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July 25 was Omar Hamid's eighth day on the job as a barista. Armed with no previous coffeehouse experience other than training from Tampa's Buddy Brew Coffee crew, who taught him how to execute a fine cup of joe, Hamid - whose enthusiasm for coffee started at home - opened Dunedin's 9th Bar Espresso about two weeks ago for what he calls "selfish ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa
It's a busy Friday, Aug. 1, and there's a little something for everyone tonight.
"Yes," Bastone said, her voice somber. She has made pizza at Cesare's for 38 years.
A Florida judge is ordering that a primary election for a Tampa Bay legislative seat be pushed back until November.
The importance of the Latino vote in a Florida statewide election has never been more apparent than in this year's gubernatorial contest.
Richard McTear trial: Jury to decide fate of man accused of throwing baby out of a car window on a Tampa highway Judge Williams Fuente began his instructions around 8:45 a.m. The jury left the room around 9:30 a.m. so that issues involving a typo and word usage could be fixed in the instructions.
The City Council today considers a deal that would clear the way for a new Ybor City apartment complex with a brick-and-tall window design meant to echo the historic district's old cigar factories.
Taking part in any of the myriad "comic con" events that have proliferated around the country, John Rhys-Davies said, is pretty much busy work for most actors.
This past Christmas we bought for my middle child something called a Spooner Board, which is marketed as a toy for gifted children but is really just a sort of a curved plastic skateboard without wheels.
Turner is one of 11 employees at the agency who now works while standing up. She does everything while standing on a cushioned pad that she normally would have done from her seat.
The taxi cabs here might not be the newest, swankiest ones on Earth. But are they really the "deplorable, embarrassing" pigsties that one critic alleges? Hotel developer Lou Plasencia blasted the city's taxi industry during a recent meeting of the Hillsborough County Hotel Motel Association.
In the studio at Standing Art Tattoos and Art Gallery, owner Adam Natonio usually covers arms, legs and backs in ink for profit.
Lots of noteworthy news in local music coming from bands that hail from here, and from venues bringing big name acts back to town to get our adrenaline pumping and hearts thumping.
The buyer of the Fifth Third Center was looking to enter the Tampa market when the 19-story downtown office tower went up for sale.
I was almost hit by lightning this weekend. It wasn't even raining out and a lightning bolt struck a tree about 150 away from me.
Ever wonder where the dead bodies from some of your favorite TV dramas come from? A local company here in Tampa Bay.
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