Chorale Presents Music Featuring The Immigrant Experience

Chorale Presents Music Featuring The Immigrant Experience

  The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay presents Upon These Shores, featuring music of the immigrant experience, on Friday, April 25 at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg and two concerts on Saturday, April 26 at the USF Concert Hall in Tampa. Under direction of Music and Artistic Director, Dr. James K. Bass, The Master(…)

Ryland  Breaks Ground On Shetland Ridge On Former Miniature Horse Farm

Ryland Breaks Ground On Shetland Ridge On Former Miniature Horse Farm

  By Michelle Caceres For years, thousands of people a day observed the adorable miniature ponies while driving on Lithia Pinecrest Rd. Owned by Evelyn Smith, the 26-acre property and the creatures that called it home were an iconic part of the landscape. But times are changing and the ponies now call another someplace else(…)

March To A Million Is Goal Of Ninth Annual Zach Tucker Golf Scramble

March To A Million Is Goal Of Ninth Annual Zach Tucker Golf Scramble

  Staff Report It has been eight years since a cancerous brain tumor tragically claimed the life of Zach Tucker.  After his passing, Zach’s family and friends had a desire to bring hope to families who were facing pediatric cancer. That desire grew into the Giving Hope through Faith Foundation. To date, the foundation has(…)

Bunco For Rescues Will Benefit Local Animal Agencies

Bunco For Rescues Will Benefit Local Animal Agencies

  By Michelle Colesanti “Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.” This phrase holds true for our four-legged friends too, which is why the Osprey Observer team has chosen to help three local non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that help stray and surrendered animals to find new, loving homes. The Osprey Observer will host(…)

Bloomingdale Residents Continue To Await Court Hearing Decision

Bloomingdale Residents Continue To Await Court Hearing Decision

  By Tamas Mondovics As of press time, residents were awaiting a ruling. Story will be updated online as soon as information is released. Bloomingdale area residents hoping to halt the development of the now infamous Bloomingdale Big Box and residential complex project within their neighborhood are anxiously awaiting an answer following a court hearing(…)

Sweetbay Stores Re-Opening As Winn-Dixie

Sweetbay Stores Re-Opening As Winn-Dixie

  By Sharon Still Traditional grocery store choices are slimming down after the recent announcement from – Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC (“Bi-Lo Holdings”), parent company of BI-LO and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, that it purchased 165 Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s supermarkets from its Delhaize America parent and is rebranding 17 Sweetbay stores throughout much of the Tampa-St.(…)

Trio Of Restaurants Set To Move Into FishHawk Area Locations

Trio Of Restaurants Set To Move Into FishHawk Area Locations

  By Brian Shaffer The FishHawk area has become well known for its rare combination of valuable real estate, natural beauty, modern amenities and small town charm. It’s a lifestyle that many area residents have grown to love and along with a growing number of residents, comes a growing number of appetites. That potential has(…)

First Color “Your Egg” Run To Help Relieve Childhood Hunger

First Color “Your Egg” Run To Help Relieve Childhood Hunger

  By Michelle Colesanti Why color eggs when you can be the egg? Bring the family and enjoy a lot of fun while helping to raise money for charity. A 5K and Fun Run/Walk Family Fun EGGstravangza will take place on Saturday, April 19 beginning at 8 a.m. at Newsome High School, located at 16550(…)

Fire Rescue Responds to Elementary School Fire

Fire Rescue Responds to Elementary School Fire

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Firefighters responded to E.L. Bing Elementary School in Palm River for a reported fire on the roof earlier today. Officials said unknown construction was being performed on the roof of the cafeteria when the fire occurred.  The fire is now out. All students are safe and are currently being taken(…)

Bloomingdale Residents Await Court Hearing Decision

Bloomingdale Residents Await Court Hearing Decision

By Tamas Mondovics  Bloomingdale area residents  hoping to halt the development of the now infamous, Bloomingdale Big Box and residential complex project within their neighborhood are anxiously awaiting an answer following a court hearing last month. The topic is the Bloomingdale MUD ( Mixed Use Development), which was approved by the County and proposed by(…)