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March 15, 2002

Grand Central
No place for this billboard
SHOCK JOCK Bubba the Love Sponge now lords over Palma Ceia, by way of a 98 Rock billboard on Dale Mabry Highway.

City People

[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
A Soho apartment complex caters to upper-income party people with a penchant for urban living. Story
Colonnade waitress has luck on her side
She used to be a jazz singer. Now she sings to customers at the Colonnade and is an expert contest winner.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Starting young at socializing
CHAIRS THAT CARE. At 4 years old, Addison Hill, granddaughter of Ben Hill, might be the youngest honorary chairwoman of a black-tie benefit.

Everybody's Business
Restoring history to fun, learning, living
A movie theater, two schools and an apartment building are getting make-overs in four different rehab projects.

Another Starbucks? Rumor mill says it's so
Thought no one is confirming, the new coffee shop would be in the third building at Bay to Bay Centre.

The Find
Accessory Girl
In the '80s, it was the Material Girl. Today, it's the Accessory Girl.

What's in a Name
Peter O. Knight Airport
He left his mark on the city

Peter O. Knight had a hand in creating more than the Davis Islands airport.

'Golden boy' was everyday hero to pals
Between his childhood in South Tampa to a truly awful Gator football team, Bobby Gruetzmacher collected friends easily.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Get your skating right here

Somewhere between $26 Ice Capades seats and $885 Olympic opening ceremony tickets we find Stars on Ice.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
HYDE PARK: Should historic neighborhood get hip?
Tampa officials say they want residents to decide whether the district should take a more modern turn.

PARKVIEW: The roots of learning
Young students at a Hyde Park Montessori school learn about botany by growing their own vegetables and flowers.

UNIVERISTY OF TAMPA: Collectors' purchases play part in restoration
The Chiselers Market offers unique items whose purchase helps preserve the University of Tampa's Plant Hall.

HYDE PARK NORTH: Home for elderly clears a hurdle
A setback variance is approved for the Abigail House, which will serve mostly women over 75, in Hyde Park North.

HARBOUR ISLAND: Coffee shop brewing at waterfront apartments
A store that sells coffee, bagels, sandwiches and desserts is set to open this fall in a Harbour Island complex.

DAVIS ISLANDS: Festival to highlight islands life
The Islands' Fest 2002 will honor community police Officer Richard "R.D." Pemberton, who was wounded on the job.
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