has been an integral part of the housing(…)

Chat N’ Chew Offers Lithia Location For Quality Private Parties

Chat N’ Chew Offers Lithia Location For Quality Private Parties

  By Michelle Caceres Most men honor their special someone’s milestone birthday with a piece of jewelry or a weekend getaway. Henry Badcock decided to go over the top to celebrate his lady, Dang Williamson’s 50th birthday. He constructed an entire events facility for his sweetie. “It started out as a place where we could(…)

Large Prize Payout & Tennis Greats To Be Featured At Local Tennis Tournament

Large Prize Payout & Tennis Greats To Be Featured At Local Tennis Tournament

By Alicia Martin On Saturday, May 3 from 1-7 p.m. the One-On-One Doubles Grand Prix Circuit Tournament, held at the Buckhorn Springs Tennis & Swim Club located at 2721 S. Miller Rd. in Valrico, will occur. On Friday, May 2 will be the qualifying tournament from 5-7 p.m. at the same location. The winner will earn(…)

Local Students Kick Butts, Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives

Local Students Kick Butts, Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives

By Tamas Mondovics Once again proving their willingness to work hard on behalf of their fellow classmates and the community, Randall Middle School seventh and eighth grade students took part in multiple activities in order to raise awareness of the physical and economic impact of tobacco use. Students stood up against tobacco as they joined(…)