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Hit men vs. the gas guy
Barfly: Here I sit at Ceviche's, stood up by my erstwhile friend Lynn Cole, ex-Maryland beauty queen now lawyer to deposed police chiefs.
Amy Scherzer's Diary
A royal flush of parties
They called it a coronation, but there was as much politicking as there was knighting at Saturday's Krewe of Sant'Yago ball.
Feb. 3: Ebony Fashion Fair benefits Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League; 5 p.m.; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center; $30; (813) 229-8117.
Marlene Bailey Gregg: A new design on life
Marlene Bailey Gregg used to live in rural domesticity. Now she rents an inner-city loft and has a career in designing.
Get ready for bargain safaris
What's in a Name?
Dale Mabry Highway: Busy road, daring hero
Tampa's own Dale Mabry was a hero of World War I who died at 30 when his airship crashed on a quiet country road.
Jane Tarr Smith: A life anchored firmly in the water
Jane Tarr Smith, descendant of a sea captain who moved to Tampa in 1876, dies at age 81. She was at home on the water.
Goings On: Testosterone will flow
One week before Tampa is invaded by pirates, cowboys descend on our city for a little rollicking of their own. The 2002 Professional Bull Riders tour brings back-cracking action to the Ice Palace tonight and Saturday.
News from around the block
CHANNELSIDE: Port authority tour flaunts what floats
The free boat tours show another side of Tampa: a huge port that generates $10.6-billion a year and 93,000 jobs.
NEW SUBURB BEAUTIFUL: Their dream house
After 17 months of investing in it, a family prepares to move into their renovated 1924 house.
PALMA CEIA: The new Plant High takes a bit longer
Most of the school's renovations will be done in about two weeks, but heating and air conditioning upgrades are to be ready for the new school year.
MacDILL: Showing off their school's heritage
Tinker Elementary School, named for a World War II general, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
BEACH PARK: Middle ground is goal in zoning arbitration
An attorney will try to reconcile neighbors' desire to limit residential growth with a developer who wants a 367 unit complex.
VIRGINIA PARK: Residents ready to plant trees, paint
VIRGINIA PARK -- Residents of Virginia Park will plant trees and paint shelters at Corona Park on Saturday as part of an ongoing project to renovate the neighborhood gathering place.
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