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March 29, 2002

Trio of friends take ride on wave of patriotism
[Times photo: Thomas M. Goethe]
The Bayshore Patriots, as they've come to be known, say they'll wave flags on a Tampa corner each Friday until the war is over.
Rumors replace Jacobson's
Village managers aren't saying, but shopkeepers know what they want: something ritzy and upscale.

Grand Central
Saying Grace on Church
GRACE BEFORE SUPPER: Monday night, Rob Bohan put up the signs, choosing busy Church Avenue, a likely ally in the search for Grace. He knew she lived on one of the streets behind Steak 'n Shake. In Steakburger terms, Rob, 28, was a single, looking to be a double, maybe even all the way.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
A roundup for cancer
YEEHAW FOR MEGA-YACHTS: No chuck wagon stew for rustlers arriving at Cracker Country for the VIP party preceding the Cattle Barons' Ball at the Florida State Fairgrounds Saturday. In keeping with the theme, "Hollywood Cowboys," they ate sushi, shrimp and filet mignon hors d'oeuvres from Roy's, Carraba's and Flemings.

City People
Sol Fleischman Jr.: Getting Tampa in shape
From tiny bus shelters to million-dollar mansions, Sol Fleischman Jr. leaves his mark on the city.

She was a friend to people -- and pets
Mada Huddleston, who died at age 72, managed a pet store and worked as a veterinary assistant.

What's In A Name?
Kate Jackson Park
Thank her for your playground

Kate Jackson, born in Tampa in 1857, is credited for pushing the city to build its first public playground.

Everybody's Business
Theater opening put off 2 weeks
The installment of a sound system delays the opening of the rehabbed Britton Cinema 8.

The Find
Easter lollipops
If you haven't yet loaded up on Easter goodies, here's another prospect.

RSVP Tampa
Goings on
Move over Brunehilde: Opera goes diverse

If you equate opera to Italian men and horned women, meet three African-American tenors who could change your mind.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
CHANNEL DISTRICT: Camps keep kids' hands and minds occupied
Children learn about marine life and get to express themselves artistically at spring break camps.

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA: GreenFest offers an education in gardening
The festival begins Thursday and will have 50 vendors offering tips and selling wares on April 6 and 7 in Plant Park.

GANDY: Teams find a common ground at new gym
The fierce competition remains, but owners hope the facility will spur a friendlier atmosphere among players, parents.
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