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February 22, 2002

Historic house divided
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Living in a historic district means charming houses, good land values and an architectural review board that can cost a lot of money trying to please.
Club takes a swing at adding a boxing ring
Strip club king Joe Redner has applied to put a boxing ring in his health club, Xtreme Total Health and Fitness.

Grand Central
Thoughts from a turtleneck
TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND: The number of people who surround me, all within a 6-foot radius, at the Krewe of Sant'Yago Illuminated Knight Parade.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Fundraisers don scrubs
DRINK TWO MARTINIS and call me in the morning.

City People
Good luck followed sisters, as monk said
With the blessings of a Buddhist monk in Thailand, four sisters combined talent and hard work to create a successful SoHo restaurant.

Everybody's Business
Lofts are all the rage for hip urban living
SOHO LOFTS: are SOLD OUT. That's what the big banner lashed to the top story of the industrial minimalist apartment building inside the triangle created by Armenia Avenue, Platt and Azeele streets, says.

The Find
Memory Blocks
To many SoHo hipsters, one just isn't enough. Top-selling Memory Blocks at the Nicholson House in Old Hyde Park Village feature a variety of designs to please anyone, from pianist to philosopher.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Munch! How sweet it is

When it comes to throwing a party for a succulent little red fruit called the strawberry, Plant City does it up.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
HYDE PARK: The zip is gone

After a four-week trial using a scooter to deliver mail, a letter carrier is walking his route again and missing his wheels.

HYDE PARK: Addition to streets is a sign of old times
The Hyde Park neighborhood association raised $15,000 to install old-fashioned street poles and signs at 40 intersections.

DAVIS ISLANDS: Townhomes get better reception
Plans for upscale, Mediterranean-style townhouses so far don't have the stormy opposition that doomed a proposal to build 27 condos on Davis Islands.

CHANNEL DISTRICT: Lofty plans for urban living
Channelside 212 Lofts will turn two warehouses into funky loft living quarters, a hot trend around the country.

A cat's tale: one month in hiding
Ralph's owners thought she bolted when they moved. Now they are back together.

Houses for sale now listed online
Looking for a house in Hillsborough County? An online service of the St. Petersburg Times puts information on every house and condominium for sale in Hillsborough at your fingertips.
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